West Jefferson Real Estate News
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Tuesday Jan 27 | via Alabama Live
The lawyer for a former Jefferson County revenue clerk, who is charged with twice taking $20 to process car tags for people who didn't want to wait in long lines, attacked her prosecution on the small dollar amount during opening statements of her trial Tuesday. "Ladies and gentlemen, this is not your county commission, this is not Larry Langford," Ed Odum, an attorney for Alisha Cole, told jurors in a reference to past public corruption cases against county officials involving the county's multi-billion dollar sewer system. Comment?
Dec 15, 2014 | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- Property values are slowly recovering from the recent real estate bust, but here is a look at communities that market-watcher RealtyTrac says have already developed fresh housing bubbles. "These are markets that we can say are firmly back in bubble territory," says Daren Blomquist of RealtyTrac, which analyzed hundreds of counties to measure each one's bubble risks. Comment?
Oct 13, 2014 | via Learn Bonds
Ultra-loose monetary policy has pushed investors en masse to take risks that they otherwise wouldn't be comfortable with. The WSJ reports that this has led to some trades becoming "crowded," and thus potentially vulnerable to sharp reversals if the assumptions underlying them prove false. Comment?
Jul 9, 2014 | via Alabama Live
Two political newcomers will face off in the Republican runoff election July 15 for the Alabama Senate District 17 seat, which is being vacated by Sen. Scott Beason . Comment?
Saturday | via Alabama Live
Enjoy the WiRE compliments of the ACRE Corporate Cabinet. Click link in article to see the corporations that are building Alabama's real estate multimedia network. Comment?
Thursday Jan 29 | via Alabama Live
The housing market has rebounded in many ways but there are still spots where a number of people still have negative equity in their house. In Alabama, there's one spot where there's a particularly high concentration of people whose home value is less than their remaining mortgage. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Seeking Alpha
I started a basket strategy for regional banks in the 2009 Spring. I will generally own anywhere from 20 to 40 stocks in a sector basket. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Alabama Live
Education: Bachelor's degree in Communication from the University of Alabama . Experience: 15 years as a licensed Realtor; six years as Qualifying Broker; five years as a Chief Operating Officer Best perk: "Knowing that when someone purchases a Woodland Home nearly 1,000 people will be employed from the time construction starts to the time a family moves in." Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via Alabama Live
Alabama's new home sales in November slipped 2 units or.7 percent from the same period last year and 7.9 percent from the prior month. Alabama new home sales slip .7% from November 2013 while Inventory increased .7% compared to last year. Comment?
10 min ago | via West Australian
US authorities are investigating the credit rating agency Moody's over its glowing assessments of mortgage deals in the runup to the 2008 financial crisis, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Citing people familiar with the situation, the newspaper said Justice Department officials had met with several former Moody's executives. Comment?
25 min ago | via Western Wheel
Despite plummeting oil prices, Alberta's real estate market is expected to remain strong, with only a slight decrease in sales expected from last year's record numbers. The Calgary Real Estate Board released it's projections for 2015 and said in the face of Alberta's questionable economy, it's still predicting 24,503 homes to be sold in CalgaryClarify that this included Calgary, Okotoks and other areas communities. Comment?
37 min ago | via Caribbean News Now!
By Derrick Miller The New Coast: Recently a solemn promise was broken. A few of us halted all travel plans until we were convinced that the government had the chikungunya virus under control. Comment?
39 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
As the euro zone hurtles toward a fresh crisis, Germany is often portrayed as Europe's stern paymaster, strict and unyielding with countries that fall short of its standards. The current dilemma now facing Europe is partly an outgrowth of Germany's own countrywide obsession with avoiding excessive debt. Comment?
43 min ago | via Marin Independent Journal
Selling a home just became more complicated and expensive for homeowners in the Ross Valley Sanitary District, thanks to a new ordinance governing private sewer laterals. As of Jan. 1, sewer laterals, the pipes that whisk waste from homes to the sewer main in the street, must be inspected before transferring property title. Comment?
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