VOL. 125 | NO. 31 | Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Realtor rosters highlight industry dip, but all not lost
From declining sales to falling prices, the housing industry has been hammered recently, and nowhere is that more evident than in Memphis Area Association of Realtors membership numbers.
As a head of the local trade organization for real estate professionals for 26 years, Jules Wade has seen plenty of ups and downs in the industry.
Interim Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford continued to weigh his political options over the weekend as other contenders on the May and August ballots prepared to take their campaigns to the streets.
January’s foul weather wreaked havoc on homebuilders, as the barrage of snow, ice and cold temperatures severely limited the ability to start homes.
One thing appears clear one year after the alleged investment fraud that wrecked Stanford Financial Group: All that glitters is not gold.
The Exchange Building, a century-old, 19-story apartment tower at 130 Madison Ave., is in foreclosure after its owner defaulted on a loan, according to a first-run notice that begins on Page 31 of today’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
1806 and 2098 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38104, Loan Amount: $1.4 million -
Stratford Place LLC, the owner of the Stratford Place apartments at 1806 Poplar Ave. and the Midtown Place apartments at 2095 Poplar Ave. in Midtown, has filed a $1.4 million deed of trust, security agreement, assignment and rents and fixture filing statement through Union Central Life Insurance Co. on the properties.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - For state legislators across the country, sponsoring bills can be as easy as filling in the blanks.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen has announced Tennessee will receive nearly $12 million in federal stimulus money to help health care providers use and exchange more electronic health information.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says clearing land ahead of time helped Volkswagen pick Chattanooga for a new plant site.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Political cynics often joke about statehouses being for sale to the highest bidder. These days, that’s not far from the truth.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The nation's public schools are falling under severe financial stress as states slash education spending and drain federal stimulus money that staved off deep classroom cuts and widespread job losses.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's not the signal it used to be.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. may offer incentives or increase the length of its warranties as it tries to recover from an embarrassing string of safety-related recalls.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Lenders will be required to pick up the tab for investigating and verifying ownership and then try mediation before foreclosing Florida home mortgages under new rules approved Thursday by the Florida Supreme Court.