Fulton Real Estate News
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Monday Mar 2 | via Log Cabin Democrat
House Bill 1053, which would have added language to require circuit clerks to record and report all mortgage assignments and releases, failed to pass in the Senate Committee on Insurance and Commerce last week. The added language would have applied to Arkansas Code 18-40-101, essentially creating easier mortgage tracking at the local level. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via Log Cabin Democrat
A bill being drafted by the Arkansas Circuit Clerks Association that would require counties to record and report all mortgage assignments and mortgage releases is getting some backlash. Jonathan Greer, general counsel for the Association of Arkansas Counties has been working with the Arkansas Circuit Clerks Association to draft House Bill 1053 and get it filed. Comment?
Feb 2, 2015 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
Clarissa McWherter, Chris Murphy and Russell Harris have joined Entergy Arkansas in Little Rock as members of the economic development team. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via Indiana Law Blog
Yesterday Attorney General Zoeller announced that Indiana is part of a multistate, $1.3 billion S&P settlement, via a news release that begins: Indiana, the U.S. Department of Justice, 18 other states and the District of Columbia reached a settlement agreement with Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC resolving allegations that S&P misled investors when it rated structured finance securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis. The settlement requires S&P to pay $1.375 billion, which will be split among the states and the Department of Justice. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via NWAonline
Standard & Poor's is paying about $1.38 billion to settle government allegations that it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. The settlement with the U.S. government, 19 states and the District of Columbia covers ratings issued from 2004 through 2007. Comment?
2 min ago | via National Journal
Homeownership remains a central tenet of the American Dream-even if, in the aftermath of the global financial recession, fewer and fewer Americans opt to do it. Just 64 percent of Americans now own their homes, a level so low that it's not been seen since 1994, according to Census data. Comment?
3 min ago | via Realty Times
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced in late February that housing is poised for stronger growth in 2015. Yet mortgage interest rates remain low. Comment?
3 min ago | via Realty Times
There are two kinds of homebuyers: those for whom the sales price is the main consideration, and those who are mostly concerned with what it will cost them per month. If you've already bought a house, there isn't anything you can do about the sales price. Comment?
4 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Bristol County has been awarded federal funds to supplement local emergency food and shelter programs under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program . The federal department responsible for this program is the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency – these are not state/county government or United Way Funds. Comment?
6 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
The Greater New Bedford Home Show, presented by the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, is ringing in its 27th year. And while the Home Show is a tradition for many locals, this year offers some surprises, bringing a new twist on a sure thing. Comment?
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