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Friday Aug 7 | via JD Supra
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that Pennsylvania's recording statute does not require the recording of all conveyances. As a result, the Third Circuit reversed the district court's refusal to enter summary judgment in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems in a class action filed by a county recorder of deeds seeking to compel MERS to record past, present, and future mortgage assignments and pay the associated recording fees. Comment?
Monday Aug 3 | 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 Aug 3 | via Philly.com
The 3d Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Monday overturned a ruling that could have brought tens of millions of dollars in unpaid records fees to Pennsylvania counties. The class-action suit, brought by Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Nancy J. Becker in 2011, alleged that the nation's largest mortgage registry system, known as MERS, was used to illegally circumvent county recorders and fees when investors would buy sell and transfer mortgages. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via Business Journal
A federal investigation that began more than two years ago has resulted in a 29-count indictment against U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah and four others, accusing the group of racketeering, bribery, fraud and conspiracy. On Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced the charges against the Democratic congressman and four of his associates, including 69-year-old Robert Brand , a campaign contributor and the former CEO of Solutions for Progress; 69-year-old Herbert Vederman , a lobbyist and the former deputy mayor of Philadelphia; and 59-year-old Bonnie Bowser and 57-year-old Karen Nicholas , both former congressional staffers. Comment?
Jul 26, 2015 | via Philly.com
It can be loud, like the arrival of the 7:27 a.m. Manayunk-Norristown train, or construction on the Lafayette Street corridor that will, by 2020, finally link the community with the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Norristown, the borough urges, is "Where You Belong," and developers and real estate agents say it is committed to making that happen after decades of neglect and false starts. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via PennLive.com
Trisha R. Koch-Allen of New Cumberland was named branch manager of Mid Penn Bank's Carlisle Pike office. She previously served as mortgage production manager for M&T Bank. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via KMPH-TV Fresno
Former President Jimmy Carter plans to discuss his recent cancer diagnosis Thursday for the first time since revealing last week that he was ill. Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer showed up in four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is "at ease with whatever comes." Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Reuters
U.S. home resales rose to a near 8-1/2-year high in July and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region picked up this month, fresh signs of steady economic growth that likely keeps the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. While other data on Thursday showed a slight increase in the number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week, the trend remained consistent with strong labor market momentum. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Business Wire
Fitch downgraded 20 bonds in 15 transactions... )--Organizzati nell'ambito di CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS, i riconoscimenti SESAMES vengono conferiti alle 10 migliori innovazioni tecnologiche nei settori delle schede intellige... )--Pacific Gas and Electric Company has named Melissa Lavinson as Chief Sustainability Officer, an expansion of her existing role as vice president of Federa... )--Big Flower debuts as East Hampton's new lifestyle brand. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via The Daily Caller
August 2015 marks the 250th anniversary of the outbreak of violent resistance in the American colonies to England's Stamp Act, approved by parliament with little opposition and endorsed by King George III on March 22, 1765. Although the Stamp Act was not scheduled to go into effect until November 1, news of its passage reached Boston in April. Comment?
16 min ago | via Asia News Network
China has eased property investment rules for foreign individuals and institutions across the country, enabling qualified foreign institutional and individual investors to buy more properties on the Chinese mainland, authorities announced in a circular on Thursday evening. The announcement, posted on the website of the Ministry of Commerce, said that foreign institutional investors are exempt from registration fees when taking out domestic and foreign loans for property and settling foreign exchange transactions. Comment?
21 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
With the U.S. Dollar strong and the Canadian Loonie at decade lows it may be tempting for U.S. investors to think about using their higher valued dollars to pick up some bargain Canadian stocks. The large Canadian banks look especially tempting for dividend investors with yields almost twice as much as their American brethren. Comment?
29 min ago | via Scoop
AUCKLAND NZ, 28 AUGUST 2015: Data Insight's Valocity property valuation solution was one of the stars at the TVNZ 2015 NZ Marketing Awards on Thursday 27 August 2015, receiving two major awards: Data Insight launched a little over two years ago and has taken the New Zealand market by storm, through its innovative combination of data, analytics and advanced technology. The two awards represent the successful launch of Valocity, an online valuation and property report suite that provides valuable and relevant information to support NZ banks in their mortgage lending decisions. Comment?
29 min ago | via Scoop
A lack of good communication can be blamed for most complaints about banks, says the new head of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme. Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden, who took up the role at the beginning of the month, said banks needed to give timely, easy-to-understand information about how accounts, products or services worked so customers could decide whether they really suited their needs. Comment?
30 min ago | via Houston Chronicle
With all this talk of mortgage-high rents , some of you may have asked yourselves "Isn't it better to just buy a place if I'm paying that much every month to live in it?" A logical sentiment, to be sure - until you see that the median home price in San Francisco is now $1.15M. But wait: you can buy for less than that. Comment?
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