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Sunday Dec 7 | via Lifestyles
The economic toll of the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., might not be apparent for some time - but some early data indicates an effect on real estate in the area. Statistics culled from home sales in the municipality over the last six months point to a shift since mid-August, when protests and riots followed the police shooting of an unarmed teenager. Comment?
Sunday Dec 7 | via Barriere Star Journal
The economic toll of the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. might not be apparent for some time - but some early data indicates an effect on real estate in the area. Comment?
Friday Nov 28 | via Xinhuanet
Persisting protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and a large number of other cities, serve as a sharp reminder of the deep social division in the United States along racial lines. The direct cause of the tension is the fatal shooting of an unarmed black young teen, Michael Brown, by a white police officer on Aug. 9, which immediately sparked fierce clashes in the suburb of St. Louis county, a predominately black community with a mostly white police force. Comment?
Friday Nov 28 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In a signal of easing tensions in this St. Louis suburb, the police on Friday reopened on a limited basis West Florissant Avenue, where rioting broke out Monday night after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the killing of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown. The St. Louis County police, which had since Monday considered the commercial strip to be an active crime scene, lifted its blockades before 1 p.m. But in a statement, the department said that the thoroughfare would close again later in the day and that it would be shut down between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. "until further notice." Comment?
Friday Nov 28 | via Reuters
Realty brokers in battered Ferguson, Missouri, are predicting many homes could go up for sale early next year after rioting over the August police shooting of a black teenager appeared to put a chill on the number of active listings. Some homeowners are eager to leave Ferguson because of racially charged unrest over the past three months, brokers told Reuters. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via Mortgage News Daily
"You can tell a lot about a woman's mood just by her hands. If they are holding a gun, she's probably ticked-off." Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via Housing Wire
With the grand jury deciding not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the now justified shooting of a suspect who attacked him, many are concerned the protests could turn ugly over the coming days. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported this week that the property damage so far from rioters stands at about $5 million - just 1/24th as much from a hailstorm that hit the Missouri suburb two years ago. Comment?
Nov 4, 2014 | via Daily Mail
'I will not let up': Triumphant Mitch McConnell cruises to victory as Republicans look poised for landslide victory after claiming West Virginia Senate seat from downcast Democrats Beyonce named highest paid woman in music after raking in $115m in 2014 Tinder co-founder and CEO demoted in the wake of lawsuit revelations that he'd described boss Barry Diller as a d*** Django Unchained actress who 'had sex with her boyfriend in a parked car' blames society and Michael Brown shooting for why she pulled the race card on police Turning the polling booth into a photo shoot! Stars like Kate Hudson and Jessica Biel take selfies as they turn out to vote in midterms What's at stake if Republicans win control of the Senate? Only immigration, Obamacare, the Keystone pipeline, the Supreme Court, and every regulation the GOP wants to stop Governor's races will give GOP still more power as they ... (more) Comment?
Oct 30, 2014 | via World Magazine
Robert Davis, 16, has a white mother and black father, and until he changed schools two years ago, his fellow students never let him forget it. The clarinetist with mild autism stuck out in Normandy, his previous St. Louis school district, where 87 percent of the students are black. Comment?
Oct 30, 2014 | via Business Journal
Less than 1 percent of homes in Missouri are in foreclosure, according to a new report out from California-based real estate tracker CoreLogic. Foreclosures in St. Louis and Missouri were down slightly in September when compared to the same time last year, according to data from California-based real estate tracker CoreLogic . Comment?
6 min ago | via ABC News
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers. Comment?
10 min ago | via Center for American Progress
As large companies purchase and make available for rent hundreds of thousands of homes that were vacated during the foreclosure crisis, a new issue brief from the Center for American Progress highlights how these single-family rental companies can build trust with communities and the public. "In light of the distrust many Wall Street investors face as a result of their perceived role in the housing crisis, single-family rental companies must now demonstrate that they can be good allies to renters and communities alike," said Sarah Edelman , Policy Analyst on CAP's Housing Finance and Policy team and co-author of the brief. Comment?
10 min ago | via Center for American Progress
Over the past three years, large investors have bought more than 380,000 homes that became available due to the foreclosure crisis. These investors now face a new challenge: building trust with the public. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Washington Post
Recent global economic concerns , including the Russian economic downturn , have sent investors fleeing for the safety of bonds. That, in turn, has caused bond prices to fall . Comment?
14 min ago | via KMIZ
Edward O'Donnell, a former executive at mortgage lender Countrywide Financial, is set to collect a cool $57.6 million from Bank of America, for his role in exposing fraudulent activity at the firm. A federal jury ruled last year that Countrywide Financial, which is now owned by Bank of America, had defrauded government-backed firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by selling them defective mortgages. Comment?
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