Trifecta for Home Sellers- Taking Advantage of the Market – Press Release

Nov. 20, 2020 / PRZen / DENVER — Currently, the housing market is experiencing strong buyer demand with a low inventory of homes available for sale. In the Lakewood area, the medium number of days a home is for sale is less than 10 days and the current inventory of all homes available is less than one month. To put this in perspective, a “normal” market has 6 months of homes available for sale. For home owners that have considered a move, there is a good chance that their home can be sold at a premium due to multiple offers. This is what Peter Wassileff of HomeSmart Realty refers to as taking advantage of the market. Peter says- “you have heard before, that it’s all about timing the market”; that is true about the real estate or the stock market. Its important to know when to sell and when to
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Finder co-founder Fred Schebesta offers jobs to Sydney Grammar students who ‘married’ to hold party

Millionaire tycoon offers two mates a job after they ‘married’ each other so they could throw a big party with 150 guests – and says they can rave at his home

  • Finder website co-founder Fred Schebesta is worth an estimated $193million
  • Like mates who ‘married’ to throw big party, he also went to Sydney Grammar 
  • He is offering them jobs and also the use of his beach penthouse for a big party 
  • Mr Schebesta said elite private schools taught students how to be conformists 
  • But he also said grammar schools drummed in the importance of managing risk 

One of Australia’s richest entrepreneurs is offering jobs and the use of his $4million beach penthouse to two mates who ‘married’ so they could throw a big party.

The teenagers from

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The Star is mapping shooting homicides in 2020. Here’s where gun violence is happening in the city

A police officer walks near the scene of a daylight shooting at 25 Stong Court in Toronto on Nov. 7, 2020.

This map is updated regularly. Click or tap on the orange dots for additional details of the gun deaths so far this year:



How do you feel the city is handling gun violence? What steps would you like to see officials take?

Conversations are opinions of our readers and are subject to the Code of Conduct. The Star does not endorse these opinions.

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What is home equity? Understanding the value in your home

Every property owner, from first home buyers who’ve just moved in to seasoned investors, has some equity in the properties they own. The amount of home equity you have depends on two factors: how much debt you have and the value of the property.

Home owners can make use of their home equity through different mortgage products, borrowing against the equity to fund investment property purchases, renovations, retirement costs and more.

What is home equity?

Equity is the value of your property minus any debts. It’s the amount of the property you own and is expressed as a dollar value. Here’s a simple example:

  • Your property is valued at $700,000.
  • You have $300,000 remaining on your home loan.
  • Equity. The property value minus debt = $400,000 in equity

Your home equity in this scenario is $400,000. Now of course, equity calculations are always hypothetical to some degree. The value of

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Spaulding Brighton Nursing and Therapy Center named Best Nursing Home

Staff Writer
 |  Wicked Local

For the third straight year U.S. News & World Report named Spaulding Brighton Nursing and Therapy Center a Best Nursing Home in the 2020-21 survey.

Selected each year since opening in 2017, this recognition places Spaulding Brighton among the 21% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report.

Spaulding Brighton earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for both short and long-term rehabilitation. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those facilities that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.

“This past year the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the entire health care spectrum but nowhere more so than skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes,” said Maureen Banks, chief

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Antczak: Access to health care is a necessity | Letters

I know that we all want the thing that we most believe will help our children stay healthy and live their most productive, fulfilled lives. For me, and for millions of others, keeping their families safe and helping our young adult children start off on meaningful careers requires real access to health care.

My son was ailing and struggling as a teenager. It took consulting several doctors over a few years to come to the right diagnosis and treatment. If not for the Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act, we couldn’t have afforded all of the tests and doctor’s visits, to say nothing of the time-consuming rounds of infusions at age 20 that he needed to battle his rare form of anemia.

Without access to that medical treatment, he wouldn’t have had the strength to enroll at Gateway and start working part-time at a local nonprofit. With access, he’s

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Five more empty Derby homes to be bought by city council

Five more properties from across the city are to be purchased by Derby City Council at a cost of more than £500,000 in order to boost its housing stock.

All of the properties are either maisonettes, flats or apartments and are spread among four wards.

Two of the properties are in Darley ward. One is a one bedroom apartment which will cost £116,374 to buy and repair and modernise and the other is a two bedroom maisonette, which will cost £108,733, including the cost of new central heating, double glazing, new bathroom and smoke and heat detectors.

The others include a one-bedroom maisonette in Abbey Ward, total cost £100,257; a Mackworth two bedroom flat, £99,806 and in Arboretum, a one bedroom flat £100,139.

A report on all of the homes and costs is due to be approved later today by cabinet member for adults, health and housing Councillor Roy Webb.

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Colombia president, ex-rebels meet to curb ongoing violence

BOGOTA – Colombian President Iván Duque’s government and former guerrillas who signed an historic peace deal four years ago ending Latin America’s longest-running conflict are pledging to work together to stop violence against ex-combatants.

The head of state – a critic of the accord – welcomed a group of ex-rebels to the presidential palace Friday, less than a week after a caravan of over 200 former combatants arrived in the capital to raise awareness about ongoing violence.

Both sides emerged from the meeting declaring progress, with the government vowing to hold a series of meetings with ex-rebels in various parts of the country where they are starting businesses and embarking on life as civilians.

“This was an encouraging event,” said Pastor Alape, a former rebel leader who became a chief guerrilla envoy during peace talks.

The government’s 2016 accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia remains contentious in the

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How the YMCA and Somerset’s councils are helping homeless people stay safe during the coronavirus

On a country road between Taunton and the Blackdown Hills, hidden from view by dense trees, a unique approach to helping the homeless is bearing fruit.

Somerset West and Taunton Council has been working with the YMCA Dulverton Group and other partners to provide self-contained accommodation for rough sleepers and tenants of homeless hostels, who find it hard to self-isolate and practice social distancing.

The YMCA has taken over the management of the Canonsgrove Halls of Residence in Trull near Taunton, which is owned by Bridgwater and Taunton College.

This facility is providing shelter and support for the homeless across the district, alongside the YMCA’s Beach Hotel in Minehead.

The Local Democracy Reporting Service was granted interviews with several of the current residents before the second national lockdown began.

Here are their stories of how the facility has helped them, and what the future holds…

What happened at the start

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Mid Coast Senior Health earns Best Nursing Home status

Mid Coast Senior Health has been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. 21% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities have achieved this designation.

Part of Mid Coast–Parkview Health, Mid Coast Senior Health earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for its Long-Term Care at Mere Point and Rehabilitation at Bodwell communities.

The Best Nursing Homes ratings reflect U.S. News’ analysis of publicly available data using a methodology that evaluates factors determined to most greatly impact patient and resident care, safety, and outcomes. This year, to accompany the new ratings, nursing home profile pages were updated to include a patient safety summary that reflects COVID-19 data alongside other measurements of safety and related advice on choosing a home or facility amidst the pandemic.

“We are delighted to be recognized for the quality of care that

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