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Friday Jan 16 | via Cleveland.com
Homes being built in September 2013 as part of the Trailside Slavic Village project in which 95 homes were planned on former industrial property and vacant land. Brent Larkin writes that such new construction remains a rarity in Cuyahoga County's urban core. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Cleveland.com
Shortly after starting his new job as City Finance Director in April 2012, Larry Heiser recalls an attorney dropping off two large books related to Tax Increment Financing for the University Square shopping complex. And that implosion has apparently happened, as City Council met in executive session Jan. 5 for about an hour regarding the foreclosure action by bondholders against the current owners. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via Cleveland.com
Cuyahoga County Judge John P. O'Donnell signed off Dec. 31 on a foreclosure decree related to the notable retail property. Now a lender has asked that the shopping center, at Mayfield and Taylor roads in Cleveland Heights, be sold at a foreclosure auction in an attempt to recoup more than $38 million in debt. Comment?
Dec 29, 2014 | via Cleveland.com
A trio of excavators surrounded the entrance to the defunct Dillard's department store on Monday morning, starting the final chapter in the riches-to-rags story of Randall Park Mall . When the mall opened in 1976, thousands of people flocked there to see the stores, the celebrities, the glitz and the glamour. Comment?
Dec 27, 2014 | via Cleveland.com
Rejecting an effort by a progressive group and two Democrats to challenge the constitutionality of JobsOhio, the state's economic development arm, ranks as one of the Ohio Supreme Court's biggest decisions from 2014. The decision in June let stand creation of the private, non-profit company that is a cornerstone of Gov. John Kasich's economic development strategy. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
Anne Gonzales of Westerville recently became a real-estate agent, and like any good businessperson is trying to build a clientele. Red flags were raised this week when her occupations collided on social media, a murky area of Ohio ethics law largely void of formal guidance for state legislators. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
Getting your hands on your tax refund could take longer this year. The state tax commissioner says fraudsters attempted to steal more than $250 million in tax refunds in 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
Owning a home free and clear is a dream that can often feel out of reach for families who have fallen on hard times. But Saturday afternoon, four Valley families celebrated home ownership with the burning of their mortgages. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Business Journal
A 5.4 percent increase in December home sales in Central Ohio couldn't keep 2014 sales from slumping below the pace set in 2013. The Columbus Realtors trade organization this morning reported the number of single-family home and condo sales hit 1,937 in December versus the 1,838 sold in December 2013. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via National Mortgage News
Rising home prices have helped the nation's homeowners by increasing equity and lifting more of them out of 'underwater' mortgage situations - where the combined loan amount owed is higher than the home's estimated market worth. According to a new report released today by RealtyTrac Inc., a California-based real estate data firm, the number of properties in the United States that were 'seriously underwater,' that is, where the loan amount owed is at least 25 percent higher than the home's market value, dropped to 13 percent at the end of 2014. Comment?
3 min ago | via Post and Courier
That was the premise behind the White House's January proposal to eliminate the federal tax benefit for 529 plans and use the savings to finance other forms of college aid. That idea was dropped soon after it was proposed due to what Washington-types might call poor optics - it looked too much like a tax hike on middle-class families trying to pay for college. Comment?
9 min ago | via The Standard
To be more precise, only five out of ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations are "investable" at the moment, according to the fund management firm's investment director and head of Singapore office. Indonesia's Jakarta Composite Index climbed 22 percent in 2014, compared to a 15.3 percent rise in the Stock Exchange of Thailand Index and a 10.5 percent advance in the Malaysian benchmark. Comment?
23 min ago | via Daily Kos
After all, the greatest period of prosperity in the United States was the approximately 30 years after World War II, when the federal government offered returning GIs low-cost mortgages to buy a home, low-interest loans to start a business and pay their way through college or trade school. Union membership peaked at 34.8% of the nation's wage and salary workforce in the mid-1950s and organized labor helped keep wages and benefits rising with productivity through the mid-1970s. Comment?
27 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
The tiny house movement is taking off in New Zealand as people look for cheaper and more sustainable ways of living, an advocate for the small buildings says. Christchurch man Bevan Thomas built his own "tiny house" from scratch last year and had seen "hundreds" through it over the past few months. Comment?
34 min ago | via PR-inside.com
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