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Wednesday Jan 14 | via MLive.com
Kent County is the only large county in the U.S. to get back to unemployment rates it enjoyed prior to the Great Recession, according to a survey released by the National Association of Counties on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Despite the good news, Kent County home prices and paychecks still have not recovered, according to NACO's survey of all 3,069 counties in the U.S. According to the survey charts, local housing prices have nearly recovered from their 2005 high levels. While Kent County has achieved its pre-recession unemployment levels, its residents still have not recovered their income, the study concluded. Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via Wall Street Journal
Counties that have recovered from the recession, according to the National Association of Counties, are largely located in energy-rich areas. Seven years after the recession began, only one in 50 U.S. counties has fully bounced back, according to a study the National Association of Counties released Monday. Comment?
Dec 17, 2014 | via MLive.com
Last month's record snowfall kept a lot of houses off the market in West Michigan, according to the November statistics published by the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors . New listings were down nearly 25 percent over November 2013, which also saw an early arrival of winter, according to the latest GRAR monthly sales report. Comment?
Dec 12, 2014 | via MLive.com
Rockford sold $26.3 million in refunding bonds in November, saving taxpayers of the 8,000-student district $3.5 million. Hudsonville is saving nearly $2.65 million for those in its 6,400-student district from selling $18.9 million in bonds. Comment?
Oct 29, 2014 | via Park Record
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in September suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved somewhat further, with solid job gains and a lower unemployment rate. Comment?
Thursday | via Capital Soup
Bill Martin, the chief executive officer of Michigan RealtorsA is joining Florida RealtorsA as its new CEO, beginning March 23, 2015. Martin, 61, will be based at Florida Realtors' Orlando headquarters. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. Economist Tom Lawler sent me the preliminary table below of short sales, foreclosures and cash buyers for a few selected cities in December. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via ClickOnDetroit
A variety of employers from both the public and private sectors will be on hand Jan. 29 in Pontiac for a JobFairGiant.com "You're Hired" job fair. "The 'You're Hired Job Fair' events connect Michigan's talented workers with employers looking to hire, companies reach out to us daily seeking experienced and entry-level candidates, our job fairs are a critical part of the efforts to strengthen the Michigan workforce," said Community Outreach Director CJ Eason. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via MLive.com
West Michigan's industrial real estate market got healthy again in 2104 and should gain more strength in 2015, according to the Commercial Alliance of Realtors 2014 Market Review. Industrial space is now in short supply after companies filled up existing space to meet their growing production demands, according to the report issued on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Transactions increased by 38 percent over 2013 and continued to make it a challenge to find high quality buildings to meet the needs of the industrial market, the report said. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via WTVG-TV Toledo
Declaring an American economic resurgence, President Barack Obama opened a three-state swing Wednesday aimed at claiming credit for recent growth and blunting the momentum of the new Republican congressional leadership. "We are entering into the new year with new confidence that America is coming back," Obama declared at a Ford plant in Michigan, a state at the center of both the downturn and rejuvenation of the U.S. automobile industry. Comment?
9 min ago | via Journal of the San Juans
Friday Harbor Village, a 26-unit apartment complex on Carter Avenue was sold at foreclosure auction to a Seattle-based investment firm for $940K, Jan. 30, at the county courthouse. The Friday Harbor Village apartment complex was purchased by a Seattle-based investment firm for $940,000 at auction Friday, in the lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via This Is Money
Renting has long been considered a second-best option in Britain. People have strived to own their home and renting has been a steppingstone towards that goal. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via This Is Money
Credit card bills and outstanding mortgages are persuading more retirees to release equity from their home to pay off debt. Research by Preston- based Key Retirement, a company specialising in advice to people approaching - or in - retirement, shows that last year nearly one in three homeowners who took out an equity release plan did so to get out of the red. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Scotsman.com
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. AN UPBEAT CBI retail report and a European Commission consumer confidence survey suggest a turning point has arrived - at long last - on household income and spending. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Mail
It's being so gloomy as keeps Crispin Odey rich. Like Cassandra, the ancient Greek prophetess, Britain's most prominent hedge-funder issues dire warnings others ignore. Comment?
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