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Tuesday Nov 17 | via The Fairfield Ledger
The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust thanked its first farmland donors Thursday by presenting them with shining buckets of potting soil - symbolizing silt - and vegetable seeds. "Our farmers grow great food in Iowa soil," explained SILT President Suzan Erem after the event. Comment?
Oct 4, 2015 | via Reinbeck Courier
The LSB Foundation, on behalf of Lincoln Savings Bank, has committed $15,000 to Wartburg College's Transforming Tomorrow comprehensive campaign in support of the planned Clinton Hall renovation. "Lincoln Savings Bank believes in investing in future generations with our financial support," said Erik Skovgard, the bank's CEO. Comment?
Oct 3, 2015 | via The Atlantic
But the iconic urban centers of America, after reeling in countless generations of young people in the past, are now growing cramped , unpleasant , and absurdly expensive , leading millennials to think twice before committing to life in one of these cities. Some are opting to escape the less-than-ideal conditions of major metropolitan areas altogether. Comment?
Sep 1, 2015 | via Housing Wire
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 6.9% in July 2015 compared with July 2014, according to CoreLogic. On a month-over-month basis, home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 1.7% in July 2015 compared with June 2015 . Comment?
Aug 31, 2015 | via KCCI-TV Des Moines
More than a 100 tenants who rely on rental assistance from the USDA are in danger of losing their homes. In Iowa, the Rural Development Program provided more than $20 million in rent assistance last year, but Congress added a budget restriction this year that's impacting the tenants. Comment?
9 min ago | via National Mortgage News
Mortgage applications fell 3.2% on a seasonally adjusted basis for the week ending Nov. 20 compared to one week earlier , according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The MBA's Market Composite Index, which measures mortgage loan application volume, increased 6% on an unadjusted basis from last week. Comment?
11 min ago | via Lethbridge Herald
Sales of new homes recovered in October after suffering a steep drop in September, indicating a return to stability in the housing market. The Commerce Department says new-home sales climbed 10.7 per cent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 495,000. Comment?
17 min ago | via Daily Mail
Interest-free loans of up to A 240,000 will be offered to people struggling to buy a new home in the capital. The London Help to Buy scheme will double the loan size available elsewhere to 40 per cent of equity. Comment?
18 min ago | via ABC News
Sales of new homes recovered in October after suffering a steep drop in September, returning to this year's trend of an improving market for real estate developers and builders. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new-home sales climbed 10.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 495,000. Comment?
28 min ago | via Reuters
Nov 25 Britain is to increase a tax on buy-to-let and second homes to ease demand for those squeezed out by house price rises but early reactions from some analysts warned that many undeterred investors will instead pass the cost on in higher rents. Double-digit price rises in London last year and at the start of 2015 have led to criticism that individuals who snap up properties to rent them out have stopped would-be first-time buyers from getting a foot on the property ladder. Comment?
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