Burke Real Estate News
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Friday | via St. Petersburg Times
Americans looking to buy a home are facing pressure to act as soon as possible, as the era of rock-bottom mortgage rates that have sustained the nation's housing market since the recession could be coming to an end. For years, home buyers have enjoyed interest rates of less than 4 percent, far lower than historic averages. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Daily Herald
As Nicole and Mike Zupan get closer to retirement, they worry about more than just covering their own living expenses for the next several decades. They want to set aside enough money for their 15-year-old son, Josef, who is autistic and may never be able to live on his own. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 3 | via Patch.com
Herndon Police are reporting a sex offense in which a man grabbed a woman inappropriately in Herndon on Oct. 31, 2015. WATCH THIS VIDEO: 'Fairfax County Park Authority - 65 Years of Making Parks Count' to see 65 ways to have fun in the county's 423 parks. Comment?
Oct 23, 2015 | via The Washington Post
The Zupans at their Fairfax County home in September. From left, Josef, Mike, Elshaday and Nicole. Comment?
Oct 7, 2015 | via Fauquier.com
Life is good for a mom who settled into a three-bedroom townhouse in Manassas with her three young children earlier this year, after getting help paying for it from a Catholic social service organization. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via GlobeNewswire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta announced today that it has awarded more than $5.6 million to assist in the funding of 12 affordable housing initiatives in Virginia as part of its 2015 Affordable Housing Program . The awarded initiatives, which are located in Arlington, Hampton, Hopewell, Lawrenceville, