Dallas Real Estate News
Sunday May 10 | via The Times Leader
Home builders are feeling optimistic these days. 'We are definitely seeing the light at the end of the tunnel over the last few years,' says John Halbing, owner of Summit Pointe Builders in Dallas. Comment?
Apr 18, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
Robert A. Murphy and Jennifer L. Murphy to Gary Lee Cnudde Jr. and Christina Marie Cnudde for $330,700; Dallas Township. Barbara G. Wojcik and Victor Gendek to Francis J. Collini and Susan J. Collini for $300,000; Harveys Lake. Comment?
Jan 27, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
Hugo Selenski's former girlfriend Christina Strom was on the witness stand for all of Monday's court session. Highlights of her testimony include: a Strom said she pleaded guilty to perjury and money laundering charges years ago, and a requirement of her plea deal is that she testifies against Selenski. Comment?
Jan 1, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Margie Siperko to Margie Siperko, Joyce Williams, Gerald C. Siperko and Susan K. Siperko; property in Monroe Twp. for $45,883. Comment?
Dec 31, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
Margie Siperko to Margie Siperko, Joyce Williams, Gerald c. Siperko and Susan K. Siperko; property in Monroe Twp., for $45,883. Comment?
28 min ago | via PennLive.com
In photo from left to right are Barbara Schmidt, senior vice president and general manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania; Ann Marie Haggerty, an office manager at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage; Quentin Miller, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania and Ryan Hess, vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania. Less than a mile separated two real estate offices on Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Twp. Comment?
Monday May 18 | via Philly.com
More sales but lower prices characterized the suburban real estate market in 2015's first quarter, as the Philadelphia region continued to extricate itself from the housing downturn. An analysis by economist Kevin Gillen of data provided by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach Realtors showed that the typical suburban house sold fell in value by 1.8 percent in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Saturday Apr 25 | via WICU12 Erie
Sales have jumped more than 30 percent compared to this time last year, according to Howard Hanna realtors of Erie. Nearly 800 new homes were sold in the Erie area among five major brokers during the first quarter of 2015. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via GantDaily.com
Think what you want about Wall Street bankers - they're greedy, overpaid, egotistical - but negotiation is their area of expertise. They have perfected the art of cutting a deal to their advantage, whether it's to buy a company, trade a stock or snag a bigger bonus. Comment?
5 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
As described in a previous article , UBS offers a suite of 2x leveraged ETNs covering equity, debt and alternative investment classes. The ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN is one of these funds and it tracks twice the monthly return of the ISE High Income Index [YLDA], an index that is comprised of high-yielding close-ended funds [CEFs]. Comment?
8 min ago | via Business Journal
Headway Office Park in Lauderdale Lakes is headed to auction after its owner lost a $12.9 million foreclosure judgment. Wells Fargo Bank, representing a commercial mortgage-backed securities trust, won the judgment against SRA/Sunrise Development over a $10.8 million mortgage, plus interest and fees. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Newswise
AMHERST, Mass. - A new study from researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst concludes that workers and governments have paid a heavy price in lost employment, wages and taxes over the past 35 years as Main Street firms mimicked Wall Street by speculating in financial assets, while the benefits from these financial investments were reaped primarily by corporate debt and equity holders, fostering inequality and eroding general social welfare. Comment?
11 min ago | via National Mortgage News
The labor market is the No. 1 driver of housing, and it will take a return to full employment and appreciable gains in wages to spur housing growth this year, mortgage industry economists said. Comment?
28 min ago | via Common Dreams
The Justice Department's latest settlement with felonious big banks was announced this week, but the repercussions were limited to a few headlines and some scattered protestations. That's not enough. Comment?
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