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  • IMG Arena backs betting innovation with ‘Greenhouse’

    first_img IMG Arena backs betting innovation with ‘Greenhouse’ 31st January 2019 | By contenteditor IMG Arena has announced details of a new initiative designed to support entrepreneurs and companies developing new products and solutions for the betting industry IMG Arena operates as the betting and data division of sports media giant IMG. Launched in October 2018, it distributes sports content such as fastpath data, live streaming and virtual sports, both directly to operators and indirectly through distribution partners.Current members include Kambi, SB Tech, BetGenius, Sporting Solutions, JA and Paddy Power Betfair. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter IMG Arena has launched a new initiative designed to support entrepreneurs and companies developing new products and solutions for the betting industry.‘Greenhouse’ will run as an innovation programme, offering both funding and mentoring to businesses across the gambling sector.Those that sign up will benefit from access to IMG Arena’s products and services, as well as expert advice from senior executives within the wider IMG network. IMG Arena expects innovations streams to last between three and six months.IMG Arena will also support companies that are successful in the Greenhouse programme by helping them to develop commercial opportunities and partnerships with sports organisations and events around the world.“The Greenhouse programme is at the heart of IMG Arena; we want to boldly shape the future of sport by disrupting the status quo with next generation products that positively impact fans’ engagement with, and enjoyment of, their favourite sports,” IMG Arena’s VP of product, Brad van Wely, said.Sportsflare and LinkmetrIQ are the first two businesses to secure support from the new programme. Sportsflare is an AI-powered, trading analytics tool that uses machine learning to improve sports betting decisions, while LinkmetrIQ is a web content intelligence and monitoring platform designed to understand and improve customer engagement.Van Wely added: “This is a unique formula. It is flexible, and there are no boundaries when it comes to submitting ideas for consideration by our dynamic innovation team.“We want to connect with all manner of passionate entrepreneurs and start-ups and offer a range of versatile streams that have been carefully structured to ensure they are mutually beneficial.”The launch comes after IMG Arena this month also rolled out ‘The Alliance’, a new partnership programme designed to help uphold integrity in the sports betting market. Tags: Online Gambling Topics: Strategy Email Address Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Strategylast_img read more

  • Linkage Assurance Plc (LINKAS.ng) HY2019 Interim Report

    first_imgLinkage Assurance Plc (LINKAS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Linkage Assurance Plc (LINKAS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Linkage Assurance Plc (LINKAS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Linkage Assurance Plc (LINKAS.ng)  2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileLinkage Assurance Plc is a non-life insurance business in Nigeria licensed to underwrite numerous insurance classes including business, marine and motor insurance. Business insurance classes include automobiles, property, general accident, liability group, compulsory insurances, oil and gas, marine and aviation and engineering. Retail and direct insurance includes motor plans, estate insurance plans, citadel shield plans, shop comprehensive plans and event insurance. Linkage Assurance Plc merged with Central Insurance Company Limited in 2007 as part of the recapitilisation and consolidation reforms of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM). The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Linkage Assurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

