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BizHawk: Knapp nursery in Goleta comes to life with new owners | Business

BizHawk is published weekly and includes articles of interest to the business community. Share your company news, including employee announcements and staff moves, via email [email protected]. Tucked away at the end of a street off Cathederal Oaks Road is the Knapp Nursery, one of the Goodland’s secret gems. But new …

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Condo owners can tap into the sharing economy, says flexible living developer

Now is the time for condo owners to monetize their properties with short-term rentals similar to Airbnb, according to Harvey Hernandez. The flexible living developments that Mr. Hernandez helped develop in Austin, Texas, and Miami, called Natiivo, sold out of their hundreds of units before breaking ground in 2020. A …

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TEND Services offers luxury rentals for the perfect Muskoka getaway

Misty Morning, a rental property on Lake Rosseau. Photo courtesy of TEND Services Whether you’re a local looking for a luxury vacation or a cottager looking for the perfect summer home, TEND Services offers quaint rental properties for everyone, from families and friends to corporate groups and couples. TEND Services …

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Phoenix-area towns seek help with short-term rentals

It’s great to be able to travel out of town and rent a room or a small guest room in someone’s well-maintained home. However, some deregulation that has taken place in Arizona — specifically a state law passed in 2016 — has created a number of issues in communities across …

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Short-term rentals in Dubai are all the rage – but landlords should do this checklist

Diversifying your portfolio with investments like real estate is one of the best decisions you can make. That said, real estate returns vary widely depending on what you do with the asset. Within the buy-to-let segment, short-term rental properties offer the greatest profit potential, but they present their own challenges …

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November 2021 Hotel Accommodation Statistics

November hotel revenue – strong year-over-year growth from a weak 2020 base, but still much weaker than 2019. StatsSA’s release of preliminary monthly tourism statistics for November 2021 shows the hospitality sector is slowly working its way out of the ‘deep hole’ created by the Covid-19 related lockdowns and accompanying …

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In the midst of a pandemic, demand for single-family rentals soars

Not only does this make the single-family rental home sector attractive as an affordable housing option, but its latest iteration — increasingly backed by institutional investors — is also appealing to millennials and other generations who want more space without the financial burden of owning a home. Single-family rents have …

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Invest in Vacation Rentals Like Stocks

Men’s Journal aims to feature only the best products and services. We update when possible, but offers expire and prices may change. If you buy something through one of our links, we may earn a commission. Questions? Contact us at [email protected] It’s no secret that the home rental market has …

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Rental Mortgage Guide for Rentals and Vacation Homes

We earn commission for products purchased through certain links in this article. This guide to home loans will help you if you are considering buying a second home or vacation property. If you are lucky enough to be able to do so, you can rent it out to paying guests …

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Heights property owners shortlisted for Good Brick Awards | Real estate

Jan Rynda Greer said she and her husband, Tyson, spent almost a year away from their well-known and historic home in the hills. Before leaving Houston for Stavanger, Norway earlier this month, they received something of a parting gift. The Greers were selected to receive a Good Brick Award from …

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Iowa judges rule owners can exclude names from online searches

DES MOINES — Landlords who request to remove their names from online real estate searches to conceal their address can keep their names confidential under an Iowa Supreme Court ruling released Friday. Des Moines Register reporter Clark Kauffman filed a complaint with the Iowa Board of Public Information against Polk …

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Short-term rentals: Let’s see the data | Editorial | Fold | The Weekly Source

Over the past year, central Oregon, like many places in the United States, has seen its median home price skyrocket. As of November 2020, Bend’s median sale price for a single-family home was $538,500. In November 2021, it was $683,250. For anyone trying to buy a home or find a …

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Beast + Bottle owners open Apple Blossom at Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver

How did the owners of one of the best – and smallest – farm-to-table, nose-to-tail neighborhood restaurants end up opening a spacious new restaurant in a downtown hotel? Serendipity. For years, Paul and Aileen Reilly have responded to requests from people interested in working with them on new projects. The …

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Cruise ship selling homes for owners to travel the world at sea

A residential cruise ship promises the experience of traveling the world from the comfort of your own luxury home on board – including an $8 million two-story penthouse. Storylines said it was selling the new homes aboard its residential cruise ship – a 741-foot-long, 450-crew, 55,000-ton MV Narrative. The ship …

