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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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FNC joins Asset Valuation and Marketing

OXFORD — Mortgage technology company FNC Inc., creator of the Collateral Management System (CMS) recently joined with Asset Valuation and Marketing (AVM) as a new client. The Grand Junction, Colo.-based AVM produces valuations that reflect up-to-the-minute asset conditions. AVM president Tami Rund, said, “FNC’s stellar industry reputation and outstanding service standards are a perfect match for our clients.”

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Hood: State risks being cut out of NFIP

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood is requesting the help of Mississippi’s congressional delegation in asking for a federal waiver of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) flood mitigation ordinance for hunting and fishing camps. A recent opinion by the Attorney General’s Office highlights a conflict between state law and FEMA regulations. The opinion recognizes an exemption under state law ...

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Economy, weather hurting turfgrass industry

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The continuing decline of the housing market and the lack of new construction are taking its toll on Mississippi’s turfgrass industry. Wayne Wells, Mississippi State University Extension turf specialist, said, “Sod production relies heavily on construction, so when there isn’t as much, sod producers feel the hit. There is some business to be found, though, in selling ...

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Realtor association launches monthly housing reports

JACKSON — The Jackson Association of Realtors (JAR) has partnered with 10K Research and Marketing of Minneapolis, Minn., to create and provide easily readable and understandable local housing market reports to its members, the home buying and selling public and to the media. Carla Palmer-Allen, president of JAR, said, “In addition to the sales and inventory history that has been ...

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