Agency Real Estate News
Thursday Apr 23 | via Progressive Farmer
The bloom is coming off Corn Belt farm real estate, and that's just fine with buyers like 70-year-old Tony Kriegel of Brooklyn, Iowa. He views farmland as a long-term investment, something he hopes his 12 children will never sell. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via KTVN Reno
A former Iowa lawmaker has been aquitted of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. A longtime Iowa state lawmaker was acquitted Wednesday of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. Comment?
Saturday Apr 11 | via The Messenger
The Iowa Finance Authority has recognized the top Iowa lenders from throughout the state for their efforts in advancing affordable homeownership through the Iowa Finance Authority's programs in calendar year 2014. The Iowa Finance Authority offers affordable mortgage and down payment assistance programs for eligible home buyers through a network of participating lenders throughout the state. Comment?
Mar 28, 2015 | via The Washington Post
Arthur "Arty" Alafoginis is regaling me with his secret for the perfect steak as we sit in the Landover headquarters of his Capital Meat Co., one of the last family-owned meat distributors in the region. The chuck end between the sixth and eighth rib bones is his favorite cut, flavored with McCormick's Montreal steak rub and washed down with a glass of Kosta Browne pinot noir. Comment?
Mar 26, 2015 | via The Des Moines Register
Revenue seems low, or expenses seem high, and the immediate response is to cut jobs. Comment?
13 min ago | via Mediaite.com
Once upon a time, a real estate agent was meeting with a second woman in a model home in Georgia, when a sheriff came upon them and allegedly shot the agent in the stomach. No one has any idea why the sheriff shot the agent in the stomach, because she is currently in critical condition, and the sheriff isn't saying anything because, apparently, he doesn't have to. Comment?
31 min ago | via Chron
These days, it's entirely likely that dream house exists, but it isn't on the market because the supply of for-sale homes in many areas is smaller than normal. So should you wait for the home you really want? Or should you buy a home that's not quite right, but might be good enough and is actually for sale at a price you can afford? At the end of February, 1.89 million existing homes were for sale in the U.S., according to the National Association of Realtors . Comment?
32 min ago | via Law.com
Christopher A. Gorman writes: Until recently, lenders could generally rest assured that, if a borrower in a mortgage foreclosure action did not specifically plead the affirmative defense of lack of standing in its answer, standing was not in issue in the proceeding. Comment?
34 min ago | via WHDH
Sheriff Victor Hill has been a lightning rod for controversy since he fired 27 deputies on his first day in office a decade ago and then used a military tank on drug raids in suburban Atlanta's Clayton County. He was voted out of office in 2008, but won it back again in 2012 despite facing felony corruption charges. Comment?
35 min ago | via Atlanta Real Estate Forum
Back for another Mortgage Minute Series, Academy Mortgage is on hand to talk about the many incentives buyers can receive when they use their builder's preferred lender. When choosing Academy Mortgage as a preferred lender, buyers will receive $5,000 in seller paid closing costs. Comment?
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