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VOL. 122 | NO. 170 | Monday, September 10, 2007

Is Mortgage Sky Falling?

Market is just stabilizing, some experts say

As a loan officer for First Tennessee Home Loans and an instructor at the Professional School of Real Estate, Jo Garner deals with veteran and rookie real estate professionals alike.

Annexations Keep City Schools Busy

Like a small crew of watchmen plugging gaps in a leaky dike, the Memphis City Schools Board of Education has its hands full managing a daunting to-do list.

Oxy-3 Provides Big Advertising Bang for City's Small Businesses

Memphis might not be a large market on the scale of New York, Los Angeles or Atlanta, but when it comes to marketing and advertising agencies, that doesn't mean the Bluff City has to lag behind the country's larger media centers.

Stealing Away

Homeowners Have Options To Stave Off Foreclosure

As mortgage woes spread, what's a nervous borrower to do?

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EVENTS

InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute and Medtronic, with the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, will present a Musculoskeletal Lecture today at 5 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. Dr. Stephen Li will speak on "Polyethylene: Past, Present & Future of Orthopaedic-Bearing Materials."

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5K Helps MALS Fund Project

Police in Memphis and Shelby County received more than 68,000 domestic violence-related phone calls in 2005, according to data gathered through the Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS) Domestic Violence Project.

Mortgage lender Countrywide to cut as many as 12,000 jobs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Struggling lender Countrywide Financial Corp. said Friday it will cut as many as 12,000 jobs as it struggles to deal with challenging conditions in the mortgage industry.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 61 331 19,904
MORTGAGES 80 391 23,305
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 83 8,387
BUILDING PERMITS 0 338 40,366
BANKRUPTCIES 35 231 13,335
BUSINESS LICENSES 28 76 6,213
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 125 13,120
MARRIAGE LICENSES 21 94 4,936

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