Ida Real Estate News
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Friday Oct 17 | via MLive.com
The state is coordinating free workshops across Michigan on Monday, Oct. 20 aimed at providing personal financial checkups to Michigan residents 50 years and older. The workshops, called Reinventing Mi Retirement: achieving financial security to last a lifetime, are sponsored by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services and its partners which include professional organizations, banks and credit unions. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via MLive.com
A new study of home mortgage activity concludes that West Michigan is the nation's most "racially uneven" housing market when it comes to helping African Americans and Hispanics recover from the housing bust. The Urban Institute's national study of 100 million mortgages from 2001 to 2013 concluded that while mortgage loans are down sharply for all homeowners from the heyday in the mid-2000s, the decline has been much sharper for African Americans and Hispanics. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via MLive.com
In September, median selling prices of residential real estate in Metro Detroit climbed 14.6 percent on an annual basis to $149,000, marking the 19th straight month of growth, according to figures released this week by Realcomp. Realcomp, the Farmington Hills-based Multiple Listing Service for southeast Michigan, defines Metro Detroit as Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Livingston Counties. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via ClickOnDetroit
What does a 28,000-square-foot mansion on Lakeshore Drive look like? Well, you could mention the massive quantities of marble, the grand staircase, the restaurant-sized wine cellar, the indoor pool, the outdoor pool or the many artisanal murals and custom work throughout the house. "The property is spectacular. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via Reuters
Detroit needs to eradicate blighted properties and keep its art collection in order to thrive once it exits bankruptcy, a billionaire business leader told the city's bankruptcy trial on Wednesday. "Blight is like a cancer. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Kiama Independent
THE real estate market in the Kiama municipality remains "buoyant", highlighted by the successful auction of a historic property on Bong Bong Street, according to the area's agents. THE real estate market in the Kiama municipality remains "buoyant", highlighted by the successful auction of a historic property on Bong Bong Street, according to the area's agents. Comment?
Jun 5, 2011 | via American Reporter
Deep in a funk last night about the future impacts of falling property tax revenues on our cities and schools, the terrible burden of mortgages on the unemployed and poorly-paid Americans who are losing their homes, and I think the grace of God, I've come up with a plan that can help Americans save their homes, banks ensure their own future, and the economy begin to steadily recover. The Closed Housing Pool I came up with is fairly simple; I think every one of our readers can understand it. Comment?
11 min ago | via Brandon Sun
New Zealand's prime minister laid out a three-year government agenda Tuesday that includes returning the country's books to surplus, conducting a vote on whether to change the nation's flag, and tightening the rules on terrorist fighters. Prime Minister John Key, whose National Party won a decisive election victory last month that saw it return to power for a third consecutive term, outlined his plans at the ceremonial opening of the nation's 51st Parliament. Comment?
14 min ago | via Investor's Business Daily
Rep. Mel Watt waves during the announcement of his nomination as Federal Housing Finance Authority director at the White House on May 1, 2013. AP View Enlarged Image Subprime Redux: Mel Watt's easy credit crusade is now off and running. Comment?
15 min ago | via The Wichita Eagle
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are close to allowing consumers to buy a home with as little as a 3 percent down payment and still have the mortgages backed by the two agencies. More details are expected to be announced in coming weeks, but the move from a 5 percent down payment could increase the ability of creditworthy but cash-strapped consumers to become homeowners and help a faltering housing market regain its traction. Comment?
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