Olathe Real Estate News
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Nov 5, 2014 | 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?
Nov 3, 2014 | 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?
Saturday Dec 13 | via The Capital-Journal
To suggest that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators must find a way to balance the state's budget for the current fiscal year would be redundant. How Brownback and legislators will reach the balancing point for a budget that, as of this writing, is projected to have a $279 million gap between revenues and expenditures is unknown, however. Comment?
Saturday Dec 13 | via The Capital-Journal
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Saturday Dec 6 | via The Capital-Journal
Four Kansas banks were listed as among the 200 strongest financially in the country by a website that analyzes the banking industry. DepositAccounts.com looked at banks' deposit growth and how their capital and reserves compare to their overall assets and to "nonperforming" assets like loans that have been delinquent for more than 90 days and real estate the bank had to take back through foreclosure. Comment?
Nov 17, 2014 | 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?
Nov 7, 2014 | 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?
1 min ago | via KTVN Reno
Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential - a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects. Comment?
4 min ago | via Dear Kitty
The lake is naturally populated by brown trouts whose native stocks had depleted in recent years, hence the Central Fisheries Board stocking with farm reared the lake for the pleasure of anglers . It is also the setting of the song "Lough Sheelin Eviction", made popular by The Wolfe Tones. Comment?
6 min ago | via In These Times
By Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's reckoning, being a millionaire does not constitute living high above the ranks of ordinary people. Lew said last week that back when he was in the private sector enjoying six- and seven-figure pay packages, "My own compensation was never in the stratosphere." Comment?
7 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Do you want to know if the stock market is going to crash next year? Just keep an eye on junk bonds. Prior to the horrific collapse of stocks in 2008, high yield debt collapsed first. Comment?
15 min ago | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
Home sales in metro Baton Rouge increased by 4.4 percent in November, thanks to increased sales in Ascension and East Baton Rouge parishes. There were 615 home sales that closed in November in the eight-parish area. Comment?
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