Scaring Up Home Values

first_img Home Prices Home Values Homebuyers Homeowners Homes HOUSING Trulia Zillow 2018-10-30 Radhika Ojha Scaring Up Home Values Previous: Don’t Worry About Cash-out Refis Just Yet Next: Ten Years of Transformation Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily For those brave souls who are only scared of the process of buying and the high home prices, a recent report by Trulia looked at home values in neighborhoods near cemeteries, funeral homes, and mortuaries, revealing that these areas sometimes had some great deals on homes.In fact, the report said that in some East Coast markets such as Philadelphia, Allentown, and Pittsburgh many homes could be found in neighborhoods with these establishments. “In and around Philadelphia, more than half of all homes are within a half-mile of a cemetery, funeral home, or mortuary; roughly one-in-five are within a quarter mile,” Trulia said.In historic cities such as New Orleans, Richmond, Charleston, Silver Springs, and Philadelphia, the report said, houses within a quarter mile of undertaking establishments were found to have higher home values than those further away even after controlling for home attributes likes the number of bedrooms and square footage.However, in markets like Allentown, homes within a quarter-mile of cemeteries or mortuaries were worth 13.6 percent less than homes farther away, the biggest discount among all metros analyzed.If these values weren’t scary enough, a report by Zillow, which analyzed the value of homes on streets named Elm Street found that the city with the priciest Elm Street homes was Southampton, New York where home values overall were among the highest in the country. A median home on this street in Southampton was valued at $2.2 million compared to a median price of $1.5 million in any other part of the city, Zillow said.”Elm Streets riddle the United States. Some are picturesque treelined streets carrying big price tags. Others house the salt of the earth, affordable places for new families,” said Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research and Outreach at Zillow.Another city, where homes on Elm Street were pricier than anywhere else was Wellesley, Massachusetts where a median home on the street costs around $1.6 million compared to $1.2 million priced median homes elsewhere in the city. However, the Elm Street in San Carlos, California had homes priced 20.7 percent lower than the median home price for that city which was $1.9 million. The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Scaring Up Home Values The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Related Articlescenter_img Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. October 30, 2018 1,254 Views  Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Tagged with: Home Prices Home Values Homebuyers Homeowners Homes HOUSING Trulia Zillow Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago About Author: Radhika Ojha Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

Samba keen to forget Fulham nightmare

first_img Press Association He continued: “Giving away 2 more tickets with players lounge as a sorry for yesterday game, just retweet to enter, meet u also in person and hand u my shirt. “Just to say I am human and like any others words can be upsetting, the money comments and performance tweets I can deal with to a degree.” Samba also hit out at the racism he suffered last night after a user called him “negro” on the social network. “As for the racist abuse I receive last nite I did not deserve at all, called it a early day today to be called a negro for a game of football,” he said via his verified account @cs4christsamba1. “2013 kick racism out of football, retweet if you are against it thank you, no matter what race sex or nationality STOP RACISM OUT OF FOOTBALL.” Samba was not alone in taking to Twitter after QPR’s latest defeat, with forward Jay Bothroyd left “absolutely gutted” by the result that leaves QPR seven points adrift of safety. Only seven matches remain but Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes remains convinced that Harry Redknapp can steer the west Londoners to safety. “Shocking first half,” he said via Twitter account. “No more breaks. Game every week. Its still in our hands. 7 games 21 points. Feeling calm and still optimistic. Keep the faith whatever happens.” That view, though, is not shared by former Rs captain Joey Barton. The 30-year-old is on a season-long loan at French giants Marseille and believes his parent club are destined for the drop. He said: “Realistically that’s it. Too much to do for QPR. Had enough chances to get something tonight. Can’t give 3 goal head starts at this level Feel its unfair to blame board, they’ve backed the managers.” Christopher Samba wants to start afresh and move on from Monday night’s miserable performance in QPR’s west London derby defeat at Fulham.center_img The 29-year-old endured a torrid time at Craven Cottage, gifting the hosts the two opening goals in what ended up as a 3-2 defeat. Only the greatest of escapes will now save QPR from the drop and their latest loss saw Samba, who arrived for a reported £12.5million in January, come under intense scrutiny. The centre-back took to Twitter immediately after the game to apologise for letting the side down, before biting back at those questioning his value. Returning to the social media site on Tuesday, Samba said: “Good morning to all, hope u (sic) all ok and start to day with a fresh mind set move on from what happen yesterday only way to over come the past.” last_img read more