West Jefferson Real Estate News
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Dec 31, 2013 | via Business Wire
Net income was $532 million, or $3.28 per share, for fourth quarter 2014, compared with $349 million, or $1.90 per share, for fourth quarter 2013. Net income for FY 2014 was $1.1 billion, or $6.26 per share, compared with FY 2013 net income of $808 million, or $4.30 per share. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via Alabama Live
A $70 to $90 million project to redevelop Birmingham's Loveman Village public housing community has hit a snag in a bureaucratic contest for limited state tax credits. Housing Authority Executive Director Naomi Truman has said the authority hopes to get approval for about $15 million in state tax credits to provide a financial base before seeking a private mortgage. Comment?
Jan 27, 2015 | 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?
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?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Alabama Live
Sales: According to the Greater Alabama MLS , the Birmingham metro area* residential sales totaled 736 units in January, an improvement of 15.9 percent or 101 units from the same period last year. Forecast: January sales results were 4.2 percent or 32 units below of our monthly forecast . Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via Alabama Live
Alabama residential sales during the fourth quarter continued to gradually improve, up 7.5 percent compared to the same period a year earlier. The fourth quarter represents the best performing quarter in 2014 and an improvement over the 3.3 percent growth experienced in the third quarter. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via Switched
Since 1993, the university's Rural Studio design workshop has allowed students to ditch the comforts of campus and head to the state's Black Belt region -- where poverty is high and jobs are scarce -- to create innovative and affordable housing projects. As City Lab reported, the program's 20K House initiative has figured out how to build an entire home for $20,000, benefiting both the region's poorest residents and community-oriented organizations alike. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via Vancouver Sun
Here are the most expensive homes now listed on the city's real estate market, all on Vancouver's west side. A Taiwanese flight carrying 58 people banked sharply onto its side, clipped a highway bridge and careened into a shallow river Wednesday shortly after taking off from Taipei, killing at least 19 people and leaving 24 missing, officials said. Comment?
4 min ago | via Huliq.com
Have you noticed when you Google for a city name on the right side bar it shows a knowledge graph for that city? Wouldn't it be great if it also showed a little link leading to Homes For Sales in that particular city? I learned about this from Barry Schwartz, but it was originally spotted by Brad Brewer that now when you do a city search on Google, you will see a hotel booking link in the knowledge graph box. Bing and Yahoo don't have it, but Bing has a knowledge graph. Comment?
4 min ago | via ABC News
A Hunter Valley real estate agent says he has had interest nationally and overseas for a Pokolbin property that is expected to sell for around $30 million. Sweetwater House is a Mediterranean style estate with eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, set on 49 hectares with 16 hectares of vineyard. Comment?
5 min ago | via Albany Times Union
Wells Fargo is putting a cap on potentially risky auto loans, The New York Times' Michael Corkery and Jessica Silver-Greenberg reported . at 10 percent of total car loans. Comment?
5 min ago | via Albany Times Union
Morgan Stanley , which agreed to a $2.6 billion settlement with the federal government last week, says it expects to be sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over subprime mortgage bonds. The investment bank says it was told about the lawsuit in January and that it will involve about 30 subprime securities. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Chicago Tribune
Consumer complaints about debt again topped the list of concerns for Illinoisans last year. But identity theft, including rampant data breaches in recent years, was the No. Comment?
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