Topeka Real Estate News
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Friday | via The Capital-Journal
Finishing the basement, adding an additional bedroom or remodeling a dated bathroom or kitchen often pays dividends in added space, as well as increasing the resale value in the future. Matthew Clarke, a loan officer at Silver Lake Bank, sees many homeowners who have recently purchased a dated house and want to update countertops, flooring or siding and longtime homeowners who need to replace the roof of their homes. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via The Capital-Journal
Have the veterans ever received a $10,000 per-year pay increase? I worked for Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Topeka for 28 years, and this didn't make me wealthy. I have never received a $10,000 per-year pay increase from Social Security Disability or from Cigna Health Insurance . Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via The Capital-Journal
Homes sales were up for the first half of 2016 in the Topeka area - good news for anyone considering putting a house on the market in the foreseeable future. According to the Sunflower Association of Realtors, home sales in Topeka were up 9.2 percent in May to 343 units, compared to 314 sold houses in May 2015. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via The Capital-Journal
Josh and Carol Calvaruzo, along with their daughter Elaina, complete paperwork for their first home in the Topeka area with the help of Carrie Calhoon, a Realtor at Reece & Nichols. a- Not making sure the house is what it's been marketed as. Comment?
Jun 25, 2016 | via The Capital-Journal
Andrea and Josiah Engstrom and their four children have embraced the downtown loft lifestyle. They love it so much that their friends have begun to ask about available lofts because they want to explore the idea of living in downtown Topeka, too. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Business Journal
Filled with "must read" stories, industry news and reporter insights, exclusive interviews with local business leaders, and expanded Top 25 Lists . Comment?
Tuesday Jul 26 | via The Hastings Tribune
In today's mail I received a mailing from the Kansas Club for Growth touting that Terry Bruce made sure that taxpayers would have a say before our taxes went up, looking out for the little guy. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via The Wichita Eagle
Perhaps the biggest issues in the upcoming legislative elections are the 2012 state income tax cuts and the resulting budget shortfalls. But for voters who want to send a message to the lawmakers who recklessly approved those tax cuts, there won't be many chances. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via ParsonsSun.com
The city of Parsons recently was informed of the recent studies, one by the online financial service SmartAsset and one by the college and career website GoodCall. Comment?
Jun 3, 2016 | via ParsonsSun.com
Parsons Historical Society board members Steve Farrell and Kenny Ervin look at the details of a 130-year-old Kansas City and Pacific Railroad Company bond issued to help build the railroad from Parsons to Paola, which would later be called the Katy Railroad. Comment?
4 min ago | via Insurance News Net
As neighbors go, "Mr. Bank" isn't a good one, failing to maintain his yard, ignoring a mangled garage door and allowing junk to pile up outside his house. When he does answer the phone, he's none too talkative. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Aiken Standard
Generally, when you borrow money and the lender later cancels or forgives the debt, the IRS requires you to include that cancelled debt amount in your taxable income for the year of debt forgiveness, depending on the circumstances. The reason for this inclusion of income is that when you borrowed the money, you were not required to include the loan proceeds in income because you had an obligation to repay the lender. Comment?
41 min ago | via Sunday Herald
Could banks really charge you for depositing your cash? The answer is yes they could, but no they probably won't. But with the Bank of England likely this week to cut the base rate to 0.25per cent, within a whisker of zero, the spectre of negative interest rates has become the latest financial scare. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Fox News
There are ways to make money in real estate without actually owning property. If you invest in a mortgage REIT, you could profit from the mortgages and mortgage-backed securities that finance real estate. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Age
It's a big week ahead for investors, savers, and homeowners as company profits season kicks off in earnest and the RBA meets to decide whether to once again lower its cash rate target. The Reserve Bank of Australia meets on Tuesday to decide whether to lower rates by a quarter of a percentage point to 1.5 per cent. Comment?
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