Bastrop Real Estate News
Thursday Mar 26 | via The Daily Advance
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation's economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country. More than 85 percent of the nation's 3,141 counties and every state but two - Louisiana and South Dakota - enjoyed better conditions in March than in February, the AP's Economic Stress Index showed. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Advocate
His budgeting practices were savaged by national media from coast to coast . He received "three Pinocchios" - on a scale of four, meaning "significant factual error and/or obvious contradictions" - from The Washington Post on the way he spun budget figures. Comment?
Feb 13, 2015 | via KNOE-TV Monroe
Everyone took to the stage from TV personalities, to real estate agents, and even Ouachita Parish Police Jury president Scotty Robinson. Comment?
Jan 22, 2015 | via Business Wire
The Board of Directors of... )--In recognition of Northern Trust's 125th anniversary, the company announced it will donate $1.25 million to education-focused non-profit organizations globally. Comment?
Jan 13, 2015 | via NOLA.com
"I still feel this could have been avoided if I were to have had more options." -- Christina Boudwin, 28, of Houma Christina Boudwin sat behind her steering wheel last month and tried to muster courage to go inside and ask for help. Comment?
6 min ago | via Crescent-News.com
Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 3.62 percent, up 6 basis points from this time last week. Comment?
8 min ago | via KXVO
This is in addition to the millions more spent recovering from the devastation of Superstorm Sandy in Sandy flooded the complex's basement and destroyed hundreds of pieces of artwork that were placed in storage by residents. It also knocked out vital mechanical, electrical, heating and plumbing infrastructure, including a brand-new boiler system. Comment?
27 min ago | via Castanet.net
Molson Coors Brewing Co. has acquired Mount Shivalik Breweries as well as its Thunderbolt brand and other products, building on the North American beer giant's presence in India. Comment?
29 min ago | via Castanet.net
When the prime minister says the government's new tax package will benefit all Canadian families with children under 18, will that include his own? A spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office won't discuss whether Harper himself intends to take advantage of the changes, for which his own family is eligible. Harper could split his $327,000 income with his wife Laureen to save on taxes and also get extended chid care benefits for his younger daughter. Comment?
1 hr ago | via JD Supra
The Truth in Lending Act requires lenders to make certain disclosures to borrowers before the parties close on a residential mortgage. TILA also affords borrowers the right to rescind a mortgage for any reason for three days after the transaction. Comment?
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