The state agency will anchor a large new development in New Carrollton, just steps from the New Carrollton Metro Station. The home site is in a major transit hub with access to MARC, Amtrak and local and regional bus lines. The easternmost stop, the future light-rail Purple Line , will be built in New Carrollton. The planning board onThursday vote moved forward the first phase of the plan, which calls for the construction of 556 residential units and 200,000 square feet of office and retail spaces.
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WRAPUP 1-Canada housing prices bounce higher but no crash seen

Sales prices were also the same level or higher (depending on the sales price index) when mortgage rates were higher compared to periods of lower rates. Of all the measures of housing activity, only refinancing applications were lower during periods of higher mortgage rates. Heres the missing piece of the puzzle: over the past decade and a half, mortgage rates have been higher when the economy was doing better.
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When Will Rising Mortgage Rates Hurt The Housing Market?

In Toronto-Oshawa, prices rose 0.3 percent on the month and 2.6 percent on the year. Prices rose in 10 cities, fell in six and were unchanged in five. The new housing price index excludes condominiums, which the government has said are a particular cause for concern because of overbuilding, especially in Toronto.
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