Thayer 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?
14 min ago | via Business Journal
We ranked Nashville's residential real estate firms by company sides on a transaction in 2014. To view the top five and see which one tops the list, check out the gallery with this story. Comment?
17 min ago | via AME Info
Transaction values increase by AED3 billion, which proves that the real estate sector in Dubai is maintaining a sustainable growth The total amount of real estate transactions recorded in real estate investment transactions amounted to AED 24 billion, through 8,650 investors. The value of transactions increased by AED3 billion, which proves that the real estate sector in Dubai is maintaining a sustainable growth. Comment?
19 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Remember that ARCT5 was aggregating capital using its non-traded REIT platform, so essentially the investors were paying $10.00 and only around $8.50 was being invested in the real estate. The stage is set for another round of financial engineering, except this time, the magician is not around for the final liquidity event. Comment?
23 min ago | via The Financial Mirror
In an interview with the Financial Mirror, Ross said that the foreclosures framework will help the bank "to engage effectively with borrowers and to manage down the high level of problem loans, especially the larger ones and strategic defaulters." However, he was also reassuring that the new "framework does not necessarily also entail that the weakest segments of society will be left unprotected. Comment?
29 min ago | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK - There are truths, half-truths and unfortunately some outright myths about money management in retirement, and this is as good a time as any to list the most damaging advice coming from the conventional wisdom crowd these days. "When it comes to your retirement and money, you've probably heard that you should spend as little money as possible once you are retired," say Kevin Houser and Gary Plessl, founders of Allentown, Pa.-based Houser & Plessl Wealth Management Group and authors of The Book on Retirement: Are You Ready for the Second Half of Your Financial Life? "Or you may have heard you should wait as long as possible to touch your retirement accounts." Comment?
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