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Canada’s CPP Investments bets on rental homes as mortgage rates climb, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

TORONTO: CPP Investments plans to buy more rental homes as higher mortgage rates make home ownership difficult and boost demand for rental homes, its global real estate manager told Reuters. CPP Investments, which manages C $ 541.5 billion ($ 426.1 billion) in Canada’s National Pension Fund, on Wednesday announced its …

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City transfers Stony Point parking lots to mall owners at no cost

The Richmond Economic Development Authority transferred the parking lot it owned at Stony Point Fashion Park to the mall owners. (BizSense file) With future ownership of Stony Point Fashion Park on hold, the city’s Economic Development Authority has given up its real estate holdings around the Southside Mall. On November …

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The intensification of purpose-built student accommodation in Cork is accelerating near UCC

PLANNING permission has been granted for another large student accommodation complex of around £30million and 243 beds at Cork City’s Victoria Cross, on a former garage site which has been sold for £4 .1 million euros. It comprises several blocks, including a ten-story one, facing UCC’s ongoing 255-bed Crow’s Nest …

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Some Airbnb Owners Eagerly Await Short-Term Rental Order New

Some Airbnb operators in Athens say they are eagerly awaiting legislation that will regulate the use of short-term rentals in Athens. Athens City Council is currently deliberating on a proposal to regulate short-term rentals, completing a hearing on Monday and conducting a first reading of the group of ordinances at …

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Ann Arbor owners set to reap big profits over Michigan-Ohio State weekend

ANN ARBOR – Online accommodation market Airbnb predicts real estate owners in Ann Arbor will see a significant influx of short-term rental income this weekend as fans descend on college town for the biggest soccer game in rivalry of the year: University of Michigan v Ohio State. The company released …

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Fannie and Freddie toughen rules on short-term rentals | Real estate report

(November 12, 2021) The two government-controlled mortgage giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, have taken action to tighten mortgage rules on buildings with many short-term rentals and hotel-style amenities. The move could make entire buildings ineligible for loans guaranteed by Fannie / Freddie, and has already caused some problems at …

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Tom Reid’s Pub and other West Seventh owners sue town over nearby homeless settlement – Twin Cities

For months, a string of St. Paul homeowners along West Seventh Street have complained to the city that a drop-in center for the homeless has attracted drug use, prostitution, unruly behavior and even defecation in public. Business owners have now taken their cases to court, even as city council prepares …

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Some Jefferson County Homeowners Unprepared for Higher Tax Bills | New

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Some homeowners in Jefferson County are having sticker shock after opening their latest property tax bills. Approximately 120,000 properties in Jefferson County have received new values ​​for tax purposes. “My husband opened it; I thought he was going to have coronary artery disease,” said Marilyn Helvey, …

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Michigan House Passes Bill Banning Short-Term Rentals | State

(The Center Square) – In a nighttime session, Michigan House voted 55 to 48 to pass a bill to ban local governments from banning short-term rentals. Internal invoice (HB) 4722 says short-term rental properties cannot be banned, subject to a conditional use permit, or be considered commercial property. Local governments …

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judge dismisses STR owners in KLP case | Local News

OSSIPEE – A Carroll County Superior Court judge categorically rejected arguments in a lawsuit against the Kearsarge Lighting Precinct by a couple who operate a short-term rental. Judge Amy Ignatius’ Sept. 14 order marks the first time the court has ruled on short-term rentals that have been the subject of …

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Brookings Will Not Cap Short-Term Rentals | New

Despite an increase in short-term rental permits, Brookings City Council decided not to change the city’s rules on short-term vacation rentals at a workshop meeting on Monday. With a growing need for long-term housing and community concerns that short-term vacation rentals – including those from Airbnb and other online rentals …

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Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals fixture has eyes on the past, present and future | Local News

A key figure in real estate and property management on St. Simons Island for over 30 years, Mellette Dobson rose to the position of Assistant General Manager at Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals. From day-to-day operations to managing owner expectations, she juggles multiple roles and takes an in-depth look at the …

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Vacation rentals alone are not the cause of the affordable housing crisis | Editorial

By Mandi Johnson Six months ago – when the holiday rental permit moratorium began – we wrote an op-ed explaining our position on the issue. With the county council making the decision to end or extend the moratorium next month, we would like to reiterate our sentiments on the matter. …

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