Plano Real Estate News
Apr 1, 2015 | via Denton Record-Chronicle
Lenders have scheduled foreclosure sales for more than 1,681 homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area - a 14 percent increase from foreclosure filings in April 2014. There are 10 percent more homes facing foreclosure this April compared to last year in Denton County, according to reports. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via National Mortgage News
March 17, 2015 - Auction.com , LLC, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, today announced the findings from its February 2015 Real Estate Investor Activity ReportTM, a nationwide survey of real estate investors bidding on properties offered for auction during the period. Survey data collected from investors bidding on property online and at live events across the country in February reveals a growing preference for flipping over a hold-to-rent strategy, even as rental rates climb in many markets. Comment?
Mar 5, 2015 | via Business Journal
Plano-based Altair Global, a relocation management company, has expanded its worldwide headquarters in Legacy Business Park by 20 percent, reflecting the hot real estate market in Dallas-Fort Worth. The firm has signed an additional lease for 13,960 square feet at 7800 N. Dallas Parkway in West Plano, which is within walking distance to Altair's global headquarters at 7500 N. Dallas Parkway. Comment?
Mar 1, 2015 | via Bank Rate
Today's lowest mortgage rates and fees go to borrowers with credit scores of 740 or higher. This is a change from a few years ago, when a 720 credit score was good enough to merit the best deals. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via Housing Wire
This time Bank of America's job cuts are once again located in North Texas, with 116 layoffs in Addison and Plano, according the bank's Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification. Employees are being laid off in Plano at a Bank of America Home Loans Corporate office on Legacy Drive and a mortgage-banking unit on Corporate Drive. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via People
Coping with the death of her husband, American Sniper hero Chris Kyle, has been hard enough, but having to move from the Texas home she shared with him was "devastating to me emotionally," his widow, Taya Kyle, tells PEOPLE. Even so, she says, "I feel Chris is here in the new house with us. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via PR-inside.com
May 6, 2015 - Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. announced today that it has secured acquisition financing totaling $494.88 million for the acquisition of 12 apartment communities totaling 4,635 units located in Texas, Georgia and Colorado. Working on behalf of the borrower, Strata Equity Group, Inc., HFF placed 12 separate fixed-rate loans totaling $494.88 million with Freddie Mac's CME Program. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via Dallas Morning News
A new report by one of the country's largest Wall Street analysts is warning about the current spike in Texas home prices. In the Dallas-area residential prices are 11 percent overvalued and values are 9 percent too high in Fort Worth, according to the just released report. Comment?
Tuesday | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 5.9 percent in March 2015 compared with March 2014 according to a recently released CoreLogicA Home Price Index . This change represents 37 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally. Comment?
Tuesday | via Mortgage News Daily
Nationwide home prices are now within 10 percent of their pre-crash peaks and seven states have surpassed those peaks, some have been establishing new high marks for several months. CoreLogic said today that its Home Price Index that tracks that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, rose in March for the 37th consecutive month on a year-over-year basis. Comment?
2 min ago | via WFIE-TV Evansville
A Georgia sheriff has been charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of a real estate agent as prosecutors look into his statement that he was conducting police training exercises at the time. Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill was charged Wednesday in the shooting, which critically wounded real estate agent Gwenevere McCord, 43, Gwinnett County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shannon Volkodav said. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Memphis Flyer
The GOP could open a haberdashery with all the hats that have been thrown into the ring for the 2016 presidential nomination. It looks pretty much the same as the last go-round, minus Mitt Romney and Ron Paul, but plus Rand Paul and Jeb Bush. Comment?
Nov 19, 2010 | via American Reporter
ANGEL FIRE, N.M., Nov. 17, 2010 -- Bemoaning Queen Elizabeth's wealth dropping to a mere $695,000,000 CNBC-TV's David Faber wondered aloud if the Monarchy had been depleting assets like "sort of Sir Robin of Locksley." This started me thinking about the U.S. political neophytes who try to explain economic realities in terms of both the direct, and inverse aspects of Robin Hood: The problem is that both polarities are simplistic and fail to address the very real needs and responsibilities of both citizens and government in a democracy. Comment?
9 min ago | via The Washington Post
The lender will offer 194 million new shares, equal to about 8 percent of issued capital, at A$28.50 each, a 19 percent discount to Wednesday's closing price. The lender said in a statement Thursday it plans to hand over as much as 80 percent of its U.K. business to shareholders and sell the remainder through an initial public offering by the end of 2015. Comment?
18 min ago | via The Cyprus Weekly
The Troika of international lenders is likely to approve the continuation of Cyprus' a 10 billion bailout today, sources told Phileleftheros newspaper. The bailout has been on hold since parliament suspended the implementation of the law on foreclosure, a key requirement for the implementation of the bailout programme. Comment?
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