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Is it time for American cities to stop growing?

Posted by   /  October 25, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

For years, urban “renewal” meant wooing young professionals. Even they can’t afford to live in cities anymore By Vinnie Rotondaro | Vox Aristotle Theresa, a 39-year-old civil rights attorney in Washington, DC, is suing his city for $1 billion. He argues that the city government ignored opposition from his clients, who are lower-income residents, while […]

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Mesa high on ‘Best Big Cities to Live in’; Phoenix much lower

Posted by   /  July 16, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Downtown Mesa. / downtownmesa.com By Adam McCann | WalletHub Many Americans prefer to live in rural areas, but far more call cities their homes. Though urban settings are less than 3 percent of the U.S. landmass, they contain around 80 percent of the total population. There are many factors that make highly-populated areas great to live in. […]

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April new home sales skyrocketed . . . well, maybe

Posted by   /  May 25, 2016  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Jann Swanson | Mortgage News Daily New home sales surged in April after a disappointing report in March. The Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said Tuesday sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 619,000, an increase of 16.6 percent from the previous month and 23.8 percent higher […]

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Know thy neighbor and other infill development insights

Posted by   /  April 23, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman, Editor-in-Chief | Dealmaker Infill development is all the rage right now and could line the pockets of those able to pull off the next hip and stylish locale where everybody wants to be. But if you’re a developer and you have your sights set on the Valley’s urban core, you sure better […]

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New survey shows 66% of Millennials want to live in the suburbs

Posted by   /  January 22, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Kris Hudson | Wall Street Journal One of the hottest debates among housing economists these days isn’t the trajectory of home sales, but whether millennials, those born in the 1980s and 1990s, want to remain urbanites or eventually relocate to the suburbs. Some demographers and economists argue that the preference of millennials, also called […]

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