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FNC: U.S. home prices continue to weaken

OXFORD — FNC Inc.’s latest Residential Price Index (RPI) indicates that October U.S. home prices continued to weaken at a modest pace despite recent positive home-sales data. The trend is a reminder that the housing market remains constrained by weak economic fundamentals and the overhang of distressed properties, FNC reports. October marks the third month of continued price declines and ...

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Residents protest against proposed Coast hotel

BILOXI — A developer wants to build a $12-million Fairfield Inn hotel next to the new Biloxi Visitors Center, but the people who live in the area said it doesn’t fit in their historic neighborhood. The Sun Herald reports the Biloxi Planning Commission yesterday tabled the request for a zoning change and variances until the project is brought to Biloxi’s ...

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Flooded homeowners opt for buyout program

VICKSBURG — Eighteen North Vicksburg homeowners who suffered damage from the Mississippi River flooding this spring have signed up for the city’s buyout program. The Vicksburg Post reports the voluntary buyout will be conducted in two phases. The first involves homes in the flood plain known as the city’s 1 percent area and were determined by city building inspectors to ...

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Court to hear dispute over asphalt plant construction

NEW ALBANY — The Mississippi Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear a dispute from Union County over the construction of an asphalt plant. Riverside Traffic Systems Inc. had contracted to sell 29 acres in New Albany to Memphis-based Lehman-Roberts Co. upon resolution of zoning change. The City of New Albany issued a building permit to Lehman-Roberts for an asphalt plant ...

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