Salem Real Estate News
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Sep 9, 2014 | via Daily Record
What's the one thing that would make all the difference in your life if you could just get it done? Members of the Benton/Bryant Realtors Association gathered at The Enclave in Benton on Aug. 26 for the yearly announcement of the Realtor of the Year. What had been shaping up to be a lengthy and contentious legal malpractice case ended Wednesday morning when the defendants won on summary judgment just as a jury was preparing to be seated. Comment?
Sep 1, 2014 | via Daily Record
A well-known group of Realtors in Saline County has recently located to their new home. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via The City Wire
Agents in Benton and Washington counties sold 7,314 homes last year, pushing the cumulative volume to $1.392 billion and marking the region's best performance since 2006, according to Paul Bynum, analyst with MountData.com. The nearly $1.4 billion in volume was up almost 6% from the prior year, and down about 10% from 2005, the record year for Northwest Arkansas, Bynum said. Comment?
Dec 16, 2014 | via The City Wire
Consumers in Arkansas report having less existing mortgage debt and higher overall savings rates than their neighbors in Missouri and Oklahoma, according to the third phase of the Arvest Bank's Consumer Sentiment Survey completed for the fall of 2014. Home ownership numbers decreased in the recent survey which was completed in October. Comment?
Dec 16, 2014 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
Arkansans reported less mortgage debt than their neighbors in Oklahoma and Missouri, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank. Comment?
Dec 3, 2014 | via Log Cabin Democrat
A husband and wife accused of kidnapping and killing a real estate agent this fall have had pleas of not guilty entered on their behalf. Arron Lewis and his estranged wife Crystal Lowery were charged in the death of Beverly Carter, whose body was found in a shallow grave in northern Pulaski County in September. Comment?
Dec 1, 2014 | via The City Wire
After seeing a slight decline at the end of summer, home sales are on a positive track in Arkansas' four largest markets with year-to-date sales up 4.08% and the value of homes sold up more than 3%. October sales in the four markets were up 9.29% and the sales value was up an impressive 18.16%. Comment?
5 min ago | via JD Supra
On January 13, the CFPB published a report based on results from its recent survey of consumers who had recently taken out new mortgages. The survey, jointly conducted by the CFPB and the FHFA, found that almost half of consumers who take out a mortgage fail to shop around prior to application; three out of four consumers only apply with one lender or broker; 70% of consumers report relying on their lender or broker to get information about mortgages; and consumers who are knowledgeable about the mortgage process are more likely to shop around for loans. Comment?
9 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Paying for private education may be cheaper than getting a home within an elite state school's area, data shows. Parents could save hundreds of thousands of dollars by forgoing properties in elite Auckland school zones then privately educating their children with the money saved by buying elsewhere, new data reveals. Comment?
16 min ago | via The Chronicle Herald
A recent survey by the Conference Board of Canada says the majority of Canadians in or nearing retirement don't feel they have enough saved to comfortably make ends meet. Sometimes this leads people to consider their homes as a source of cash. Comment?
18 min ago | via JD Supra
In a report released on January 13, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that nearly half of consumers do not shop among multiple lenders before applying for a mortgage loan. Even fewer - about one of every four - submit multiple applications to gauge the best deal, the Bureau says. Comment?
18 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Housing data were a mixed back of slowed growth in sentiment and new home sales and setbacks in existing sales and affordability. The 2014 under-performance of iShares US Home Construction reflected this mixed bag. Comment?
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