“Burrard Group hosted an extraordinary event that illuminated how the northern migration of downtown Seattle positions our homebuyers. record number of apartments being built, largely fueled by a.
"Because nationally the decline in childhood poverty is being attributed to the growth in full-time jobs. Median household income in the city stood at $30,158, records show, compared with $51,665.
· In the US, wage growth has fallen behind productivity growth. Wages and salaries now account for 43% of American economic activity, compared with 47% at the turn of the century. In that economy, improved returns for investors on new plant and technology are increasingly at the expense of the rewards for human labour.
US poverty data. America’s poorest poor have climbed to a record high – 1 in 15 people – and spread widely across metropolitan areas, as the US housing bust pushed many inner-city poor into suburbs.
American Community Survey – housingwire.com – Record income growth helps homebuyers in poorer cities.. Bureau that showed which metros had the highest income growth in 2015.. sit at the top of priority lists for both homebuyers and. The median estimate of 25 economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for a 4.6 percent year-over-year advance.
Nation added only 148,000 jobs in September Cushman Wakefield bullish on housing market Cushman & Wakefield Report: Record Low. – meyer.media – · About Cushman & Wakefield. Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value by putting ideas into action for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries.BLS: Increased by 148,000 in December 2017. Unemployment Rate Stays at 4.1% From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 148,000 in December.Job gains occurred in healthcare, construction, and manufacturing.What a Trump administration means for real estate Presidency of Donald Trump. Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, signed a deal to sell US$110 billion of arms to Saudi Arabia, and enacted tariffs on steel and aluminum imports triggering retaliatory tariffs from the EU and China.
What hope for the poorest? Hong Kong wealth gap hits record high.. behind New York as the world’s second-most unequal city in terms of income, according to the household income distribution.
Servicers Make 116,000 HAMP Trials Permanent Servicing units feel the squeeze, bleed jobs Mortgage applications down 2.3% led by drop in purchases Buy-to-let returns down 2.3% on a year ago – FTAdviser.com – Buy-to-let returns down 2.3% on a year ago. Market data for buy-to-let property purchases with a mortgage in the second half of 2017 showed transactions remaining broadly stable at 38,4003, up.Firefighters Feel the Squeeze of Shrinking Budgets – U.S. – In small and large cities alike, firefighters have gone from heroes to budget bait. As a matter of political gospel — and survival — firefighters are sacrosa.Just over 116,000 modifications are now permanent. Here is the link at Treasury. See here for a list of reports. If there were 416,471 cumulative HAMP trial modifications in August – how come there were only 116,297 permanent mods and 60,476 disqualified modifications by the end of January? The numbers don’t add up.
money is a means to an end not an end in itself so economic growth can lead to economic development Amartya Sen states that the goal development is to expand the capabilities of people to live the lives they choose to lead Four broad factors that affect how well income can be converted into the "capability to live a minimally acceptable life"
Fewer than half will find affordable rental housing; fewer than one in four of our poorest renter households will. Most of this new supply is high-income rentals located in large cities where.
Borrowing costs still hovering near record lows may help. income growth,” while households already are “becoming more financially fit,” he said. Payroll gains on track for their best year since.
Mortgage lending loosens in June The chart below shows the monthly changes in the index, dating back to June 2011. Lynn Fisher, MBA’s vice president of research and economics, attributed the loosening to jumbo loan programs as well as loan programs for borrowers with lower credit scores and low down payments. Freddie Mac’s 3% down mortgage is one example of this.