Bastrop Real Estate News
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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?
8 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The latest earnings report by Bank of America has been broadly positive, but its significance lies in the fact that it has revealed some key developments, which reinforce the view that the company is on a sound footing and that its future prospects have improved markedly. From a long-term perspective, Bank of America still represents an opportunity for value-seeking investors. Comment?
8 min ago | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
Ohio experienced a record rate of home sales last month, the highest level for June since 1998 when the Ohio Association of Realtors first began tracking the market. "I see that as a trend," said John Burgan of Burgan Real Estate. Comment?
15 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. is scheduled to be announcing its Q216 earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.65 per share and revenue of $78.34 million for the quarter. Comment?
25 min ago | via Richmond and Twickenham Times
Living near a supermarket can seriously boost the value of your home, with one particular chain adding nearly A 40,000. Having a store close to where you live typically increases the value by A 22,000 but the 'Waitrose effect' nearly doubles this premium, a study from Lloyds Bank suggests. Comment?
33 min ago | via The Washington Post
For Beijing resident Nie Miao, spending 5,000 yuan on a new iPhone 6S from Apple Inc. "just isn't an option." That's because the lion's share of his 7,000 yuan monthly pay goes toward the mortgage on the downtown apartment he bought last year. Comment?
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