Lillie Real Estate News
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Thursday Jul 14 | via KNOE-TV Monroe
Thanks to big companies like Century link and reports of improved schools many people are flocking to Ouachita Parish to find a home, but it's going to be harder then they might think. According to the Northeast Louisiana Association of Realtors there's been more than 700 homes sold so far this year. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via Baton Rouge Business Report
East Baton Rouge is among five Louisiana parishes that have a sizable share of the 4,000 Louisiana borrowers who are are owed money from a settlement with mortgage servicers stemming from the 2008 housing bubble bust. The Louisiana Department of Treasury says it has received the $2.4 million foreclosure settlement and is encouraging residents to search for the money online or to call the office's toll-free hotline at 1-888-925-4127. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
More than 4,000 borrowers in Louisiana are owed money from a settlement with mortgage servicers stemming from the 2008 housing bubble burst, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy. "If you lost your home to foreclosure during the national credit crisis, check our Unclaimed Property database to see if you're owed some money," said Kennedy. Comment?
Jun 15, 2016 | via BayouBuzz.com
The Louisiana legislature thorough the House Ways and Means Committee are deciding on whether to fill the roughly $450M hole or cut TOPS, K-12, and other programs. Through the actions of Republicans in the House of Representatives, especially those who serve on the House Ways and Means Committee, the special session has shown John Bel Edwards we will not succumb to unreasonable taxation. Comment?
Jun 8, 2016 | via Daily World
Edwards tax plan takes a hit Democratic committee chair casts tie-breaking vote to stall key bill Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Rep. Joe Bouie, D-New Orleans, listens to testimony about tax bills during a hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday in Baton Rouge. Gov. John Bel Edwards called on lawmakers Tuesday to raise millions of dollars more in taxes aimed at closing budget holes and stopping cuts to health care services and education programs. Comment?
59 min ago | via South China Morning Post
An unemployed man who helped in cheating Wing Lung Bank of more than HK$6.5 million in mortgages by posing as the son of a property owner 12 years ago was jailed for three years on Friday. Deputy district judge Ko Wai-hung slammed the scheme for delivering a heavy blow to Hong Kong's existing financial system as he noted that Wong Wai-lung's actions have brought serious inconvenience to property owners and losses to the bank. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Fox News
Investing in real estate can be risky and complicated. Rather than invest directly in real estate by buying actual property, some investors instead opt to put money into REITs. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
The housing market is still hot in many parts of the country, with national home prices hitting record highs, but the percentage of people buying rather than renting their home continues to fall. The homeownership rate in the second quarter of 2016 fell to 62.9 percent, its lowest level since 1965, according to Still, the drop from the same period in 2015 was less than 1 percent, which shows that the rate may finally be stabilizing after declining every year since before the housing bubble burst in 2006. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
In March, Capital One began allowing users to check credit card balances and transactions as well as pay bills via Alexa, Amazon's smart home virtual assistant. Now, the firm is expanding that service to include home and auto loan payments, according to CNET . Comment?
1 hr ago | via Deadline
It was inevitable and the Department of Justice signaled as much in their press conference last month when it was asked about whether investment banker Goldman Sachs would be investigated for establishing bonds for the controversial Malaysian 1MDB the money of which was allegedly misspent going into to fund Red Granite 's The Wolf of Wall Street as well as expensive artwork, real estate for the production company's co-founder Riza Aziz and investments for his friend Jho Low. A basic money laundering scheme, according to DOJ . Comment?
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