Livingston Real Estate News
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1 hr 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?
6 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 | via The Dollar Stretcher
My wife and I are 83. We own our small home, with no mortgage. This is our only asset. Comment?
8 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?
Yesterday | 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?
9 min ago | via CSRwire.com
Jonathan Ratner, vice president of sustainability initiatives for Forest City Enterprises has been named "Sustainability Executive of the Year" by Commercial Property Executive , a leading trade news organization serving the commercial real estate industry, as part of CPE's annual Executive of the Year Awards program. Award recipients are selected by a panel of 100 senior-level executives from across the commercial real estate industry. Comment?
13 min ago | via Asbury Park Press
John Garbarino is stepping down as CEO of OceanFirst Bank. Banking has grown more complicated over his 43 years, but the principles remain the same. Comment?
13 min ago | via Business Journal
Terese Peabody of Stanberry & Associates in Dripping Springs was honored with the lifetime career achievement award by the Platinum 50 residential real estate awards program. The 2015 Platinum Top 50 Austin awards were handed out this week at a ceremony at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol. Comment?
14 min ago | via CultureMap
The Austin Board of Realtors has released home sales stats for November 2014, and the news is good for those looking to sell. According to the report, median home prices reached their highest price ever for the month of November in November 2014. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Independent
It's a tale of wrongdoing by financial professionals and buck-passing by the regulators. Simon Read talks to a man who took out a pension mortgage When Michael Williams took out a pension mortgage, he thought he was following good advice. Comment?
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