Parkin Real Estate News
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Wednesday Jan 28 | via The City Wire
With Arkansas' housing market on the mend in recent years, homeowners may be tempted to take out a home equity loan and banks and other financial institutions are likely eager to capture that business. But the equity gains are not across the board in Arkansas. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via The City Wire
Consumers mulling the purchase of new construction homes this year will likely pay a little more than buyers who closed deals in 2014, according to local real estate professionals. The new home market across Northwest Arkansas posted a strong year in 2014 with more than $250 million in sales and 992 homes sold. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via FOX16
We're hours away from decision time for the State and whether it will take over the Little Rock School District. Many eyes are looking forward to the Arkansas Department of Education's potential decision on whether it will take over the Little Rock School District. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via The City Wire
Agents in Benton and Washington counties sold 7,314 homes last year, pushing the cumulative volume to $1.392 billion and marking the region's best performance since 2006, according to Paul Bynum, analyst with MountData.com. The nearly $1.4 billion in volume was up almost 6% from the prior year, and down about 10% from 2005, the record year for Northwest Arkansas, Bynum said. Comment?
Dec 16, 2014 | via The City Wire
Consumers in Arkansas report having less existing mortgage debt and higher overall savings rates than their neighbors in Missouri and Oklahoma, according to the third phase of the Arvest Bank's Consumer Sentiment Survey completed for the fall of 2014. Home ownership numbers decreased in the recent survey which was completed in October. Comment?
11 min ago | via Post and Courier
That was the premise behind the White House's January proposal to eliminate the federal tax benefit for 529 plans and use the savings to finance other forms of college aid. That idea was dropped soon after it was proposed due to what Washington-types might call poor optics - it looked too much like a tax hike on middle-class families trying to pay for college. Comment?
17 min ago | via The Standard
To be more precise, only five out of ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations are "investable" at the moment, according to the fund management firm's investment director and head of Singapore office. Indonesia's Jakarta Composite Index climbed 22 percent in 2014, compared to a 15.3 percent rise in the Stock Exchange of Thailand Index and a 10.5 percent advance in the Malaysian benchmark. Comment?
31 min ago | via Daily Kos
After all, the greatest period of prosperity in the United States was the approximately 30 years after World War II, when the federal government offered returning GIs low-cost mortgages to buy a home, low-interest loans to start a business and pay their way through college or trade school. Union membership peaked at 34.8% of the nation's wage and salary workforce in the mid-1950s and organized labor helped keep wages and benefits rising with productivity through the mid-1970s. Comment?
35 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
The tiny house movement is taking off in New Zealand as people look for cheaper and more sustainable ways of living, an advocate for the small buildings says. Christchurch man Bevan Thomas built his own "tiny house" from scratch last year and had seen "hundreds" through it over the past few months. Comment?
43 min ago | via PR-inside.com
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