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Sunday Mar 29 | via Palladium-Item
Oct 31, 2014 | via MLive.com
A Detroit businessman and real estate investor who made a down payment on a $3,183,500 "blight bundle" in the Wayne County tax foreclosure auction has several of his own tax debts, The Detroit News reports. Herb Strather, who runs a real estate school called Strather Academy, has reportedly paid 10 percent of the more than $3 million needed to buy 6,350 vacant lots and abandoned homes. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via The Indianapolis Star
'Zombie home' amendment scares Indy officials At issue are so-called "zombie homes" - abandoned foreclosed properties that no one is maintaining. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1G0mllf A measure moving through the Indiana General Assembly was billed as an effort to give cities more tools to fight blight and crack down on abandoned homes that destabilize neighborhoods. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Indianapolis Business News
Central Indiana home transactions slipped in March after rising the first two months of the year. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via FindLaw
The Grants present the following dispositive issue for review: Was dismissal of the Bank's second foreclosure action against the Grants required where the first action was dismissed under Indiana Trial Rule 41 ?  The Grants have lived in their Indianapolis home for over thirty years. On January 28, 2004, they executed a note in the principal amount of $127,500 with Paragon Home Lending, LLC. To secure payment of the note, the Grants executed a mortgage. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Indianapolis Star
Consumer protections for distressed homeowners to stay in place Mortgage bankers group had fought to scale back the program, which it said was expensive and time-consuming. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1yeevVr A loan-modication program in Indiana requiring court-supervised settlement conferences for distressed homeowners will remain in place. Comment?
Mar 22, 2015 | via Journal Gazette
Housing advocates say an Indiana law that has helped thousands of residents avoid foreclosure could be gutted under a bill lawmakers are considering. Comment?
4 min ago | via American Reporter
Readers who see three YouTube videos on our front page this past week must be curious. Has The Americzan Reporter become tabloid? Is the editor out of his mind? There is a simple explanation, and it is a news-related one. Comment?
7 min ago | via American Reporter
In March of last year, the U.S. stock market was at the lowest point of the current recession. Since then, the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen nearly 70 percent. Comment?
19 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
A proven track record and rate stability for 2015 leads to a buy rating for Newcastle Investment, although investors must be cautious. In this article I will assess whether Newcastle Investment Corporation is worth buying at its current price and in the present and foreseeable macroeconomic context. Comment?
20 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The purpose of this article is to discuss First Niagara's most recent performance, particularly as it pertains to the bank's key metrics. In my in depth article on First Niagara Financial Group , I highlighted the bank as a growing regional powerhouse in the northeastern U.S. I predicted that it was likely the company would be seeing strong loan, deposit and earnings growth from 2014 into 2015. Comment?
20 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
After 6 years of keeping rates at virtually 0%, the Fed is continually in discussion on starting to raise it. The general consensus seems to be it will happen in the latter part of 2015. Comment?
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