Prairie Grove Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Prairie Grove, AR continually updated from thousands of sources.
Monday Jun 15 | via The City Wire
The cost of owning a home in Northwest Arkansas continues to rise as steady buyer demand outpaces the supply of properties for sale. Realtors in Benton and Washington counties sold 785 homes valued at $152.705 million, according to MountData.com, up 19.3% compared to May 2014. Comment?
May 27, 2015 | via 5NEWSonline.com
A woman accused of kidnapping a real estate agent at gunpoint appeared in court on Wednesday , officials say. The real estate agent told police she had an appointment on April 24 to show a house on Hidden Creek Drive to a woman named "Makayla," according to a court document. Comment?
Apr 28, 2015 | via Benton Courier
Saline County ranked among the top counties in Arkansas in February homes sales, according to information released recently by the Arkansas Realtors Association. Overall in The Natural State, the number of homes sold in February was up 9 percent compared to the same month last year. 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?
Apr 15, 2015 | via The City Wire
The real estate market in Northwest Arkansas is heating up according to industry experts who report new and existing home sales, home prices and buyer demand are each showing signs of strength through the first quarter of 2015 - and that's compared to healthy 2014 numbers. Agents across Benton and Washington counties sold 1,596 homes valued at roughly$306 million in the first three months of this year. Comment?
11 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?
5 min ago | via Vallejo Times-Herald
Solano County home prices continued to outpace the rest of the country on a year-over-year basis, according to a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider's most recent report, released Tuesday. CoreLogic released its May 2015 Home Price Index, which shows that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 6.3 percent in May compared with May 2014, for the 39th straight month of year-over-year home price increases nationally. Comment?
6 min ago | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Before the remodel, this three-bedrooom home at 902 Lockewood Lane in Scotts Valley was a rental property. In May, the median price - the midpoint of 183 sales - was $700,000, up from $675,000 a year ago, according to Gary Gangnes of Real Options Realty, who tracks the numbers. Comment?
9 min ago | via Xinhuanet
New-home sales in Shanghai jumped 34.8 percent year on year to 5.47 million square meters in the first half of 2015, Colliers International said Tuesday. Home sales in the first quarter hit 1.96 million square meters and nearly doubled to 3.5 million square meters in the second quarter, data showed. Comment?
10 min ago | via Washington Times
Vowing to crack down on the free-spending ways of Washington , Ben Carson signed a "no new tax" pledge here Tuesday as part a two-day swing through the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire. Buoyed by solid fundraising and strong poll numbers, Mr. Carson is working to broaden his appeal beyond the grassroots activists that helped to compel the retired neurosurgeon to run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. Comment?
13 min ago | via FOX16
The son of murdered real estate agent Beverly Carter is still digesting one of his mother's accused killers plea. "You know that a person is guilty. Comment?
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