  • England Students team to play France at Richmond

    first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 27: England cheerleader encourages the fans during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on February 27, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images) England Students squad, v France Universities, Athletic Ground, Richmond, Friday February 25, k-o 7.30pm:Backs: Fred Burdon (Cambridge, centre), Alex Cheesman (Oxford, centre), Callum Grant (Reading, scrum half), Louis Messer (UWIC, full back), Sam Miller (Bath, wing), Tom Mitchell (Bristol, centre, vice-capt), Chris Reakes (Exeter, fly half), Paul Roberts (Bath, fly half), Ed Styles (Loughborough, wing / full back), Russell Weir (Loughborough, scrum half).Forwards: Adam Bellamy (Bristol, hooker), Richard Boyle (Northumbria, second row), Richard de Carpentier (UWIC, No.8), Samuel Lockwood (Leeds Met, prop), Mike Macfarlane (Loughborough, No.8), Mohammed Mustafa (Liverpool, prop), Camilo Parilli-Ocampo (Loughborough, prop), Tom Sargeant (Exeter, flanker), Matt Smith (UWIC, second row), Alex Waddingham (Loughborough, flanker), Will Warden (Loughborough, second row, capt), Jack Yeandle (UWIC, hooker).England Students Fixtures 2010-11Friday February 25 v France Universities, Richmond ENGLAND STUDENTS have named the 22-man squad to meet France Universities at Richmond FC’s Athletic Ground on Friday February 25 (7.30pm kick-off). The squad will be captained by 23-year-old Loughborough University second row Will Warden, who has Bristol University centre Tom Mitchell as his vice captain.It should be a tough opening assignment in a three-match England Students programme that continues with a trip to Lisbon to take on Portgual’s national side – currently ranked 20th in the world by the International Rugby Board – on March 5 and a rematch with France Universities in Versailles on March 26. Paul Westgate is entering his eighth campaign coaching England university teams. And the director of sport at Uppingham School in Rutland is in his third year as England Students’ head coach with James Farndon as his assistant.“In the first year with me and James together we won four out of four and last year, 2010, we won one, lost two,” said Westgate. “This season is a step up from the previous two when the opposition included Irish Colleges and the Netherlands. France will be tough. Their student players tend to be attached to Top 14 clubs so their day to day rugby is different and they play less university rugby then ours do. We are excited and we believe we have got a very strong squad capable of playing good rugby. The coaches’ philosophy is to put a framework together and allow the players to take ownership of the team and take responsibility. These guys have good core skills and our job is to enable them to play.”In 2010 England Students lost by three points away to Portugal and had a big win over Irish Colleges in the snow of Gosforth. They lost 35-22 to France Universities in Riom. The squad of 22 includes six players previously capped by England Students: Will Warden, Tom Mitchell, Adam Bellamy, Alex Waddingham, Louis Messer and Paul Roberts, the Bath University fly half who was called up in a change to the original squad of 26.There are six representatives from Loughborough and four from UWIC in Cardiff. “We beat the French two years ago and it would be great to kick off 2011 with the same result,” said Westgate, who has Peter Drewett alongside him, returning to the England fold as the Students’ team manager.Tickets for Friday’s match are £10 adults, £5 students and free to U16s, available on the gate or by calling Richmond FC on 020 8940 0397. Saturday March 5 v Portugal, LisbonSaturday March 26 v France Universities, Versailles.last_img read more

  • Wood re-commits to Saints cause

    first_imgTom Wood against Leicester Tigers in the Aviva Premiership in JanuaryNorthampton Saints today announced that Tom Wood has signed a new contract with the club. Wood has had a sensational first season at Franklin’s Gardens. Being named man of the match for his debut performance in the black, green and gold against Leicester last September proved to be a springboard for his career, and by the end of the 2010/11 regular season he was not just a Six Nations winner with England but on the shortlist for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Season as well.The 24-year-old flanker, who also won the 2010 Churchill Cup with England Saxons, has so far played 22 times for the Saints.Although he had a season left on his current contract Wood had no hesitation in signing a new two-year deal that takes his commitment to Northampton until the end of the 2013/14 season.“I’ve definitely enjoyed my time at the Saints,” he said. “It couldn’t have gone much better really. Working with the players and coaches has been excellent and hopefully this will continue over the next few years.“I knew I had a challenge to establish myself as a Saints player, especially with the quality players that we have in the back row, and everything else has been a bonus. I certainly had no hesitation in signing a new contract, and have no intention of going anywhere else.“The club and town have more than lived up to my expectations. I knew I wanted to work with Jim, Dorian and Paul, and they have all spent a lot of time helping me with my game. And the fans have been brilliant, stopping me in the street to wish me good luck from day one. Hopefully we can finish the job this season and then build on that to bring more success to the club in the next few years.” The news of Wood’s new deal comes just one day after the Saints announced a similar contract with Lee Dickson. Director of rugby Jim Mallinder said then that it was important that the squad at Franklin’s Gardens was being kept together to grow as a team over the next few years, a point he reiterated today.“When you look around the Premiership and in Europe it quickly becomes clear that the clubs that are successful over long periods – such as the likes of Leicester, Toulouse, Munster and Leinster – are those whose squads are maintained over successive seasons,” he said. LEICESTER, ENGLAND – JANUARY 08: Tom Wood of Northampton runs with the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints at Welford Road on January 8, 2011 in Leicester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS “This is what we are trying to do here at Franklin’s Gardens in order to compete at the top end of the Premiership and later stages of the Heineken Cup year in, year out.“This is why Tom’s new contract is such a boost for the club. When he arrived last summer we knew that we were bringing in a good player, and his commitment and dedication on and off the field have helped him realise some of his potential. But he is still young and has plenty to learn, and all of the coaches are delighted that he will be developing here at the Saints.”last_img read more

