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Thursday Jul 14 | via KNOE-TV Monroe
Thanks to big companies like Century link and reports of improved schools many people are flocking to Ouachita Parish to find a home, but it's going to be harder then they might think. According to the Northeast Louisiana Association of Realtors there's been more than 700 homes sold so far this year. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via Baton Rouge Business Report
East Baton Rouge is among five Louisiana parishes that have a sizable share of the 4,000 Louisiana borrowers who are are owed money from a settlement with mortgage servicers stemming from the 2008 housing bubble bust. The Louisiana Department of Treasury says it has received the $2.4 million foreclosure settlement and is encouraging residents to search for the money online or to call the office's toll-free hotline at 1-888-925-4127. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
More than 4,000 borrowers in Louisiana are owed money from a settlement with mortgage servicers stemming from the 2008 housing bubble burst, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy. "If you lost your home to foreclosure during the national credit crisis, check our Unclaimed Property database to see if you're owed some money," said Kennedy. Comment?
Jun 15, 2016 | via BayouBuzz.com
The Louisiana legislature thorough the House Ways and Means Committee are deciding on whether to fill the roughly $450M hole or cut TOPS, K-12, and other programs. Through the actions of Republicans in the House of Representatives, especially those who serve on the House Ways and Means Committee, the special session has shown John Bel Edwards we will not succumb to unreasonable taxation. Comment?
Jun 8, 2016 | via Daily World
Edwards tax plan takes a hit Democratic committee chair casts tie-breaking vote to stall key bill Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Rep. Joe Bouie, D-New Orleans, listens to testimony about tax bills during a hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday in Baton Rouge. Gov. John Bel Edwards called on lawmakers Tuesday to raise millions of dollars more in taxes aimed at closing budget holes and stopping cuts to health care services and education programs. Comment?
4 min ago | via Kansas City Nursing News
Americans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in more than eight years, a sign that a solid job market and low mortgage rates are bolstering the broader U.S. economy. The Commerce Department says new-home sales rose 3.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 592,000, the best level since February 2008. Comment?
5 min ago | via Indianapolis Business News
Existing-home sales in central Indiana increased 5.4 percent in June as average sale prices continued to rise and inventory continued to shrink. Comment?
6 min ago | via National Mortgage News
The $27.4 billion-asset company said in a press release Tuesday that it is in "advanced negotiations" with an unnamed buyer to sell for $19.50 a share in cash. Based on EverBank's outstanding shares at June 30, the deal would be valued at $2.5 billion. Comment?
6 min ago | via NewsOK.com
U.S. home prices extended their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index increased 5.2 percent in May compared with a year ago. Comment?
7 min ago | via The Real Deal
Are millions of homeowners sitting on much bigger equity nest eggs than they think? Do you know how much equity you've got? If not, could you be missing opportunities to tap into it for worthwhile projects at close to all-time low interest rates? Academic and financial industry research suggests that large numbers of Americans don't keep track of their equity and don't really know how they could use it. That's curious because home equity has almost never been higher or easier to access. Comment?
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