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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?
Thursday Sep 25 | 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?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via The Capital-Journal
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., put a signature to documents associated with the mortgage on a Virginia residence that identify the Fairfax County home as the "principal residence" of the three-term incumbent Republican. 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. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via Business Journal
When it comes to buying a home, Missourians are more likely to overspend their originally established budget than Kansans, but when Kansans blow the budget they spend more. About 19 percent of Missourians who bought a home blew their budget, by an average of $18,554. Comment?
Aug 23, 2014 | via The Capital-Journal
WalletHub.com, a personal finance website, compared state and local tax rates with 27 metrics they considered related to government services. Comment?
Aug 11, 2014 | via The Capital-Journal
A Wichita man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison after confessing to be what federal officers called the leader of a scheme to submit false home mortgage applications. Comment?
2 min ago | via Sheepshead Bites
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing a local law firm and its namesake attorney, accusing them of running a fraudulent mortgage rescue scheme that ripped off financially vulnerable homeowners facing foreclosure. The attorney general filed suit in New York County Supreme Court yesterday against Midwood-based Litvin Law Firm and Miami-based Litvin, Torrens & Associates, as well as their principal attorney, Gennady Litvin. Comment?
4 min ago | via Barriere Star Journal
Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark. The couple had pleaded guilty in March, admitting that they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phoney loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans. Comment?
16 min ago | via Seattle Times
A key long-term U.S. mortgage rate dipped this week, the second drop after a large increase two weeks ago. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.19 percent from 4.20 percent last week. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via KTNV-TV Las Vegas
A Nevada inmate serving two life sentences in the 1989 killing of a California real estate agent has died in prison. Nevada Department of Corrections officials say 67-year-old John Colwell died of a chronic medical condition Wednesday in High Desert State Prison. Comment?
11 min ago | via Nerve News
Affluent Indians as also the not-so-super rich Indians are joining a wave of foreign property buyers, who see the recovering US housing market as a safe haven for their money, according to the New York Times. While for affluent Indians, American real estate is a security blanket in the face of a bubble in real estate prices in major Indian cities, many less-than-super rich foreign investors just want a safe place to put extra savings, it said. Comment?
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