Midland Real Estate News
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Thursday Jul 16 | via The City Wire
Foreclosures across the region, state and much of the nation are returning to their pre-crisis levels according to Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac. The data marketing firm reports local foreclosures are down significantly in Benton, Crawford, Sebastian and Washington counties since the pre-crisis 2006. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via The City Wire
Real estate agents across Fort Smith and the surrounding area are having one of their best years ever with 18.5% growth in sales volume through the first half of 2015, compared to a year ago. Homes sales values in Sebastian County totaled $101.27 million in the first six months of 2015, compared to $85.445 million in 2014 and $77.894 million in 2013, according to MountData.com. Comment?
Jun 15, 2015 | via The City Wire
Editor's note: This story is a component of The Compass Report. The quarterly Compass Report is managed by The City Wire, and sponsored by Arvest Bank in the Fort Smith region. Comment?
May 21, 2015 | via The City Wire
Banks taking back more homes across the country is the primary reason foreclosure filings rose 9% in April from a year ago. Irvine, Calif.,-based RealtyTrac reports 125,875 U.S. properties were in the midst of foreclosure last month, which was an 18-month high on the heels of what has been a downward trend for more than two years. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via The City Wire
Arkansas foreclosure activity continues to slow and are part of a national trend in which first quarter foreclosures were their lowest rate in 8 years, according to Irvine, Calif.,-based RealtyTrac.com. Filings were down in Northwest Arkansas, up in Sebastian County, but down overall in the Fort Smith metro. Comment?
Friday Jul 24 | via KATV Little Rock
With the first two quarters of 2015 already in the books, local and national economists predict a stronger economy in parts of Arkansas and the nation as a whole for the remainder of the year. John Silvia, chief economist with Wells Fargo, described the national economic scene as mixed with strong consumer spending somewhat damped by slower growth overseas that is constraining exports, as well as continuing cutbacks in energy exploration. Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via The City Wire
With the first two quarters of 2015 already in the history books, local and national economists predict a stronger economy in Northwest Arkansas, Fort Smith and the nation as a whole for the remainder of the year. John Silvia, chief economist with Wells Fargo, described the national economic scene as mixed with strong consumer spending somewhat damped by slower growth overseas that is constraining exports, as well as continuing cutbacks in energy exploration. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 22 | via JD Supra
In this decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery largely declined to dismiss claims for breach of a limited liability company agreement, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unjust enrichment, breach of fiduciary duty, aiding and abetting, civil conspiracy, and fraudulent transfer in connection with the allegedly forced insolvency of a limited liability company. In so ruling, the Court rejected, among other things, defendants' arguments that all of plaintiff's claims were derivative, rather than direct, in nature. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via The Courier
The number of residential homes sold, as well as the values and average prices of those homes in Pope County, saw higher increases from May 2014 to May 2015 than statewide percentage changes, according to the Arkansas Realtors Association's monthly statistics. In Pope County, 76 homes were sold in May 2014 and 88 homes were sold in May 2015, a 15.79-percent increase and more than the 10.77-percent increase in the amount of homes sold statewide. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 8 | via National Mortgage News
Unless you are a Citigroup or JPMorgan Chase, your bank is pretty safe from the turmoil in Greece and China, right? The threat of a Greek default and the Chinese stock market plunge will exert downward pressure on interest rates, and global insecurity could encourage the Federal Reserve to delay a rate hike, experts say. That could translate into even tighter margins and delay relief for the many banks starved for revenue growth. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Patch.com
Adele Kuczmarski , an associate broker affiliated with Manhasset office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage on Long Island and Queens , has been recognized by the 2015 REAL Trends Best Real Estate Agents in America list as being among the top real estate agents in New York. Kuczmarski ranked No. Comment?
7 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
The 29 Muritai Road mansion was marketed and sold for $6 million, but received a price of just $4.4m after the original sale fell through. A real estate agency has been ordered to pay more than $2 million after the botched sale of a seaside mansion on Auckland's North Shore. Comment?
10 min ago | via Mortgage News
Durable Goods Orders: New orders for durable goods were up 3.4% in June. The higher-than-expected number was helped by a surge in civilian aircraft orders, up 103% from May. Still, orders were up 0.9%, excluding transportation. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Day
He was perhaps the greatest diver in history but never made the cover of a Wheaties box. He was once one of the biggest names in sports, shaking hands with presidents, hanging out with Brooke Shields, co-writing a No. Comment?
17 min ago | via West Australian
Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata on Tuesday played down any risk that expected interest rate increases by the U.S. Federal Reserve or the Bank of England could pose to financial markets, and dismissed suggestions that the BOJ should raise rates to prevent the yen from falling too fast. Iwata, speaking at the upper house financial affairs committee, acknowledged there was a chance currencies could react to such rate hikes but noted that foreign exchange markets may have fully priced in expected interest rate increases. Comment?
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