Vandalia Real Estate News
Tuesday May 19 | via The Pitch
Did a downtown Kansas City developer concoct a ruse in front of a city agency en route to tapping public funds for his project? That's what we wondered after reading a curious story in the Kansas City Business Journal about the development of the Commerce Tower at 9th and Main. The story, which was posted on May 13, described how Commerce Tower Group Inc. appeared before the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City to request additional subsidies to give Commerce Tower a makeover . Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Missourian
Each week, the Missourian highlights a government record that is available to the public. For a complete list of Show Me the Records, go to http://columbiamissourian.com/records . Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via Mortgage News Daily
I received this note from a veteran LO in a western state. "I was talking with a top-producing Realtor on broker tour this week. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via Inman News
Although a majority of distressed homeowners are plagued by mortgages that far exceed the actual value of their homes, the number of homeowners with underwater mortgages is shrinking, according to Black Knight Financial Services' latest Mortgage Monitor Report. The mortgage industry technology and data analytics provider said that 77 percent of borrowers in foreclosure have underwater mortgages, and about a third of borrowers in active foreclosure have current loan-to-value ratios of 150 or more, meaning they owe 50 percent more than their homes are actually worth. Comment?
Apr 3, 2015 | via Business Journal
Three St. Louis mortgage lenders ranked in the top 10 in Missouri for total loan originations in 2013, led by USA Mortgage/DAS Acquisition Co. Comment?
17 min ago | via Camden Chronicle Independent
When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown , your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities. Comment?
21 min ago | via The Coastal Courier
According to Remodeling Magazine's 2015 Cost vs. Value remodeling information , the only project type listed for Salt Lake City that shows a return of over 100 percent is replacing your existing front door with a steel door. Last week we started our discussion about home remodeling to positively impact home values and appraisals. Comment?
34 min ago | via Computing Unplugged Magazine
You're a real estate agent at a cocktail party talking to someone interested in buying a very large house . So you ask them if they're currently working with another agent. Comment?
1 hr ago | via World News Report
Realty411 magazine continues to raise awareness, supplies and donations for important charities across the nation with their live real estate investors, finance and technology expos. Realty411 reached more readers and industry professionals in the nation in 2014 than any other print publication in the country, serving the individual realty investor. Comment?
1 hr ago | via MarketWatch
New federal rules that kicked in last month may make it harder for some people to qualify for reverse mortgages. But they'll also make it more likely that those who do receive reverse mortgages will have fewer worries about them. Comment?
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