St. Johns Real Estate News
Real Estate news for St. Johns, MI continually updated from thousands of sources.
Friday Nov 21 | via MLive.com
Chad Cassiday, the developer behind the Ridges of Cascade apartment community, likes to tell prospective tenants they aren't really renting an apartment. "These are condos that you're renting," said Cassiday, standing behind the kitchen island in one of the three-bedroom units of the 237-unit development being built on the former Centennial Country Club. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via MLive.com
Few events can stop a real estate agent's phone from ringing faster than a blizzard. Potential buyers don't want to go outdoors to look at homes and potential sellers are happy to stay put until the weather improves. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via The Washington Post
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson is in his ninth NHL season and is scheduled to make $5 million this year. He won't see a penny of it, thanks to a number of financial decisions that have left Johnson in bankruptcy. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via FindLaw
TRADEMARK PROPERTIES OF MICHIGAN, L.L.C., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., and Bank of America, Defendants-Appellees. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via The Washington Post
The biggest Wall Street banks have used their ownership of metal warehouses, oil tankers and other commodities businesses to gain unfair trading advantages and dominate markets, according to a U.S. Senate investigation. In a 400-page report focused on Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co., a Senate panel said the firms have eroded what was once a strict line separating banking from commodities to the detriment of consumers and the financial system. Comment?
4 min ago | via Telegram
Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the federal government has already considered the dramatic slide in oil prices in its fiscal forecasts. "When we took into account the oil price decline which had already occurred, we made the assumption that the prices would stay at the low level for the entire period," Oliver told a news conference on Thursday. Comment?
6 min ago | via Preston Citizen
An overhaul of the stamp duty tax on properties is the reform that home-movers would be most keen to see put in place after next year's general election, a property website has found. Rightmove asked more than 41,000 people who were in the process of buying a new home or planning to do so to choose from a wish-list of housing policies they would like to see put in place following the election next spring. Comment?
39 min ago | via Independent.ie
NEW rules on home loans being planned by the Central Bank will be among the strictest in Europe, estate agents have said. Delegates attending the European Confederation of Real Estate Agents Conference in Dublin expressed surprise that Ireland was introducing a 20pc deposit requirement when, out of 14 countries represented, a deposit was required in only one. Comment?
45 min ago | via The Baltimore Sun
A Baltimore-based nonprofit is preparing to build a commercial kitchen on a blighted tract in East Baltimore, the first step in the creation of a $16 million food production campus. American Communities Trust plans to use a 31/2-acre parcel at Gay and Wolfe streets - the site of a 19th-century city water pumping station - for the kitchen, a canning facility, a working farm and a produce market. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Wall Street Journal
Mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will allow homeowners who have been foreclosed upon to repurchase their homes at market value even if they owe more, reversing a policy that prohibited such transactions. Comment?
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