Articles Tagged with ''Milwaukee''

Study: Race still a major factor in mortgage lending

NCRC report shows racial and income disparities in lending in St. Louis, Milwaukee
A new study released this week by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition shows that race is still a significant factor in mortgage lending in two major U.S. metro areas. The study found that in both St. Louis and Milwaukee, more mortgage lending is done in primarily white neighborhoods compared to minority neighborhoods.
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Milwaukee Senate to look at bill on zombie homes

Milwaukee mayor: 'Would worsen the zombie property problem'
Despite a clear divide in support, the Milwaukee Senate will soon look at a bill that outlaws the city's right to force financial institutions to quickly sell abandoned and foreclosed homes. But is this the right solution?
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Historic Milwaukee building renovations in the works for homeless veterans

Buildings originally created to house veterans of the Civil War
Possible plans for historic Milwaukee buildings could bring a bit of the past closer to home for current veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs asked developers to propose plans for the renovation of historic buildings in city that were originally used for veterans of the Civil War.
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House Prices Gain 3% in June: Radar Logic

House prices spread over 25 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) rose 3% in June, according to the monthly index compiled by Radar Logic. Prices rose in 23 of the 25 metropolitan areas tracked for the index. The Boston MSA experienced the largest monthly gain of 6.5%, followed by Denver at 5.1%. Only the Seattle and Milwaukee MSAs experienced a decline since May, slipping 1.6% and 0.2% respectively.
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Home Sales Springing

Spring buying season typically starts in February, and the resulting increase in demand traditionally causes prices to strengthen, and that's exactly what happened this February as transaction counts increased month-over-month in 22 of the nation's 25 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) tracked by Radar Logic. Home prices also improved in nine MSAs, compared to just six MSAs in February 2008.
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