Kingman Real Estate News
Mar 3, 2015 | via Hays Daily News
Property tax on Kansas farmland has been a hot topic recently. Perhaps it is time to review why use-value appraisal is appropriate. Comment?
Mar 1, 2015 | via The Wichita Eagle
At 73 years old, Joyce Higinbotham expected this would be the time in her life to travel with her husband, Bill, and visit friends, family and all the places the high school sweethearts hadn't explored while raising three children in rural eastern Kansas. Instead, Joyce lives in a one-bedroom apartment in a senior community in west Wichita, a few miles down the road from Bill, who at 74 has been living in the memory care wing of an assisted living facility for the past six months. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Capital-Journal
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Feb 7, 2015 | via The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era
Danedri Thompson email@example.com A divided council gave its blessing to a property management company seeking tax subsidies for an apartment complex in Gardner. The MACO Development Company needed a resolution of support from the Gardner City Council in order to apply for a federal tax subsidy to upgrade Gardner Estates, an apartment complex at 130 E. Madison Street. Comment?
Jan 5, 2015 | via The Capital-Journal
"Misery" increased in Topeka and other Kansas cities in the third quarter, but Kansans still are less miserable than they were in 2013. Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research compiles a quarterly "misery index" based on inflation, home prices and the unemployment rate. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
Westpac is cutting the lucrative interest rate discounts offered to new housing investors, as lenders act to slow the rapid growth in lending to property investors by charging them more for credit. As regulatory pressure on banks ramps up over concerns about Sydney's red-hot housing market, the country's second biggest lender on Tuesday said it would reduce "pricing discretions" on a range of loan products for property investors. Comment?
12 min ago | via Cape Cod Times
There are a lot of numbers that get bandied about when it comes to Cape Cod housing. One of the most quoted number, and perhaps the most important, has less to do with housing and more to do with what happens when the cost of housing outstrips the ability of people living in an area to pay for it. Comment?
19 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
A top contender for the Republican presidential nomination cashed out his retirement savings to pay some nagging bills for a broken refrigerator, air-conditioning unit, and his kids' private-school tuition. According to The Washington Post , Sen. Marco Rubio sold $68,241 worth of retirement funds in September after bills began piling up at home. Comment?
22 min ago | via The China Post
The vast majority of young adults in Taiwan want to buy their own homes rather than rent a place to live, but the appetite for purchasing a new home lessened the older people are, according to the results of a survey released earlier this week. Housefun magazine, which covers Taiwan's property market, said its survey found that 83.3 percent of respondents in the 20-30 age bracket preferred to buy their own homes rather than rent, as did 70.70 percent and 74.20 percent of respondents in the 31-40 and 41-50 age groups, respectively. Comment?
33 min ago | via Saint Louis Front Page
Gas Prices Stay Low for Memorial Day Weekend Travel ST. LOUIS, MO, , May 17, 2015 - AAA Travel projects 37.2 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase from the 35.5 million people who traveled last year and the highest travel volume for the holiday in 10 years. Comment?
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