  • Toulon v Leicester live stream: How to watch from anywhere

    first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS That’s because BT Sport has a contract-free monthly pass that allows you to get instant access to all four of their sport channels for just £25.Get a BT Sport Monthly PassIf you’re from the UK but are overseas when Toulon v Leicester takes place, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above.Toulon v Leicester live stream: How to watch from FranceTo watch Toulon v Leicester (kick-off 9pm) in France, beIN Sports is the place to go as they are the main rights holders. It costs €15 a month to access the coverage or if you commit to six months you get a discount of €12 a month.beIN Sports offersToulon v Leicester live stream: How to watch from the USAIf you live in the States, the official broadcaster of Challenge Cup matches is NBC, with matches streamed on NBC Sports Gold so you can watch them anytime and anywhere.Toulon v Leicester will kick off at 3pm EST and midday on the West Coast.The NBC Sports Gold Pass for rugby is $79.99 and includes coverage of the Gallagher Premiership, European Challenge and Challenge Cups, and Guinness Six Nations.Toulon v Leicester live stream: How to watch from South AfricaSuperSport has the rights to broadcast the Challenge Cup in South Africa and you can watch Toulon v Leicester on SuperSport Rugby at 9pm.There are various DStv packages available that give access to SuperSport, ranging from EasyView, with access to Blitz, to Premium, with all ten sports channels.Toulon v Leicester live stream: How to watch from elsewhereEPCR have launched an OTT service, epcrugby.tv, so you can stream live Challenge Cup matches outside of its core broadcast territories (UK & Ireland, France, USA, Malta, Spain, Andorra and Sub-Saharan Africa).It’s €1.99 to watch a single Challenge Cup match or you can buy a season pass to watch all of the remaining games of the 2019-20 campaign for €9.99. Or if you want to watch both the Champions and Challenge Cups, it’s €17.99 for a season pass for the rest of 2019-20.Find out epcrugby.tv here Toulon v Leicester live stream: How to watch from anywhereThe final European semi-final match taking place this weekend sees RC Toulon take on Leicester Tigers in the Challenge Cup.It has been a while since the two sides last faced each other in European competition, with the last tie coming in the group stages of the 2014/15 Champions Cup. The two sides both won their home matches.Star-studded: Toulon’s incredible line-up beat Leicester 23-8 in their last contest (Getty Images)In terms of form Toulon booked their place in the semi-final thanks to a narrow 11-6 victory over the Scarlets, and since the restart they also beat Lyon and lost to La Rochelle in the Top 14.Leicester on the other hand got through Castres after a number of players on the French team tested positive for the Coronavirus. Disregarding that result the Tigers have struggled since the restart winning only two games from seven matches.That being said they won their last match against Northampton 28-24 and because of their cancelled win over Castres, they will be well rested for Toulon this weekend.Toulon: Daniel Ikpefan, Masivesi Dakuwaqa, Bryce Heem, Duncan Paia’aua, Gabin Villière, Louis Carbonel, Tane Takulua, Jean Baptiste Gros, Anthony Etrillard (captain), Beka Gigashvili, Swan Rebbadj, Romain Taofifenua, Charles Ollivon, Raphael Lakafia, Sergio Parisse.Replacements: Bastien Soury, Sébastien Taofifenua, Emerick Setiano, Erwan Dridi, Brian Alainu’uese, Julien Ory, Anthony Meric, Facundo IsaLeicester: Kini Murimurivalu, Harry Potter, Jaco Taute, Matt Scott, Nemani Nadolo, George Ford, Ben Youngs, Ellis Genge, Tom Youngs (captain), Dan Cole, Tomás Lavanini, Calum Green, Harry Wells, Tommy Reffell, Hanro LiebenbergReplacements: Charlie Clare, Facundo Gigena, Nephi Leatigaga, Thom Smith, Luke Wallace, Ben White, Zack Henry, Dan KellyHere we explain how to find a reliable live stream for Toulon v Leicester wherever you are.How to watch Toulon v Leicester from outside your countryIf you’re abroad, but still want to watch your local Challenge Cup coverage, like Toulon v Leicester, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network. VPNs allow you to get around any geo-blocking by changing your IP address so you appear in a different location and can watch the same legal Challenge Cup live stream you would at home.Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPN and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.Plus, ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can try it out for a month for free or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.Check out ExpressVPNToulon v Leicester live stream: How to watch from the UK and IrelandToulon v Leicester, which kicks off at 8pm, will be shown live on BT Sport 3 in the UK and Ireland. If you don’t have a BT contract but want to watch the match, don’t worry because you can still easily watch it online. Here are all the details on how to watch the semi-final match between Toulon and Leicester. We recommend VPN services in the context of legal recreational uses. For example:Accessing a service from another country (subject to the terms and conditions of that service)Protecting your online security and strengthening your online privacy when abroadWe do not support or condone the illegal or malicious use of VPN services. Consuming pirated content that is paid-for is neither endorsed nor approved by Future Publishing.  Can’t get to the shops? You can download the digital edition of Rugby World straight to your tablet or subscribe to the print edition to get the magazine delivered to your door.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Been A While: The last time Toulon faced Leicester was during the group stages of the 2014/15 Champions Cup (Getty Images) last_img read more

