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National home price NSA index continues rise (access required)

S&P Dow Jones Indices has released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released for July 2017 shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last ...

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Social media lawsuits increase (access required)

As social networking has increased, so have lawsuits stemming from sites like Facebook and Twitter. According to Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing firm, 52 percent of 200 attorneys from large law firms nationwide reported an increase in lawsuits linked ...

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AGC launches new campaign to keep highway workers safe (access required)

Some 44 percent of highway contractors reported that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America. ...

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As the pet industry grows, so does the practice of veterinary law (access required)

If it takes a certain breed to become a veterinarian, developing a veterinary law practice requires the aspiration to be best in class. “It was born out of necessity,” Mary Mongioi, a partner at Uniondale, N.Y. -based Forchelli, Curto, Deegan ...

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Independent bookstores are on the rise (access required)

Independent bookstores might have taken a hit when publicly traded retail stores like Barnes & Noble expanded years ago, but they are now on the rise across the country and the state, according to the American Booksellers Association. Data provided ...

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No relief in sight for first-time homebuyers (access required)

April’s new home sales figures shined a light on a long-growing problem in the housing market: homebuilders aren’t breaking ground on the kind of houses that will alleviate supply-side pressure. In April , the U.S. median new home price was ...

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National home values surpass 2007 peak

National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. The median home value in the U.S. is ...

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A region without immigrants (access required)

In the summer of 2010 I was part of a team of economic development professionals that headed down to the Gulf Coast to meet with state and local officials and business leaders in the Destin-Fort Walton Beach area of the ...

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Construction firms face higher costs (access required)

The cost of materials used in construction rose markedly faster than the price of completed buildings, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released this month by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that ...

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Slumping office sector spurs spike in loan delinquencies (access required)

The delinquency rate for securitized commercial real estate loans climbed in February and is now the highest it’s been since August 2015, thanks to a lagging office sector. The delinquency rate for U.S. real estate loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities ...

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