Monthly Archives: February 2015

In 13 States, Land Banks Stabilizing Weakened Municipalities

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In 13 States, Land Banks Stabilizing Weakened Municipalities – Urban Land Magazine // From 1971 to 2008, only five states passed legislation enabling land banks; but in the last six years, another eight have done so. As vacancies and blight have plagued parts of the United States still recovering from recession and the mortgage foreclosure crisis, so too has land banking grown. There are now some 120 land banks and land-banking programs, with West Virginia joining the list in 2014. “Many communities—large and small, urban and rural, from the Rust Belt … Read More

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Columbus Realtors Joint Industry Forecast

  Mark your calendars for the fourth annual Columbus Realtors Joint Industry Forecast Lunch! Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM 11:00 a.m. – Networking!!! This will be a great opportunity to greet old friends and make new ones! 11:30 a.m. – Boxed Lunch/ Auditorium Seating 12:00 p.m. – Announcements and Introductions 12:05 p.m. – Pipeline Update – Kenny McDonald, CEO, Columbus 2020 12:20 p.m. – Economic Forecast – Dr. Ted Jones, Chief Economist, Stewart Title Additional event details Event Flyer Sponsors:

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