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- Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 27, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, August 26, 2013
Duncan-Williams Inc. Investment Bankers will hold a small-business succession planning luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Duncan-Williams, 6750 Poplar Ave., suite 300. Topics include federal estate tax laws, choosing a successor, calculating the fair market value of your business, and more. Cost is free; space is limited. RSVP to email@example.com or 435-4277.
- Saturday, August 24, 2013
BlackGirlsCODE will host a mobile-app development workshop for girls ages 13 to 17 Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The event will also feature tech chats with women mobile developers. Cost is $35. Visit blackgirlscode.com.
4. Expert: Investors Confound Housing
- Monday, November 12, 2012
The role of investor-driven neighborhoods in Memphis is growing, and the impact on different kinds of neighborhoods is largely unstudied and unknown.
For instance, what does it mean that going into 2012, 54 percent of residential property sales were accounted for by investor purchases from the Real Estate Owned (REO) inventory of foreclosing lenders?
5. Rise of House Flipping Focus Of Seminar
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The impact of the foreclosure crisis on Shelby County home values is intricate and far-reaching.
Recent estimates by real estate information company Chandler Reports suggest that nearly a quarter of Memphis’ total housing stock are non-owner occupied.
6. Market Value
- Monday, May 14, 2012
Investor Warren Buffett admitted in his annual letter to shareholders recently that he was “dead wrong” in his early 2011 prediction that the housing market would have begun recovery by now.
7. Housing Gap
- Monday, June 20, 2011
The push for home ownership has been a fundamental element of the American Dream since the 1960s.
And because a home is typically a person’s most valuable asset, research indicates home ownership stabilizes neighborhoods while also contributing positively to the overall economy. Leading this promotional effort is the National Association of Realtors, which regularly links a healthy housing market to job creation.
8. Ongoing Foreclosure Crisis Far From Over
- Friday, January 28, 2011
The foreclosure crisis will get worse before it gets better – with 1 million homes foreclosed in 2010 and even more projected for default in 2011.
That was the message a room full of real estate professionals received this week when real estate information company Chandler Reports hosted its quarterly seminar on Shelby County Market trends, “Master Your Market: Year-in-Review.”
9. Chandler Reports to Hold Seminar Today
- Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Chandler Reports is hosting its second annual “Master Your Market: Year-in-Review” today, where topics of discussion include sales, mortgages and foreclosures in the residential and commercial sectors.
10. Seminar Helps Attendees Master Real Estate Market
- Monday, January 17, 2011
As real estate professionals gather this week to take a look at the latest numbers, they’ll not only learn about current economic trends but also preview the road ahead.
Realtors, appraisers, builders, investors, bankers and mortgage brokers will get a glimpse of Shelby County market trends Thursday when real estate information company Chandler Reports hosts “Master Your Market: Year-in-Review.”
11. B.I.G. Idea
- Monday, November 15, 2010
With crime on a downward spiral in Memphis, a new initiative seeks to amplify this trend by forging partnerships between business leaders and police precincts.
Business Interest Group (B.I.G.) Uniting for a Better Memphis is asking people to step outside their office walls to learn what’s really happening in nearby neighborhoods. Likewise, precinct commanders are coming into conference rooms to present crime statistics and answer questions.
12. U.S. Judiciary Cmte. to Hold Field Briefing in Memphis
- Wednesday, July 14, 2010
A U.S. House Judiciary Committee subcommittee is holding a field briefing in Memphis Monday on “Home Foreclosures in Memphis” at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Downtown.
13. Tougher Stance Toward Trespassers Makes Dent in Crime
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
The Ridgeway Station of the Memphis Police Department recently was considered the most violent and crime-plagued precinct in Memphis. And as the police department began to look at crime by statistical standards, the area also stood out for the number of apartment complexes it had.
14. Experts Explain Movement of Crime
- Friday, August 8, 2008
The crescent has moved, according to maps and charts the Memphis City Council examined this week.
