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1 hr ago | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Legalization of same-sex marriage allows spouses in those marriages the same rights couples in traditional marriages have, according to a professor from the Texas Tech School of Law, but common law marriage laws in Texas could cause confusion. Gerry W. Beyer said no other laws will have to be changed for same-sex married couples to have the same protections other couples have. Comment?
Yesterday | via Breitbart.com
The military service of retired U.S. Army veteran, Sergeant David Flores, was celebrated on Saturday in Houston. The soldier received his own personal Independence Day when he was awarded the gift of a mortgage-free home. Comment?
Thursday Jul 2 | via jdsupra.com
By a 5-4 vote, the United States Supreme Court has concluded that the federal Fair Housing Act authorizes lawsuits not just for intentional discrimination, but for conduct taken without an intent to discriminate that nonetheless has a discriminatory effect on groups sharing certain characteristics, such as race, handicap, or gender . As such, the Court's ruling in Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Comment?
Thursday Jul 2 | via CultureMap
According to the 2015 Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report, only 1,178 condos and townhomes were sold in Austin between January and May 2015. That's a 12 percent decrease from the same time period in 2014. Comment?
Thursday Jul 2 | via Business Journal
Sales of condominiums are down sharply in the Austin area this year, according to a report from the Texas Association of Realtors . Condominium sales have slowed by 12 percent through June, with only 1,178 sold so far. Comment?
6 min ago | via USA Today
Gen X, Baby Boomers see credit cards as a lifeline For Boomers and Generation X, debt is just a part of life Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1IFAmYT Gen Xers - and their older, Baby Boomer peers - see credit cards as a lifeline, according to a new study from Allianz Life. That reliance on debt is particularly troublesome for younger Americans, who often put off saving for retirement and other needs because of it. Comment?
11 min ago | via InsiderOnline
For housing finance, as house prices rise above their trend, reduce the allowable loan-to-value ratios and increase required down payments, and put heavier capital requirements on the mortgage loans of lenders, writes AEI Scholar Alex J. Pollock in Housing Finance International: the Quarterly Journal of the International Union for Housing Finance. Comment?
12 min ago | via Realtor Magazine
Customers want to make a decision fast, especially when there's a timely offer consideration. And responses such as, "I'll send that to you when I get back to the office," will soon be removed from our vernacular. Comment?
20 min ago | via Patch.com
"As Hinz pointed out, 'reasonable' people could get this all figured out in a couple of hours. In Illinois, it might take all summer." Comment?
39 min ago | via Chico Enterprise-Record
Some California lawmakers and community assistance organizations are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to repay more than $331 million that was intended to help homeowners facing foreclosures. A Sacramento County judge ruled that the governor and state Legislature unlawfully diverted most of a fund that was part of a settlement between states and major banks after the mortgage crisis. Comment?
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