Meridian Real Estate News
Mar 6, 2015 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Do you currently rent an apartment or house, or are you interested in renting or possibly owning a home? Do you want to learn the best ways to locate a rental house or apartment or the costs of being a renter? Do you want to know your rights and responsibilities as a tenant and the benefits of renting versus owning? Answers to these questions and many more will be available during a free, two-hour renter education class sponsored by the Mississippi Home of Your Own program. The workshop is set for 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24 at the Multi-County Community Service Agency at 2900 Saint Paul in Meridian. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via Mississippi Business Journal
In a recent meeting with Beth Hansen, CEO of the Mississippi Association of Realtors, we discussed Mississippi's real estate market and its recovery from the shock of the housing crisis. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Mississippi Business Journal
Drawing from a doctrine applied to new rules for residential mortgages, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing that payday lenders verify a borrower's ability to repay before making a short-term, low dollar loan. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
The Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi are proud to unveil a brand new multi-purpose building on the grounds of its Camp Ita Kana in Wiggins with a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 01, 2015, at 4 p.m. The Girl Scouts will be joined by Anna Maria Chavez the National CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA and William G. Yates Jr. the President of Yates Construction. On Sunday, February 10, 2013, an EF4 tornado devastated much of Hattiesburg and surrounding areas and leveled the Co-Headquarters and training center of the Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via Mississippi Business Journal
EDITOR'S NOTE: Commercial Finance 701 is a continuing series on commercial loans written exclusively for the Mississippi Business Journal. Comment?
Feb 25, 2015 | via Deseret News
Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps leaves the U.S. Courthouse in Jackson, Miss., on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, after pleading guilty to two federal charges. A former prison official and a businessman are admitting guilt in a bribery scheme that involved hundreds of millions of dollars in state contracts and helped the one-time head of Mississippi's Corrections Department buy a home in a gated subdivision, a beachfront condo and top-of-the-line Mercedes Benz vehicles. Comment?
34 min ago | via Clarksville Online
Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson announced that the Tennessee Housing Development Agency had recently awarded a $235,705 Housing Trust Fund grant to Buffalo Valley. The grant will be used to finance the rehabilitation of six homes that will provide transitional housing for 48 homeless Veterans. Comment?
56 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Commodities fell broadly this week as the U.S. dollar made a big comeback. Only wheat and WTI crude oil eked out fractional gains. Comment?
1 hr ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
MMA Capital Management EVP Gary A. Mentesana purchased 3,000 shares of MMA Capital Management stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $10.67 per share, with a total value of $32,010.00. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Times of Oman
New York: Barclays dismissed mortgage-bond trader Yoon Seok Lee over claims related to inaccurate information provided to clients. Lee was "discharged" on February 11 after "allegations involving certain inaccurate communications to customers during the negotiation of residential mortgage-backed securities trades," Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Examiner.com
Princeton University Professor of Economics Alan Krueger and Roger Altman, executive chairman at Evercore, talk about the impact of trade agreements on U.S. jobs and the political battle over the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. They speak on "In T... Living and working in any community in America today, one must realize that no person is an island. Comment?
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