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Home sales in GTA smash record in October, even as prices soar

Home sales in GTA smash record in October, even as prices soar

Sale numbers in the Fraser Valley peaked slightly above the 10 year historical average for October. Though that's down 0.8 per cent from September, it's still up 24.8 per cent from the same time previous year. In the GTA, the average price of a detached home was up 25.8 per cent to $1,034,077. Even though the number of new listings grew last month to 13,377 - up 0.9 per cent compared with October previous year - the increase was not high enough to offset the rise in sales volume, according ...


UW mourns after Stout student from Saudi Arabia dies following assault

UW mourns after Stout student from Saudi Arabia dies following assault

Meyer later posted on Facebook that while in the hospital Alnahdi's condition worsened and he died Monday. Investigators say one witness reported seeing a white male run from the scene. "Now I am deeply anxious about my Saudi students' safety". A makeshift memorial was held at the site of the beating Tuesday. "It can't be confirmed at this time whether this was a hate crime".


Applications Open for Heating Assistance Program

Applications Open for Heating Assistance Program

More Homeowners Expected to Apply for Energy AssistanceWisconsin Ag Connection - 11/01/2016Wisconsin's Home Energy Plus programs will likely provide assistance to about five percent more residents during the upcoming winter heating season. The heating season is here, and Nicor Gas wants to remind customers who may be eligible for financial assistance to take advantage of funds that could help offset winter heating costs.


Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.54 percent

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.54 percent

The Federal Reserve is not expected to raise interest rates Wednesday but may do so in December and again before the spring housing season. For 5/1 ARMs , the average contract interest rate increased to 2.97%, which points for 80% LTV loans increasing to 0.40 from 0.32.


Tuesday last day to request absentee ballot

Tuesday last day to request absentee ballot

A few states allow some method to change an early-cast vote. "It's convenient for the voter, it helps with the timely return of mail ballots and decreases the high volume of voters dropping off mail ballots at polling places on Election Day ".


Rick Santorum Slams Kasich, Jeb For Not Backing Trump

Rick Santorum Slams Kasich, Jeb For Not Backing Trump

John Kasich , the Republican governor of OH, voted for his party's 2008 nominee, John McCain , instead of the current nominee, Donald Trump . Kasich's vote for McCain won't count because McCain isn't a certified write-in candidate in Ohio.