Albertville Real Estate News
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Sunday May 24 | via Alabama Live
Sales: According to the North Alabama MLS , Morgan County residential sales totaled 107 units in April, an increase in sales growth of .9 percent or 1 unit above the same period last year. Year-to-date sales through April are up 14.6 percent from 2014. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Alabama Live
Sales: According to the Baldwin County Association of REALTORS MLS , Baldwin County condo sales, which include condos along the Gulf Coast, totaled 162 units in April. Sales improved 23.7 percent from the same period a year earlier. Comment?
Monday May 18 | via Alabama Live
Sales: According to the Greater Alabama MLS , the Birmingham metro area* residential sales totaled 1,222 units in April, an improvement of 7.8 percent or 88 units from the same period last year. This represents the best sales results for the month of April since 2008. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Insurance Journal West
The head of the Senate Banking Committee unveiled his long-awaited bill to toughen oversight of the Federal Reserve and ease the regulatory burden on dozens of banks, setting off what could be intense negotiations with Democrats. In legislation that Senator Richard Shelby calls a "work in progress," he laid out ideas to make the Fed disclose more information to Congress about its monetary-policy decisions and free some lenders from stringent capital requirements. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Reuters
A draft Republican bill in the U.S. Senate takes aim at bank rules and insurance regulations, also limiting restrictions on mortgage requirements and proposes restructuring the Federal Reserve and other financial regulators. The 216-page, eight section report released on Tuesday was crafted by the staff of Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama who chairs the Senate Committee on Banking and has made easing rules for small banks and imposing reforms on financial regulators a priority. Comment?
2 min ago | via Reuters
May 29 Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday his government would have collapsed had Hungary not converted billions of euros worth of Swiss franc mortgages into forints before the franc's surge in January. Orban's government ordered Hungary's banks, about half of which are foreign-owned, to convert the loans late last year at the then market exchange rate. Comment?
1 hr ago | via E-Commerce Times
"One hundred thousand taxpayers' SSNs and sensitive personal data -- a virtual treasure trove for identity thieves -- was taken," said Secure Channels CEO Richard Blech. Given that 200,000 or so accounts were hit, the IRS "is apparently lacking security alert systems for being breached, proper authentication using multiple biometric factors, and deep encryption for all customer-sensitive data." Comment?
10 min ago | via ThinkProgress
As tourists head to the New Jersey shore this summer to enjoy a vacation, longtime residents of the coast are still waiting to return home. More than two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the coast, thousands of residents are still waiting for their homes to be rebuilt and for funding to come through. Comment?
13 min ago | via The Straits Times
King Wan Corporation recorded a net loss of $9.7 million in the fourth quarter, compared with a $2.05 million net profit a year earlier. This was mainly due to a $12 million impairment allowance on loans to the group's associate, Dalian Shicheng Property Development. Comment?
29 min ago | via The Star Online
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday his government would have collapsed had Hungary not converted billions of euros worth of Swiss franc mortgages into forints before the franc's surge in January. Orban's government ordered Hungary's banks, about half of which are foreign-owned, to convert the loans late last year at the then market exchange rate. Comment?
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