Tag: home sales

business

Eight questions to ask yourself before buying a vacation home

It’s official—vacation home sales are booming. In fact, according to the recently released National Association of Realtors 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, sales of vacation properties increased over 57 percent from 2013 to 2014.


business

Biggest one-month decline in Virginia tax revenues in 13 years

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that general fund revenue collections decreased by 20.7 percent in May, with large declines in individual nonwithholding, the corporate income tax, and the tax on wills, suits, deeds, and contracts.


revenues

Virginia government revenues up 10% in April

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that general fund revenue collections increased 10.0 percent in April, with solid gains in individual withholding and nonwithholding as well as in the insurance premiums tax.


revenues

Virginia general fund revenue collections up 7.8 percent in March

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that general fund revenue collections increased 7.8 percent in March, with solid gains in individual nonwithholding, corporate income tax and the insurance premiums tax.


Gov. McAuliffe announces revenue decline

Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that state general fund revenue collections declined 3.4% in February. There was a solid gain in individual income tax withholding but that was offset by declines in retail sales, insurance premiums tax and recordation taxes.


business

Jean-Marie Caterina and Jose Gonzalez: Resetting the housing sector

Business groups with an axe to grind against the Obama administration, like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business, like to push the idea that “uncertainty” over government actions is the monkey on the economy’s back.


Home sales up for fourth consecutive month

Existing-home sales were up in July, the fourth consecutive month that sales were up, according to the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home sales were up 7.2 percent in July over where they were in June and 5.0 percent over where they were in July 2008.