Stout Real Estate News
Thursday Apr 23 | via Progressive Farmer
The bloom is coming off Corn Belt farm real estate, and that's just fine with buyers like 70-year-old Tony Kriegel of Brooklyn, Iowa. He views farmland as a long-term investment, something he hopes his 12 children will never sell. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via KTVN Reno
A former Iowa lawmaker has been aquitted of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. A longtime Iowa state lawmaker was acquitted Wednesday of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. Comment?
Saturday Apr 11 | via The Messenger
The Iowa Finance Authority has recognized the top Iowa lenders from throughout the state for their efforts in advancing affordable homeownership through the Iowa Finance Authority's programs in calendar year 2014. The Iowa Finance Authority offers affordable mortgage and down payment assistance programs for eligible home buyers through a network of participating lenders throughout the state. Comment?
Saturday Mar 28 | via The Washington Post
Arthur "Arty" Alafoginis is regaling me with his secret for the perfect steak as we sit in the Landover headquarters of his Capital Meat Co., one of the last family-owned meat distributors in the region. The chuck end between the sixth and eighth rib bones is his favorite cut, flavored with McCormick's Montreal steak rub and washed down with a glass of Kosta Browne pinot noir. Comment?
Mar 26, 2015 | via The Des Moines Register
Revenue seems low, or expenses seem high, and the immediate response is to cut jobs. Comment?
23 min ago | via Yahoo!
Getting into a first home in Perth is about to become even harder, with the State's low-income mortgage provider expected to make eligibility requirements more stringent. Keystart, which caters for West Australians looking for a low- deposit entry to home ownership, will tighten metropolitan income caps to avoid exceeding its $5 billion debt limit. Comment?
39 min ago | via Albany Times Union
The New York City real estate market needs tax breaks like ice cream trucks need a government grant to help market their wares to kids. Which is why all New Yorkers should watch the fate in Albany of a Big Apple tax break: It's a test of the integrity of the Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Comment?
40 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Crude oil continued to sizzle this week, but other commodities didn't fare nearly as well. Metals, ags and natural gas underperformed, with losses ranging from 1 to 4 percent. Comment?
40 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Why in the world has JPMorgan accumulated more than 55 million ounces of physical silver? Since early 2012, JPMorgan's stockpile has grown from less than 5 million ounces of physical silver to more than 55 million ounces of physical silver. Clearly, someone over at JPMorgan is convinced that physical silver is a great investment. Comment?
41 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Monthly reports for March included a decline in new home sales from an upwardly revised post-recession high in February, and a new post-recession high in existing home sales. Durable goods as a whole were up, but "core" durable goods were down for the 6th month in a row. Comment?
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