Clayton Real Estate News
Sunday Mar 22 | 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?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Indianapolis Business News
Central Indiana home transactions were on the rise for the third straight month in February, a positive sign for the residential real estate industry after a disappointing year in 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Daily Herald
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles could soon issue photo-less state identification cards under a proposal that an Indiana Senate committee passed Tuesday. The Homeland Security and Transportation Committee voted 8-0 to approve the measure, which would allow a religious exemption to Indiana's photo requirement on state IDs. Comment?
Sunday Mar 15 | via The Indianapolis Star
Are you paying too much in property taxes? An incorrect assessment on your home's value could impact how much you pay. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1MCd1Hq Property assessments, which are key to calculating tax bills, can change year to year. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via The Indianapolis Star
Bill could strip struggling Hoosiers of rights to save homes Senate Bill 415, as it is written now, could remove required settlement conferences with lenders. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1GALe69 When Mark Keefe, 64, Indianapolis, ran into financial trouble and became delinquent on his mortgage payments, he used the mortgage settlement conference program allowed under Indiana law to help him keep his Southside house. Comment?
18 min ago | via Philly.com
Prospective parents may be willing to pay any price. But first, examine the sensitive financial questions behind hiring a legal, legitimate surrogate . Comment?
38 min ago | via The Arizona Republic
Mar. 29, 2015: Most expensive homes sold in metro Phoenix this past week Mar. 29, 2015: homes sold in metro Phoenix this past week Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1CmxI5I The co-founder of a real este investment firm specializing in shopping centers, the president of a clould-based telephne provider company, a couple of media corporation executives, the CEO of a machinery company in Canada and the co-founder of a Scottsdale telecommunications company are among the buyers and sellers in this week's priciest home sales. Bruce Shapiro paid $3 million for a 3,472 square-foot condominium at Scottsdale Waterfront Residences in Scottsdale. Comment?
49 min ago | via Waikato Times
Real Estate Institute of New Zealand statistics show 308 houses sold in the city in February, up 60 per cent from 193 in the same month last year. While the median price slightly dropped, local real estate agents say other factors are in play, and the actual price of a house has increased significantly. Comment?
49 min ago | via The Nation
Small banks have focused more on mortgage refinancing than on new housing loans amid high levels of household debt and intense competition in the new-mortgage segment. Land and Houses Bank president Sasitorn Pongsathorn said its mortgage-approval rate had declined because the debt-service ratios of many applicants exceeded the bank's requirements. Comment?
53 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Renters are paying up to $60 more a week than they were a year ago for properties across some of Auckland's 30 suburbs. The property management company looked at median prices over the six months to February 2015, compared with the same period last year. Comment?
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