HOUSING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOUSING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wasatch Front home prices rise, but sales continue to slump http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241168-79/percent-county-sales-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241168-79/percent-county-sales-lake.html.csp">Wasatch Front home prices rise, but sales continue to slump</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:55:43.511-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Home sales continued to slow along much of the Wasatch Front as rising prices, tighter lending and a lack of housing inventory pushed many would-be buyers to the sidelines. Sales of single-family homes in Salt Lake County dropped by 9 percent in the second quarter of 2014, compared with the same quarter last year, according to a new report. Home sales also fell in Davis and Utah counties, while Tooele and Weber counties posted modest gains. With sizable numbers of yearly home closings typicall...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241168@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:55:43 MDT Complex housing Playboy selling for $210 million? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243379-79/complex-210-deal-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243379-79/complex-210-deal-housing.html.csp">Complex housing Playboy selling for $210 million?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nadja Brandt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:38:02.28-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A three-building Beverly Hills office complex that includes the headquarters of Playboy Enterprises is being sold for $210 million, according to two people with knowledge of the agreement. Tishman Speyer agreed to sell the property to New York- based Rockefeller Group International in a deal scheduled to close by Aug. 1, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the transaction is private. Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and United Talent Agency also have offices at th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243379@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:38:02 MDT View home prices in your ZIP code http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241703-79/prices-code-housing-view.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241703-79/prices-code-housing-view.html.csp">View home prices in your ZIP code</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:10:47.901-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Housing prices are rising along much of the Wasatch Front, but sales are falling — still. To view the latest housing prices by ZIP code, go to http://bit.ly/1u0twn3.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241703@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:10:47 MDT U.S. home price gains slow for sixth straight month http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236811-79/percent-sales-prices-gains.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236811-79/percent-sales-prices-gains.html.csp">U.S. home price gains slow for sixth straight month</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:21:01.592-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 9.3 percent in May from 12 months earlier. That’s down from 10.8 percent in the previous month and the smallest annual gain since February 2013. Yearly price gains slowed in 18 of the 20 cities. They accelerated in Charlotte, North Carolina, and were flat in Tampa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368112014-07-29T09:21:01.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:21:01.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236811@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:21:01 MDT Sluggish housing market sends U.S. stocks down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232613-79/percent-market-dollar-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232613-79/percent-market-dollar-housing.html.csp">Sluggish housing market sends U.S. stocks down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD and MATTHEW CRAFT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T11:22:29.216-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Major U.S. stock market indexes nudged lower in midday trading on Monday, weighed down by a report of sluggish sales in the housing market. KEEPING SCORE: As of 12:24 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,973. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 30 points, 0.2 percent, to 16,930 while the Nasdaq composite dropped 17 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,431. HOUSING: Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real es...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582326132014-07-28T11:22:29.216-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T11:22:29.216-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232613@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:22:29 MDT U.S. home sales increase 2.6 percent in June http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210522-79/sales-percent-june-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210522-79/sales-percent-june-housing.html.csp">U.S. home sales increase 2.6 percent in June</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:02:01.551-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sales of previously owned homes rose for a third straight month in June, pushing activity to the highest level in eight months and providing evidence that housing is regaining lost momentum. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes increased 2.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.04 million homes. It marked the first time that sales have been above the 5 million-mark since October. Even with the three months of increases, however,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582105222014-07-22T09:02:01.551-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T09:02:01.551-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210522@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:02:01 MDT U.S. homebuilder confidence surges in July http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190075-79/sales-homes-builders-confidence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190075-79/sales-homes-builders-confidence.html.csp">U.S. homebuilder confidence surges in July</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:15:02.273-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. homebuilders’ confidence in the housing market surged this month to the highest level since January, reflecting a pickup in sales of new homes and heightened expectations for sales the second half of the year. The brighter sales outlook suggests home construction could pick up in coming months after a sluggish start this year. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday rose this month to 53, up four points from a revised reading of 49 in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581900752014-07-16T09:15:02.273-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T09:15:02.273-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The country’s largest mortgage lender said early Friday that net income rose to $5.42 billion for the three months ending in June, up from $5.27 billion a year earlier. That’s after taking out dividends for preferred stock. On a per-share basis, quarterly earnings were $1.01, exactly what analysts had fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581737892014-07-11T10:19:02.201-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T10:19:02.201-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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SISAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T13:04:24.313-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Fire marshals were working Sunday to determine what sparked a blaze that killed a lieutenant who became trapped while looking for possible victims in a burning public-housing high-rise. Lt. Gordon Ambelas died late Saturday after suffering multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of the 21-story building in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, officials said. His was the Fire Department of New York’s first line-of-duty death in more than two years. The fire’s cause and origin had ye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538272014-07-06T13:04:24.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T13:04:24.