Midland Real Estate News
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Monday Jun 15 | 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?
Jan 28, 2015 | via The City Wire
With Arkansas' housing market on the mend in recent years, homeowners may be tempted to take out a home equity loan and banks and other financial institutions are likely eager to capture that business. But the equity gains are not across the board in Arkansas. Comment?
Dec 11, 2014 | via The City Wire
The number of new foreclosure filings across the state remain low with 69 new defaults and 166 homes taken back by lenders in November, according to Irvine, Calif.,-based RealtyTrac. The foreclosure pace slowed 49% from the same month last year and fell 69% from October's report. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via 4029TV.com
A woman charged in the kidnapping and killing of an Arkansas real estate agent has pleaded guilty to reduced charges in exchange for agreeing to testify against her estranged husband, who also is charged in the death. Crystal Lowery was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to first-degree murder and kidnapping charges in the death of 50-year-old Beverly Carter. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via Arkansas Times
The Arkansas Development Finance Authority has foreclosed on its mortgage loan to the Kramer School Artlofts Ltd. Partnership, owner of the Kramer Lofts at 715 Sherman St., and the lofts will auctioned at 3 p.m. Monday at the Pulaski County Courthouse. The sale will be for cash only. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via The City Wire
The number of consumers in Arkansas looking to make a major household purchase over the past six months rose 5 points in March as wages saw a slight increase and cheap fuel prices boosted discretionary income, according to the final installment of the 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released Tuesday. At the same time, the survey also showed that Arkansans are cautiously restructuring debt and paying bills, but on the flip side there was a big uptick in the number of consumers reporting more student loan debt. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via Switched
Sen. Rand Paul wants to "blow up the tax code," and he's proposing a new, far-reaching flat tax to do it. The only problem is that his plan could blow up the size of the deficit, too. Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via KATV Little Rock
The Arkansas Insurance Commissioner said if you don't have flood insurance to file a Federal Disaster Assistance Claim. Insurance Commissioner, Allen Kerr, said home and renters insurance doesn't cover flooding, some may have flood insurance and not know it. Comment?
52 min ago | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Home sales are up nationwide and economists credit the increase to low mortgage rates and consistent hirings since 2014. In Southwest Louisiana, home sales are also up and there is concern over whether there will be enough for everyone looking to buy. Comment?
57 min ago | via Credit.com
About 6.5 million mortgage borrowers could qualify for and benefit from refinancing their home loans , according to the Mortgage Monitor Report from Black Knight Financial Services, which could translate into massive savings for those consumers. The report , based on May 2015 data, puts the total potential annual savings at $20 billion, with as many as 3 million borrowers saving at least $200 a month in mortgage payments . Comment?
59 min ago | via The Namibian
A DAY after the International Monetary Fund expressed concern about the state of certain sectors of the Namibian economy, PSG Namibia analyst Brian van Rensburg said yesterday that although foreign reserves are low, they appear sufficient when considering the country's short-term external debt obligations, trade flows, and local currency in circulation. "We also believe that the account deficit seen at present is transitory - associated with significant imports towards infrastructure development and will narrow over the medium term. Comment?
59 min ago | via Independent.ie
Emma Murphy goes through a range of emotions in this series of screengrabs from the video she posted on Facebook which was recorded on the stairs of her home in Ballymun 'Now EU tells banks not to cut variable mortgages' is the main headline on the front page of today's 'Irish Independent'. As EU chiefs continue wrangling with a desperate Greek government, the commission said that our bailed-out banks should be allowed to profiteer on the back of mortgage holders 'Now EU tells banks not to cut variable mortgages' is the main headline on the front page of today's 'Irish Independent'. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Asia News Network
There's no denying that private property prices in Singapore are on a downward trend; they have been falling for seven straight quarters. Last week, the flash estimates for the second quarter were released, showing a 0.9 per cent drop in private home prices. Comment?
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