Prairie Grove Real Estate News
Monday Mar 16 | via The City Wire
Rising prices and a more than 9% gain in home sales is the emerging early trend in Benton and Washington counties. Agents sold 928 homes in the first two months of this year with roughly 19% of those being new construction. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via NWAonline
Washington County has enlisted the help of a state legislator to negotiate with the state over the payment of $1 million the county owes from foreclosure fees, the county attorney said Tuesday. Attorney Steve Zega gave an update on the issue during the Quorum Court finance committee's evening meeting. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Log Cabin Democrat
Home sales in Faulkner County rose 31.34 percent year to year from January 2014 to January 2015, the Arkansas Realtors Association announced Tuesday. Faulkner County ranked at No. Comment?
Feb 16, 2015 | via The City Wire
Home prices gleaned by sellers in Benton and Washington counties continued to rise in January. Median sale prices increased 13.7% and 6.7%, respectively among the two counties when compared to the same month in 2014, according to Paul Bynum, analyst with MountData.com There were 436 homes sold in the two counties last month, with an accumulated volume of $81.298 million. Comment?
Feb 10, 2015 | via Arkansas Online
FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County could owe the state up to $1 million in foreclosure filing fees, the county treasurer said Tuesday. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
NF II/CI Little Rock LLC, an affiliate of Noble Investment Group of Atlanta, bought the Residence Inn by Marriott at 219 River Market Ave. The deal is financed with a 10-year loan of unspecified value from Wells Fargo Bank of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via Arkansas Times
Plans for Rep. Greg Leding's landlord-tenant bill, HB 1486,to be heard in committee today have been delayed by other legislation. The plan now is for a March 18 hearing and the realtors will continue their battle to maintain the status quo - Arkansas is the worst state in the country for renters. Comment?
Jan 11, 2015 | via NWAonline
Home sales in Arkansas rose 5.1 percent in January compared with January last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Tuesday. There were 1,678 homes sold in January in the 43 counties surveyed by the association, up from 1,597 sold in January 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via The City Wire
Home sales in Arkansas' four large markets were down 2.55% in January after posting an almost 4% gain in all of 2014. Driving the January numbers lower was an almost 11% decline in home sales in the central Arkansas market. Comment?
Saturday Mar 7 | via NWAonline
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --03/06/15-- Bill Bryant, director Arkansas State Police, answers a question during a meeting of the House Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs at the Capitol in Little Rock Friday. Rep. Della Rosa, R-Lowell, sponsored the bill which is to safeguard funds of State Police facilities and equipement. Comment?
26 min ago | via The Washington Post
At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn't what bothers her. Comment?
43 min ago | via The Independent
Exclusive: Report warns there are more than 3m in 'severe problem debt', and 18m are worried about making their income last until their next pay packet More than half a million people - 577,677 - have sought help in the past year alone, their individual debts averaging A 14,650, the report by debt charity StepChange says. It also warns that the number of people needing help to manage their debts has risen by 56 per cent since 2012. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Isaiah Walter, who rents out a spare room in his North Park home, is one of thousands of homeowners in the county who are supplementing their incomes with revenue from short-term vacation rentals. - Sean M. Haffey Isaiah Walter, who rents out a spare room in his North Park home, is one of thousands of homeowners in the county who are supplementing their incomes with revenue from short-term vacation rentals. Comment?
1 hr ago | via My Mother Lode
This week's an informal myMotherLode poll asked: Should second mortgages on underwater property be voided in bankruptcy? Nearly two-thirds, 65 percent and 278 Votes, said No and 35 percent said Yes. A case asking the question was presented to the U.S. Supreme Court in Bank of America v. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Lake County Record-Bee
Let's not kid ourselves, the real estate business has changed over the last several years. In the past 15 to 20 years the role of the Realtor has evolved from the primary source of finding a home to buy to assisting the buyer through the complex maze of paperwork, investigation and closing the sale. Comment?
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