Buying a Lakehouse: What You Need to Know – ZING Blog by Quicken Loans

Watching the sun rise over a glassy lake. Long summer days spent out on the water. Sunset boat rides. Bonfires with singing and roasting marshmallows. Bonding and memories that will last long after you’ve packed up the car to go home.

A lakehouse can be one of the most worthwhile purchases you make, an investment in a lifetime of unforgettable summer vacations and weekend getaways.

Owning a lakehouse can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of work. From finding the right house to getting a mortgage to keeping up with maintenance, you need to be prepared […] Read more

Homeownership rate hits an almost 5-year high – Finance & Commerce

The U.S. homeownership rate rose to the highest level since 2014, led by a growing share of buyers in their mid-30s and early 40s.

The rate for Americans age 35 to 44 rose to 61.1 percent in the fourth quarter from 58.9 percent a year earlier, according to Census Bureau data released Thursday. For buyers under age 35, the share was 36.5 percent, up from 36 percent.

The increase signals that some older millennials are spreading out as they start families, and young Generation-Xers are coming back to homeownership after losing properties in the last decade’s real estate crash. The number of […] Read more

U S Global Investors Has Increased Stake in Allegiant Travel Co (ALGT) by $589,680 as Shares Declined; Equifax (EFX) Holder Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Trimmed Stake by $980,200 as Stock Price Declined – The Financial Examiner

Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 4.61% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc sold 7,540 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 155,889 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.35M, down from 163,429 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.22 billion market […] Read more

As Nexstar Media Group (NXST) Stock Value Rose, Holder Beach Point Capital Management LP Decreased by $6.38 Million Its Stake; As Equifax (EFX) Share Value Declined, Cantillon Capital Management Has Upped Position by $71.24 Million

Beach Point Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Nexstar Media Group Inc (NXST) by 23.88% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Beach Point Capital Management Lp sold 78,782 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.17% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 251,143 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.44 million, down from 329,925 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beach Point Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Nexstar Media Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one […] Read more

Gamco Investors Et Al Cut John Bean Technologies Co (JBT) Holding by $777,070; Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Lowered Its Equifax (EFX) Position by $980,200

Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 4.61% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc sold 7,540 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 155,889 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.35M, down from 163,429 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.22 billion market […] Read more

Rep. Waters Floats Draft Bill to Rein In Credit Reporting Cos.

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. (Photo: Bloomberg)

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., released draft legislation Tuesday, the Comprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act, to ensure that the fallout of breaches, mistakes and problems at the credit reporting companies is not a burden on consumers.

Waters’ bill aims to reform the consumer credit reporting agency system and to protect data while limiting employers’ use of credit checks.

After more than four hours of testimony, Waters said she was “more concerned than ever about the state of our credit reporting system,” and said it must be rebuilt […] Read more

Franklin Res (BEN) Holding Has Upped by Aimz Investment Advisors Llc; Equifax (EFX) Position Boosted by Blair William & Company

Blair William & Company increased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 119.94% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blair William & Company bought 5,083 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,321 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.22M, up from 4,238 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blair William & Company who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.24 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.90% or […] Read more

Fil LTD Cut By $2.35 Million Its Equifax (EFX) Stake; Evanston Investments Dba Evanston Advisors Upped By $529,897 Its Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) Stake

Evanston Investments Inc Dba Evanston Advisors increased Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) stake by 7.59% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Evanston Investments Inc Dba Evanston Advisors acquired 23,039 shares as Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT)’s stock declined 7.34%. The Evanston Investments Inc Dba Evanston Advisors holds 326,735 shares with $7.64 million value, up from 303,696 last quarter. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. now has $4.59 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $19.75. About 2.08M shares traded. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has declined 31.07% since February 28, 2018 […] Read more

Saratoga Research & Investment Management Boosted Position in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by $4.40 Million as Valuation Rose; Equifax (EFX) Holding Has Boosted by Cantillon Capital Management Llc

Saratoga Research & Investment Management increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 9.71% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Saratoga Research & Investment Management bought 37,931 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.07% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 428,685 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $50.13 million, up from 390,754 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Saratoga Research & Investment Management who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $168.58B market […] Read more