Rental demand growing in Fredericksburg region
Young people aren't the only ones renting. According a recent report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, there has been an increase in renters nationwide since 2005. People in their 50s and 60s make up the largest portion of the increase.
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Luxury rental apartments sprout in Lower Hudson Valley
New rental apartments being built near transit hubs are loaded with amenities: Once-premium items such as club lounges and on-site fitness centers are now standard, so developers are going even further, adding swimming pools, spas or yoga studios to …
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Boston rent hikes may soon slow
The rental market in Greater Boston may be topping out over the next few years, according to a forecast this week from online real estate marketplace Ten-X, formerly known as Auction.Com. The company expects rent growth to cool and vacancies to rise …
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Two landlords given criminal convictions for failing to register rental properties
Two landlords have received criminal convictions and more than €7,000 in fines for failing to register their rental properties. One of the houses was in Mullingar, Co Westmeath while the other property was in Tallaght in Dublin. The Private Residential …
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SLO rental inspection opponents are hypocrites
It was laugh-out-loud funny to read that the cowardly, anonymous group opposing San Luis Obispo's new rental housing inspection program claims the law violates their rights (“SLO rental inspections start amid growing opposition,” Feb. 15). But, they …
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Rental car 'explosive device' in Albuquerque is fake, police say
Employees at a rental facility discovered the device after the car was put on a lift to be inspected. They immediately notified police. "We are conducting an investigation to determine who constructed this hoax device," Mangan said. "We're moving …
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DU studies short-term rental impact ahead of city council proposal
Short-term rentals, currently the subject of proposed changes in the city of Denver, contribute millions to the local economy, according to a new study from DU. Researchers at the university's school of hospitality management conducted a study of VRBO …
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The UK has so far accepted reasonable cryptocurrencies and regards this for most purposes as an unregulated foreign currency. To counter the increasing use of bitcoin against money laundering and tax evasion, Member States plan to enforce stricter rules shortly.
Since August 2013, Bitcoin has been classified as “private money” in Germany. According to this classification, Bitcoin users are subject to taxes such as sales tax (VAT) and capital gains tax, comparable to transactions that they could carry out with the official Euro currency. This legitimizes the cryptocurrency in Germany but also subjects it to regulation.
Ankeny schools examining rental facilities agreements
For decades, the Ankeny school district and the city have partnered on a variety of projects, including an agreement that allows Ankeny to use the district's gyms. But the Ankeny school board, citing growing costs, is re-examining its rentals that …
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hotels in my area
Some hotels have conference and meeting rooms and encourage groups to hold conventions and meetings in their location.
Hotels differ from motels because most motels run, external access to the rooms, while hotels usually have domestic entrances to the rooms, which can improve the safety of the guests and improve a better image.
Housing advocate warns Airbnb is eating away at rental market
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – While the vacancy rate in Vancouver sits at less than one per cent, more and more rental units are heading towards the Airbnb route. Housing advocate Sharon Isaak says landowners are using the site more and more to …
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City Council presents initial draft of short-term rental ordinance
While some West Lake Hills residents support regulated short-term rentals, other residents neighboring certain high-traffic rentals have horror stories – parties raging down the street late into the night, residential streets packed with cars …
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United Rentals Opens First Seven Specialty Rental Branches of 2016
The United Rentals Pump Solutions branches in Nashville, Tenn., and Savage, Minn., will provide fluid transfer solutions ranging from high volume, high pressure pumps to small, portable units and custom fabrication. The United Rentals Tool Solutions …
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Mapp Signs Executive Order Billing Government For Potter's St. Thomas Rental Home
The announcement comes one week before the lease for a condo that Mr. Potter has been renting — and which the government had expended over $ 16,000 for before the lieutenant governor agreed to pay for the rental — comes to an end on February 27.
