Dows 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?
2 min ago | via Catallaxy
The view that now pervades much public policy economics implicitly presents the relevant choice as between an ideal norm and an existing "imperfect" institutional arrangement. The nirvana approach is much more susceptible than is the comparative institution approach to committing three logical fallacies-the grass is always greener fallacy, the fallacy of the free lunch, and the people could be different fallacy. Comment?
5 min ago | via Bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Six years after the Federal Reserve started buying Treasuries, Warren Buffett is puzzled by the low inflation rate in the U.S. So is the bond market. Comment?
6 min ago | via KNUS-AM Aurora
An Atlanta-area sheriff was charged with a misdemeanor Wednesday in the shooting of a real estate agent at a model home. Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is charged with reckless conduct in the shooting, which critically wounded real estate agent Gwenevere McCord, 43, Gwinnett County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shannon Volkodav said. Comment?
Jan 30, 2015 | via KATV Little Rock
Arkansas real estate agents were busy in March. Home sales in Arkansas' four largest markets rose an impressive 15.33% in March after being up 2.4% in February and down more than 2% in January. Comment?
13 min ago | via Scoop
Shares of Heartland New Zealand are in a trading halt as Quadrant Private Equity looks to sell its near 9 percent stake in the bank, formed from the merger of Marac Finance with Southern Cross and Canterbury building societies. The Australian private equity firm, via brokerage First NZ Capital, has put in a block order "in respect of the approximately 9 percent" of the Christchurch-based lender, Heartland said in a statement to the stock exchange. Comment?
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