Eckerman Real Estate News
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Freshnews
Residences living in Oakland County, Michigan now have a solution for various real estate inquiries and needs. Tom Gilliam, RE/MAX Realtor and his HOMES2MOVEYOU.COM web site offers its expertise to be a one stop resource for people who live or who wish to live in Farmington Hills, Troy, Bloomfield Hills, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Northville, Novi and Metro Detroit area. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via WJRT
A new bipartisan package of bills being introduced in the Michigan Legislature aims to support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. It would let survivors apply for unemployment benefits if they must leave their job to protect their safety. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via MLive.com
West Michigan real-estate developer Charles Patrick Gahan, accused in an $8 million mortgage scheme, is expected to make his initial appearance Tuesday, March 17, in U.S. District Court. Gahan had long been considered a suspect in a "mortgage stacking scheme" where multiple mortgages were taken out on property without lenders' knowledge. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via The Washington Post
That's the message to traders in the $375 billion opaque market for collateralized loan obligations after Matthew Katke, a former Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc CLO trader, pleaded guilty Wednesday in the U.S. to committing securities fraud. Katke agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors' investigation into a multimillion-dollar scheme to cheat customers who bought and sold bonds. Comment?
Saturday Mar 7 | via Los Angeles Times
Homeowners wait inside a convention hall at Detroit's Cobo Center for hearings that offer them a last-ditch chance to avoid foreclosure. Wayne County says 62,000 Detroit properties are subject to foreclosure this year. Comment?
10 min ago | via The Jersey Journal
Students rally in front of the Statehouse on West State Street in Trenton advocating for more affordable higher education and student debt reform, in a file photo Each year, an increased number of baby boomers end up financially supporting their adult children in some way - often to the detriment of their own financial goals. Recent data from the non-profit group, American Consumer Credit Counseling suggests that almost one-third of middle aged Americans are assisting their adult children with living expenses. Comment?
14 min ago | via Xinhuanet
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised Cyprus's outlook to positive from stable, citing faster than forecast budgetary consolidation, which resulted in a substantial decline in the government debt-to- GDP ratio from 2014, a statement in Nicosia said on Saturday. Though Standard and Poor's kept Cyprus's long and short term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings to B+/B, the outlook change is seen by analysts as a boost to the bailed-out EU country's prospects of returning to the markets. Comment?
34 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The S&P and Dow Jones are making record highs, and U.S new home sales are at their highest levels in seven years. What could go wrong? The market is overheating , which indicates that a correction is in the near future. Comment?
34 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
MMA Capital Management is essentially a small-cap real estate asset manager that owns several assets currently unrecognized by the market, primarily due to a complicated balance sheet that understates the company's true NAV. A more extensive background can be found from the last time I wrote up MMA - then named MuniMae and trading under a different ticker - back in July '14. Comment?
43 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
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