Jefferson Real Estate News
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Feb 15, 2016 | via NOLA.com
Housing prices continue to climb in the New Orleans area. In the last half of 2015, the average house sold for $356,000, according to the latest report from the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors and reporting by NOLA.com's Katherine Sayre . Comment?
Feb 12, 2016 | via NOLA.com
Home prices in New Orleans spiked at the highest rate in 50 years with a 14 percent increase last year , firmly establishing the city's historic neighborhoods as pricey, and for many people, out of reach. Nearly the entire New Orleans metro area housing market saw substantial price growth last year, including previously struggling areas in the west bank of Jefferson and St. Charles parishes and nearly all of St. Tammany Parish, according to the latest report from the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors released this week. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via LaGrange Daily News
Anyone interested in donating supplies or learning about how they can aid in Louisiana's recovery may contact Brandon Brooks at 706-302-7638. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 24 | via Baton Rouge Business Report
State Sen. Mack "Bodi" White, R-Central, is calling a special meeting Thursday of the Louisiana Senate's Homeland Security Committee to discuss the status of the flood recovery and try to get as much information as possible to flood victims. White, the committee's chairman, says he wants to bring multiple agencies together, including the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Louisiana State Police, the Louisiana National Guard, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to "discuss the next steps on the road to recovery." Comment?
Wednesday Aug 24 | via Mortgage News Daily
It is hard to find a mortgage banker that isn't hell-bent on expanding sometimes just for the sake of expanding. But many companies soon find out how hard and expensive it is owning a far-flung empire of brick & mortar. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 23 | via The Times-Picayune
Aerials of flooding in Baton Rouge, La. following record-breaking rainfall and flooding. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 23 | via National Mortgage News
After years of breakneck price increases, the latest figures on home sales in New Orleans suggest the market may be cooling off, at least for now. Prices ticked up 7.2 percent in the first six months of 2016. Comment?
34 min ago | via Outside the Beltway
Weighed down by anemic business spending, overstocked factories and warehouses, and a surprisingly weak housing sector, the American economy barely improved this spring after its usual winter doldrums. Consumer spending advanced at a robust pace, helping to sustain a modest growth rate of 1.2 percent, but the gain was overshadowed by the poor showing in other sectors of the economy. Comment?
36 min ago | via NY City News Service
New York's real estate market is pricey at all levels, but the rarefied air above 57th Street constitutes a new strata: Billionaire's Row. The buildings are ever sleeker and grander, leapfrogging one another in height, amenities - and price. Comment?
44 min ago | via The Motley Fool
According to the Social Security Administration's June 2016 snapshot, some 60.5 million people, two-thirds of whom are retirees, are currently receiving Social Security benefits. For retired workers, that benefit works out to an average of $1,348.49 per month. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sentinel & Enterprise
According to the latest data released Thursday by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., or Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average was the same as it was a week ago, unchanged at 3.43 percent with an average 0.6 point. It was 3.84 percent a year ago. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Lowell Sun
It is familiar territory for the insurance broker. He worked there for Dave McDuffee, running the life and health insurance departments for him from 1991 to 2004. Comment?
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