Idalou Real Estate News
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Oct 14, 2016 | via Federal Emergency Management Agency
New flood maps become effective for portions of Lubbock County on Friday Feb. 3, 2017. Residents are encouraged to examine them so they can determine their need to buy flood insurance. Comment?
Jul 30, 2016 | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
This three-bedroom, two-bath house, by McDougal Construction, is one of six houses showing at North Pointe in this year's Parade of Homes, sponsored by the West Texas Home Builders Association. Six developers have built at the McDougal Construction project, which is the second phase of a 1,500-acre master-planned community. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Dallas Morning News
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a runaway success. In the five years since its founding, the CFPB has handled more than 1 million consumer complaints, including 53,000 from Texans, and returned $12 billion of ill-gotten gains from financial companies back to 29 million consumers. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Hotel Online
With Super Bowl 51 in the history books, Houston hotels are back to facing an uncertain future. The big question to answer in 2017 is, will this be a year of ups or downs for the local hotel market? 2016 was not a good year for the Houston hotel market as hotel occupancies declined 9.1%, ADR declined by 3.6%, and overall RevPAR declined by 12.4%. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via The Victoria Advocate
Government officials and Realtors all have slightly different takes on the bill. Some said HB 379 would raise property taxes and kill the real estate market in Texas, where property taxes are already higher than in other states. Comment?
Friday | via Star-Telegram.com
A shortage of construction workers has lengthened the time it takes to build a new home from four months to six or seven months, area builders say. A shortage of carpenters, masons and other construction trade workers continues to slow North Texas home builders as they ramp up for the spring selling season in what has become a very tight regional housing market. Comment?
Thursday Feb 23 | via WFAA-TV Dallas
North Texas homes are overvauled by as much as 14 percent, according to the latest Fitch Ratings report. DALLAS BUSINESS JOURNAL -- As home prices continue to climb in Dallas-Fort Worth, Fitch Ratings ' latest quarterly sustainable home price report says North Texas homes are overvalued by 10 to 14 percent. Comment?
10 min ago | via Scoop
Wall Street seesawed, with the Dow and S&P 500 touching record highs earlier in the session, as investors geared up for US President Donald Trump's address to Congress on Tuesday, which might offer more details on tax promises that have lifted equities. "We're going to start spending on infrastructure big," Trump told a group of governors at the White House on Monday. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Washington Post
If some American banks are too big to fail, others have begun to feel they're too small to succeed. Just ask Joey Root, the president of First Liberty Bank in Oklahoma City with $310 million in assets. 1 comment
13 min ago | via Inman News
Real estate photography company PlanOmatic has announced it will assign copyright and ownership of listing photos to its broker clients. The new policy is meant to allow brokers to use listing photos as they see fit without worrying about legal ramifications. Comment?
28 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
How to create a full social media strategy with "pillar content" and more tips that agents and brokers can implement today -- all given in five minutes -- from industry media maven Katie Lance.... Comment?
28 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
A new Bankrate survey suggests consumer are more bullish that sales justify. Similar research by NAR and Fannie Mae confirm that the dream of homeownership remains alive and well among Americans in general and non-owners in particular. Comment?
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