Erath Real Estate News
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Thursday Mar 23 | via Baton Rouge Business Report
Unless the U.S. housing market improves, Louisiana's forestry industry is expected to stagnate through 2018, LSU AgCenter Economist Shaun Tanger forecasts. Tanger says the number of housing starts drives much of the lumber market, and only slight improvements are projected for 2017. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 15 | via KLFY-TV Lafayette
U.S. Sen. John Kennedy and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson came to an agreement this week on important policy changes that will give homeowners and business owners impacted by the March floods in Louisiana more time to recover and rebuild. HUD has agreed to extend the deadline for homeowners and business owners to receive reimbursement for rebuilding work. Comment?
Feb 18, 2017 | via SmyrnaVinings.com
Copeland's restaurants' casually festive atmosphere combines New Orleans flavor and comfort with an upscale sensibility. From the Creole favorites that embody the heart and soul of Southern Louisiana, to our flavorful takes on seafood, pasta, salads, steaks and desserts, we offer something for everyone. Comment?
Feb 13, 2017 | via HUD
U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Louisiana and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds. This week, President Trump issued a disaster declaration for Livingston and Orleans parishes. Comment?
Feb 9, 2017 | via KNOE-TV Monroe
Homes in Oak Trace, which is a new subdivision in Ouachita parish are now for sale and the developers say the design isn't the only thing that makes the homes unique. "We did do some research and talking with people what we found was that there wasn't a whole lot of options on the new construction side other than custom or pre-sold," says Beaullieu. Comment?
9 min ago | via KDWN
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that U.S. banks must do all they can to promote economic development in low-income areas where high unemployment has persisted despite the overall job market's significant gains. Yellen told community development groups that banks are needed not just to provide home mortgages in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods but also to support educational opportunities and to bolster the development of small businesses. Comment?
9 min ago | via KDWN
Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors drew encouragement from new data showing strong gains in consumer confidence and U.S. home prices. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Comment?
15 min ago | via The Motley Fool
Though it may seem like grasping at straws, if you spend enough, you can eke out an additional tax deduction by adding up your miscellaneous expenses. We all want to lower our taxes, and deductions are a good way to make that happen. Comment?
26 min ago | via The Real Deal
Tech mogul Arthur Becker's been the quiet money behind some of the city's biggest developers, including Michael Stern, Kevin Maloney and Robert Gladstone. But this time, he's putting his own name on a condominium project. Comment?
41 min ago | via The Daily Millbury
US consumer confidence surged to a more than 16-year high in March amid growing labour market optimism while the goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, indicating the economy was regaining momentum after faltering at the start of the year.The economy's strengthening fundamentals were underscored by other data overnight showing further increases in house prices in January. Robust consumer confidence and rising household wealth from the home price gains suggest a recent slowdown in consumer spending, which has hurt growth, is likely temporary. Comment?
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