Prairie Grove Real Estate News
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Monday Nov 17 | via The City Wire
Realtors and real estate professionals across Benton and Washington counties tallied up another solid month of home sales in October, helping to push the 2014 year-to-date comparison ahead of last year. Agents sold 689 homes last month, which was 16% more than sold in October 2013, according to MountData.com. Comment?
Saturday Nov 15 | via NWAonline
The 6,197 homes sold this year is slightly less than the 6,227 sold through the first 10 months of 2013, but Paul Bynum, MountData's owner and director, said pending sales are up and should boost November numbers. The accumulated home sales this year have run just slightly below 2013 numbers. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via NWAonline
The City Council will have at least one new member come January, according to final but unofficial results in Tuesday's general election. John La Tour, 58, a certified public accountant who has rallied for a hands-off approach to government this election season, won a plurality of votes in a crowded race for outgoing Alderwoman Rhonda Adams' Ward 4 seat, according to the Washington County Election Commission. Comment?
Oct 16, 2014 | via The City Wire
The days of runaway prices and easy profits in local real estate are gone for Northwest Arkansas, but economists and real estate experts agree the steady pace seen in 2014 is healthy and may be the new norm. Agents sold 615 homes in September in Benton and Washington counties. Comment?
Sep 29, 2014 | via KCEN
The man suspected of kidnapping Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was captured Monday, a day after police issued an arrest warrant for him, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. Aaron Lewis, 33, was captured by the Little Rock Police Department and would be transferred to the Pulaski County Investigations Division, said Pulaski County Sheriff Department spokesman Lt. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
Watergate Little Rock APT Port-folio of Greensboro, N.C., bought Watergate Apartments at 8101 Cantrell Road from VMS National Properties of Denver. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via Arkansas Times
The Center for Public Integrity has released the third part of its analysis of nursing home data and the latest suggests lower staffing at nursing homes populated by racial minorities. Earlier installments focused on a disparity between staffing levels reported on a widely used public website and the actual staffing reflected in reimbursement reports and reported that poorly rated nursing homes had qualified for federally subsidized low-interest mortgages. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via The City Wire
J.P. Sexton, vice president and mortgage market sales manager for Centennial Bank in Fayetteville, was recently selected by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas as the 2014 Mortgage Banker of the Year. This award recognizes one outstanding member of the MBAA who exemplifies excellence in mortgage banking. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via The City Wire
Home sales in Arkansas' four largest markets rebounded in September, with year-to-date sales up almost 4% and the value of homes sold up almost 2%. September sales in the four markets were up 7.26% and the sales value was up more than 9%. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via The Courier
Weeks after the body of a real estate agent was found in central Arkansas, people in her field met in Little Rock for a seminar focused on job safety. Beverly Carter disappeared Sept. Comment?
3 min ago | via Deseret News
If you are thinking that one day you can recoup all of your investment on the back end, you might have a rude awakening when you go to sell your home. Not every buyer wants a precious fourth bedroom reconfigured as an office. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Times of Israel
That's the philosophy behind a new luxury apartment project in Israel called The Hamptons in Herzliya Pituach that's attempting to link two very swanky locales in the service of strengthening Diaspora Jews' connections to Israel - and selling high-end apartments. The 34-unit building is the brainchild of Rabbi Marc Schneier of The Hampton Synagogue, an Orthodox congregation on Long Island's posh East End. Comment?
21 min ago | via Bloomberg
Wells Fargo & Co. targets black and Latino borrowers for more costly home loans than their white counterparts in the Chicago area, helping to prolong a local and national foreclosure crisis, the biggest county in Illinois said. Comment?
26 min ago | via Reuters
Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and discriminatory lending in the Chicago area. The lawsuit is the latest accusing major banks of biased mortgage lending that harmed major American cities, such as Los Angeles, Miami and Baltimore, and prolonged the nation's housing crisis. Comment?
26 min ago | via News Times
Coldwell Banker ranked Connecticut cities and towns according to average prices for four-bedroom, two-bath homes in 2014. The top eight of the 69 towns and cities represented are found in Fairfield County. Comment?
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