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Tuesday May 17 | via Dallas Morning News
"I said, 'We need to look at this,'" Jenkins said Tuesday at Commissioners Court. The email that shocked Jenkins said the county's taxable property values rose 10 percent this year. Comment?
Mar 1, 2016 | via ABA Journal
On the morning of March 14, 1984, a team of federal regulators arrived at an inconspicuous strip mall in the eastern Dallas suburb of Mesquite to seize control of what had been one of the nation's fastest-growing thrift institutions, Empire Savings and Loan. Taking advantage of federal deregulation in the industry, Empire had built a highly profitable portfolio of real estate loans by all but ignoring traditional due diligence and long-term lending in favor of high-interest construction loans. Comment?
Jan 24, 2016 | via Dallas Morning News
Instead, federal authorities say, Melvin Ray Layman and Daylon Esaw hatched a plot to fraudulently take ownership of the homes and sell them. The two filed forged quitclaim deeds in Dallas County that appeared to indicate the owners sold their homes to them, records show. Comment?
Jan 18, 2016 | via The Wave
New quarterly federal jobs data show the county is the national employment leader in two key home-loan related categories: Local bosses at "real estate credit" businesses private lenders, not banks or credit unions employed 9,599 people in June, just topping Dallas County, Texas, for the county with the most workers in this employment niche. Orange County had 4,793 workers classified as "mortgage and nonmortgage loan brokers" people who handle loans funded by third parties. Comment?
Dec 10, 2015 | via Texas Tribune
Porter, the Railroad Commission's chairman, announced Thursday that he will be exiting a primary battle against longtime Republican activist, attorney and lobbyist John Greytok, and Gary Gates, a wealthy real estate agent and cattle rancher. "After much thought and consideration, my wife Cheryl and I have decided to withdraw from my race for re-election to the Railroad Commission," Porter said in a statement. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Dallas Morning News
Home values in the Dallas-Fort Worth area jumped 12.6 percent from April 2015, according to a new report by Zillow. The D-FW gain was behind only Denver and Portland in the latest nationwide comparison. Comment?
Tuesday May 3 | via Dallas Morning News
A pool for the sweltering summertime, more space for her young teens to stretch out with their friends and access to the Richardson school district. When Maggie Lewis, 28, decided to find a place several years ago, she was in the market for something else: a low-maintenance townhouse, not far from the running trails and yoga studios she'd come to love as a renter in her Allen neighborhood. Comment?
Saturday May 21 | via Texarkana Gazette
ERA Raffaelli Realtors in Texarkana, Texas, is staffed by five experienced agents and brokers whose training and experience makes the office a first stop in any real estate market. ERA Raffaelli Realtors offers expert service for any commercial, residential, property management, relocation or rental needs in Texarkana, Ark., and in Texarkana, Atlanta, Wake Village and New Boston, Texas. Comment?
Friday May 20 | via Housing Wire
In light of the market crash in 2008, the government took over mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , promising to return the companies to the shareholders when they were able to stand on their own again, according to an article by Gretchen Morgenson for The New York Times . As part of a lawsuit filed against the government, sealed documents were revealed that contains the truth about the White House's involvement in the U.S. Treasury's profit sweep of the companies in 2012, according to the article. Comment?
Friday May 20 | via Chron
Grand, majestic and palatial are a few of the words that come to mind when describing the Sterling Mansion, also known as the " Texas White House ." Listing agents Lin Neese and Chris Foster of John Daugherty , Realtors said that the property is one of Texas' most historic estate properties and has been renovated and updated for modern living. Comment?
10 min ago | via Curbed
Fashion designer and occasional director Tom Ford has an off-market deal in the works to lock down a Beverly Hills estate that would be the year's biggest home sale so far in Los Angeles County. The sellers, hotel developer Brad Korzen and designer Kelly Wearstler, are selling their home to Ford for a reported $53 million, sources tell the LA Times . Comment?
10 min ago | via ThinkProgress
One Of The Few Bank Fraud Cases Obama Prosecutors Took To Court -- And Won -- Just Got Torn Up On Appeal One Of The Few Bank Fraud Cases Obama Prosecutors Took To Court - And Won - Just Got Torn Up On Appeal Bank of America does not have to pay a $1.3 billion penalty assessed years ago, an appeals court ruled Monday. A jury found the megabank guilty of fraud in 2013 , after Department of Justice officials decided not to settle a case involving a program run by its subsidiary Countrywide. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York May 24. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York May 24. Canadian stocks rose on Tuesday, briefly hitting the highest level of the year, as the nation's largest lenders joined a global rally in financial shares amid speculation the U.S. central bank is prepared to raise interest rates this summer. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 0.24 per cent, or 33.27 points, to 13,952.85 in Toronto. Comment?
16 min ago | via Housing Wire
There were fewer foreclosure proceedings initiated during the month of April than in any month in the last 10 years, a new report from Black Knight Financial Services shows. According to Black Knight's "First Look" at April's mortgage performance data, there were 58,700 foreclosure starts in April 2016, which is the lowest number of foreclosure starts since April 2006. Comment?
21 min ago | via Reuters
NEW YORK, May 24 U.S. Treasury prices fell on Tuesday, with the two-year yield touching two-month highs, but prices bounced off session lows when robust demand at the $26 billion note auction offset pressure from a stock market rally and strong U.S. home sales data. The Treasury market has been under pressure as investors bet the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates as early as June. Comment?
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