Panhandle Real Estate News
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Apr 16, 2016 | via Amarillo.com
Amarillo broke its all-time record for first quarter home sales this year with 765, beating a record that stood for 10 years and was last touched before the economic downturn of 2008. As of March 31, the Amarillo Association of Realtors listed 954 homes for sale, which was 31 fewer than a year ago, Jeffers reported. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via NewsFactor
The official description of this past week's Realcomm conference [held June 21-24] is heavy on industry jargon. It purports to be about "the intersection of technology, innovation and real estate operations." Comment?
Saturday | via The Victoria Advocate
We have repeatedly been told home ownership leads to a better life. While low interest rates have improved one aspect of affordability, it is wise to run the numbers before making that commitment as there are many variables. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via Switched
The world stands on the brink of economic catastrophe but it's ok because a few more tourists from Phoenix are going to buy Titleist polos at the Turnery pro shop. With Britain now a free agent, the world eagerly waits to see if the Organization of American States will make a ten-year offer, with a trade deal to be named later. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 22 | via Waco Tribune-Herald
Local construction figures sagged in May, but general spending, home sales and the unemployment rate performed well, giving the local economy just enough juice to beat the numbers from April and from May of last year, according to the Greater Waco Economic Index released Wednesday. Amarillo-based economist Karr Ingham prepares the monthly snapshot of trends for the First National Bank of Central Texas and the Waco Tribune-Herald. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 21 | via Durant Daily Democrat
John Massey, middle, chairman of First United Bank is shown with and Lacy and Dorothy Harber, owners of American Bank of Texas. Two area businessmen, John Massey and Lacy Harber, have decided to merge their organizations to preserve and continue the legacies and commitments of their community banks, the companies said, in a news release. Comment?
28 min ago | via Daily Herald
Q: We are a retired couple. We have two debts that we have not paid off. One is a Sallie Mae student loan at 3.875 percent. Comment?
54 min ago | via Scoop
A new government data set shows about 5.2 percent of New Zealand households owe more than they own at a time when low interest rates have made borrowing more attractive. As at June 30, 2015, 4.6 percent of the country's 1.67 million households had a net worth of between $0 and negative $100,000 and 0.6 percent were in even deeper negative equity, Statistics New Zealand's household net worth figures show. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Powhatan Today
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills dipping to their lowest point since November. The Treasury Department auctioned $31 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.260 percent, down from 0.270 percent last week. Comment?
1 hr ago | via National Review Online
At issue were a number of regulations in the state of Texas governing abortion clinics and the meat-cutters employed therein. Texas, with its relatively light regulatory regime, is sometimes regarded in the coastal cosmopoles Rand, but it isn't quite. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Spokesman-Review
Panic over Great Britain's startling vote to exit the European Union sent global financial markets skidding anew Monday, with shock waves felt from Shanghai to Wall Street. The British pound touched 1985 levels against the U.S. dollar. Comment?
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