Jan 27, 2013 | via The Des Moines Register
Stagnant incomes and rising housing costs mean that about half of Iowa renters -- and a fifth of homeowners -- struggle to keep a roof over their heads, a new statewide report shows. Comment?
Jan 19, 2013 | via The Des Moines Register
The possibility of a farmland bubble dominated the sixth annual Iowa Land Investment Expo on Friday, where speakers explored whether the blistering pace of price increases gives way to a disruptive decline or a soft landing. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via KJCT
Remember that Obama campaign ad featuring Mitt Romney singing "America the Beautiful" to scenes of Caribbean islands where the GOP nominee had invested some of his considerable wealth? So do Republican senators who plan to question Commerce Secretary nominee Penny Pritzker about her own off-shore assets at a confirmation hearing today, a ... (more) Comment?
Friday May 10 | via WOI
We are in a housing shortage right now. It's not that houses aren't being built. Comment?
Oct 4, 2008 | via KCRG
A real estate agents group estimates high quality crop land in Iowa is worth $11,515 an acre. Comment?
Apr 21, 2013 | via The Des Moines Register
The Iowa House and Senate have both now passed bills that would provide property tax relief for owners of commercial and industrial real estate. Comment?
Apr 18, 2013 | via The Des Moines Register
Iowa Mortgage Help, the state's foreclosure prevention initiative, received a $604,266 national grant, officials said today. Comment?
1 min ago | via The Washington Post
Fannie Mae is snatching potential profits away from mortgage lenders as it posts record earnings that are fueling industry concern the government-backed company is regaining its swagger even as lawmakers plot its demise. Comment?
Dec 5, 2009 | via American Reporter
Happy Holidays to all from Angel Fire, N.M., where it is -15 F. at this writing. Comment?
23 min ago | via The Daily Republic
Average rates on fixed mortgages rose for the third straight week, hitting their highest levels since mid-March. Still, mortgage rates remained close to historic lows, a trend that should help sustain the housing recovery. Comment?
25 min ago | via Reuters
Crude futures are set to post their biggest weekly loss in five weeks, with Brent edging down toward $102 per barrel on Friday, as ample supply and a slow global economic recovery fuelled worries that demand for oil would be hit. Comment?
30 min ago | via Yahoo!
The bathroom is one of the most complex and costly rooms to renovate, not to mention one of the most personal rooms in the house - so imagine leaving yours in the hands of complete strangers. Comment?