Garland Real Estate News
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Wednesday Nov 18 | via Dallas Morning News
A major landlord of substandard single-family houses is finally being called to account in court for its dilapidated properties across southern Dallas. The City Attorney's office filed suit Wednesday against Topletz Investments, arguing that the owner should be held responsible for persistent code violations, use of properties by drug traffickers and barely habitable conditions that violate tenants' rights. Comment?
Aug 31, 2015 | via Dallas Observer
In 2007, Downtown Dallas' JP Morgan Chase tower sold for nearly $290 million, according to Real Values for Texas. It's currently valued by the Dallas Central Appraisal District at $192 million. Comment?
Aug 18, 2015 | via JD Supra
MERSCORP, Inc. has been under fire for years. We wrote about it a while back when residential mortgage borrowers challenged the ability of MERS to foreclose on mortgages it held on the theory that MERS, as a mere nominee to the lender, was not a real party in interest. Comment?
Jul 30, 2015 | via FindLaw
Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc., Appellant v. Orix Capital Markets LLC and Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A. as Trustee for the Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 99-CI, Appellees Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc. attempts to appeal the trial court's order denying Transcontinental's "Motion Pursuant to Section 52.0011 of the Texas Property Code." Comment?
Jun 26, 2015 | via FindLaw
HARRIS COUNTY TEXAS; Brazoria County Texas, on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated counties in Texas; Dallas County, Texas, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. MERSCORP INCORPORATED; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Incorporated; Bank of America National Association, Defendants-Appellees. Comment?
Yesterday | via Dallas Morning News
With all the high points this year for North Texas' housing market, one record that won't be broken in 2015 is foreclosures. As home prices in Dallas-Fort Worth have hit record highs, the number of houses set for forced sale by lenders has dropped to the lowest point in almost 15 years. Comment?
Aug 17, 2011 | via American Reporter
I am a believer in dreams, and when I had a waking dream a few days after the S&P downgrade of our national debt of President Obama packing his bags and leaving the White House, I was saddened for him and for my country. But the great thing about dreams, if they are truly predictive, is that they give you time to change the future, and I'm going to try doing that with this advice. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via Portland Architecture
As I write this on the eve of Thanksgiving, Portland's built environment is transforming at a rate that has rarely been matched in the city's history. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via Inman News
On the Texas entry on the REAL Trends Best Agents in America list, a handful of well-regarded Houston-area Realtors stand out. On the Texas entry on the REAL Trends Best Agents in America list, a handful of well-regarded Houston-area Realtors stand out. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via Nu Wire Investor
As they say in Texas, the Dallas-Fort Worth real estate market is hotter than a fur coat in Marfa. Thanks to several years of economic and population growth, the region's housing market recovery has galloped ahead of the rest of the country: Dallas home prices have increased 11.4% year over year - more than twice the national average of 5.4%. Comment?
16 min ago | via Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen
First-time buyers saving into the Government's new Help to Buy Isa scheme will be offered rates as high as 4%. Banks and building societies have started to unveil details of the products they will be offering under the initiative, as competition to attract savers heats up ahead of the scheme's launch next week. Comment?
55 min ago | via Marshall Independent
One of the most basic measures of your financial health is determining your net worth - how much money you would have if you "sold it all today." In other words, a value based on liquidating everything you own, paying all of your debts and starting from there. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Indianapolis Business News
Homes in Noblesville's Chapel Villas development are expected to cost $200,000 to $250,000 - at the low end of what officials want. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Prince George Citizen
Inside the Hearts and Hands for Homes The Salvage Store on Queensway that is back open two days a week Tuesday 11-4 and Thursdays 11-4. Citizen photo by Brent Braaten Nov 10 2015 - Brent Braaten, Photographer Inside the Hearts and Hands for Homes The Salvage Store on Queensway that is back open two days a week Tuesday 11-4 and Thursdays 11-4. Comment?
1 hr ago | via ABC News
Crowdfunding is making its way into Australia's property sector, opening up the market to younger investors and those with less cash to invest. Crowdsourcing money for real estate is a new direction for what has been dubbed the "sharing economy", where the power of many small investors come together to fund big developments. Comment?
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