Harbert Real Estate News
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Wednesday Aug 26 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
A Union Pier area realtor is up for a national award for work that he's done to help preserve open space in Berrien County. The Southwest Michigan Association of Realtors says that George S. Lucas is one of ten finalists for the national association's Good Neighbor Award due to his service as board president of Chikaming Open Lands, a group that heads conservation efforts, including along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
Sales of existing homes in the area continue to be strong. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors is reporting the average selling price in April rose 16% from March to just over $186,000, while median prices were up 20%. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
The latest figures from the Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors shows an increase in sales of existing homes in March by 26% compared to last year, with both median and average prices also rising. The sales last month accounted for 43% of the homes sold in Berrien County and the western parts of Cass and Van Buren counties for the first three months of the year. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
There is a new policy that will take effect on May 1 in Berrien County to help people behind on their property taxes avoid foreclosure and get the debt paid off more quickly. Treasurer Bret Witkowski says interest rates can be slashed drastically for some. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
Property owners who are behind on their property taxes to Berrien County have until March 31 to get into a payment plan with the county treasurerA's office to avoid foreclosure. Treasurer Bret Witkowski says heA's hoping the numbers come down by the end of the month. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via C & G Newspapers
Those looking for a bit of inspiration might find it at an upcoming event where a national speaker will talk about surviving and thriving in today's changing world. The "success seminar" is free, with speaker Will Weaver fronting the cost himself. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via MLive.com
Most Michigan middle class families are poorer than their parents, when their incomes are adjusted for inflation. The impact can be seen at Macomb Community College, which operates two food banks for its students. 1 comment
Wednesday Aug 12 | via State of Michigan
LANSING, MICH. Michigan native Dean Franchi was a step behind in 2012 and at risk of losing the only home his five children had ever known when he discovered Michigan State Housing Development Authority's Step Forward Program. Comment?
Monday Aug 10 | via ClickOnDetroit
One newly exonerated inmate walks free every couple of months in Michigan, which has released more innocent prisoners than all but four states. Julie Baumer was one of them, missing four years of family life and career advancement due to a child abuse conviction after her nephew's head injuries were mistakenly blamed on shaken-baby trauma. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via The New Zealand Herald
" As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth. Low oil and gas prices are good for the overall economy because they reduce costs for consumers and business. Comment?
4 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
The Government says it intends to sell a majority of Tauranga's state houses to a single buyer or consortium. Photo / File The Government says it intends to sell a majority of Tauranga's state houses to a single buyer or consortium. Comment?
6 min ago | via Daily Mail
But the chances are, you will also get to live in a stunning, multimillion-dollar mansion that resembles a film star's home. These photos show the official residences of governors in 46 states - from palace-like structures to gated homes with huge driveways. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Janesville Gazette
"The hot Wisconsin housing market showed continued strength in July with both existing home sales and median prices higher than the levels in July last year, according to the most recent analysis of residential housing conducted by WRA. Existing home sales increased 16.9 percent in July 2015 relative to July 2014, and median prices rose 3.8 percent to $163,999 during [July]." Comment?
11 min ago | via Boston.com
Local banks in search of bigger returns are rushing to grab a slice of Boston's soaring commercial real estate market, lending at a pace not seen since the boom of the late 1980s and raising concerns among bankers and analysts that another bubble is in the making. Flush with money from growing deposits, stock offerings, and healthy cash reserves, the 25 largest banks based in Greater Boston have increased commercial real estate lending nearly 40 percent over the past three years, more than double the national increase of 16 percent , according to SNL Financial LLC, a Virginia research firm. Comment?
20 min ago | via Credit.com
Buying a home is probably the biggest financial purchase you will make in your lifetime - one you will be paying off for years to come. When you are calculating the details of your mortgage , or refinance, picking a lender can be one of the most complicated decisions in the process. Comment?
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