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Jun 19, 2012 | via NOLA.com
Hundreds of new apartments have opened in downtown New Orleans in converted office towers and the newly built South Market District, adding supply on the more expensive side of the market. More renters are turning to home ownership, local market observers say, while layoffs in the oil and gas industry and the exodus of the movie production industry also have siphoned demand. Comment?
Aug 1, 2016 | via FindLaw
Alfred Cotton; Rubbie Cotton; First American Bank And Trust, Plaintiffs-Appellees v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London, Defendant-Appellant. Comment?
Sep 2, 2016 | via National Mortgage News
High insurance costs and limited property value increases are why the New Orleans area ranks among the worst in the nation for homeowners, according to a new analysis. Although prices have surged in the city's historic core, the analysis reports lagging values in the suburbs have pulled down those gains. Comment?
Aug 13, 2016 | via The Advocate
The first span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway was completed in 1956, when cars sported fins and the postwar suburban explosion was still years away from the north shore. The Causeway and the parishes it connects have changed dramatically since then, but two things from the original span remain: the concrete used to build it and the debt incurred to pay for it. Comment?
Jul 25, 2016 | via The Times-Picayune
One of the benefits to living in Southern Louisiana is that scenery can change quickly. In one short drive, one can go from the CBD and the rush of the city, to the quiet country pace of Belle Chasse. Comment?
Monday Oct 10 | via Best of New Orleans
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the 18th annual American Cancer Society walk held Oct. 1 at Champions Square, included more than 6,500 participants and raised $210,000 to fund breast cancer research, education and patient support. Since 1991, more than 12 million walk supporters have helped raise more than $750 million. Comment?
Monday Oct 10 | via KLFY-TV Lafayette
Bill Clinton was president, the first flip phone went on sale, the Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl, Mel Gibson's "Braveheart" won an Academy Award and Atlanta hosted the summer Olympics. Flood insurance maps are used by mortgage and insurance companies to determine if property is in a flood zone requiring the homeowner to purchase flood insurance. Comment?
Friday Oct 7 | via Baton Rouge Business Report
A federal judge has cleared the way for Goldman Sachs Bank to take title to the 42-acre property along Nicholson Drive that Lafayette oilman Michael Moreno amassed in the mid-2000s with dreams of developing it into a mixed-use project called The River District . The order, signed Sept. Comment?
Monday Oct 3 | via Business Wire
Louisiana State Senator Gregory Tarver and Louisiana State Representative Cedric Glover attended a home dedication ceremony on Saturday for two Shreveport families. The homes were funded in part by a $55,800 Affordable Housing Program grant in 2015 from Red River Bank and the FHLB Dallas. Comment?
Apr 19, 2012 | via WWL-AM New Orleans
Will Congress approve the money before their October recess...in time to keep residents from abandoning their homes? This hours guest: John Kennedy - State Treasurer Dr. Charles Boustany - U.S. Congressman Got they've lived it got a little complicated for me he's the attempt for a governor Edwards I think to get in were doing two points or two point eight billion. For all the people that are still quote underwater financially year after the great luck. Comment?
16 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Deena Sisson joined 1st Advantage Mortgage as regional vice president. "We are extremely excited to enhance our business in the Southwest," said Paul Lueken, chief executive officer at 1st Advantage Mortgage, in a statement. Comment?
46 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Does it always start at the top? Because there's just no letup in dismal tidbits piling up about big-city high-end condo market: Manhattan, San Francisco, Miami - and now Chicago too? Just last year, things were still so good on the Magnificent Mile, those tony 13 blocks of Michigan Avenue from the Chicago River north to Oak Street, of landmark towers, shops and restaurants - rents rank among the most expensive in the country - museums, hotels, and high-end condos. April last year, the 65th-floor penthouse at the Park Tower on 800 N. Michigan Ave sold for $18.75 million, "to a firm with ties to 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas and wife Mellody Hobson, president of a Chicago investment firm," the Chicago Tribune speculated. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
Based on the 2017 tentative budget for the town of Potsdam, property taxes will increase by 51 cents per $1,000. If approved, town property owners will pay $3.80 per $1,000 of assessed value in 2017, up from $3.29 per $1,000 in 2016. Comment?
1 hr ago | via CBC News
New mortgage rules means some people will have to put off home purchases until they have saved more for the down payment. There is some bitter news for people looking to buy a home in Canada after Ottawa announced sweeping changes to how Canadians get a mortgage. Comment?
1 hr ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "National Health Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which invests in income producing health care properties primarily in the long-term care industry. The company provides current income for distribution to stockholders through investments in health care related facilities, including long-term care facilities, acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, retirement centers and assisted living facilities. Comment?
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