Oak Grove Real Estate News
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Friday May 6 | via Baton Rouge Business Report
The Lafayette developers of the River District-a proposed mixed-use development that is planned for 42 acres straddling Nicholson Drive between LSU and downtown -have filed an application with the Planning Commission to add 6.9 additional acres to their long-stalled project. The new acreage consists primarily of a parking lot and warehouse located between River Road and the railroad tracks. Comment?
Wednesday May 4 | via Concordia Sentinel
Flooding, flood zones and flood insurance are all probably on the minds of most everyone in our area. With the recent heavy rain, areas that have never flooded and even those outside areas predicted to flood on the most recent flood maps have flooded homes and businesses. Comment?
Apr 5, 2016 | via Insurance Journal West
Some homeowners in the area got notices from their mortgage company saying they were no longer required to buy flood insurance, and some were among the 23 houses that flooded in March, Frenchman's Bend Homeowners Association President Jonathan Oglesbee said. The requirement was dropped after the Federal Emergency Management Agency accepted revisions to the area's flood plain map, based in part on a developer's work to add fill dirt to raise a subdivision. Comment?
Mar 17, 2016 | via The Advocate
Louisiana's top officials agreed Thursday to refinance state debt to generate $82 million in quick cash to help close gaps in this year's budget. Lawmakers assumed the additional cash in its budget rebalancing work during the recently-added special legislative session, so refusal to do the refinancing would have more than doubled a remaining $70 million shortfall for the budget year that ends June 30. Kennedy was the only member to vote against the refinancing. Comment?
Feb 19, 2016 | via NOLA.com
A big part of Gov. John Bel Edwards plans for long-term budget change relies on reworking the state's income tax structure. This is the first in a five-part series looking at the governor's tax plan, including the cuts and tax increases he has proposed. Comment?
1 min ago | via Sunday Herald
Nationwide has said the UK economy and housing market should remain resilient, "assuming uncertainty around the referendum lifts", after reporting soaring profits which rose by almost a quarter last year to A 1.28billion. The great building society survivor strengthened its position as the UK's second biggest mortgage lender, leading challenger in current accounts, and top-rated high street institution for customer service, in its tenth and final year under outgoing chief executive Graham Beale. Comment?
4 min ago | via MySanAntonio.com
A shuttle bus bound for Silicon Valley more than 40 miles away picks up riders in the heart of San Francisco's Mission neighborhood. The buses cater to employees of Apple, Google, Facebook and others. Comment?
6 min ago | via OC Metro
ANAHEIM Bernie Sanders didn't cast his gaze far Tuesday when he launched into his attack on corporate greed, targeting Disneyland during an Anaheim... The restaurant fire that on Friday engulfed the end of the Seal Beach Municipal Pier in flames was hardly an outlier. After 15 years in the heart of Downtown Disney, House of Blues Anaheim will be officially closing in that location on Sunday. Comment?
9 min ago | via National Mortgage News
Zombie foreclosures, defined as vacant properties in the foreclosure process, are down significantly in Southwest Florida, according RealtyTrac's second quarter report. "The Southwest Florida market has been crushing the zombie foreclosure problem over the past year," said Daren Blomquist, vice president of the Irvine, Calif.-based housing research firm. Comment?
11 min ago | via KXRO radio
The Dow soared 213.12 to close at 17,706.05 for its biggest one-day gain in weeks. The Nasdaq jumped 95.27 to finish at 4,861.06, while the S&P gained 28.02 to close at 2,076.06. Comment?
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