Midland Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Midland, AR continually updated from thousands of sources.
Thursday Dec 11 | via The City Wire
The number of new foreclosure filings across the state remain low with 69 new defaults and 166 homes taken back by lenders in November, according to Irvine, Calif.,-based RealtyTrac. The foreclosure pace slowed 49% from the same month last year and fell 69% from October's report. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via The City Wire
Editor's note: This story is a component of The Compass Report . The quarterly Compass Report is managed by The City Wire, and sponsored by Arvest Bank. Comment?
Nov 9, 2014 | 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?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via The City Wire
Consumers in Arkansas report having less existing mortgage debt and higher overall savings rates than their neighbors in Missouri and Oklahoma, according to the third phase of the Arvest Bank's Consumer Sentiment Survey completed for the fall of 2014. Home ownership numbers decreased in the recent survey which was completed in October. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
Arkansans reported less mortgage debt than their neighbors in Oklahoma and Missouri, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Log Cabin Democrat
A husband and wife accused of kidnapping and killing a real estate agent this fall have had pleas of not guilty entered on their behalf. Arron Lewis and his estranged wife Crystal Lowery were charged in the death of Beverly Carter, whose body was found in a shallow grave in northern Pulaski County in September. Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via The City Wire
After seeing a slight decline at the end of summer, home sales are on a positive track in Arkansas' four largest markets with year-to-date sales up 4.08% and the value of homes sold up more than 3%. October sales in the four markets were up 9.29% and the sales value was up an impressive 18.16%. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | 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?
31 min ago | via The Charlotte Observer
N.C. House members expect to vote Friday on whether to recommend easing requirements for mortgage lenders – a move that proponents say would cut costs for the industry but critics say would dilute protections for borrowers. Rep. John Bell, co-chair of a study committee examining the proposed changes, told the Observer on Thursday that he and other lawmakers plan to file legislation to be taken up when the General Assembly convenes in January. Comment?
8 min ago | via CBS News
The U.S. economy has taken major strides this year in rebounding from the Great Recession, Obama administration officials said Thursday. Calling 2014 a "milestone" year in the recovery, National Economic Council Director Jeffrey Zients noted that economic growth has averaged 4.2 percent over the last two quarters, the strongest six-month period in over a decade. Comment?
10 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
Deciding against an IPO for now, online real-estate broker Redfin Corp. raised another $70.9 million and will continue to stay private as it expands its software-powered real-estate business across the U.S. The round was led by Wellington Management Co. and Glynn Capital Management, among others, and includes Brothers Brook, Annox Capital Management and previous investors Tiger Global Management and T. Rowe Price "We are making so many bets and some will work and some will not, and we don't think a retail investor would be as comfortable with the ups and downs in our business as an institutional investor involved in private sale," said Chief Executive Glenn Kelman. Comment?
10 min ago | via CBS Local
With the turn of a wheel and a turn of luck the Fischer family will soon turn the key to a brand new home. Overcome with joy, the Fischers are among seven lucky winners in the Town of Hempstead's lottery for a soon to be built, single family home, at half the market price. Comment?
16 min ago | via Lowell Sun
Pelletier holds 28 years of experience at financial institutions, including the last six at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union as its vice president of operations. "Carolyn has extensive experience in operations management, is a strong leader, and a passionate supporter of our mission," said Jeanne D'Arc President and CEO Mark Cochran, in a statement. Comment?
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