Special report: Goldman’s promised land: Salt Lake City

An interesting article about Goldman Sachs moving significant operations to Salt Lake City, “putting Utah’s capital city on a path to become Goldman’s fourth-largest global operation, behind only New York, New Jersey and London.”  http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/09/us-usa-goldmansachs-utah-idUSBRE8280XC20120309

Utah home prices are surging – top 10 market

“In September, home prices across the nation increased on a year-over-year basis for the 19th consecutive month.” According to CoreLogic, a property information and analytics provider, home prices jumped 12 percent in September from a year earlier. In fact, home prices have posted double-digit gains for eight straight months. “U.S. home prices continued their ascent […]

Utah is the “Reddest State” in America according to Politico

Utah is the Reddest State in America according to Politico with 62% Republicans vs. 26% Democrats.  Here is the link… http://www.politico.com/gallery/2013/01/10-bluest-reddest-states/000764-010900.html  

Minnesota’s Snowbird Tax

“Spend most of the year in St. Pete, pay the government in St. Paul.” Apparently, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, wants to tax the snowbirds even if they are no longer legally state residents. Here is an article from the Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324329204578271720286958796.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

The Housing Crisis-Where’s the “Perp Walk”?

Real Estate Weekly:  On today’s show we try to understand the outrage that has spawned movements like “Occupy Our Homes” and why so many of us are impatiently waiting for prosecutions of bank executives which are usually highlighted by  the “Perp Walk”.  Real Estate Weekly discusses the various “actors” in the housing crisis, including the […]

No Country Leans on Upper-Income Households as Much as U.S.

Scott Hodge of the Tax Foundation states “the U.S. has the most progressive income tax system among the industrialized nations”.  Here is a link to the article and a very interesting chart that shows all the  major industrialized nations THAT RANK BELOW US.  Check it out Here

FHA Extends ‘Anti-Flipping Waiver’ to Speed Sales of REO Homes

“Because of past restrictions, FHA borrowers have often been shut out from buying affordable properties,” Stevens added. “This action enables our borrowers, especially first-time buyers, to take advantage of this opportunity and buy a home that has recently been rehabilitated. It will also help to move more foreclosed properties off the market and reduce the […]

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