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  • "Housing Market Looks Good Unless You're A First-Time Millennial Buyer" - Forbes.com"The Nation’s housing market for 2018 continues to look good according to two recently released reports. Though, first-time Millennial buyers will continue to struggle with affordability especially in high priced areas like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, New York and Washington DC..."
  • What mattered for affordable housing in WNC" - MountainX.com"With apologies to Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a resident of Western North Carolina in possession of little fortune must be in want of affordable housing. In 2018, governments and organizations throughout the area tried to tackle the problem with a range of creative solutions... Asheville officials considered putting up the city’s own land as an inducement for developers to create affordable rental units. At City Council’s Dec. 11 meeting, Council directed staff to continue plans for properties on Biltmore Avenue and South Charlotte Street, with next steps in come in January..."
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"Raising Hamilton County sales tax failed; now commissioners seek higher real estate fees" - Cincinnati.com

"A legal challenge and petition effort prevented Hamilton County commissioners from raising the sales tax this year. So, it might get more expensive to sell a house in Hamilton County. The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing Wednesday on the administration’s proposal to raise the real estate transfer fee to help pay for a projected $29 million deficit for 2019. Currently, the seller of a home pays the county $300 per $100,000 of property sold. The administration is recommending increasing the fee by a third or $100 to $400 per $100,000. The increase would bring in about $3.7 million additionally next year..."

 

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