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Wednesday Feb 3 | via Daily Reporter
How does one write about race? Does one give statistics to support the facts? Or does one go for the anecdote, the story that will bring a tear to the eye and make us uniformly sing, "We Are the World?" Because of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Affirmative Action and other corrective measures taken to offset a history of racial inequality, many white people believe all is well, and African Americans just need to quit complaining. The struggle, as they see it, is over. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via Journal and Courier
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller files suit in tax-sale scam Three out-of-state business owners attempted to swindle financially strapped Hoosiers out of more than $3 million. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://indy.st/1X09He6 Attorney General Greg Zoeller: Complicated scam "took advantage of vulnerable Hoosiers who had fallen behind in their real-estate taxes and who did not understand the tax sale process." Comment?
Thursday Jan 21 | via FindLaw
Sabine Matthies, Julie A. Camden, Corey R. Meridew, Daniel M. Spungen, Camden & Meridew, P.C. Fishers, IN, Attorneys for Appellant. The AlanD. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 19 | via The Indianapolis Star
Lawmakers from two of the state's hardest hit housing markets - Gary and Indianapolis - have introduced three bills targeting urban blight this session, but a major overhaul of Indiana's distressed property laws will have to wait at least another yea Indiana blight bills take aim at zombie homes and squatters Lawmakers from two of the state's hardest hit housing markets - Gary and Indianapolis - have introduced three bills targeting urban blight this session, but a major overhaul of Indiana's distressed property laws will have to wait at least another yea Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1V4AQuR North Belleview Place, on Indianapolis' west side, is one of many streets in the city with large concentrations of abandoned homes. Comment?
Thursday Jan 14 | via Daily Journal
In 2015, local home sales increased 8 percent, compared to 2014. Home sales also increased 8 percent across central Indiana. Comment?
Friday | via WSJV-TV South Bend
A news release from the Indiana Attorney General's office said the $470 million multi-state settlement will pay restitution to homeowners who lost their homes to foreclosure from January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2012 after having their loans serviced by HSBC. Total payment to the 2,830 eligible Indiana residents could exceed $2 million. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via National Mortgage News
Three out-of-state business owners attempted to swindle financially strapped Hoosier property owners out of more than $3 million, according to a lawsuit filed today by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. The lawsuit filed in Marion Superior Court seeks more than $9 million in damages, fines and penalties. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via TheIndyChannel
Three companies are accused of swindling struggling property owners out of potentially millions of dollars, the Indiana Attorney's General's Office said Tuesday morning. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday morning, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says that the three out-of-state companies used a tax sale scheme. Comment?
Monday Feb 1 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Three out-of-state companies and their owners are facing a lawsuit filed by the Indiana attorney general over claims that they engineered a tax sale scheme and took advantage of Indiana homeowners in dire financial straits. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced the lawsuit Tuesday. Comment?
Sunday Jan 24 | via National Mortgage News
Jan. 21--As a result of a multistate settlement with Chase Bank over alleged unlawful debt collection practices, the Indiana Attorney General's Office announced Tuesday that Indiana Legal Services will receive a $300,000 grant to support its foreclosure prevention services and debt counseling programs that the nonprofit offers free to struggling Indiana residents. The grant also will fund a partnership between Indiana Legal Services and Indiana Tech Law School to engage students in this work, which will offer experience to prospective lawyers while providing assistance to low-income Indiana residents. Comment?
18 min ago | via WKXW-FM Trenton
Q. My house needs massive improvements. Stuff works, but it's ancient. I plan to retire in two years and move elsewhere. Comment?
18 min ago | via WKXW-FM Trenton
For starters, for 2015, the the standard deduction for those filing with HOH status was $9,250, said Laurie Wolfe, a certified financial planner with Lassus Wherley in New Providence. That's almost $3,000 more than if you filed using a single status. Comment?
36 min ago | via Post and Courier
Two years ago, the Georgia resident bought a townhome in downtown Charleston near West and Archdale streets, about a quarter-mile from the historic City Market. The idea was to get a foothold in the downtown real estate market, rent out the unit and retire in three years. Comment?
55 min ago | via The Gazette
Generally, it's advisable to pay off your mortgage before retirement, but it depends on your situation. There are trade-offs to paying off your mortgage because the money used is no longer available for other purposes. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Political
According to Zacks, "New York Mortgage Trust is a real estate investment trust focused on owning and managing a leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage securities and a mortgage origination business. The mortgage portfolio is comprised largely of prime adjustable-rate and hybrid mortgage loans and securities, much of which, over time will be originated by NYMT's wholly owned mortgage origination business, The New York Mortgage Company, a taxable real estate investment trust subsidiary. Comment?
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