Brownwood Real Estate News
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18 hrs ago | via MarketWatch
The fact that "Generation Rent" - 25- to 34-year-olds in the U.S. - isn't getting off the fence when it comes to buying homes has been well documented. Even with near record-low interest rates, just 38% of this cohort - also known as millennials - owned homes in 2012, according to CoreLogic, compared with nearly 52% of the same age group in 1980, when mortgage rates were in the double digits. Comment?
Yesterday | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
The National Association of Realtors releases its January report on pending home sa... The Army's top general says human error probably was not a factor in the inadvertent shipping of live anthrax to research laboratories. Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top general said... While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered off, several cities aren't out of danger, as officials warn about possible flooding as the week goes on from rivers swollen by rainfall. Comment?
Yesterday | via Credit.com
In most of the country, buyers have the advantage over sellers in the housing market. In April, 59% of counties in RealtyTrac's monthly Home Sales Report reported that homes sold at less than market value, on average. Comment?
Aug 22, 2011 | via American Reporter
I am a believer in dreams, and when I had a waking dream a few days after the S&P downgrade of our national debt of President Obama packing his bags and leaving the White House, I was saddened for him and for my country. But the great thing about dreams, if they are truly predictive, is that they give you time to change the future, and I'm going to try doing that with this advice. Comment?
Wednesday | via Automotive News
Will a Supreme Court ruling in a Texas civil rights case alleging the state's housing practices resulted in a disparate impact on African-Americans set a precedent that could affect the CFPB's crackdown on auto lending? It depends on who you ask. Dealership attorneys say the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau won't benefit from the decision, but government officials believe the ruling could lead to a change in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's use of the disparate impact theory in the long-term. Comment?
5 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
Prices of newly built homes are on the rise again, illustrating that home builders are grappling with the same supply-and-demand problems bedeviling the existing home market. Two reports released this week indicate that new-home prices, which appeared to lose momentum over the past year, actually have caught a second wind of late. Comment?
5 min ago | via Chron
Life turns on a dime and we do not know what tomorrow will bring. Therefore, it is good to be prepared. Comment?
6 min ago | via Business Journal
Wells Fargo & Co. said it will lay off 89 workers at the Plaza building at 5th and Market streets in Old City where it houses much of its local administrative operations. Comment?
7 min ago | via Chron
In last week's column, I featured some of the highlights of a panel discussion that took place at last month's Worldwide ERC National Relocation Conference in Las Vegas. This particular educational session was entitled: "Game Changers: The Future of Real Estate ." Comment?
8 min ago | via Chron
Kristin Richardson , Realtor, Coldwell Banker United, Realtors, believes a business relationship should be earned. Therefore, she works hard to prove her value, professionalism, and dedication with each client. Comment?
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