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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?
6 min ago | via Examiner.com
Did your real estate agent just introduce you to home buying backup offers? You may find the perfect home for yourself but there is another buyer in line ahead of you. You may be feeling a little desperate to save this home for yourself and that is when your agent tells you about submitting a back-up offer. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. Interest rates around the world, both short-term and long-term, are exceptionally low these days. Comment?
15 min ago | via SmyrnaVinings.com
Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome buyers weren't letting the unusually long winter weather bother them. In January and February, the Smyrna Vinings townhome and condo market sales surged to new records. Comment?
40 min ago | via The Peninsula
Shanghai--China's central bank on Monday lowered minimum downpayment levels on second homes nationwide, scrapping a key policy originally aimed at controlling housing prices as it seeks to boost the economy The People's Bank of China , the central bank, said the minimum deposit for individuals buying additional housing would be set at 40 percent, according to a statement on its website The announcement rolls back a four-year-old policy first introduced to try to cool the then red-hot property market as rocketing prices put homes out of the reach of many, raising worries over social unrest The move comes as China's growth falters, leading to widespread expectations that policymakers will have to boost the world's second-largest economy through further monetary loosening China's gross domestic product grew 7.4 percent last year, the slowest in nearly a quarter of a century The central bank ... (more) Comment?
41 min ago | via American Banker
Wall Street Journal In a review of former Sen. Barney Frank's new autobiography, "Frank: A Life in Politics From the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage," the Wall Street Journal recounts what former House Speaker Tip O'Neill told his colleague: Frank could have been the first Jewish Speaker of the House of Representatives, had he not been gay. James Kirchick's review says little about Frank's work on banking matters, and doesn't mention the Dodd-Frank Act. Comment?
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