Mortgage Transfer Volumes and values ​​have more than doubled year-on-year, reaching their highest level in at least a decade, according to data from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI). reports Colin Gleeson. Non-bank lender Capital of Santiago reached 100 million euros in loans after four years of activity, accordingRead More →

Robert and Robin Koza sold their Westfield home last year and recently moved into their new home. (IBJ Photo/Chad Williams) The fiery seller’s market continues here in Indiana, but the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike announcement last week may begin to turn the tide toward a more stabilized real estateRead More →

SAN LUIS OBISPO — While the Federal Reserve’s actions to raise interest rates have put home ownership even further out of reach for many Americans, these ever-increasing costs could eventually help potential buyers, the president said. of Cal Poly’s finance department. “House prices are more likely to fall over theRead More →

The possibility of higher interest rates is worrying homeowners across Canada, but fears of rising costs differ in Saskatchewan, according to homebuilder associations in the province’s two largest cities. As interest rate speculation continues, one in four Canadians fear they will have to sell their house whether rates continue toRead More →

Tharnicaa Murugappan will celebrate her first birthday outside of detention with a pink party on Sunday.The four-year-old girl and her family arrived at Perth Airport this morning to board a plane for Biloela, Queensland, ending a four-year immigration battle. The Tamil family of four, who have been facing deportation sinceRead More →

The Reserve Bank (RBNZ) is expected to raise the official exchange rate (OCR) by 50 basis points in Wednesday’s review to 2%, the level the central bank currently views as neutral. The neutral OCR rate is the level where it is considered neither stimulating nor constraining economic activity. As ANZRead More →

istock.com/SDI Productions WASHINGTON — In a sign the housing market is now slowing, builder confidence fell sharply in May as growing affordability challenges in the form of rapidly rising interest rates, double-digit price increases materials and continued home price appreciation take a toll at the buyer’s request. Builder confidence inRead More →

Forecasts indicate that the inflation outlook for the UAE is not as alarming as in the case of a number of developed and emerging economies. “The UAE is well positioned to remain robust with strong oil and non-oil sectors,” said Scott Livermore, ICAEW Economic Advisor and Chief Economist and ManagingRead More →

Neither Treasurer Josh Frydenberg nor Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers said what they would do to cut spending after the election, as a reporter pointed out during the Treasurer’s debate. So what do they think their opponent would do? Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers at the National PressRead More →

Prices also fell 3.6% in the leafy northeast, another popular lockdown location, and 2.8% in the inner suburbs. The report comes as headline inflation hit its highest pace in two decades, official figures showed on Wednesday. Rising consumer prices could give the Reserve Bank confidence that the economy is recoveringRead More →

A common trilemma in international monetary policy is: monetary autonomy, exchange rate management, and free capital mobility. Pick two, because it’s impossible to enjoy all three. Singapore’s approach has been to relinquish control over the former and manage the latter two options. This means that Singapore does not determine domesticRead More →

1649239898 Confidence in construction plummets but orders hold up Construction orders rose rapidly despite business optimism hitting a 17-month low, according to an S&P Global survey. Commercial construction saw its highest rate of growth since June 2021 last month, while expansion in residential work was more subdued. Completion times forRead More →

In a report looking for ways to ease Canada’s booming real estate market, RE/MAX, CIBC and the Conference Board of Canada say Ottawa should accept more immigrant tradespeople, raise interest rates and institute a capital gains tax. About half of Canadians say they fear that taxes, rising interest rates andRead More →