Walkers Mill Real Estate News
15 hrs ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
After nearly a year of testing and fine-tuning, the statewide 'Homes And Rentals' website, HAR.com, has gone live, serving as a unique gateway between consumers and REALTORSA for thousands of homes and rental properties across Texas, HAR has announced. According to the organization, HAR.com allows the free publication of property listings by brokerages in 11 major markets across the Lone Star State. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via Switched
Sales tax receipts in the thriving oil town of Midland, Texas, fell this month, only the third decline in five years and one of the first signs of how low oil prices are beginning to ripple beyond oil company bottom lines and into the wider economy. Midland's sales tax revenues, which reflect commercial and residential spending, dipped to $5.119 million in March from $5.126 million in March 2014, according to data from the Texas Comptroller released last week. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Chron
White holds a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from The University of Texas , Austin, and prior to obtaining her real estate licenses, she worked for an engineering firm as a project manager. "I love the construction aspect of homes, plus the floor plans and possibilities. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Business Journal
There's nothing like foreclosure rates to put a few things into perspective. After a series of reports highlighting low inventory, higher asking prices and an increasing number of homes sold, Zillow released its Negative Equity Report last week that found San Antonio has the highest percentage - 12.3 percent - of "underwater" homes in Texas. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Inman Real Estate News
HAR.com, the popular consumer-facing real estate search portal operated by the Houston Association of Realtors, has officially relaunched with listings from throughout the state of Texas. Last year HAR announced that it had become the first multiple listing service to join syndicator ListHub's Real Estate Network as a publisher. Comment?
8 min ago | via RandomPottins
JIM MURPHY, MP, Labour's leader in Scotland, first made his name twenty years ago as leader of the National Union of Students, reversing the union's opposition to the abolition of grants and introduction of tuition fees. His firm hand against opponents led to a Commons Early Day Motion condemning his "intolerant and dictatorial behaviour", signed by 17 Labour MPs, but did him no harm at all with Labour's leadership, assuring Murphy himself a seat in parliament. Comment?
15 min ago | via West Australian
New homes sales have soared to their highest level in nearly five years amid increasing demand among buyers for flats and townhouses rather than a house in the suburbs. Sales rose 1.1 per cent in February, seasonally adjusted, after a 1.8 per cent gain in January, the Housing Industry Association new home sales report shows. Comment?
17 min ago | via Fox News
Wall Street looks ready to end a winning quarter with a whimper, with stock futures pulling back on Tuesday as investors wait for oil-sensitive headlines on Iran and a crop of Federal Reserve speakers. Futures followed European markets, which tilted lower on weaker-than-expected joblessness data. Comment?
20 min ago | via MoneyWeek
This is a perfectly good question. After all, the only plausible reason anyone can give for being anti-flat prices or mild deflation is that it is bad for those in debt*. Comment?
49 min ago | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Saturday night's final episode, after 13 years, of CNBC's "The Suze Orman Show" might be viewed as one more positive indicator of an economic recovery. If Suze is moving on, could this somehow mean that Americans finally got their acts together and are back on the job, above water on their mortgages and storing adequate nuts away for the bitter financial winters that will surely come? If you watch her financial advice show -- as I have for more Saturday nights than I should admit -- then you know this is certainly not the case. Comment?
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