EU Court Backs Paris Regulations on Airbnb Rentals

The European Union’s top court backed a Parisian measure that regulates renting second homes on Airbnb. (iStock)

The European Union’s top court backed a Parisian measure that regulates renting second homes on Airbnb. (iStock)

The European Union’s top court ruled against two Parisian Airbnb hosts in a decision that could impact the short-term rental business’s operations throughout the continent.

The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in favor of a Paris measure that requires property owners to get city approval to rent a second home on Airbnb, Reuters reported.

Parisian officials had fined two apartment owners for failing to secure those approvals. Airbnb was not a party to the case.
The issue went to a French court, which requested guidance on the issue. The CJEU said the measure was consistent with EU law and justified because it was “proportionate, limited in material and geographical scope, and doesn’t cover the rental of primary homes,” according to Reuters.

“Combating the long-term rental housing shortage constitutes an overriding

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Here’s Why The California Real Estate Market Is Hot

In April when COVID hit California’s real estate market hard, I reached out to San Francisco-based Compass California President Mark McLaughlin and CoreLogic’s
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Deputy Chief Economist Selma Hepp, Ph.D. for their expert insights. Once again, we discuss market fundaments, as we move into Fall and a Presidential election. California is experiencing a fast and furious housing market like no other in terms of sales and prices. McLaughlin and Hepp offer insider insights. In 2018, McLaughlin led the merger of San-Francisco-based Pacific Union International with Compass establishing Compass California, a leader in market share in California. Selma Hepp does deep-dive research and number crunching for CoreLogic.

Describe where the California market is right now?

Mark McLaughlin: The California market is experiencing a record “surge” in home buying. This is driven by three variables: the delay of the traditional Spring market,

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Nursing homes to organize their own COVID testing as state focuses on testing in jails, homeless shelters | Health

The state Department of Health and Human Services has been negotiating with COVID-19 testing labs to run the state’s regular testing of nursing home staff, but announced last week that nursing homes will soon have to organize those tests themselves.

Each facility will make its own contracts with testing labs, Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette told nursing home administrators in a phone conference last week, and the state will reimburse up to $100 per test.

“It still provides the funding and the support that is needed to have a good surveillance program,” Shibinette said.

In the event of another outbreak at a nursing home, Shibinette said, the state will again organize and pay for testing. The state provided nursing home administrators with a list of labs that can process tests and contact information for each, and Shibinette expects most nursing homes to have contracts and be running their

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Activists in 20 mile march to highlight Gwynedd’s second homes ‘crisis’

Claims that a second home “crisis” is threatening the Welsh language in its very heartlands has prompted a 20 mile march as activists demand action.

Prompted by recent figures showing that 40% of all house sales in Gwynedd are now for second homes, campaigners trekked from Nefyn to Caernarfon on Saturday while urging the Welsh Government to implement emergency measures to stem their flow.

Nefyn Town Council has been particularly active over recent months, reporting that 30% of houses in Edern and 15% in Morfa Nefyn are holiday homes, while claiming that prices have gone “through the roof” since lockdown despite the average local wage being £16,000.

According to Gwynedd’s housing department, an additional 811 houses are needed in the county every year to meet current local demand, but with 830 homes being “lost” as second homes, this creates a “gap” of 1,641.

Earlier this week, the Senedd passed a

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Triangle Parade of Homes kicks off this weekend :: WRAL.com

— Hundreds of homes are available for viewing in the Triangle starting this weekend at the Parade of Homes.

Homes on the tour range from two bedroom to five bedrooms. The most expensive home on the map is featured at $2.8 million.

The smallest home available for viewing is at 800 square feet and the largest home on the list is at more than 9,000 square feet.

Due to the coronavirus, some homes on the tour might not be available for in-person viewing. It’s best to check with each location before you go to make sure the viewing is still open.

To plan your Parade of Homes tour, view the parade of homes map. Click the homes you would like to create your custom tour.

You can generate your parade map through Google Maps.

You can also view the homes virtually. Some presenters are showing homes through a

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Columbus, OH Condos – Condos for Sale in Columbus, OH

There are currently 360 condos for sale in Columbus at a median listing price of $200K. Some of these homes are “Hot Homes,” meaning they’re likely to sell quickly. Most homes for sale in Columbus stay on the market for 33 days and receive 1 offers. Popular neighborhoods include Blacklick, Italian Village, Grandview Heights, Harrison West, Victorian Village, Northwest Columbus, Short North, Olde Towne East, German Village, Weinland Park, Brewery District, Merion Village, Clintonville, Galloway Ridge, and North Linden. This map is refreshed with the newest listings in Columbus every 15 minutes.

In the past month, 1509 homes have been sold in Columbus. In addition to houses in Columbus, there were also 914 condos, 1 townhouse, and 149 multi-family units for sale in Columbus last month. Columbus is a minimally walkable city in Ohio with

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Burger King China Owner Weighs Sale of $1.2 Billion Unit

(Bloomberg) — TAB Food Investments, the largest global franchisee of Restaurant Brands International Inc., is exploring a sale of its China business in a deal that would value the asset at more than $1.2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.



a group of people standing in front of a sign: Men walk past a Burger King Worldwide Inc. store in the Luohu district of Shenzhen, China, on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.


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Men walk past a Burger King Worldwide Inc. store in the Luohu district of Shenzhen, China, on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.

TAB Foods, or TFI, is working with an adviser to gauge interest for its 50% stake in Burger King’s Chinese operations from potential suitors including private equity firms, the people said. A sale could kick off as soon as next month, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private.

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The Istanbul-based TFI previously considered a Hong Kong initial public offering of the Chinese business after earlier scrapping plans for a U.S. share sale of its global operations, people

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URI cancels spring break; nursing homes to take on testing

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — A look at developments related to the coronavirus in New England on Saturday.

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The University of Rhode Island has joined a growing number of U.S. colleges canceling spring break to reduce travel and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

University officials announced the measure Friday evening, a week after the Faculty Senate approved the change, according to The Providence Journal. It was also supported by university President David Dooley.

Classes will continue from March 22 to 28, the period originally set aside as spring break, and the semester will end on April 27, a week earlier than initially planned.

In a statement announcing the change, officials cited “uncertainty” created by the virus, “and the need to prepare for the likely persistence of existing outbreaks and potential for a new wave of infections.”

Several large universities have announced similar measures in recent weeks, including Ohio

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Top Litchfield Park AZ Realtors Share Checklist For Making a Selling House Exterior Impeccable

There is no second chance to make a first impression. A home buyer is going to make an initial decision when pulling into the driveway of a home for sale and make that first impression. It is important that the exterior of the home look as pristine as possible.

Realtors in Litchfield Park, AZ, Matt and Shalin Caren have created a partial list of tips for those who are thinking about selling their home. Their tips represent years of experience in the real estate industry and have been proven time and time again to help sell a home.

“There should be no cars in the driveway or near the home. Park away from the house as this will give the potential buyer the feeling of coming home to their house and not someone else,” said Matt, one of the best Litchfield Park Arizona real estate agents.

The lawn should be

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