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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 7,358 views]
Buying a house in Arkansas? The state might help.

While there are more than a few programs set up to help people purchase homes, one that has remained somewhat overlooked is the HomeToOwn mortgage program run by the Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA).
Yes, we’re talking about the state’s “bond program” that offers 30-year mortgages at an interest rate of 4.625 percent to qualified buyers. That edges out the current going rate of 4.92 percent, meaning that Murray Harding — the HomeToOwn program administrator — was correct when he described his group’s interest rate as “competitive” at a meeting of …

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[3 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,668 views]
Week in Review — March 28-April 3

Yes, it was another week full of excitement here at First Arkansas News.
We’ve written about everything from the president of the National Lum and Abner Society to a drug-selling mailman in the past few days, so it’s time for a review.
Prior to getting into that, let’s go over a couple of other things. First of all, we should have a big announcement to make on Monday Tuesday that could shake up the way we do things around here (and improve them). Make sure to stop in for that.
Second, we sure …