By R.A. Schuetz Published 9:51 am CDT, Monday, September 17, 2018 Four out of five Gen Zers -- people born after 1995, many of whom are still in high school -- say they intend to buy a home in the next five years. Four out of five Gen Zers -- people born after 1995, many of whom are still in high school -- say they intend to buy a home in the next five years. Photo: Getty Images Photo: Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Four out of five Gen Zers -- people born after 1995, many of whom are still in high school -- say they intend to buy a home in the next five years. Four out of five Gen Zers -- people born after 1995, many of whom are still in high school -- say they intend to buy a home in the next five years. Photo: Getty Images … [Read more...] about Gen Z says it plans to buy homes soon, despite college debt
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0 Have your say THE leader of Portsmouth City Council has stood by his ‘ambitious’ plans to buy St James’ Hospital after the opposition claimed it was not feasible. Earlier this month leader Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson revealed his intention to buy the Milton site to protect it from developers.He was keen to see the land used for affordable housing and services such as a dementia care centre while making a profit for the council.'The council should be about providing services and exists for the benefit of local residents and sometimes we have to do things when we deal with a bit of a loss,' he said.'For private developers the profit margin for something like this is £10m. The council doesn't have to make profit in the same way as a developer. And I think one of the things that has gone wrong in the last few years is we have thought about the council being a public limited company just looking at profit and loss.'We could use the … [Read more...] about Portsmouth City Council leader defends plans to buy St James’ Hospital
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Andy Rosen Globe Staff July 19, 2018 What if, instead of taking out a home equity loan from a bank, you could ask Wall Street to invest in your house?You’d get cash upfront, and if the value of your home went up, the investors would get their money back, plus a profit. If the value of your home fell, the investors would earn less or maybe even absorb a loss.That’s the idea behind a new crop of venture-backed startups hoping to make money by betting real estate values will continue to climb in selected markets around the country. It’s called “equity sharing,” and the entrepreneurs behind these companies say it serves an unmet need for homeowners who want to capitalize on their biggest asset — without selling or taking on monthly loan payments. Advertisement “They’ve got this value, but they can’t touch … [Read more...] about These startups want to buy a share of your house. Is that a good idea?
Buying a house can be stressful, especially in a foreign country. To help you navigate your way safely through the French property world, we've compiled a list of some essential French terms you'll come across in your search to buy the home of your dreams. Crédit Immobilier Buying property usually begins by asking your bank for a crédit immobilier (which translates literally as a 'property loan', but otherwise known as a mortgage). For this, you'll want to find the one with the lowest possible taux d'intérêt (interest rates). Agent Immobilier Once you know how much money you can borrow, the next person you'll meet is probably the agent immobilier. This is the estate agent, who will help you find some biens immobiliers (properties) to view and organise the visites(viewings). After each viewing, you will usually be asked to sign a bon de visite document, in which you commit to go through the estate agent … [Read more...] about The vital French terms you need to know when buying a house in France
WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - The spokesman for President Donald Trump's National Security Council plans to leave the administration, the White House said on Sunday, a day before Trump's third national security adviser formally takes up his post.Michael Anton, who also worked for former President George W. Bush's National Security Council and is a former BlackRock managing director, is leaving after serving under Trump for more than a year, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement."Michael is one of the smartest and most talented individuals I’ve ever worked with," Sanders said. "He will be greatly missed."Trump telephoned Anton on Sunday to thank him for his service, a White House official said.The White House did not offer a reason for Anton's departure or say exactly when he would leave. The departure is the latest in a string of staff changes in the administration. 54 PHOTOS Donald Trump through the years See Gallery Donald Trump through the … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Trump’s national security spokesman plans to leave White House