Garland Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Garland, TX continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday Dec 3 | via AndhraNews
RealtyTrac , the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a report identifying county-level housing markets with early warning signs of a possible home price bubble -- where prices overinflate and eventually decline. The report also identified markets with little risk for a home price bubble. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Housing Wire
RealtyTrac 's latest home price bubble warning report says that one in five housing markets is less affordable than its historic norm, but almost half are still in line. The report analyzed 475 U.S. counties with a combined population of more than 221 million - accounting for more than 70% the total U.S. population - based on three early warning signs of a possible home price bubble: if the market was less affordable in October 2014 than its peak price during the 2005 to 2008 housing bubble; if a market was less affordable in October 2014 than its historical affordability average since January 2000; and if a market had a rising foreclosure rate on loans originated in 2014 compared to loans originated in 2013. Comment?
Oct 7, 2014 | via Credit.com
You don't need a chart to tell you it's expensive to buy a home in most large U.S. cities. You'll probably be surprised to learn that average salaries don't come close to paying for average homes in most places, however. Comment?
Oct 1, 2014 | via Business Wire
A.M. Best to Participate in the 27th East Asian Insurance Congress, Taipei; Conducting Session on Select Insurance Markets )--A.M. Best will take part in the 27th East Asian Insurance Congress , to be held on 2nd-6th November at the Taipei International Convention Center, Taiwan. The foll... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Gol... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded the Long-term Issuer Default Rating and senior note rating for Westlake Chemical Corporation to 'BBB' from 'BBB-'. Comment?
Sep 27, 2014 | via CultureMap
On Wednesday afternoon, a select group of top real estate agents walked through the renovated Philip Johnson home at 10210 Strait Lane in Big D. It has just hit the market for $27.5 million, and David Nichols of Allie Beth Allman's Mathews-Nichols Group has the listing. The New York Times called the distinctive white contemporary with arches on "almost campy" and said it was the "the most strangely fascinating thing" Johnson ever created. Comment?
7 hrs ago | via Business Journal
A second national research organization has deemed that residential real estate prices in Austin are the most overvalued in the country. In its Sustainable Housing Home Price Report for the fourth quarter, FitchRatings - a financial information services company - concludes that Austin home prices are 20 percent overvalued, the highest in the nation. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via InvestmentNews
Years of coaxing, donating, explaining, and complaining hadn't helped the big banks reverse a rule that would restrict derivatives trading. This month, the $1.1 trillion spending bill Congress had to pass to keep the government open offered another chance. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Dollar Stretcher
My wife and I are 83. We own our small home, with no mortgage. This is our only asset. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Business Wire
Texas has vaulted past California and now has the housing markets deemed most overvalued by Fitch Ratings, with falling energy prices likely to pressure home prices, according to the rating agency's latest U.S. Sustainable Home Price report. After largely skirting the excesses and downsides of the last housing boom, significant recent growth has made Fitch cautious on the Texas housing market. Comment?
Thursday | via KTXL-TV Sacramento
It took the Senate, by a 76 to 16 vote, until the week after Congress was supposed to adjourn to pass the bill, which the House had already approved. Among those who will benefit from the retroactive extension to January 1, 2014: Teachers who buy classroom supplies, mass-transit commuters, residents of states with no income tax, parents with kids in college, some homeowners and some retirees with IRAs. Comment?
4 min ago | via Ashland Times-Gazette
Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state. "I'm so glad my mother made me study Chinese," laughed property broker Janie Lee, after showing a client from Beijing a $4 million home in the suburb of Medina. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Seattle Times
Young families "want a quality rental that gives them certain levels of security and comfort, and ultimately luxury at a price they can afford," says David Nagel, president of Decron Properties. LOS ANGELES - While many Southern California apartment builders are racing to attract hip, single urbanites with lots of cash, one Los Angeles developer is taking a different tack and pursuing young families of more modest means. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Seattle Times
Highly unlikely, you'd probably say. Everybody knows that owners tend to have optimistic impressions of what their homes are worth. Comment?
8 min ago | via Patch.com
This house at 310 Silvermine Ave., which sold for $1,360,000 on Dec. 2, comes with a finished basement that includes a 100-inch projection screen, temperature-controlled wine cellar and an exercise room, according to the home's Web page on Zillow.com . The home, built in 2001, has four bedrooms, four bathrooms in its 4,172 square feet of interior space. Comment?
25 min ago | via RecordNET
Thus the state-managed Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program can provide as much as $54,000 in financial aid to low-and moderate-income homeowners, while they look for work. “We're always looking at ways to improve the program and we are confident these changes will help more homeowners get much-needed help,” said Tia Boatman Patterson, executive director of the California Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Keep Your Home California. Comment?
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