Monthly Archives: July 2021

Existing home sales in June increased 23% from a year ago

Home sales rose in June. Here’s what potential buyers need to know. Buyers in today’s real estate market are struggling with a shortage of home inventory. But things are opening up a bit in this regard. In June, the total housing stock edged up to 1.25 million units and 2.6 months supply, up slightly from […]

Why Charlotte’s Indoor Market looks like a million dollars – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE, NC – Frenzied demand for housing in the Charlotte area is redefining the million dollar market here. More than 200 homes sold with a price of at least $ 1 million in June, more than double the number seen last year and in 2019, according to Canopy Realtor Association. “A million dollars is what […]

Luxury home sales hit new highs despite pandemic concerns

Despite its generous amenities, real estate watchers feared the sprawling property, built by luxury homebuilder Blue Heron, would still be a tough sell. Las Vegas was just beginning to regain its footing after the pandemic shut down much of the city’s economy and badly hit the upper end of its real estate market. And while […]

Turn rainy days into rainy days with Home Credit’s best advice (and 0% interest offers)

It always seems to happen when you least expect it (or want to). Just when you’re ready to step out of the house, mask and face shield in place, excited for the day’s activities, the first drops begin to fall from the sky—ulaaaaaaaanI While it is true that there is a lot to enjoy about […]

The local second home market is soaring

The local second home market is soaring Domestic buyers rush to Thai resort destinations amid Covid fatigue and urban thefts, real estate experts say Thai resort real estate markets have seen a dramatic reset in buyer profiles in the last 18 months of the pandemic, according to local real estate experts. A strong wave of […]

Home Credit Philippines January-June in-store installment financing hits P10.6B

HOME CREDIT Philippines saw an increase in in-store installment financing as more consumers purchased items due to work-from-home agreements and lifestyle changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The company saw a year-on-year increase in lending in the first half to 10.6 billion pesos, Home Credit chief executive David Minol said in a statement. Nearly one […]

Siblings Win Home Market Lamb Titles | heraldry

ANGOLA – Sheep show judge Brennan North was extremely impressed with the best lambs on the market at Monday’s sheep show at the 4-H Steuben County Fair. “They are very high quality animals,” North said of the two lambs, exhibited by sisters Harper and Harlee Henney. “He’s not the guy who usually goes to county […]

Home Credit Philippines January-June In-Store Installment Financing Reaches P10.6B

HOME CREDIT The Philippines saw an increase in in-store installment financing as more consumers purchased items due to work-from-home arrangements and lifestyle changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The company saw its loans increase year over year in the first half of the year to 10.6 billion pesos, Home Credit chief executive David Minol said […]

Granite Bay mansion sells in luxury real estate market

A Tuscan-style mansion in Granite Bay sold out in just six days with several deals on the table – highlighting how the over $ 1 million real estate market in the Sacramento area is “exploding.” The five-bedroom, six-bathroom home, which spans 8,630 square feet and spans five acres, was listed for $ 3.25 million. The […]

Labor shortage and costs of building materials continue to hammer the new home market

New figures came out today from the Census Bureau on housing starts for the month of June. Construction of new houses slightly decreased in the last report (April to May). But overall, new construction is stronger than it was last year, at the height of the pandemic. However, other factors influence the construction of new […]

Home Credit sees increased demand for ‘new normal’ financing; P10.6 billion in raw material loans in stores in H1 ’21

With many malls nationwide seeing a resurgence in foot traffic as lockdown measures and COVID numbers stabilize, there is also an increase in the demand for work from home (WFH), online schooling, home improvement and other “new normal” needs. With that comes an increase in demand for consumer finance, with more Filipinos benefiting from most […]

Home Credit sees increased demand for ‘new normal’ financing; P10.6 billion in raw material loans in stores in H1 ’21

With many malls nationwide seeing a resurgence in foot traffic as lockdown measures and COVID numbers stabilize, there is also an increase in the demand for work from home (WFH), online schooling, home improvement and other “new normal” needs. With that comes an increase in demand for consumer finance, with more Filipinos enjoying most home […]

Demand continues to exceed supply in Reno-Tahoe’s domestic market

The second quarter market snapshot shows continued momentum for the Reno-Tahoe real estate market. Key findings revealed that year-over-year home sales have increased by over 100% and median prices have increased by as much as 63% in some areas. The median price of homes in South Lake Tahoe rose 50% in the second quarter of […]

