Alex Veiga AP Real Estate Writer Washington — Rates for 30-year home loans climbed to 5.03 percent this week, the third consecutive weekly increase. The average rate inched up from 5 percent a week earlier, according to mortgage company Freddie ...Read More »
Colleen M. Farell Dolan Media Newswires Rochester, N.Y. — The much-hyped “silver tsunami” is something for which even home builders should be bracing. That’s the advice of a recent national study, “55+: Builders, Buyers and Beyond,” conducted by the MetLife ...Read More »
Agents arrest 34 illegal immigrants in Wisconsin Madison (AP) — State and federal agents have arrested 34 people they say are illegal immigrants across southern Wisconsin. According to Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s office, state Justice Department and U.S. ...Read More »
Dolan Media Newswires New Orleans — The Associated General Contractors of America unveiled a plan designed to revive the hardest hit sector of the economy, the nation’s construction industry. The plan, “Build Now for the Future: A Blueprint for Economic ...
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Sean Ryan [email protected] Milwaukee native Robert Baker, wearing a hard hat with union stickers from four states, went to City Hall on Tuesday to lobby for a job on the Moderne condo and apartment project. “The majority of the construction ...Read More »
Caterpillar cuts 2,500 laid-off workers; about 550 others to return to work by end of 2010 Peoria, IL (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. will permanently cut about 2,500 laid-off employees, and will bring back 550 others by the end of next ...Read More »
Danielle Ulman Dolan Media Newswires Baltimore — Opportunities are ripe for businesses looking to save money and the environment. Building up the nation’s green economy is the best way to achieve both objectives, not to mention bolster the overall economy ...Read More »