Smoke Rise Real Estate News
Sunday Mar 22 | via Alabama Live
Enjoy the WiRE compliments of the ACRE Corporate Cabinet. Click link in article to see the corporations that are building Alabama's real estate multimedia network. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via Alabama Live
About the writer Daniel J. Smith is an assistant professor of economics at the Johnson Center at Troy University. Follow him on Twitter @smithdanj1 During a recent visit to North Carolina, I picked up a growler of craft beer -- a 64 ounce closed container from Natty Greene's Brewery -- to enjoy at home. Comment?
Sunday Mar 8 | via Alabama Live
A recent story looked at the 50 state economies ranked from best to worst. The ranking, from Business Insider, examined several factors in making its determination, including: recent change in housing prices, non-farm payroll job growth, unemployment rate, GDP per capita, average weekly wage, and state government surplus and deficit. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via WALA
Local leaders say Alabama and the nation have come a long way since Bloody Sunday and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but the next big challenge is racial inequality in wealth. According to 2013 census data, the median household income for whites was $58,270. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via Bloomberg
Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, questions Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, right, during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, countering criticism from members of Congress, said the central bank is trying to avoid being too cozy with the Wall Street firms it supervises and wants to ensure that regulators aren't afraid to confront the financial industry. "The risk of regulatory capture is something the Federal Reserve takes very seriously and works very hard to prevent," Yellen said in remarks prepared for a speech in New York on Tuesday night. Comment?
9 min ago | via VDARE
What makes this all the more tragic is the implicit acknowledgement by the MSM that there wasn't much racial injustice or public anger to begin with. As the New York Times wrote: For years, local leaders in Ferguson ran unopposed in elections that drew 12 percent of registered voters, only single-digit percentages of black residents and almost exclusively white candidates. Comment?
27 min ago | via WBOC-TV Salisbury
Thursday evening's Sussex County Planning and Zoning meeting in Georgetown attracted a full house of homeowners eagerly waiting to express their concerns about the development proposed by Ocean Atlantic, LLC. The Schell Brothers, a well-known luxury home developer in Delaware, want to build a 147-unit 55 and older housing complex behind Tulip Dr. in Lewes, right along Coastal Highway and adjacent to the Villages of Five Points . But opposed neighbors are saying the site where they want to build currently has only one entrance and exit along Route 1. Kaya Elliot lives on Tulip Dr. in a community known as Dutch Acres. Comment?
36 min ago | via Blown Mortgage Blog
Many people think that it is beneficial to pay off a car loan before applying for a mortgage . In reality, this could be a bad idea and actually cause you to lose your mortgage approval. Comment?
42 min ago | via Holtville Tribune
Today, the President is in Birmingham, Alabama to speak about the progress we have made to build a safer and stronger financial system and to protect families from the types of abuses that led the economy to near collapse - and his commitment to safeguarding that progress. Before the financial crisis, the irresponsibility and recklessness that was allowed to prevail on Wall Street may have seemed remote from Main Streets across the country. Comment?
48 min ago | via Business Journal
Winner, Office Lease in San Francisco: Salesforce The cloud computing giant signed the biggest office lease in San Francisco's history, taking 714,000 square feet in the tallest office building west of Chicago - the 1,070-foot Transbay Tower under construction at 415 Mission St., which will be renamed Salesforce Tower. The Bay Area real estate market hit new highs yet again in 2014. Comment?
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