West Jefferson Real Estate News
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?
Feb 3, 2015 | 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?
Friday | via Alabama Live
Sales: According to the Greater Alabama MLS , the Birmingham metro area* residential sales totaled 1,128 units in March, an improvement of 11.7 percent or 118 units from the same period last year. This represents the best sales results for the month of March since 2008. Comment?
Saturday Apr 11 | 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?
Friday Apr 3 | via FindLaw
Etta Lowery appeals from a judgment on the pleadings entered in favor of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. , by the Shelby Circuit Court on June 10, 2014. We reverse and remand. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Alabama Live
Rob Hale, president of MarketGraphics Southeast, speaks to Huntsville-area realtors and home builders April 2 at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. , Hale said that's no longer the case today. Comment?
Monday Mar 30 | via Highline Times
As a REALTORA , I am asking that you oppose the tax package including significant new and increased taxes on real estate proposed today by the House of Representatives. The proposed 20% increase in the state B&O tax for service businesses only furthers the regressive nature of how our state taxes REALTORSA . Comment?
14 min ago | via Atlanta Real Estate Forum
Spring not only brings warmer weather and blooming flowers, it also marks the beginning for new opportunities. With low mortgage rates and strong job growth, spring is perfect to purchase a new home. Comment?
58 min ago | via Lowell Sun
That would bode well for home construction, which slowed early this year as severe winter weather halted new projects in the Northeast and Midwest. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released last week rose four points to 56 this month, the highest level since January, from a revised reading of 52 in March. Comment?
58 min ago | via Lowell Sun
Jeffrey Borstell, a Realtor at J. Borstell Real Estate in Tewksbury, was recently selected as one of the nationwide 30 under 30 class of 2015 by Realtor Magazine. Each year, the magazine features 30 rising young stars in the real-estate industry, chosen from hundreds of real-estate practitioners who apply. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Cybercast News Service
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy's and drives around in a Toyota. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Las Vegas Sun
If you're looking for a foolproof chart or hard, fast rules for retirement planning, you're in luck: More of those are available on the Internet than you could ever use. The problem is, such generalized calculations don't always provide accurate information for people who don't fit into a nice, neat financial mold. Comment?
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