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Friday Apr 3 | via NBC Action News
Frost Advisory issued April 3 at 11:13AM CDT expiring April 4 at 9:00AM CDT in effect for: Bourbon, Cherokee, Crawford Frost Advisory issued April 3 at 11:13AM CDT expiring April 4 at 9:00AM CDT in effect for: Barry, Barton, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Maries, Miller, Morgan, Newton, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Saint Clair, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, Wright The real estate market is hot and some agents say sales are as big as they were before the housing market collapsed. But we found the increased prices have led to an increase in scams. Comment?
Mar 12, 2015 | via The Pitch
Earl Long recalls spending hours at the King Louie West building, at 8788 Metcalf, teaching his kids how to ice-skate. Ice skating ceased at King Louie years ago, replaced by little more than political theater on how Johnson County should proceed with the beat-up husk of the building it bought in 2011. Comment?
Mar 4, 2015 | via The Pitch
Tuesday's primary election thinned the herd of four familiar Shawnee faces seeking to become mayor down to two, with Dan Pflumm and Michelle Distler moving ahead to the April 7 general election. Pflumm, whose family lineage tracks back to the early days of Shawnee's history, was the top vote-getter with 1,259 cards cast in his name, or 30 percent of the vote. Comment?
Jan 20, 2015 | via Business Journal
A Leavenworth County development partnership is planning a $64 million mixed-use development on 80 acres at the southwest corner of 118th Street and State Avenue. The site, which lies at the extreme northeast corner of Bonner Springs, just west of the Kansas Speedway , is being developed by Triple R Properties LLC, a partnership involving Jerry Reilly and his sons Mike and J.R. Reilly . Comment?
Jan 15, 2015 | via Business Journal
A Johnson County judge has found in favor of Bank of Blue Valley following allegations that the bank roped investors into troubled real estate loans. Richard Bartlett and Ernest Straub filed the lawsuit in August 2012 , claiming the bank had previously approached them about participating in loans it made on the Foxfield Villa residential real estate development in Olathe. Comment?
Mar 3, 2015 | via Hays Daily News
Property tax on Kansas farmland has been a hot topic recently. Perhaps it is time to review why use-value appraisal is appropriate. Comment?
Mar 1, 2015 | via The Wichita Eagle
At 73 years old, Joyce Higinbotham expected this would be the time in her life to travel with her husband, Bill, and visit friends, family and all the places the high school sweethearts hadn't explored while raising three children in rural eastern Kansas. Instead, Joyce lives in a one-bedroom apartment in a senior community in west Wichita, a few miles down the road from Bill, who at 74 has been living in the memory care wing of an assisted living facility for the past six months. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Capital-Journal
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Feb 7, 2015 | via The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era
Danedri Thompson email@example.com A divided council gave its blessing to a property management company seeking tax subsidies for an apartment complex in Gardner. The MACO Development Company needed a resolution of support from the Gardner City Council in order to apply for a federal tax subsidy to upgrade Gardner Estates, an apartment complex at 130 E. Madison Street. Comment?
Jan 5, 2015 | via The Capital-Journal
"Misery" increased in Topeka and other Kansas cities in the third quarter, but Kansans still are less miserable than they were in 2013. Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research compiles a quarterly "misery index" based on inflation, home prices and the unemployment rate. Comment?
7 min ago | via Reuters
Hong Kong's stock market surge is turning up the heat in one of the world's most expensive property markets, as mainland China investors plough quick profits into million-dollar mansions in what analysts say may be a record year for home sales. The Hong Kong stocks spree has sent the benchmark Hang Seng Index to seven-year highs as mainland investors snapped comparative bargains before pocketing gains. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Times of Trenton
While deployed in Afghanistan in 2011, his base was attacked and he was injured as he tried to take cover. Murray, 33, suffered a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, but stayed in the Army to provide his wife and children with a good life. Comment?
12 min ago | via Housing Wire
Home prices are rising roughly twice as fast as wages, putting pressure on potential homebuyers and heightening the risk that any uptick in interest rates could be a setback. The solution, according to some of the nation's leading housing economists who spoke Tuesday at an economic and policy forum focusing on the housing market is that a new balance has to be struck between regulation and opportunity. Comment?
12 min ago | via Business Journal
A few highlights included year-over-year growth in net income, net operating income, net interest revenue and total assets. "We are pleased to report quarterly results that reflect continued improvement in profitability and core operating operations," said Dan Rollins , chairman and CEO for BancorpSouth, in a release. Comment?
17 min ago | via National Mortgage News
A new report from Fitch Ratings suggests that the time it takes to liquidate a distressed loan may be on its way to shortening. As of the first quarter of 2015, the time it took to close a foreclosure was 42 months, Fitch said in an April 21 news release. Comment?
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