The crescent symbolizes the city’s highest crime areas, according to police statistics that coincide with maps showing the parts of the city where foreclosures are frequent, poverty is prevalent and dense low-income apartment complexes as well as lots of poorly maintained rental housing are situated.
15. Foreclosures Up 40.1% Since Last Year
- Thursday, May 22, 2008
All the prevention programs, housing counseling and lender outreach aimed toward at-risk homeowners haven’t kept the local foreclosure problem from worsening.
In April, residential foreclosures rose 40.1 percent in Shelby County from the same month a year ago, according to the latest data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
16. Economists, Officials Come to GripsWith Stark Realities
- Wednesday, March 12, 2008
It was fitting that a panel discussion at the University of Memphis about Shelby County's eroding tax base was held in a conference center building on a street called Innovation Drive.
Because as economists, real estate officials and officeholders in local government continue coming to grips with the bleak financial picture facing the county, a consensus is emerging that bold new ideas will have to be put on the table.
17. Wharton, Others to Discuss Finances Today
- Monday, March 10, 2008
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. has invited some of the top financial minds both in and out of county government to a roundtable discussion that will be held this morning at the University of Memphis.
18. Interest Rate Freeze Could Have Minimal Impact in Memphis
- Tuesday, December 11, 2007
U.S. homeowners facing a spike in the interest rates of their adjustable-rate mortgages could benefit from a plan outlined last week by the Bush administration, but how much aid it brings to Memphis and the Mid-South remains to be seen.
19. Black Women Bear Worst Brunt of Subprime Fallout, CDC Director Says
- Friday, September 7, 2007
Minorities are feeling the brunt of the subprime lending fallout more than whites, a study by the nonprofit organization ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) revealed earlier this week.
20. Cordova Leadership CouncilHosts Discussion on Housing Market
- Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Stakeholders involved with a community organization in Cordova are gearing up for an educational presentation to be held Thursday on the community's much-maligned housing market.
21. How Does Our Garden Grow?
- Wednesday, November 22, 2006
When the Memphis City Council moved to annex the 14-square-mile suburb of Hickory Hill in 1987, it sparked what became the longest fight against annexation in Memphis history.
The fight ended in 1998 after those annexation opponents who hadn't yet moved away decided to throw in the towel and sign an agreement officially ending the dispute. In return, they were assured the newly annexed community would get $150 million in capital improvements, including four city schools and two fire stations.
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
23. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 14, 2000
Seven attorneys from the Memphis-based law firm Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder were included in the ninth edition of T Nineteen attorneys from Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell were included in the ninth edition of "The Best La...
24. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, December 12, 2000
Beginning with Wednesdays meeting, the Memphis Landmarks Commission will meet once monthly, instead of twice monthly, which i Beginning with Wednesdays meeting, the Memphis Landmarks Commission will meet once monthly, instead of twice monthly, which...
25. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 11, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Dec. 11-Dec. 17 Dec. 11 The International Association of Administrative Professionals holiday dinner meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select, Airways and Democrat. Advance reservations are...
26. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 7, 2000
Seven attorneys from the Memphis-based law firm Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder were included in the ninth edition of T Seven attorneys from the Memphis-based law firm Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder were included in the ninth ed...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 4, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Dec. 4-Dec. 11 Dec. 4 "Mallory-Neely: Memphis Holiday 1900 House" will examine the traditions and household technology of a turn-of-the-century house. The exhibit continues through Dec. 31 ...
28. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, November 30, 2000
Experience The Joy of Cross Examination with a brown bag seminar at noon Nov The Memphis Bar Association presents "Power of Attorney-Attorney in Fact or Fiction" at noon Monday at the Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Registration begins at 11...
29. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, November 14, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON With women at heart Dr. Phyllis Betts devotes her life work to the study of women and their roles By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News In a high school in the 1960s, a female student with stellar scores on her standardized achievem...