Midland Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Midland, AR continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sunday Nov 9 | via Stars and Stripes
With military veterans returning stateside from Middle East battlefronts and interest rates staying low, use of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs home loan program has seen a resurgence both nationally and locally. Part of VA benefits, the VA home loan program is a no-down payment, 100 percent mortgage that requires no mortgage insurance. Comment?
Oct 16, 2014 | via The City Wire
Foreclosures are not the factor they once were in local real estate markets across the state and nation. The local rates continue to decline faster and farther than the nation as a whole. Comment?
Oct 15, 2014 | via The City Wire
Home sales in the region were up double digits in September, with Crawford County posting a 13.75% improvement in sales volume over the same month in 2013 while Sebastian County posted an 18.74% gain. Crawford County's home sales totaled $7.734 million for the month, while Sebastian County rang in at $16.47 million. Comment?
Sep 15, 2014 | via The City Wire
Home sales in the Fort Smith area continue to show gains in the northern half of the region, while the southern half's figures are almost flat. For the first eight months of the year, Crawford County's home sales have increased 33.74% to $47.079 million compared to $35.202 million during the same period a year ago. Comment?
Aug 18, 2014 | via The City Wire
Home sales in the Fort Smith area continue to show growth year to date, with Crawford County's sales volume up 40.25% and Sebastian County sales volume up 7.29%. Comment?
Sunday | via ArkansasBusiness.com
Watergate Little Rock APT Port-folio of Greensboro, N.C., bought Watergate Apartments at 8101 Cantrell Road from VMS National Properties of Denver. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via Arkansas Times
The Center for Public Integrity has released the third part of its analysis of nursing home data and the latest suggests lower staffing at nursing homes populated by racial minorities. Earlier installments focused on a disparity between staffing levels reported on a widely used public website and the actual staffing reflected in reimbursement reports and reported that poorly rated nursing homes had qualified for federally subsidized low-interest mortgages. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via The City Wire
J.P. Sexton, vice president and mortgage market sales manager for Centennial Bank in Fayetteville, was recently selected by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas as the 2014 Mortgage Banker of the Year. This award recognizes one outstanding member of the MBAA who exemplifies excellence in mortgage banking. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via The City Wire
Home sales in Arkansas' four largest markets rebounded in September, with year-to-date sales up almost 4% and the value of homes sold up almost 2%. September sales in the four markets were up 7.26% and the sales value was up more than 9%. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via The Courier
Weeks after the body of a real estate agent was found in central Arkansas, people in her field met in Little Rock for a seminar focused on job safety. Beverly Carter disappeared Sept. Comment?
1 min ago | via Chico Enterprise-Record
In an exception to Southern California's lackluster real estate market, sales of homes costing $2 million or more are hitting record levels, according to a report. At least 1,431 homes worth $2 million or more were sold in the six-county region during the third quarter, said the Los Angeles Times , citing figures from CoreLogic DataQuick. Comment?
4 min ago | via Richmond and Twickenham Times
Homebuyers aged over 40 are being denied mortgages because they are too old, according to the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association. Homebuyers aged over 40 are being denied mortgages because they are too old, according to the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Forbes.com
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Dec 31, 2013 | via Electric Energy Online
Consumers Energy Company announced that it has terminated its previously announced private offers to exchange up to aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.70% First Mortgage Bonds due 2019 and 6.125% First Mortgage Bonds due 2019 for its newly issued First Mortgage Bonds due 2025 , upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in Consumers' offering memorandum dated of New Bonds must be issuable in exchange for Old Bonds validly tendered and accepted in the Exchange Offers . As of , the aggregate principal amount of Old Bonds validly tendered and not validly withdrawn, if accepted, would have been exchangeable for less than aggregate principal amount of New Bonds. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via MarketWatch
SunEdison has the largest market value among the 13 S&P 1500 companies that have posted GAAP net losses for eight straight quarters. It's stock is up 30% this year. Comment?
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