Allentown Real Estate News
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May 25, 2016 | via WFMZ
Real estate agents may have a reputation for putting a positive spin on just about everything, but on Tuesday night before an Easton City Council committee meeting on the city's buyer notification inspection program the Realtors gave Easton a bottom of the barrel rating compared to Bethlehem and Allentown. The Realtors took turns sharing horror stories about deals that fell apart after the BNIs, some of which turned up problems that they said would never have surfaced in the two other major cities in the Lehigh Valley. Comment?
May 20, 2016 | via NJ.com
J.P. MacGrady's bar and restaurant, 117 E. Third St. in Bethlehem, is seen March 14, 2016, after its closure Dec. 4, 2015. Chris LaCroix says he was the managing, minority partner in the business and filed a lawsuit May 12, 2016, in Northampton County against majority owner Robert Cameron and members of Cameron's family over the decision to close and money LaCroix says he is owed. Comment?
May 5, 2016 | via WFMZ
The Lehigh Valley's commercial real estate market remains strong across the office and industrial sectors, according to a new report released by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation. LVEDC has released the latest issue of its Lehigh Valley Commercial Real Estate Report , a quarterly publication detailing the real estate climate of the Lehigh Valley, with a focus on the office and industrial sectors. Comment?
Mar 11, 2016 | via The Morning Call
Sayings like these give credence to one of the most memorable movie quotes of all time: "There's no place like home." They also explain our interest in interesting homes. Comment?
Feb 28, 2016 | via WFMZ
A Northampton County Realtor is warning homeowners of a threat right underneath their feet, and unfortunately, it's a subject that she's now all too familiar with. Debi Andrews lives on Rainbow Drive in Hanover Township. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via Philly.com
A national ranking service this year rated the Chesterbrook section of Chester County as the best suburban community in the country in which to buy a house. So, understandably, neighbors are upset about what has happened to a property on the Armstrong Court cul-de-sac. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via Albany Times Union
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services , the largest broker in Pennsylvania and Ohio, announced Wednesday morning it has acquired RealtyUSA, which says it is New York state's largest residential real estate broker. "I have known and respected the Hanna family for years. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via Inman News
According to the CoreLogic U.S. Home Price Insights Report, home prices, including distressed sales, are up 1.3 percent month-over-month, and up 5.9 percent year-over-year. CoreLogic predicts that June's home prices, including distressed sales, will rise 0.8 percent month-over-month and 5.3 percent year-over-year. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via Daily Mail
Get out now! Furious EU leaders demand Britain makes quick exit from the EU as Prime Minister David Cameron resigns and global markets plummet over historic referendum vote to leave Europe PIERS MORGAN: No wonder Trump looks happy - Britain's exit from Europe should leave Hillary Clinton shaking in her boots and Donald knows it! Rating agency CUTS British credit outlook to 'negative' as European finance ministers say Brexit will limit British banks' access to EU markets It wasn't me! Obama shrugs off his humiliating failure to stop Britain quitting Europe by claiming 'globalization' was to blame for shock result Donald Trump says 'always wrong Obama' and Clinton pushed the British out of Europe by lecturing them to stay - and Americans will be next 'to take their country Brexit doesn't mean Hillary will lose the election, claims her campaign, after British ignored her demand they vote to ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Jun 23 | via Housing Wire
Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Penn, once one of the faces of the government's mortgage relief efforts, said Thursday that he plans resign from the House of Representatives immediately after being convicted earlier this week on a host of fraud and corruption charges. While in Congress, Fattah backed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 's Emergency Homeowner Loan Program , but earlier this week, he and three of his associates were found guilty for their roles in a racketeering conspiracy that stemmed from Fattah's failed 2007 campaign to serve as mayor of Philadelphia. Comment?
11 min ago | via NewsOne
While the American dream can be elusive and difficult for many to achieve, the Congressional Black Caucus is not willing to sit idly by as African-Americans lose hope in their ability to reach it. So, how will the CBC help members of the African-American community obtain the American Dream? The caucus, also known as the conscious of the Congress, is giving voice to the greatest challenges facing Black America. Comment?
17 min ago | via KRQE Albuquerque
Raising kids costs a lot of money, so when they finally strike out on their own it stands to reason that parents would have more money to spend, save or invest. How they spend that money can have large consequences for their retirement security. Comment?
30 min ago | via Philly.com
Alan J. Heavens has been writing about real estate and home improvement for 27 of his 36 years at the Inquirer and for most of his 49 years as a reporter. Author of three books, he was "The Gadgeteer" on the Discovery Channel's Home Matters and president of the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Comment?
33 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
AGNC had a book value of $22.09 per common share at Q1E 2016. The estimate from May 31, 2016 was $22.36 per common share. Comment?
34 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
MGIC Investment just closed out a big week after its Q2 earnings impressed , and more gains are in store for it, along with peers like Radian Group , NMI Holdings , and Essent Group , writes Leslie Norton . Stringent post-crisis underwriting standards mean new business is nearly pristine: The default rate on private mortgage insurance written since 2010 is only about 50 basis points vs. 20% in 2007. Comment?
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