The future of the smart home market

From smart lighting to smart thermostats, tech companies are making products smarter than ever. While tech giants like Amazon, Google, and Apple are at the forefront, it’s the startup space where many of these new ideas and inventions are discovered. With that in mind, we analyzed the 1,000 best-funded smart home startups on Crunchbase along […]

Energy Utilities: Staying Competitive in the Smart Home Market

The smart home market is booming, reaching 40% of all US households. By 2025, this number is expected to reach almost 60%. For energy utilities, this sought-after technology is an opportunity to reach customers in new ways, increase engagement and improve JD Power scores. Unfortunately, in today’s digital age, energy utilities aren’t the only ones […]

Manhattan’s luxury home market suffers from summer downturn

109 East 79th Street and 30 Riverside Boulevard (Photos via Noë & Associates with The Boundary, Google Maps and StreetEasy) Week after week, from February to the first week of July, more than 30 buyers signed deals to buy homes in Manhattan for more than $ 4 million. The 22-week streak reflected an unprecedented wave […]

Home Credit Pay Continues to Grow Amid Rising Digital Payments – Manila Bulletin

After spending more than a year in the safety of their homes, most Filipinos have already adjusted to the drastic changes brought on by the pandemic. The use of technology in almost every aspect of our lives has become the norm, especially when it comes to purchasing basic necessities and carrying out financial transactions. For […]

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse shot dead at his home

The President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse, was assassinated this Wednesday by armed men who carried out an assault on his residence yesterday morning in the Pelerin district of Port-au-Prince, as the Prime Minister reported this morning, Claude Joseph. The first lady, Martine Moïse, who was hospitalized, was shot dead during the assault, according to a […]

Kitchener-Waterloo home market remains warm with record sales in June

The 740 residential homes sold last month through the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors set a new monthly high for June and represented an increase of more than 10% from June 2020. “The number of homes sold in the Kitchener-Waterloo area in the past six months exceeds every previous six months of activity thanks to our […]

Kitchener-Waterloo home market remains warm with record sales in June

The 740 residential homes sold last month through the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors set a new monthly high for June and represented an increase of more than 10% from June 2020. “The number of homes sold in the Kitchener-Waterloo area in the past six months exceeds every previous six months of activity thanks to our […]

Kitchener-Waterloo home market remains warm with record sales in June

The 740 residential homes sold last month through the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors set a new monthly high for June and represented an increase of more than 10% from June 2020. “The number of homes sold in the Kitchener-Waterloo area in the past six months exceeds every previous six months of activity thanks to our […]

Strategy analysis: return of the global smart home market in 2021

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global consumer spending on smart home solutions is expected to reach $123 billion in 2021 after declining in 2020 due to the economic impact of COVID-19, according to new research published in Strategy Analytics’ “Global smart home forecast 2021”. Strategy Analytics predicts that global consumer spending in 2021 on smart home products and services […]

Manhattan Luxury Home Market gears up for summer downturn

21 East 61st Street and 200 Amsterdam Avenue (Photos via Extell, 200 Amsterdam) Summer is officially here and with it a likely downturn in the Manhattan luxury home market. Although the number of such contracts signed last week remained high at 33, the dollar volume fell to the lowest total since the last week of […]

Home Credit and Hunter Games Collaborate to Boost Customer Engagement

Listen to this article Mortgage India, a subsidiary of Home Credit Group, has partnered with the Hunter Games revenue enhancement platform to enhance its customer experience base with powerful e-commerce and financial services cross-selling. Through this partnership, Home Credit and Hunter Games will be able to create synergies for acquiring new customers, retaining existing customers […]

Raleigh Real Estate Market: America’s Most Competitive Triangular Real Estate Market

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) – A turbocharged Triangle housing market continues a streak of activity with rising house prices. According to Zillow, Raleigh homes sell in just four days. The site ranks Raleigh second in the United States for the fewest days a home is officially listed on the market. That’s how long a North Raleigh […]

Home Credit and Hunter Games Collaborate to Boost Customer Engagement

New Delhi, July 5 (IANS): Home Credit India, a local arm of international consumer credit provider Home Credit Group, has partnered with Indian leader in gamification and revenue enhancement platform Hunter Games to enhance customer experience through powerful cross-selling of financial services and e-commerce. Through this partnership, Home Credit and Hunter Games will be able […]

Dubai vacation home market may be just three months away from picking up 2019 levels

Advance reservations can always get tricky with all of the COVID-19 guidelines to clear. But one thing is clear: demand has rebounded sooner than anyone, even the most optimistic, would have thought possible. Image Credit: Clint Egbert / Gulf News It probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone that navigating 2020 has been very […]