Gilman Real Estate News
Thursday May 14 | via Politico
FIRST LOOK: DEMS POUNCE ON GOP OVER COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY: House Republicans who are set to speak at high school and college graduation ceremonies will be hit with their own version of a diploma, though some don't think they've earned it. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today is launching a campaign criticizing vulnerable House Republicans over student aid issues. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via WHO-TV
"It's a great time to be a realtor or anything that has to do with real estate, whether it's a lender, contractor, a builder." Eisenlauer says. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Progressive Farmer
The bloom is coming off Corn Belt farm real estate, and that's just fine with buyers like 70-year-old Tony Kriegel of Brooklyn, Iowa. He views farmland as a long-term investment, something he hopes his 12 children will never sell. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via KTVN Reno
A former Iowa lawmaker has been aquitted of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. A longtime Iowa state lawmaker was acquitted Wednesday of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. Comment?
Apr 11, 2015 | via The Messenger
The Iowa Finance Authority has recognized the top Iowa lenders from throughout the state for their efforts in advancing affordable homeownership through the Iowa Finance Authority's programs in calendar year 2014. The Iowa Finance Authority offers affordable mortgage and down payment assistance programs for eligible home buyers through a network of participating lenders throughout the state. Comment?
3 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
WASHINGTON - Could there be a way to help senior homeowners with their cash flow needs without saddling them - and ultimately their families - with high costs? That's a key question at a time when millions of seniors are flooding into their post-retirement years, many of them with equity in their homes but insufficient income to handle expenses over the long term. If they want to stay in their homes, they can opt for a government-insured reverse mortgage, which may provide them cash in exchange for repayment plus interest after they die, move out or sell. Comment?
6 min ago | via SFGate
The guilty pleas mean the banks are literally felons, and it's a distinct shift in the way law enforcement has dealt with Wall Street in the past. manipulated the London Interbank Offered Rate, an important interest rate used around the world as a benchmark for mortgages and other loans. Comment?
8 min ago | via Big News Network.com
DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Finance Minister Michael Noonan has concluded a constructive series of meetings with senior management of Ireland's six main mortgage lenders. The meetings focused on the mortgage market and specifically the comparatively high standard variable rates currently being charged by the banks. Comment?
35 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes slid two points in May to a level of 54, but still posted a nine-point increase from a year ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index . "We've found that rising rents do not appear to be playing a significant role in motivating renters to buy a home," said David Brickman, EVP of Freddie Mac Multifamily, in a statement; Freddie Mac research showed that most renters are not looking to buy homes despite rising rent. Comment?
37 min ago | via Times of Wayne County
When Lyons Town Supervisor Brian Manktelow purchased the Lyons Community Center building, he had no plans to turn it into anything new. The successful farmer/businessman's only goal was to get the Lyons Community Center LLC back on its feet. Comment?
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