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153827@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:04:24 MDT Breaking a cycle of homelessness in the Silicon ‘Jungle’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152073-68/salazar-jungle-homeless-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152073-68/salazar-jungle-homeless-housing.html.csp">Breaking a cycle of homelessness in the Silicon ‘Jungle’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T19:11:07.43-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 07:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • She’s a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloaded shopping cart up a dirt slope. Maria Esther Salazar has been either homeless, in jail, or squatting at someone else’s house for 30 years. But today, she’s getting her first apartment. “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine I’d get a house,” said Salazar. It was overwhelming. “I don’t know anyone there.” In the Jungle — believed t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581520732014-07-05T19:11:07.43-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-05T19:11:07.43-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58152073@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 19:11:07 MDT Lew announces expanded housing support http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58120363-79/lew-housing-mortgage-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58120363-79/lew-housing-mortgage-program.html.csp">Lew announces expanded housing support</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T17:22:02.534-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration is extending for another year a program aimed at helping people struggling to avoid foreclosure on their homes, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday. He said the administration is also expanding an effort to increase access to affordable rental housing. In addition, it is launching an effort to revive the portion of the mortgage market backed by private industry. “Families and neighborhoods across the country continue to recover from the financial cris...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581203632014-06-26T17:22:02.534-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-26T17:22:02.534-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58120363@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:22:02 MDT Threat of housing bubble tempts Britain to act http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58118416-79/economy-britain-bank-carney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58118416-79/economy-britain-bank-carney.html.csp">Threat of housing bubble tempts Britain to act</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T09:40:02.36-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Is Britain’s economy heading for bubble trouble? Concerns are mounting that the country’s housing market is overinflated, with London house prices rising almost 19 percent in the year to April. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has described the situation as the greatest risk to the economy. The International Monetary Fund is worried. Ditto European Union officials. The pressure is on to act now rather than risk having it all come crashing down later, dragging Britain back into reces...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581184162014-06-26T09:40:02.36-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-26T09:40:02.36-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58118416@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:40:02 MDT Slowing rise in home prices is a good thing? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110313-79/prices-percent-housing-price.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110313-79/prices-percent-housing-price.html.csp">Slowing rise in home prices is a good thing?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NEIL IRWIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T18:06:02.244-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington - Home prices in the United States are rising more slowly than they were just a few months ago, according to new data out Tuesday — and that may well be just what the housing market needs. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices in 20 major cities rose 0.2 percent in April, down from 1.2 percent in March and well below the 0.8 percent that analysts forecast. During the last year, prices have risen 10.8 percent, compared with a 13.7 percent gain in the year ended in November, the rec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58110313@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:06:02 MDT Existing home sales in U.S. up 4.9 percent in May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103194-79/sales-percent-homes-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103194-79/sales-percent-homes-million.html.csp">Existing home sales in U.S. up 4.9 percent in May</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T14:25:53.426-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 02:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sales of previously owned U.S. homes posted the best monthly gain in nearly three years in May, providing hope that housing is beginning to regain momentum lost over the past year. The National Association of Realtors reported Monday that sales of existing homes increased 4.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.89 million homes. The monthly gain was the fastest since August 2011, but even with the increase, sales are still 5 percent below the pace in May 201...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581031942014-06-23T14:25:53.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T14:25:53.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index rose to 49 in June, highest since January and up from 45 in May. Readings below 50 indicate that builders view sales conditions are poor rather than good. The index has been stuck below 50 since January. The low numbers earlier this year reflected a bitter winter that chilled economic activity across mu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580737272014-06-16T09:25:33.959-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T09:25:33.959-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58073727@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:25:33 MDT Obama’s 1st visit to Indian Country as president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58066045-68/obama-native-american-indian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58066045-68/obama-native-american-indian.html.csp">Obama’s 1st visit to Indian Country as president</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NEDRA PICKLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T15:42:34.09-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the powwow grounds and a view of the often bleak modern-day conditions on tribal lands. The president and first lady are scheduled to watch native songs and dances at the Flag Day Celebration at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, which straddles the border between North Dakota and South Dakota. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580660452014-06-13T15:42:34.09-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T15:42:34.09-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58066045@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:42:34 MDT House to approve transportation, housing measure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58052416-68/measure-billion-funding-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58052416-68/measure-billion-funding-senate.html.csp">House to approve transportation, housing measure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T20:49:44.309-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The GOP-controlled House is cruising toward passage of a huge bill providing money for transportation and housing programs despite protests from Democrats that the $105 billion measure shortchanges transit projects, Amtrak and rent subsidies for the poor. The House vote, expected late Tuesday, comes hours after the Democratic-led Senate Appropriations Committee unveiled a $158 billion measure funding the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. The Senate mea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580524162014-06-10T20:49:44.309-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T20:49:44.309-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58052416@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:49:44 MDT Tepid sales slow price gains in U.S. housing market http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58022091-79/percent-april-prices-sales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58022091-79/percent-april-prices-sales.html.csp">Tepid sales slow price gains in U.S. housing market</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T15:31:00.123-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 03:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. home prices rose in April compared with a year earlier, but the increase was the smallest annual gain in 14 months. Price gains have slowed this year as sales have faltered. Data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that prices rose 10.5 percent in April from 12 months earlier. That is a healthy gain, but it is down from March’s 11.1 percent increase and February’s 12.2 percent rise. On a month-to-month basis, April prices rose 2.1 percent. But CoreLogic’s monthly figures aren’t adj...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580220912014-06-03T15:31:00.123-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-03T15:31:00.123-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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