9 hrs ago | via CultureMap
Austin residents should be extra careful this summer, because the next fixed-gear bike or gourmet donut truck you see could just happen to be a robot in disguise... For most of June, Austin will become ground zero for the next adrenaline-soaked, machismo-infused blockbuster from action auteur Michael Bay. Comment?
Aug 17, 2011 | via American Reporter
I am a believer in dreams, and when I had a waking dream a few days after the S&P downgrade of our national debt of President Obama packing his bags and leaving the White House, I was saddened for him and for my country. Comment?
Monday May 20 | via Mortgage News Daily
Pipeline Press is an informational forum focused on the interpretation and discussion of industry specific news, intelligence, investor bulletins, lender releases, developments, events and even rumor. Comment?
Friday May 17 | via Business Journal
Some $2.5 billion in cash payments were made to 49 states and the District of Columbia to settle charges that the five largest banks in the U.S. engaged in fraudulent lending practices, resulting in illegal foreclosures nationwide. Comment?
Thursday May 16 | via YoChicago
An exclusive RealtyTrac housing market analysis of building permit data recently released by the U.S. Department of HUD for the first quarter, comparing it to foreclosure starts for the same time period at the national, state and city level, found the following: Nationwide single family building permits increased 27 percent from a year ago in the ... (more) Comment?
1 min ago | via KIDK CBS 3
Remember that Obama campaign ad featuring Mitt Romney singing "America the Beautiful" to scenes of Caribbean islands where the GOP nominee had invested some of his considerable wealth? So do Republican senators who plan to question Commerce Secretary nominee Penny Pritzker about her own off-shore assets at a confirmation hearing today, a ... (more) Comment?
2 min ago | via SFGate
Sales of new homes rose in April to the second highest level since the summer of 2008 while the median price for a new home hit a record high, further signs that housing is recovering. Comment?
2 min ago | via Mount Olive Tribune, Mount Olive, NC
Despite the competitive employment outlook, certain individuals seem to remain employed no matter how dismal the job climate. Comment?
2 min ago | via SFGate
Average rates on fixed mortgage rose for the third straight week, hitting their highest levels since mid-March. Still, mortgage rates remained close to historic lows, a trend that should help sustain the housing recovery. Comment?
3 min ago | via Lifestyles
A Japanese-based forestry company has won a long-running tax battle with Ottawa over how its reforestation obligations should be handled when harvest rights are sold. Comment?