Allentown Real Estate News
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Friday Jul 24 | via National Mortgage News
National Penn Bancshares in Allentown, Pa., said its second-quarter profit improved as increased real estate lending offset higher expenses. The $9.6 billion-asset company's net income rose 3.8% to $27.2 million, or 19 cents per share, from a year earlier. Comment?
Jun 26, 2015 | via The Morning Call
Local foreclosure rates hit a five-year low in April, but activity still remains higher than the national average at least partially because of a judicial process in Pennsylvania that can keep properties in limbo for nearly two years. The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton region's rate, which measures the percentage of loans in some stage of the foreclosure process in Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties along with Warren County, N.J., fell to 2.66 percent in April, down from 3.13 percent one year earlier, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic, a financial and real estate analytics firm. Comment?
Jun 17, 2015 | via WFMZ
Those with invested interest in the success of downtown Allentown, are now giving their employees the extra push to live nearby. On Wednesday, 11 companies and three foundations collaboratively announced the "Live Near Where You Work" program. 1 comment
Jun 8, 2015 | via Wall Street Journal
Jean and Jim Mikitz introduced President Bill Clinton at a June 1995 speech unveiling the White House's "National Homeownership Strategy." This month marks 20 years since President Bill Clinton unveiled his "National Homeownership Strategy," a 100-point action plan that put as its overarching goal achieving an "all-time high level of homeownership in America within the next six years." Comment?
May 26, 2015 | via Realtor Magazine
It's easy to switch to autopilot when you're operating in what can be a high-pressure industry. Just don't overlook your most important asset as a real estate broker: people. Comment?
Monday | via FindLaw
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, Recorder of Deeds, By and Through Nancy J. Becker, In Her Official Capacity as the Recorder of Deeds of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, On Its Own Behalf and On Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated v. MERSCORP INC; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc, Appellants. Comment?
Monday | via GlobeSt.com
Network with your peers from across the country at RealShare national conferences. RealShare STUDENT HOUSING in Dallas on September 1-2. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via Business Journal
One of northeastern Pennsylvania's largest banks plans to enter the Philadelphia region has agreed to buy Upper Darby-based Eagle National Bancorp for $25.3 million. Essa Bancorp's acquisition of Eagle National means it adds five locations in the western suburbs - Upper Darby, Haverford, Landsdowne, Devon and West Chester. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via GantDaily.com
In a recent story, Money magazine recognized Pennsylvania as the state with the most assistance programs to help homebuyers and homeowners. The article draws on data posted online by mortgage Web site HSH.com, which ranks the 50 states and Washington, D.C., with Pennsylvania coming out on top. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via Forbes.com
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8 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
This six-bedroom house in Hamilton had a asking price of $4.2 million and sold for an undisclosed record price. Signs of a trickle-down effect were evident in figures from QV figures on Tuesday , indicating that Aucklanders are cashing up and moving out to the nearby Waikato, Northland and Bay of Plenty, or using their equity to buy rental properties there. Comment?
23 min ago | via Inside Bay Area
A 51-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of leaving several racist, sexist and threatening voice mails on female realtor's phone, police said. Police arrested Raymond Anciaux, 51, of Hercules at about 2:42 p.m. Tuesday on suspicion of repeatedly calling and threatening the realtor, who is black, according to a news release from Hercules police. Comment?
25 min ago | via WTCA-AM Plymouth
Homeownership is one of the cornerstones of the "American Dream," but depending on where you are looking to buy, you can run into roadblocks that might hurt your chances for approval. SmartAsset recently determined the places in the US where homebuyers were most likely to be approved for a mortgage. Comment?
25 min ago | via ContactMusic.com
In filings to the Connecticut bankruptcy court, the 'In Da Club' hitmaker has revealed he spends the pricey sum on ensuring his wardrobe is up to date. The rapper also spends a further $1,000 on grooming as well as $9,000 on security and $5,000 on gardening. Comment?
32 min ago | via WCBM-AM Pikesville
Who are these Obama voters? They can't all have head injuries, have been in a coma for the past 4 years, or own stock in an electric car battery company. Besides having "stupid" stamped on their forehead, here's a handy guide identifying these clueless creatures. Comment?
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