The market has been in an extended slide over the past few weeks, with home prices falling by 7.3 per cent in the first half of the year, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Statistics.That compares with a 10.2 per cent drop in the year to February."There is no reason for anyone to believe that the market will collapse in the near future," said economist John Kynaston."It is a bubble t...
Metros across the U.S. will get new, more interactive pricing options this fall, according to an industry group.
The new pricing, which comes in addition to an interactive map that shows how much your monthly energy bills will rise or fall based on weather conditions, will be available in select markets starting Sept. 15.
The interactive pricing, as well as the option to use the interactive map at home or on the go, will cost consumers an average of $0.10 per kilowatt hour, a number the group says is “significantly higher than the average residential rate.”
The group, the American Association of Metros and the National Association of Home Builders, says the new pricing will help consumers save on the cost of maintaining a home and on maintaining their property.
The groups goal is to provide consumers with more flexible pricing and to help consumers adjust to the changing market.