  • Midweek Madness – Toby Flood charges straight into the post

    first_imgWednesday Jan 23, 2013 Midweek Madness – Toby Flood charges straight into the post This is a very quick clip from two weeks ago that some of you with a twisted sense of humour asked to see again. It features Leicester Tigers flyhalf Toby Flood doing himself a bit a damage by charging straight into the upright during the Heineken Cup 5th round game against the Ospreys.Flood felt it, as you can see by the awkward manner that he fell backwards and writhed in pain, but thankfully he was okay, and got the sponsors a bit more TV time. Cue the Heineken jokes.Have you ever done this yourself, or seen someone take a bad knock like this? Let us know below!Time: 0:24Credit: LasGarzas11Meta photo credit: Onsideimages.comADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

  • Limerick’s Pride Festival promises something for everyone

    first_imgPrint NewsLimerick’s Pride Festival promises something for everyoneBy John Keogh – July 8, 2015 799 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin Facebook Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WhatsApp Limerick Pride Festival 2014, Limerick’s annual celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture. Taking part in the parade were, Madonna Lucia and Sheila Fitz-Patrick. Picture: Alan Place/FusionShooters.LIMERICK’S LGBT Pride Festival 2015 kicks off on Tuesday, July 14, with a jam-packed itinerary that includes the annual Pride Parade, a Mr and Ms Gay Limerick competition, workshops, parties and a wedding show.Lisa Daly, Limerick Pride committee member said the festival offers something for everyone.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “We want to welcome everyone to join us in celebrating LGBT culture in Limerick and show Limerick for the truly open and accepting city that she is. It is set to build on the success and positive energy of previous years’ festivals, promoting community spirit, community engagement and celebration.“This past year the Irish LGBT community has received resounding support from the wider Irish community in their support of equal rights and marriage equality so this will be reflected in this year’s Pride Parade. We will celebrate our freedom and the opportunity we have been given as a community to develop the concept of the family unit within our community,” she said.Cllr Jerry O’Dea, newly-appointed Mayor of the Metropolitan District of Limerick, stated: “In previous years, people who have participated in Pride have felt that this annual event was their only time to truly express themselves. Since the passing of the marriage referendum, Ireland’s LGBT population has been joined by the wider population in celebration.”The Limerick Pride Festival 2015 will feature various events each day from Tuesday until Sunday July 19 and will also feature an educational aspect.Workshops will be held during the week covering topics such as a coming out, sexual empowerment and social groups for people of all ages, orientations and genders.According to organisers, all will be welcome to the workshops regardless of their sexual orientation giving the people of Limerick city an opportunity to get to know the Limerick LGBT community and everyone is encouraged to get involved.The annual Pride Parade will set off from City Hall at 3pm on Saturday July 18, making its way up O’Connell Street, across Mallow Street to Henry Street, past Arthurs Quay Park, before returning to City Hall.For more information, go to www.LimerickPride.ieSee the Limerick Post issue dated July 11 the rest of the article. Email TAGScity hallCllr Jerry O’DeafeaturedLGBTlimerickLimerick CityLimerick Pride Festival 2015Lisa DalyMr and Ms Gay LimerickPride center_img Previous articleClare councillor pledges to fight Northern Distributor roleNext article‘Careful Now!’ as crowds arrive for Pig ‘n’ Porter festival John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

