Olathe Real Estate News
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Wednesday Nov 5 | via The Capital-Journal
A report showed Kansas had one of the highest rates of vacant foreclosures in the country, but that says more about the small number of foreclosures than about problems in the housing market. RealtyTrac compared the number and percentage of homes in the foreclosure process that have been abandoned by their residents in the 50 states and some metropolitan areas. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via Customer Interaction Solutions
National Health Investors announced today its NHI - Bickford Senior Living joint venture acquired a 101-unit assisted living and memory care community in Middleton, Ohio for $18.1 million. The transaction consists of $8.55 million in cash and the assumption of $9.55 million HUD-secured debt with an interest rate of 2.9% inclusive of the mortgage insurance premium. Comment?
Jun 4, 2014 | via The Pitch
Kansas City, Missouri, grabbed no shortage of headlines over the last month for the various sales-tax hikes and renewals facing its residents this year. Comment?
Jun 5, 2014 | via Prairie Village Post
Pitch examines possible tax increase in wake of state cuts . The Pitch's Steve Vockrodt has a good piece on the Fast Pitch blog examining why Johnson County officials are proposing a small mill levy increase for the 2015 year. Comment?
May 31, 2014 | via The Kansas City Star
A change in state law that will eliminate a fee on mortgage registrations paid to counties will crimp Johnson County's budget. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via Mortgage News Daily
This week I will spend time in California, Colorado, and Kansas, and expect to hear from many folks about the state of the industry. Unlike Japan, which is now officially in another recession , there are plenty of companies who have confidence that their balance sheet is better than everyone else's, but plenty of smart people are out there wondering what those balance sheets are going to look like after the 4th and 1st quarters coming up - especially if those companies have not been adding production units or making existing units more efficient. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Insurance Journal West
A company says a report that Kansas has one of the highest rates of vacant foreclosures in the country reflects the small number of foreclosures in the state, not problems in the housing market. RealtyTrac says Kansas has the third-highest rate of vacancies, with 31 percent of homes in the foreclosure process abandoned. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via The Wichita Eagle
The race was a rematch of the 2012 race in House District 88 in southeast Wichita, when Sloop ousted Scapa from office. "I'm very humbled by the results," said Scapa, 40, a real estate agent who described himself as a "commonsense conservative." Comment?
Oct 16, 2014 | via Kansas City InfoZine
A Florida company will pay more than $21,000 in fines and penalties for violating the Kansas Consumer Protection Act and the Kansas Credit Services Organization Act. Topeka, KS - infoZine - Cypress Law Group Inc, doing business as The Cypress Law Group, P.L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, agreed to a consent judgment ordering them to pay $21,500 in investigative fees and civil penalties. Comment?
Sep 25, 2014 | via Daily Kos
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts put a signature to documents associated with the mortgage on a Virginia residence that identify the Fairfax County home as "principal residence" of the three-term incumbent Republican. The re-election campaign of the Kansan has been awash in controversy about whether his ownership of a duplex in Dodge City, which is rented out, and his payment of about $300 a month for a room in a Dodge City supporter's home satisfied legal requirements for public office. Comment?
3 min ago | via The Straits Times
Some Singaporeans do not ask neighbours to help with childcare, but mums in a group called Kampung Wives are looking out for one another The Kampung Wives include Ms Amy Kuo, Ms Anita Lauw with her 18-month-old child Ashley, Ms Choo Pheh Fun with her three-month-old son Jan Kae, Ms Irene Tan with her four-month-old son Levi, Ms Linda Khi and the rest of their children. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES Real estate agent Yeo Khim Kieng with her twoyear- old daughter Kate and older son Marco , and orthodontist Geraldine Lee with her 15-month-old son Cameron and older son Jacob . Comment?
6 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
Popular wisdom says that when you put your home up for sale, it should be as bland and beige as possible. Comment?
39 min ago | via NewsOK.com
As tens of thousands of Oklahoma baby boomers reach retirement age each day, home builders and real estate agents are working to keep up with their changing housing needs. As tens of thousands of baby boomers reach retirement age each day, homebuilders and real estate agents are working to keep up with their changing housing needs. Comment?
43 min ago | via NorthJersey.com
"Buying and selling property is an emotional process for both sides. The seller is often parting with a place where they have created years of memories, and the buyer is parting with a substantial amount of cash." Comment?
53 min ago | via Hudson Hub-Times
Dallas, Texas-based Supreme Lending has expanded its reach into Ohio by opening a regional office in Stow where its Ohio-based staff can assist clients in securing mortgage loans with in-depth knowledge of the Ohio real estate market. Supreme is a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac seller/servicer offering a full range of mortgage programs including conforming and non-conforming loans; FHA, VA and USDA loans; investment loans and renovation loans; condo and Jumbo loans. Comment?
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