Parkin Real Estate News
Thursday | via NWAonline
Home sales in Arkansas in March jumped almost 16 percent compared with March last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Wednesday. The average home price in the 43 counties surveyed by the association rose 8.5 percent to $158,959 in March. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via The City Wire
The economy across the Natural State is looking up which has helped hoist consumer sentiment measured by Arvest Bank's semi-annual survey. This spring report released Tuesday shows the index measuring Arkansas consumer sentiment rose to 79.1 in March, up from 68.1 in October and 67.4 in June 2014. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via The City Wire
Arkansas real estate agents were busy in March. Home sales in Arkansas' four largest markets rose an impressive 15.33% in March after being up 2.4% in February and down more than 2% in January. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Benton Courier
Saline County ranked among the top counties in Arkansas in February homes sales, according to information released recently by the Arkansas Realtors Association. Overall in The Natural State, the number of homes sold in February was up 9 percent compared to the same month last year. Comment?
Apr 17, 2015 | via NWAonline
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES @NWATONYR Construction workers build a home Friday on Laurel Springs Road in Springdale. Real estate agents sold 667 homes in Benton and Washington counties last month, up from 585 in March 2014. Comment?
9 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
WASHINGTON - Could there be a way to help senior homeowners with their cash flow needs without saddling them - and ultimately their families - with high costs? That's a key question at a time when millions of seniors are flooding into their post-retirement years, many of them with equity in their homes but insufficient income to handle expenses over the long term. If they want to stay in their homes, they can opt for a government-insured reverse mortgage, which may provide them cash in exchange for repayment plus interest after they die, move out or sell. Comment?
12 min ago | via SFGate
The guilty pleas mean the banks are literally felons, and it's a distinct shift in the way law enforcement has dealt with Wall Street in the past. manipulated the London Interbank Offered Rate, an important interest rate used around the world as a benchmark for mortgages and other loans. Comment?
14 min ago | via Big News Network.com
DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Finance Minister Michael Noonan has concluded a constructive series of meetings with senior management of Ireland's six main mortgage lenders. The meetings focused on the mortgage market and specifically the comparatively high standard variable rates currently being charged by the banks. Comment?
42 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes slid two points in May to a level of 54, but still posted a nine-point increase from a year ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index . "We've found that rising rents do not appear to be playing a significant role in motivating renters to buy a home," said David Brickman, EVP of Freddie Mac Multifamily, in a statement; Freddie Mac research showed that most renters are not looking to buy homes despite rising rent. Comment?
44 min ago | via Times of Wayne County
When Lyons Town Supervisor Brian Manktelow purchased the Lyons Community Center building, he had no plans to turn it into anything new. The successful farmer/businessman's only goal was to get the Lyons Community Center LLC back on its feet. Comment?
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