Bristol Real Estate News
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Thursday Jul 30 | via Philly.com
The number of U.S. homes worth less than what is owed on their mortgages dropped in the second quarter, another positive sign that the national housing market is shaking off the effects of the prolonged downturn. RealtyTrac, an Irvine, Calif.-based real estate information company that monitors foreclosures, reported Thursday that the percentage of so-called seriously underwater properties fell to 13.3 percent of all U.S. homes with mortgages in the quarter, or 7.44 million. Comment?
May 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
Miller claimed more than $200,000 in fraudulent insurance payments after a flood devastated the playhouse in 2006, prosecutors said. Miller owned the theater, a former grist mill, for more than three decades before defaulting on more than $2 million in mortgages , NJ.com reported. Comment?
May 1, 2015 | via Philly.com
There's nothing fancy about the ensemble of redbrick houses that line the 3600 block of Lancaster Avenue in Powelton Village. Built in the late 1870s, when the avenue linked country farms to city markets, the modest, wood-trimmed buildings housed working people who tended shops on the ground floor. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Philly.com
A Bucks County real estate investor was arrested Wednesday on charges he bilked $600,000 from local banks through an elaborate mortgage-fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said. Dean Rossi, 49, of Warrington, allegedly took out bank loans and claimed he used the money to satisfy mortgages on low-income properties he owned in Philadelphia. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via Philly.com
A woman who moved from Philadelphia to New York City eight months ago has died after she was struck by a windblown sheet of plywood from a construction site in Greenwich Village. Police said Tram Thuy Nguyen, 37, known to her friends as Tina, was fatally injured Tuesday night in front of 175 W. 12th St., near where a condominium project is rising on the site of the former St. Vincent's Hospital. 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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Thursday Jul 23 | via Time
Trying to scrounge together a down payment for a house? Your first instinct may be to hit up mom and dad. One more option you shouldn't overlook: The state where you live. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 22 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
A year since their merger, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and William E. Wood and Associates are becoming one in their branding. Residents in Virginia and North Carolina who are used to the familiar red William E. Wood signs in front of homes will, as of July 15, now see a new green one that bears the new name of the combined company, "We are proud to announce our new name in Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina and are glad to add William E. Wood to the Howard Hanna family of companies," says Helen Hanna Casey, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Comment?
8 min ago | via Albany Times Union
Bankrate.com this morning said that while closing costs on a mortgage are declining nationwide, New York state still had the 10th highest costs nationwide. On average, you'll pay $1,911 in closing costs on a mortgage, the website said. Comment?
9 min ago | via The Wall Street Journal
Kaiser Family Foundation chart on how covering the uninsured changes their budget issues, based on Kaiser polling of California residents who got health coverage after the Affordable Care Act took effect. Discussions of expanding health coverage and improving economic security for working Americans don't overlap much-but they are connected. Comment?
10 min ago | via PE Hub
National Health Investors announced today its NHI-Bickford Senior Living joint venture has acquired Fairfield Village in Lancaster, OH, an assisted living and memory care community, for $21 million in cash. Highlights Built in 2006 92 units 95% occupied Valued at an 8.0% capitalization rate on its trailing net operating income performance Generates approximately $3,900 revenue per unit per month 80% private pay Fairfield Village will be leased to the joint venture under terms structured to comply with RIDEA provisions and operations will be managed by Bickford Senior Living. Comment?
13 min ago | via This is Local London
A HILLINGDON mortgage broker has been sentenced for evading almost A 115,000 in corporation tax by lying about his company profits. HM Revenue and Customs found that Asim Zaffar Hussain, the director of Lifestyle Mortgages Ltd, had diverted company income into other bank accounts to reduce the profits of his company and pay less tax. Comment?
21 min ago | via NJ.com
EAST ORANGE - A drive through East Orange's second ward shows an uneven picture. On Carnegie Avenue, a stone-faced colonial with a manicured front lawn and decorated porch stands across the street from what remains of an abandoned, tattered lot. Comment?
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