Georgetown Real Estate News
Jan 25, 2015 | via Austin Monthly
From empty nesters to young families, Teravista has a diverse populace and is an upscale traditional community, featuring spacious manufactured homes and elegant, manicured lawns. A big draw for the neighborhood is its excellent schools. Comment?
Sep 27, 2014 | via Austin American-Statesman
I really enjoyed the PolitiFact Texas analysis of spending per student. They say it is not really the total dollars divided by total students. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
As low interest rates continue to pressure margins and net interest income, a spike in mortgage banking volume - fueled by refinancing activity - has provided a welcome boost for banks that sell their originations. Several bankers, pleased that refi activity padded first-quarter results, were quick to caution that they aren't counting on refinancing levels remaining elevated going forward. Comment?
Thursday | via Investor's Business Daily
Shares caved 7.7% to 20.03 in the stock market today , a fall likely compounded by the 11.4 % drop in U.S. new-home sales for March reported by the government Thursday. PulteGroup's gross margin on home sales fell to 22.7% from 23.8% a year earlier, partly reflecting last year's purchase of real estate lots from homebuilder Dominion Homes catered to entry-level customers. Comment?
Thursday | via Lucianne.com
"Will you take away my health insurance?" That question does not get asked often at Republican presidential forums. Yet it will be the most decisive question in the 2016 presidential election. Comment?
Wednesday | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. SHANGHAI - China's factory activity contracted at its fastest pace in a year in April, a private survey showed, suggesting that economic conditions are still deteriorating despite increasingly aggressive policy easing by the central bank. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Examiner.com
Texas is home for bigger and better homes and big mansions because we have large acres to build them. As per Commerce Department, the median size of a completed new home last year bloomed to a new record - 2,415 square feet. Comment?
10 min ago | via Cape Breton Post
The future needs for seniors housing in Sydney will headline a public discussion set for Tuesday at the Southend Community Centre. The meeting is being hosted by the centre's board of directors, in co-operation with officials from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. John Alyward, partner and senior project manager with Venture Solutions Inc., said as members of the baby boom generation - those born between 1946 and 1964 - become empty nesters, they are seeking affordable housing options. Comment?
12 min ago | via Monterey County Herald
Moss Landing >> As two of their principal backers continue to battle it out in Monterey County Superior Court, competing Moss Landing desalination project proposals are forging ahead through the regulatory process. Last week, People's Moss Landing Water Desalination Project backer Nader Agha and Deep Water Desal partner David Armanasco were unable to reach an agreement during a court-ordered settlement conference in a lawsuit involving the competing desal projects. Comment?
15 min ago | via Manawatu Evening Standard
When it comes to real estate, people tend to make generalisations based on their own experiences and speak in absolutes, when the reality is more nuanced. When you buy or sell a home, you're likely to get lots of unsolicited advice from well-meaning friends and family. Comment?
16 min ago | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
It doesn't matter how much money you have or how much money you are using for the down payment; if you need a mortgage, the underwriting guidelines are the same. It doesn't matter if you have enough income to buy four houses, you still must have at least decent credit to qualify for a mortgage. Comment?
40 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
Senator Charles Grassley on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, challenging the method by which HUD Secretary Julian Castro installed a new head of the Federal Housing Administration. Traditionally, the FHA is led by a commissioner, who is nominated by the White House and confirmed by the Senate. Comment?
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