Rockford Real Estate News
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Monday Jul 27 | via MLive.com
The former assistant Kent County prosecutor accused of sexually assaulting a woman says the charges against him are nothing more than the result of a woman wanting to no longer be bothered by a man she is not interested in. "He was smitten, she obviously wasn't," said defense attorney Larry Willey in his opening statement Monday, July 27, in Kent County Circuit Court where his client, Mark Vandermolen, faces a maximum of 10 years in prison on a charge of assault with intent to commit sexual penetration. Comment?
Jun 11, 2015 | via MLive.com
Kent County Land Bank Director David Allen said he's starting to get phone calls about the 90-some abandoned properties the land bank is about to acquire in the city - and they are not complaints. Real estate agents, developers and first-time home buyers are calling to find out when they are going to start listing the tax-foreclosed properties the land bank is buying from the city for the back taxes that are due, Allen said. Comment?
Feb 13, 2015 | via MLive.com
Residential property assessments in the city are up nearly 8 percent, the highest rate of growth in years. It's the same story elsewhere in Kent County as the housing market continues an upward spike following several years of declines. Comment?
Feb 10, 2015 | via WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
You've fretted about the house down the street that has been vacant for a long time - the one that's a target for trash and trouble. You've wondered who owns it. Comment?
Jan 14, 2015 | via MLive.com
Kent County is the only large county in the U.S. to get back to unemployment rates it enjoyed prior to the Great Recession, according to a survey released by the National Association of Counties on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Despite the good news, Kent County home prices and paychecks still have not recovered, according to NACO's survey of all 3,069 counties in the U.S. According to the survey charts, local housing prices have nearly recovered from their 2005 high levels. While Kent County has achieved its pre-recession unemployment levels, its residents still have not recovered their income, the study concluded. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via MLive.com
Realtor Cathy Hoppough says she could sell houses all day long during the first six months of the year - provided she could find the houses to sell. "It's a great market, I can't work enough hours in the day," says Hoppough, president of the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors . Comment?
Friday Jul 17 | via National Public Radio
In Detroit, you can snap up a home for just a few thousand dollars these days. But just because a property is cheap, that doesn't necessarily make it a good investment. Comment?
Friday Jul 17 | via Business Journal
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of American City Business Journals. KeyBank thinks it's safe to get back in the water of the housing market . Comment?
Saturday Jul 11 | via Grand Haven Tribune
An unusual experience will brought a whole new meaning to "the sky's the limit" to local people with disabilities. They had the chance to float more than 100 feet in the atmosphere in a tethered hot air balloon as part of the annual National Cherry Festival in Traverse City on Friday. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via MLive.com
A hundred dollars may seem like a hundred dollars, but Michiganders can actually purchase $106.16 worth of goods with that money. The Tax Foundation crunched the most recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which is from 2013. Comment?
7 min ago | via CBC News
Nova Scotia Home Builders Association says the number of single detached and row houses in Halifax has been cut in half over the last 10 years. More Halifax residents are choosing to live in apartments instead of building a home, according to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Comment?
9 min ago | via GantDaily.com
In a recent story, Money magazine recognized Pennsylvania as the state with the most assistance programs to help homebuyers and homeowners. The article draws on data posted online by mortgage Web site HSH.com, which ranks the 50 states and Washington, D.C., with Pennsylvania coming out on top. Comment?
10 min ago | via Patch.com
End the epidemic of childhood obesity. A healthy lifestyle of regular exercise and healthy eating should be emphasized from a young age. Comment?
13 min ago | via AndhraNews
Volta Finance Limited wishes to announce that it has made an application for admission to listing on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange of up to 504,717 ordinary shares of no par value in the Company in relation to the conversion of all remaining Class C shares into ordinary shares by Volta's Investment Manager. Under the Performance Fee payment basis that was applicable until 31 July 2013, Volta's Investment Manager was previously issued with Class C shares, which are non-voting shares. Comment?
13 min ago | via Nashville Scene
One of Nashville's most sprawling districts, including parts of Bordeaux and Joelton, has the biggest field with seven candidates: Sylvester Armor, a real estate agent; Ruby Baker, president of the Bordeaux Hills Residential Association; Rueben Dockery, a former state Senate candidate; Loniel Greene Jr., an Army veteran and education attorney; Nick Leonardo, a Whites Creek attorney; John H. Montgomery; Jonathan Richardson, an attorney; and Roosevelt Williamson, a retired Air Force major and teacher at Whites Creek High School. Comment?
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