Montgomery Real Estate News
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Saturday Mar 18 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
If you are planning to buy or sell your home, now could be the best time to make a move. Montgomery residential sales were up nearly nine percent for the month of January compared to last year. Comment?
Friday Feb 24 | via Government Executive
Bethyn Sundbeck was driving in Utah near Hall Air Force Base with her nine-month old son when she got into a car accident. Her husband was thousands of miles away, en route to his new installation in Alabama. Comment?
Feb 7, 2017 | via Inman News
The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.19 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending Feb. 2, 2017. 16.2 percent of single family home and condo sales in 2016 were distressed sales, which is down from 18.8 percent of all sales in 2015 to the lowest level since 2007, a nine-year low. Comment?
Feb 2, 2017 | via Inman Real Estate News
Among 193 metropolitan statistical areas with a population of 200,000 or more and at least 100 distressed sales in 2016, those with the highest share of total distressed sales were Atlantic City, New Jersey ; Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland-West Virginia ; Rockford, Illinois ; Montgomery, Alabama ; and Baltimore, Maryland . Bank-owned sales accounted for 8.0 percent of all sales in 2016, down from 10.0 percent in 2015 to the lowest level since 2006 - a 10-year low. Comment?
Jan 9, 2017 | via Business Insurance
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by banks to avoid a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. lawsuit over the 2009 collapse of Alabama's Colonial BancGroup Inc. The justices left in place a May 2016 ruling by the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that found that the FDIC did not wait too long to sue Credit Suisse Group A.G., First Horizon National Corp., Royal Bank of Scotland Group P.L.C., Wells Fargo & Co. and seven other banks for selling or underwriting toxic mortgage securities that Colonial bought. Comment?
Monday Mar 13 | via Alabama Live
The myth endures, in some circles, that federally funded legal aid is subsidized activism. The claim persists that rather than represent the poor in "routine" civil legal matters, that legal services organizations have been diverted to an ideological mission that taxpayers shouldn't have to support. Comment?
Thursday Mar 9 | via GlobeNewswire
The Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta has approved a dividend at an annualized rate of 4.77 percent for the fourth quarter of 2016. "The fourth quarter dividend is consistent with the Bank's strong financial performance throughout 2016," said FHLBank Atlanta Chair of the Board of Directors, Gary Garczynski. Comment?
Jan 16, 2017 | via The Decatur Daily
Area home sales have increased significantly over the past two years, a sign the local housing market is recovering from the recession. Total home sales in Morgan County hit 1,482 in 2016, the highest number of homes sold in the county since 2007, according to a report from the Alabama Center for Real Estate at the University of Alabama. Comment?
Jan 16, 2017 | via Alabama Live
WiRE is the acronym "Week in Real Estate" and is digitally published every Saturday morning on al.com. The WiRE is categorized geographically and is designed to help real estate professionals, affiliates and consumers follow all the major news stories that impact real estate in Alabama. Comment?
Jan 12, 2017 | via Alabama Live
On average, health insurance costs are higher in Alabama, they're rising more rapidly, and they account for a bigger chunk of household income than in California. The Alabama/California Conversation Project is a collaboration between Alabama Media Group and Spaceship Media , a journalism nonprofit that facilitates engagement between communities at odds. Comment?
30 min ago | via Star-Telegram.com
After crunching the numbers, searching your favorite neighborhoods, and weighing the pros and cons of each property you've seen, you've chosen a house that seems like the perfect fit for you. While it may be "perfect" when it comes to location, price, or features, it's now time for you to find out about the home's imperfections before you hand over your hard-earned cash. Comment?
34 min ago | via Art Daily
On the 26 March 2017 the Musee Camille Claudel will open to the public. This is an important and unique cultural event. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Small dead animals
A B.C. Supreme Court ruling will send shock waves through the arm of the Canadian real-estate market that is powered by foreign capital, say immigration lawyers. [...] The B.C. decision is a stark warning to real estate agents, notaries and lawyers who fail to ensure that sellers of properties are truly tax residents of Canada, said David Lesperance, a tax and immigration lawyer based in Toronto. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Northwest Herald
HEBRON – Growth and building up a reputable village image are top priorities for Hebron village president candidates Kimberly Martinez and Frank Beatty. Beatty , a former village president and local business owner, and Martinez , a real estate agent, are joined by village Trustee Mark Mogan in challenging incumbent Village President John Jacobson. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
A gifted public speaker, Mr Deal was a highly sought after media commentator who regularly spruiked Melbourne's property market over a 20-year career as an agent and buyers advocate. But Mr Deal's silver-tongue has recently landed him in serious trouble with Victoria Police as he continues to dodge a string of angry creditors and debt collectors. Comment?
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