  • DS News Webcast: Monday 1/27/2014

    first_img Previous: New CFPB Rules Create Stifling Credit Conditions Next: FDIC Marks Second Bank Collapse of 2014  Print This Post Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Featured, Media, Webcasts About Author: DSNews Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily While the housing market is still far from “normal,” it is inching that way, according to a report released Thursday from Zillow. Last year’s skyrocketing home price appreciation, frenzied demand from investors, and high tide of negative equity are all expected to subside somewhat this year, according to the real estate company.Nationally, home prices increased 6.4% year-over-year in the fourth quarter, but annual price gains are expected to fall to 4.8% by the end of this year. On a quarterly basis, prices rose 1.4% in the fourth quarter. However, some of the markets that posted the highest price gains last year are already slowing, which according to Zillow, is “a welcome sign in markets that risk crossing over into bubble territory as rising mortgage interest rates create affordability issues for homebuyers.”An estimated 44,000 homeowners received permanent loan modifications from mortgage servicers during the month of November under both proprietary servicer programs and the government’s Home Affordable Modification Program, HOPE NOW reports. While that total represents a 12% decrease from the 50,000 loan mods completed in October, the most recent data show a steeper 20 percent decline in foreclosure sales and a 17% decline in foreclosure starts between October and November.Eric Selk, executive director of HOPE NOW, stated, “As we approach the seven million mark for completed loan modifications, we remain convinced that the collaborative efforts of the industry, non-profits, government agencies and local community groups continues to make a positive impact on the nation’s housing market,” commented Eric Selk, executive director of the private-sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers, and nonprofit counselors. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribe Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agocenter_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago DS News Webcast: Monday 1/27/2014 January 26, 2014 548 Views The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago 2014-01-26 DSNews Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago Home / Featured / DS News Webcast: Monday 1/27/2014 Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agolast_img read more

  • West Remains the Most Expensive Region to Buy a Home

    first_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Tagged with: expensive Home Prices HOUSING Housing Market Indices Inventory Mortgage Rates Prices S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index S&P Global The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post Previous: Lawmaker Proposes Zero-Interest Mortgages to Fight Student Debt Next: Powell Doubles Down on “Further Gradual” Interest Rate Hikes About Author: Radhika Ojha expensive Home Prices HOUSING Housing Market Indices Inventory Mortgage Rates Prices S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index S&P Global 2018-02-27 Radhika Ojha Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home prices continued their upward climb over the last 12 months, ending 2017 with a growth of 6.3 percent according to the December 2017 data on the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index that was released by S&P Global on Tuesday.“Home prices capped the year on a high, reflecting 2017’s favorable economic conditions which were characterized by strong consumer fundamentals such as job growth and low unemployment. Demand also grew with mortgage rates in December holding below 4 percent despite a mid-month interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve,” said Cheryl Young, Senior Economist at Trulia.However, these numbers could also herald another tough home-buying season as inventory remains scarce going into 2018. “The stage is set for another tough home buying season. Starter home buyers will again bear the brunt of frustration as affordability remains out of reach, exacerbated by mortgage rates marching upwards to usher in 2018,” Young said.According to the data, Western U.S. remained the hottest housing market, with Seattle, Las Vegas, and San Francisco reporting the highest year-over-year gains among the 20 cities covered under the index’s 20-City Composite.Though the overall 20-City Composite posted a 6.3 percent year-over-year gain, slightly down from 6.4 percent in the previous month, Seattle posted a 12.7 percent year-over-year increase in home prices—leading the market for home prices. Seattle was followed by Las Vegas which showed an 11.1 percent increase, and San Francisco with a 9.2 percent increase in home prices.“Seattle and Las Vegas had the fastest growing prices for the second month in a row and continued their double-digit growth in December. Prices are up throughout the country, but these two markets are seeing the growth that’s almost double the U.S. average,” said Joe Kirchner, Senior Economist at Realtor.com. “This year, we could see Las Vegas taking the top spot from Seattle in the 20-City composite.”center_img The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / West Remains the Most Expensive Region to Buy a Home Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago West Remains the Most Expensive Region to Buy a Home Related Articles February 27, 2018 2,037 Views Subscribelast_img read more

  • Public meeting to discuss proposed one way system for Rathmullen

    first_img Pinterest Public meeting to discuss proposed one way system for Rathmullen Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Twitter Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Donegal County Council are hosting an information evening on a proposed new traffic management system for Rathmullan.Key proposals include introducing a one way system onto Pound Street, Pier Road, and Main Street/Kerrs Bay inside the village boundaries of Rathmullan.The local authority say that this will improve traffic management, increase footpath widths and provide new footpaths and to create more on street parking.Representatives from Donegal County Council will be available to meet individuals anytime between 6pm and 8pm next Wednesday in the S.V.P Centre.Organiser Mick McGlynn is urging everyone to attend:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/mickmccbvcglynn1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. By News Highland – March 23, 2018 WhatsApp Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleBrogan calls for council action on Glencar waste groundNext articleDonegal v Mayo Preview: Declan Bonner News Highland last_img read more