Baker Real Estate News
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Apr 12, 2016 | via The Advocate
The Baker City Council on Tuesday night voted to annex 50 acres of land off Groom Road, west of the city limits, for a potential new industrial development. a large engine repair company on U.S. 61 in St. Francisville, is buying the land and plans to build at least one 10,000- to 15,000-square-foot warehouse on the site, Randy Herring, the real estate agent representing the company, told the council. Comment?
Dec 18, 2015 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
Former Tulane and Southern running back Jeff Alexander carried a different kind of football Friday, when he returned to his high school alma mater in Baker. The Buffaloes star in the early 80's presented one of the NFL's Golden Footballs, commemorating 50 years of Super Bowls. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 15 | 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?
Wednesday Jun 8 | 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?
Wednesday Jun 8 | via Norwalk Citizen News
The Democratic chairman of the House tax committee sided with his Republican colleagues Wednesday to bottle up one of the main money-raising tax bills sought by Gov. John Bel Edwards in the special legislative session. Ways and Means Chairman Neil Abramson cast the tie-breaking vote to stall the Democratic governor's proposal to decrease an income tax break given to upper-income earners. Comment?
May 6, 2016 | via Baton Rouge Business Report
The Lafayette developers of the River District-a proposed mixed-use development that is planned for 42 acres straddling Nicholson Drive between LSU and downtown -have filed an application with the Planning Commission to add 6.9 additional acres to their long-stalled project. The new acreage consists primarily of a parking lot and warehouse located between River Road and the railroad tracks. Comment?
May 4, 2016 | via Concordia Sentinel
Flooding, flood zones and flood insurance are all probably on the minds of most everyone in our area. With the recent heavy rain, areas that have never flooded and even those outside areas predicted to flood on the most recent flood maps have flooded homes and businesses. Comment?
3 min ago | via Brandon Sun
A panel struck to restore faith in British Columbia's real estate industry is calling for hefty fines of up to $500,000 for misconduct and measures to end aggressive marketing. The advisory group was launched by the Real Estate Council of B.C. in February amid allegations that some agents were deceiving clients to rack up commissions and inflate prices in Metro Vancouver's overheated housing market. Comment?
4 min ago | via Switched
Helping LGBT people combat housing discrimination doesn't make you immune from it. Just ask Jeff Hammerberg, CEO and founder of GayRealEstate.com. Comment?
5 min ago | via NOLA.com
A photo shows beads in Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood with so many short-term rentals that they outnumber homes on some blocks. The Fair Housing Action Center is opposed to legalizing such whole-home rentals. Comment?
7 min ago | via The Now Newspaper
A four-month probe of alleged wrongdoing in the real estate industry has recommended wide-ranging reforms, including higher disciplinary penalties of up to $250,000 for realtor misconduct, and up to $500,000 for agencies. The Independent Advisory Group chaired by B.C. Superintendent of Real Estate Carolyn Rogers has issued 28 recommendations, many of which are designed to bolster protection of the public against unscrupulous activity. Comment?
9 min ago | via Freshnews
Investor Rehab Funding, LLC is proud to announce the official launch of its Marketing Associates Program. Now, licensed real estate agents are able to instantly create a high-quality, personalized website and begin offering their investor clients short term, private money residential investment mortgage financing through Investor Rehab Funding. Comment?
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