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Jun 21, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
On Thursday night, everything was set up for a ceremony celebrating the promotion of two firefighters and the naming of three new officers. All hands were on deck - Deputy Mayor Vic McIntosh, City Manager Dorothy David and Fire Chief Gary Ludwig. Comment?
Jun 18, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
Dennis and Denise Donaldson had been looking for a bigger home for several years, and they finally found it this year. Their choice: a 3,200-square-foot ranch-style home at 119 Blazing Star Drive in Savoy's Prairie Fields subdivision. Comment?
May 2, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
A former Mahomet woman accused of stealing her boss's identity to obtain credit in that woman's name could go to prison for up to 15 years if convicted. Laura Huber, 43, of Findley, was arraigned Friday on four different counts of financial identity theft alleging she used the personal information of of her former boss, Madeline Hoeft, at ReMax Realty on Fox Drive in Champaign, to transfer thousands of dollars to herself. Comment?
Apr 10, 2015 | via The News-Gazette
Apparently folks are too busy with spring gardening, had an election hangover, or were too exhausted from two thrilling St. Louis Blues wins over the Chicago Blackhawks this week to write to the mailbag. But what we lack in quantity we make up for in quality, right? This week: questions about Delilah, home sales, Church Street, a third Champaign high school, the Ameren transmission line and what Champaign-Urbana was like when I was a little boy in 1865. Comment?
Feb 12, 2015 | via Daily Herald
Illinois home prices continued to recover with median prices showing year-over-year gains every month in 2014. Home sales, while modestly lower than 2013, pointed toward a stabilizing market, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. Comment?
Dec 31, 2014 | via Business Wire
Reported quarterly FFOM of $0.57 per fully diluted share or $65.2 million, versus $0.58 per fully diluted share or $62.3 million for the second quarter prior year. Achieved same store wholly-owned occupancy of 88.9 percent as of June 30, 2015 compared to 87.8 percent for the same date prior year. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via Nu Wire Investor
Foreclosure inventory in the United States has fallen for 43 consecutive months, year on year, down to just 1.3% of homes. The latest data from CoreLogic shows that national foreclosure inventory fell by 27.4% in May compared with the previous year to approximately 491,000 homes. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 14 | via Builder
CoreLogic's Molly Boesel reports on the national decrease in foreclosure inventory in May 2015, which fell by 27.4% year-over-year to 491,000 loans. This represents 1.3% of all U.S. homes with a mortgage. Comment?
Monday Jul 13 | via Counterpunch
A black swan is Wall Street lexicon for an unpredicted event. The author of that concept, Nassim Taleb, opines that most of the major moves in stock market history originated as black swan events coming out of nowhere, with a random, stochastic disorderliness that pushes markets into wild gyrations and implosion. Comment?
Friday Jul 10 | via Patch.com
Plainfield home sales for the month of June rose in volume by 20.5 percent when compared to last year, while the median sale price decreased by 1.1 percent from $220,000 to $217,500. The number of Single Family homes sales rose by 14.5 percent, while the median sale price rose by 1.8 percent from $240,750 to $245,000. Comment?
26 min ago | via Independent.ie
The cost of buying a home has risen by more than 10pc year-on-year, but prices are falling in Dublin. The Central Statistics Office says residential property prices in the capital have dropped by 0.4pc in June, compared with a national increase of 0.1pc across the country. Comment?
34 min ago | via LBC 97.3
Most people say their standard of living has got worse over the last few years - despite the recovering economy, according to a Sky poll. The finding comes ahead of an expected return to form for economic growth later when the latest GDP figures are revealed. Comment?
44 min ago | via The Black River News
Janice Berkowitz, manager of the Weichert, Realtors Livingston office, is pleased to announce that her office will be participating in the upcoming National Night Out event on The event, organized by the National Association of Town Watch, is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make every neighborhood a safer, better place to live. The evening will include a 'Movie Under the Stars,' exhibits, McGruff the Crime Dog, food and refreshments, and much more. Comment?
50 min ago | via Vancouver Sun
David Goodman, principal of HQ Commercial and a Vancouver realtor specializing in rental apartment building sales, warns of an incoming "rental tsunami," particularly in Vancouver where there has been limited supply of new purpose-built rental stock. Oliver Lee and Keri Plamondon don't want to leave Vancouver, but with a seven-year-old Beagle, and a $1,200 monthly rent budget, they're finding it hard to find a one- or-two-bedroom suite to house them. Comment?
51 min ago | via Vancouver Sun
With no more rain in the forecast, it's time we looked seriously at doing more to preserve our most precious shared resource: clean, fresh water. As creeks and rivers in southwestern B.C. hit their lowest levels in 100 years, it is plain we can't take water for granted anymore. Comment?
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