Commerce Township Real Estate News
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Tuesday | via WJRT
A nonprofit that offers free home repair services in Oakland County is expanding its annual Rebuild Day events to two weekends. To qualify, applicants must own their home and be current on mortgage payments and taxes. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Patch.com
Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner and volunteers from the Accounting Aid Society want to make sure families receive every last dollar they're entitled to at tax time. AAS volunteers will be in the Board of Commissioners Auditorium in Pontiac from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday beginning Jan. 24 to offer free income tax return preparation and advice to low-income residents. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via Patch.com
I received a call from the buyer's agent last week. I sold a home in Royal Oak for my out of state clients. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 31 | via Patch.com
For days on end last winter and spring, Pia Farrenkopf was known simply as "mummified woman" until her family adopted - for lack of some better phrase - "Mummified in Michigan" in a Facebook page they hoped would put a human face on a woman whose remains were discovered in an Oakland County garage in March. "I do not like the name but I wanted the connection to be made with the story and this page," wrote Farrenkopf's niece, Nina Logan, who used the Facebook page to vent her frustration at an international media firestorm that suggested that no one cared enough to look for her aunt. Comment?
Dec 18, 2014 | via C & G Newspapers
The recipients of Habitat homes put in 300 hours of sweat equity, becoming equal partners in the project. The current Women Build will conclude in January, followed by the fundraising campaign for the next one. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. Economist Tom Lawler sent me the preliminary table below of short sales, foreclosures and cash buyers for a few selected cities in December. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via ClickOnDetroit
A variety of employers from both the public and private sectors will be on hand Jan. 29 in Pontiac for a JobFairGiant.com "You're Hired" job fair. "The 'You're Hired Job Fair' events connect Michigan's talented workers with employers looking to hire, companies reach out to us daily seeking experienced and entry-level candidates, our job fairs are a critical part of the efforts to strengthen the Michigan workforce," said Community Outreach Director CJ Eason. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via MLive.com
West Michigan's industrial real estate market got healthy again in 2104 and should gain more strength in 2015, according to the Commercial Alliance of Realtors 2014 Market Review. Industrial space is now in short supply after companies filled up existing space to meet their growing production demands, according to the report issued on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Transactions increased by 38 percent over 2013 and continued to make it a challenge to find high quality buildings to meet the needs of the industrial market, the report said. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via WTVG-TV Toledo
Declaring an American economic resurgence, President Barack Obama opened a three-state swing Wednesday aimed at claiming credit for recent growth and blunting the momentum of the new Republican congressional leadership. "We are entering into the new year with new confidence that America is coming back," Obama declared at a Ford plant in Michigan, a state at the center of both the downturn and rejuvenation of the U.S. automobile industry. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 30 | via State of Michigan
Senate Bill 738, sponsored by state Sen. Bruce Caswell, provides the Michigan Department of Community Health with extended access to the state's auto insurance database. The bill lengthens the sunset on existing legislation to Dec. 30, 2018, allowing for continued cross-reference of auto insurance and Medicaid claims to maximize recoveries. Comment?
4 min ago | via The Cyprus Weekly
A row has erupted at Diko after one of its MPs angered the hierarchy of the centrist political party by voting against a bill that she was instructed to vote in favour for. Athina Kyriakidou, who is also a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, came under fire after voting against a foreclosures bill despite instructions from Diko not to do so. Comment?
7 min ago | via 13WHAM
Squatters are complicating Detroit's plan to bulldoze its way to a brighter future by demolishing thousands of vacant homes. The city doesn't have an estimate for how many of the homes it plans to demolish are occupied by squatters. Comment?
24 min ago | via WMBF
Home ownership is not always for everyone. But if you're going to be at least three years, owning will save you thousands in the end, according to a local mortgage broker. Comment?
28 min ago | via Bloomberg
Home prices in New York's Hamptons jumped to a seven-year high in the fourth quarter, with sales of more than $1 million surging as wealthy buyers bolster demand for vacation properties in the resort towns. The median price of all homes sold in the quarter was $975,000, a 27 percent increase from a year earlier and the highest since 2007, according to report Thursday by brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate and appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. The number of transactions jumped 48 percent to 734. Comment?
29 min ago | via Bloomberg
Deutsche Bank AG swung to a profit after the investment bank posted fourth-quarter profit that exceeded analyst estimates as trading revenue rose, and legal charges fell. Net income in the last three months of 2014 was 438 million euros , compared with a loss of 1.36 billion euros in the same period a year earlier, the company said Thursday in Frankfurt. Comment?
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