Bastrop Real Estate News
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Wednesday Oct 1 | via NEWS.com.au
TWO high school English teachers stand accused of having a threesome with a student, 16, after he bragged about the encounter at school. ONLY a day after a man in Texas was diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus, another potential case has emerged in the US holiday mecca of Honolulu. Comment?
Aug 28, 2014 | via Daily World
Rent stress is disturbing trend for Louisiana Rent stress. That's the formal term that describes a growing phenomenon in Lafayette and across the United States. Comment?
Aug 22, 2014 | via Inman Real Estate News
Fears of a drastic increases in federal flood insurance premiums dented home prices in Louisiana's St. Charles Parish in the first half of the year, but the market has settled down and pretty much returned to normal since the passage of legislation in March addressing the most urgent issues, real estate agents in the New Orleans metro area tell the ... (more) Comment?
Aug 18, 2014 | via NOLA.com
The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East oversees the East Jefferson, Orleans and Lake Borgne Basin levee districts. Comment?
Aug 14, 2014 | via The Washington Post
Pershing Square Capital Management, the hedge fund firm run by William Ackman, has sued the U.S. government, claiming that its stripping of Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's profit illegally short-changes investors in the mortgage companies' common stock. Comment?
5 min ago | via KQED
Proposition G on San Francisco's November ballot aims to curb real estate speculation, which critics say is widespread and is driving up rents and home prices in the city. But opponents of the measure say that it won't solve the housing crisis and offers no protection for seniors or families who have to sell their property because of hardship. Comment?
Yesterday | via SFBay
An ordinance passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday sends a bill creating a regulatory system for short-term rentals in San Francisco to Mayor Ed Lee for consideration. Following a 7-4 vote this afternoon, Board of Supervisors president David Chiu, who introduced the ordinance, said the legislation aims to fairly address issues surrounding an explosion in short-term rentals bolstered by the creation of online companies such as Airbnb and Vacation Rentals By Owner, also known as VRBO. Comment?
16 min ago | via The Citizens' Voice
Curtis L. MacDougall and Karen M. MacDougall to Keith J. Simonson and Jodie L. Simonson for $145,000; Union Township. Wayne G. Shonk and Trudy A. Shonk to Anthony P. Sayre III and Anthony P. Sayre Jr. for $70,000; Ross Township. Comment?
18 min ago | via SFGate
It's too hard for Americans to get new mortgages, even with low interest rates, and tight credit is one of the reasons the country is stuck in a sluggish recovery. So the federal regulator for home financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is trying to encourage banks to offer mortgages to more people by easing some of its own regulations on bank practices. Comment?
33 min ago | via Business Wire
SBAB's CEO, Klas Danielsson, comments: The third quarter was characterised by a good business climate, and we enter the fourth quarter with a positive profit trend. We shall concentrate on improving, reinforcing and developing our residential mortgage offering. Comment?
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