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Thursday Jul 21 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
In the past year, NAHREP has seen its chapters expand to a grand total of 40 across the United States and into new areas, including Boston, Mass.; Brooklyn N.Y.; Manhattan, N.Y.; California's Central Valley; Los Angeles' South Bay and Greater Phoenix, Ariz. The organization has received a high volume of new chapter applications and is exploring unrepresented markets in the Midwest and Southeast. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via USA Today
In 2012, after a heart attack left him too ill to work and unable to make his mortgage payments on time, John M. Green turned to the Litvin Law Firm for help. Green, according, in part, to records he provided to federal bankruptcy court, said he paid the firm about $8,000 over the next two years to negotiate better terms with the lender on his house in Baker, La. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via Switched
If you're moving back to the United States after an extended period -- more than a year -- living abroad, you may be in for a nasty surprise when you apply for a credit card. Even if you've used credit responsibly in the past, a lack of active accounts in this country means there may not be enough recent credit data on you for a card issuer to form a complete picture of your creditworthiness. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via FindLaw
Before: LIVINGSTON and LYNCH, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF, District Judge.* MARJORIE M. SMITH, Law Office of Marjorie M. Smith, Brooklyn, New York, for Defendant-Appellant Robert Rivernider. JODI ZILS GAGNA<, The Law Offices of Jodi Zils GagnA LLC, Bristol, Connecticut, for Defendant-Appellant Robert Ponte. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via Curbed
On the heels of a new study used by the city in its crusade against Airbnb, the short-term stay site has released its own numbers about Airbnb's goings-on in New York City. The memo is part of Airbnb's Community Compact, wherein the website regularly reports figures about its host community in NYC. Comment?
Sunday Jul 17 | via Chronicle Newspaper
Recent state legislation requires lenders to maintain vacant houses before foreclosure proceedings are completed, not just after foreclosure, as prior law required. The new law also established a statewide registry of abandoned homes and a hotline for neighbors to report them. Comment?
Friday | via National Mortgage News
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Thursday announced a new grant initiative aimed at reducing the volume of so-called zombie homes - properties that have not been properly maintained through prolonged foreclosure proceedings. The Zombie Remediation and Prevention Initiative would provide a total of $13 million in grants to local governments as part of a statewide competitive application process. Comment?
Friday | via LongIsland.com
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a new grant initiative to address the growing statewide problem of so-called "zombie homes." Schneiderman: This Office will continue to help communities emerge from the foreclosure crisis and its enduring legacy of zombie homes. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
On Thursday, July 21, 2016, Freddie Mac reports on the week's average U.S. mor... The pregnant wife and 4-year-old son of a prominent Chinese dissident have sought refuge in the San Francisco Bay Area after leaving Thailand, where she said she no longer felt safe. A New York man is accused of holding an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in a motel for at least four years in order to steal his benefits checks. Comment?
Feb 15, 2015 | via The Post-Standard
The state is making $13 million available to local governments to fight the problem of "zombie homes" - vacant and abandoned homes uncared-for during prolonged foreclosure proceedings. The 100 communities with the greatest zombie home problems, including Syracuse and 13 other Central New York municipalities, are eligible to apply for the grants. Comment?
27 min ago | via Globe and Mail
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark arrives for a meeting of Premiers in Whitehorse, Yukon, Friday, July, 22, 2016. British Columbia's Liberal government must walk a fine line between creating affordable housing and causing a crash, as real estate prices loom large over the upcoming election, experts say. Comment?
49 min ago | via Clarksville Online
The economic data calendar was thin and reports were of little consequence for the markets. As expected, the European Central Bank left short-term interest rates unchanged and did not alter its asset purchase plans. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Mail
Why I'm spending my money now - not leaving it in my will: A generation of 'gold timers' are saying stuff the inheritance It's ironic that we spend our youth wanting to be older, and our middle age wanting to stop the clock. But I'm not going to wallow. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Warsaw Business Journal
Since last week, gasoline prices have declined by PLN 0.03 - PLN 0.04 on average, according to BM Reflex, a sector researcher. On July 21, 95 fuel sold at PLN 4.39 , 98 fuel at PLN 4.72 , diesel at PLN 4.15 and LPG gas at PLN 1.59 Reflex expects a decline at filli... Industrial real estate developer Panattoni Europe is set to build a manufacturing site for IFA Rotorion of Germany, a manufacturer of vehicle components for such car brands as Mercedes Benz, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, and Porsche, the company informe... Real estate developer ROBYG has said in a filing that three-bedroom apartments sized between 50 - 60 sqm are now the most popular on the market. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Warsaw Business Journal
The National Centre for Research and Development has announced the launch of e-Pionier, a new programme dedicated to the ICT sector. NCBR along with specialised accelerators will finance innovative projects in the PCP model . Comment?
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