Hunter Real Estate News
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18 hrs ago | 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?
Monday Feb 2 | 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?
3 min ago | via Erie Times News
The U.S. attorney's office has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday morning. The details from the court documents bring an end to nearly a year of speculation about what the FBI, Internal Revenue Service and state police were investigating when they raided Fox's home and Statehouse office March 21, 2014. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Fresno Bee
The Justice Department says JPMorgan Chase acknowledged it filed about 25,000 payment change notices that were sent to homeowners without a proper review. They were signed in the names of employees who no longer worked for the company or who hadn't reviewed the filings to check their accuracy. Comment?
9 min ago | via Daily Record
Not all real estate practitioners are Realtors. The term Realtor is a registered trademark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Comment?
9 min ago | via Daily Record
If the Federal Reserve raises short-term interest rates this year, as many financial professionals predict, what will it mean to you? As a consumer, you might experience the "ripple" effects if long-term interest rates eventually follow suit, affecting mortgages and other loans. But as an investor, you might quickly feel the impact of a move by the Fed - especially if you own bonds. Comment?
15 min ago | via Huntington News
CoreLogicA , an Irvine, CA-based global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 released its January 2015 CoreLogic Home Price Index which shows that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 5.7 percent in January 2015 compared to January 2014. This change represents 35 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally. Comment?
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