Neenah Real Estate News
Jan 19, 2015 | via Door Reminder
Wisconsin home sales end year with positive results Sales for year down 1.5 percent and median prices up 3.1 percent compared to healthy 2013. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1J4PlYs December sales were 2.1 percent higher and the median sales price was $145,000, a 4.3 percent increase. Comment?
Sep 22, 2014 | via Door Reminder
Inventory and prices dampen August existing home sales Wisconsin Realtors Association said available houses harder to find in metropolitan areas Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1uzREN3 Fewer people bought houses in Wisconsin in August, the second consecutive month of sales decline and the seventh month this year when sales were less than the same month in 2013. The Wisconsin Realtors Association in its monthly report attributed the decline to multiple factors, including tight inventory in metropolitan areas and higher prices, as well as having to be compared with 2013, which was a good year. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Wisconsin's chamber of commerce is backing a Republican plan in the state Legislature to repeal the personal property tax on business equipment. The proposal is meeting resistance because homeowners would have to make up for the lost revenue, which comes to about $80 a year for the owner of a typical home. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Crooks and Liars
My guess is that the same Very Serious bobbleheads who have pronounced Scott Walker a "formidable contender" will delicately avoid talking about this study. Because FREEDOM: Wisconsin ranks worst among the 50 states in terms of a shrinking middle class, with real median household incomes here falling 14.7 percent since 2000, according to a new report. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay
A money changer inspects U.S. dollar bills at a currency exchange in Manila January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco UNDATED If you're looking for a cheap place to live in Wisconsin, you might want to head north. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Altogether, the 250 banks based in Wisconsin had net income of $937 million last year, compared with $1.02 billion in 2013, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. It marked the first decline in annual net income for Wisconsin's banks in four years. Total loans and leases for the state banks rose 5.1%, to $70.7 billion from about $67.2 billion in 2013, and deposits increased 2.8% to $81.5 billion from $79.3 billion. Comment?
Feb 23, 2015 | via WAOW
Two Mosinee students and a bus driver were injured when the school bus they were in slid into a ditch Monday morning, according to a post on the Marathon County Sheriff's Department Facebook page. Two Mosinee students and a bus driver were injured when the school bus they were in slid into a ditch Monday morning, according to a post on the Marathon County Sheriff's Department Facebook page. Comment?
15 min ago | via The Miami Herald
The Illinois Attorney General's office sued the owner of a Chicago remodeling company almost 30 years ago, accusing him of taking money from property owners for work that was either shoddy or never done. Without admitting wrongdoing, Mark Diamond agreed to change his ways. Comment?
19 min ago | via South China Morning Post
A vendor selling fruit and home-made food in Kiev. The economy in Ukraine is in deep crisis, and things are getting worse. Comment?
49 min ago | via The Daily Advance
Bank of America and a group of investors demanding the bank buy back soured mortgages it sold to them have agreed to extend talks aimed at resolving their dispute. The bank and a law firm representing the investors said Wednesday they would go beyond a 60-day discussion period triggered by a letter sent to the bank in mid-October. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Digital Trends
If you thought Lincoln Motor Company made cars exclusively for real estate agents and Matthew McConaughey, you were very wrong. It has just unveiled a hulking new Continental Concept, which will pave the way for future tarmac terrors in the years to come. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Orange Juice
One tactic to prevent discussion of an issue is to flood the area where it is taking place with discussion of another issue. We published a story earlier in which an anonymous source using the name "Ana Atnas" - now self-described as a "mentor" to recently departed Santa Ana Housing Division Manager Sidney Stone - raised some charges of what might be costly favoritism to an outside interest by Santa Ana Councilmembers Vince Sarmiento and Michele Martinez . Comment?
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