Walker Real Estate News
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Apr 21, 2016 | via The Advocate
Update noon: Retail vacancies up, rental rates down The number of retail vacancies in Baton Rouge rose over the past year, while rental rates dropped. Jonathan Walker of Maestri-Murrell said the local market continues to remain strong, because Baton Rouge is buffered by being a center for state government and having two large universities. Comment?
Mar 11, 2016 | via Patch.com
John Colone put the southeast Michigan hamlet with the devilish name on the real estate market a year ago for just south of a million bucks, nine-hundred and ninety-nine thousand - wait for it - six-hundred sixty-six dollars. Now he's willing to take $900,000 for Hell after a deal fell through to sell it to a group named - wait for it again - Damned, which wanted to establish a world-class artists' community on the space. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Baton Rouge Business Report
East Baton Rouge is among five Louisiana parishes that have a sizable share of the 4,000 Louisiana borrowers who are are owed money from a settlement with mortgage servicers stemming from the 2008 housing bubble bust. The Louisiana Department of Treasury says it has received the $2.4 million foreclosure settlement and is encouraging residents to search for the money online or to call the office's toll-free hotline at 1-888-925-4127. Comment?
Yesterday | via KATC-TV Lafayette
More than 4,000 borrowers in Louisiana are owed money from a settlement with mortgage servicers stemming from the 2008 housing bubble burst, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy. "If you lost your home to foreclosure during the national credit crisis, check our Unclaimed Property database to see if you're owed some money," said Kennedy. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 15 | via BayouBuzz.com
The Louisiana legislature thorough the House Ways and Means Committee are deciding on whether to fill the roughly $450M hole or cut TOPS, K-12, and other programs. Through the actions of Republicans in the House of Representatives, especially those who serve on the House Ways and Means Committee, the special session has shown John Bel Edwards we will not succumb to unreasonable taxation. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 8 | via Daily World
Edwards tax plan takes a hit Democratic committee chair casts tie-breaking vote to stall key bill Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Rep. Joe Bouie, D-New Orleans, listens to testimony about tax bills during a hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday in Baton Rouge. Gov. John Bel Edwards called on lawmakers Tuesday to raise millions of dollars more in taxes aimed at closing budget holes and stopping cuts to health care services and education programs. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 8 | via Norwalk Citizen News
The Democratic chairman of the House tax committee sided with his Republican colleagues Wednesday to bottle up one of the main money-raising tax bills sought by Gov. John Bel Edwards in the special legislative session. Ways and Means Chairman Neil Abramson cast the tie-breaking vote to stall the Democratic governor's proposal to decrease an income tax break given to upper-income earners. Comment?
9 min ago | via Scoop
The real estate industry has recently been mocked for its cautious approach to the new health and safety laws, but huge penalties mean it has no other option. Suggestions that open home attendees will have to sign a hazards register which identifies any potential hazard you can possibly dream up - such as tripping over a laundry step or slipping down a driveway - is simply ridiculous, Mr Kennedy says. Comment?
9 min ago | via Jacksonville Daily News
"We've got a lot of people trying to make sure they are covered, asking if they are in a required zone or not," said Shannon Edge, a specialist at Sewell Insurance in Swansboro. Comment?
11 min ago | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Britain's main stock market has rebounded to its pre-Brexit vote levels that does not mean all is now fine for the country's economy. The index is dominated by multinationals that do not reflect the national economy, which the Bank of England 's chief said Thursday would need more monetary stimulus after the vote plunged Britain into an existential crisis and opened up new uncertainties for businesses. Comment?
16 min ago | via The Fresno Bee
My son turned 5. My husband and I rang in 10 years of marriage. And we celebrated four years of homeownership by removing the popcorn ceiling in the hallway and entryway of our house on our anniversary day. Comment?
17 min ago | via Business Wire
The following dates apply to... )--On June 30, 2016, the Fairholme Focused Income Fund distributed an Ordinary Income dividend of $0.12822 per share to shareholders of record as of Jun... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded one and affirmed 10 classes of Resource Real Estate Funding CDO 2007-1 Ltd./LLC . A detailed list of rating actions follows at the ... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AA-' rating on the following series of Pedernales Electric Cooperative's first mortgage bonds: --$337.2 million series 2002A. Comment?
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