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Jun 8, 2016 | via Seeking Alpha
Stewart Information Services Corporation is the holding company formed by the Morris and Stewart families in the 1970s to house their old-line land title insurance underwriter Stewart Title Guaranty Company, and their direct title insurance agency and escrow closing operations. The company began as an attorney's abstract business in Galveston County, Texas, just before the great storm of 1900. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via InformationWeek
When The Liberty Group found increasing demand for its services in 2012, it rehired Rob Hiltbrand to take it to the cloud. Rob Hiltbrand, director of technology at The Liberty Group, has shepherded his company's IT operations through a multi-year, rapid expansion phase. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via Star-Telegram.com
With an estimated net worth of $33.8 billion, former cutting horse queen Alice Walton sits atop the list of wealthy Texans, according to the latest annual ranking of the world's billionaires by Forbes . Well, real estate agents representing the Wal-Mart heiress hope to add to those riches by roping in a buyer for one of her drop-dead gorgeous ranches west of Fort Worth. Comment?
Thursday | via Live Charts
US equity markets rose on Thursday ahead of the closely watched vote on the Republican healthcare bill. At 1542 GMT, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 20,740.45, the S&P 500 added 0.4% to 2,357.74 and the Nasdaq was 0.3% firmer to 5,839.17. Comment?
Thursday | via Gilmer Mirror
Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today it provided three Fannie Mae loans totaling $62,595,000 to enable the acquisition of multifamily properties located in Farmers Branch and San Antonio, Texas and the refinance of a multifamily property located in Houston, Texas, all for the same Sponsor - Mr. Charlie Yalamanchili and Ilan Investments, LLC. Portofino at Las Colinas. Portofino at Las Colinas is a luxury apartment complex comprised of a single, four-story residential building with an integrated six-level parking garage and a total of 224 units. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Oak Ridge Observer
Both the seasonally adjusted and the unadjusted Purchase Index decreased by two percent from one week earlier, although the latter was five percent and the Government Refinance Index sank by 12 percent to the lowest level since December 2014 while the refinance share of mortgage activity dipped to 45.1 percent of total applications from 45.6 percent the previous week . The United States Department of Agriculture's share of total applications stayed the same at 0.9% from the week prior. Comment?
5 min ago | via Fox News
When most people think of safe places to put their money, their minds leap to classic low-risk investments like Treasury bonds, or to simply stashing cash under the proverbial mattress. If you plan to hold on to that money for a long time, though, those options are going to lose the battle with inflation. Comment?
33 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Two days before Wednesday's federal budget, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa threw one of his government's hottest potatoes into the lap of the federal government. Facing outrage in the Toronto area about runaway house prices, Mr. Sousa said on Monday that he had written to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau urging him to raise the amount of capital-gains tax that investors must pay when they sell a house that is not their principal residence, arguing it would curb speculation in Toronto's market. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Fox News
Homeowners who refinanced a $200,000 mortgage in the first quarter of 2015 have already saved thousands of dollars, according to Freddie Mac. Unfortunately, many other homeowners have not taken advantage of the recent low interest rates -- and their inaction has come at a big cost: A study published in Journal of Financial Economics revealed that homeowners missed out on $5.4 billion in savings because 20% of homeowners who would have benefited from refinancing did not pursue the option . Comment?
1 hr ago | via Inman
Carlo Siracusa is the new head of residential sales for Weichert, Realtors. "In this role, Siracusa will be responsible for leading sales production and sales force growth for Weichert, Realtors, while delivering Weichert's full-service value proposition to all of its customers," said the company in a release. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Reinke Faces Life
The desire to pay off the mortgage before retiring is based on a false paradigm and a obsolete meme. The false paradigm is that it's "safe" not to have a payment in retirement when your earnings are reduced. Comment?
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