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Thursday | via The Jersey Journal
A scary number, but it's better than the national average, according to a recent study by The Urban Institute. The study, based on credit reports from TransUnion, found 35 percent of Americans have debts in collections, compared to 29.3 percent of New Jerseyans. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via Daily Herald
Older homeowners often ask their grown children to help draft a will or living trust, but problems can arise if parents live in one state and the kids live in another. Q. I live in Texas, but my parents retired to Florida several years ago, and their home and all of their other assets are there. Comment?
Aug 8, 2014 | via Inside Bay Area
California consumers rank among the nation's biggest spenders on housing and the lowest spenders on energy, according to new government data. Comment?
Aug 7, 2014 | via Los Angeles Times
Consumers in California are among the heaviest spenders in the country for housing and utilities but spend less than the national average for healthcare, energy, and food and beverages, according to new government data. Comment?
Jan 16, 2014 | via Somerset Herald
'Contrary to some of the reports you may read, the state is still struggling to recover from the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression,' Maryland state comptroller Peter Franchot told Lower Shore civic and business leaders Thursday. 'No wage growth, no real economic growth.' Comment?
Yesterday | via Business Journal
August was a slow month for house and condo sales in the Washington metro compared to a year ago. But the slowdown in sales didn't mean home values were any less. Comment?
Thursday | via Dealbreaker
Alibaba IPO Gives Insiders Rare Chance to Sell Early A swath of early investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be able to sell more than $8 billion worth of shares on the day the Chinese e-commerce company goes public, an unusual arrangement that is influencing how bankers price the offering. Insiders and other investors in companies staging initial public offerings are generally required to hold on to shares for several months, in "lockup" arrangements banks design to help protect the stock's price in its early days. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Patch.com
Howard Bank, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has renewed its lease on its headquarters in Ellicott City, according to President & CEO Mary Ann Scully. From its founding in August of 2004, the bank has grown to include eight full service branches and regional offices in Annapolis and Towson, MD, and mortgage operations throughout the Central Maryland area. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
A corn-based entryway at a house on Chillum Road in Prince George's County, Maryland. The Atlantic Cities has a piece, " How Urban Farming Is Making San Francisco's Housing Crisis Worse ," which makes the point that providing tax incentives in San Francisco for vacant lots to be urban farms/gardens, when San Francisco has a housing crisis is bad policy . Comment?
28 min ago | via Brooklynian
I wonder whether the concept of "affordable co-op" isn't internally inconsistent. The owners of a co-op are responsible for all real estate taxes, mortgage payments, water/sewer charges, and costs of maintaining the building, including unanticipated costs of repairing broken boilers, pipes, elevators, exterior brickwork/pointing, etc., etc. Comment?
41 min ago | via Cape Gazette
The management, staff, and agents of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty welcome buyer's agent Donna Whiteside to the Lurty Team. Whiteside, who was born and raised in Virginia, has lived full time in Delaware for five years but was a visitor for 20 years before that. Comment?
58 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Yesterday I was at a conference for Registered Investment Advisors. There were about 11 of us in the room, and a variety of different parties pitched us on their services. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Library of Economics and Liberty
You often read very thoughtful progressives explain why the government sector in the US is too small. You'd think 40% of GDP would be enough, but they insist we have "unmet needs" for a single-payer health care system , universal preschool, etc. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Alabama Live
Enjoy the WiRE compliments of the ACRE Corporate Cabinet. Click link in article to see the corporations that are building Alabama's real estate multimedia network. Comment?
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