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Rise in rental properties weighs on Alle-Kiski towns
More than half of the residences in Tarentum are rentals, a figure that jumped by about 24 percent in the past decade, according to the federal Census Bureau. Property values dropped about 25 percent during the same time. An increasing number of rental …
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Municipalities vary on rental housing rules
There are approximately 2,500 rental units in Pekin on 1,600 properties. There are 840 landlords. The ordinance replaced the Registration of Rental Housing and Lots Ordinance that was approved several years ago. That ordinance required a one-time fee …
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Editorial: The evidence piles up against prevailing wage for rental projects
That's important because unions are demanding the mandate for new rental housing that receives a property-tax break for including units with below-market rents. The extra 23% for labor works out to another $ 80,000 per apartment. That may be a rounding …
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Difficult tenancy situations: How to keep the peace during rental dramas
Keeping the peace as a tenant or landlord is a critical part of the renting process. Knowing what to do when something problematic occurs is crucial if you want to avoid a trip to the tribunal, which can be time consuming and stressful. Successful …
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Committee advances vacation rental tax measure
A version of a bill supported by Airbnb that would allow the online vacation rental giant and similar companies to collect and remit taxes on behalf of hosts has passed out of the Senate Committee on Tourism and International Affairs. Read More …
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This M townhouse is now a 0K rental
The five-bedroom townhouse at 46 East 82nd Street between Park and Madison Avenues hit the market for $ 22.5 million last November. But as of this week, it is also available as a $ 100,000-per-month rental. The current owners of the townhouse – an …
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Battle lines drawn again over rental taxes
Darin Mitchell is ready for round two of his fight with Arizona cities and mayors over taxes levied on apartment and house renters. Mitchell, a Republican state lawmaker, is pushing a bill to get rid of residential rental taxes. He made a similar push …
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The Ronan Lyons column: Feeding a rental market starved of homes
But what about the availability of rental property? There are two ways of looking at this. The first is to look at the stock of properties available to rent at any given time and track that. This is done in the Rental Report, taking the first of the …
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Denver's Short-Term Rental Rules Could Require Owners to Live on Property
Proposed regulations for Denver's sharing economy will force some short-term-rental hosts out of business — or they'll face strict fines if they continue to operate outside the law. While the proposed ordinance would legalize STRs, a primary-residence …
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Luxury Retreats, Global Leader in Luxury Rental Villas, Adds Orlando, Florida …
MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Luxury Retreats announces the expansion of its curated portfolio of high-end vacation rentals with 25 deluxe private villas in Orlando, Florida, one of the world's top travel spots. Launching in Orlando, which in …
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How Do Rental Scams Work?
Rental scams are an ongoing problem. They rely on victimizing people at a disadvantage — new Canadians not familiar with rental rules and laws, first-time renters and generally those people who are trusting and/or unfamiliar with how scams are …
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Aurora rental complex sales surge as rates remain sky high
Aurora rental complex sales surge as rates remain sky high. In Aurora alone, at least five multi-million-dollar complexes sold last year, sales that experts say likely had a lot to do with rental rates that haven't shown any sign of slowing their growth.
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Owners of illegal short-term rental will pay 000 in penalties
The owners of an illegal short-term rental on Valley View Street have agreed to pay $ 20,000 in penalties to the city of St. Helena, according to a settlement agreement announced Tuesday. “The city is pleased with this second short-term rental …
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BRIEF-Beni Stabili FY net rental revenue down at 174.5 mln euros
Feb 10 Beni Stabili SpA : * Reports FY net rental revenues of 174.5 million euros ($ 196.4 million) (194.2 million euros at the end of 2014). * FY gross rental revenues: 210.6 million euros (228.4 million euros at the end of 2014). * FY real estate …
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Why Rent When You Can Uber?
Another victim of the car-hailing apps is the rental car business. When given the opportunity, business travelers are calling Uber drivers and foregoing the expensive rental car. According to Certify, a company that works with businesses to book travel …
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AvalonBay says this rental market is the 'softest' in Greater Washington
About 8,789 of AvalonBay's 51,134 rental units are in the Washington and Baltimore region and had an average rental rate of $ 2,050 in the fourth quarter. But rents increased by less than 1 percent, the lowest of AvalonBay's holdings across the country.
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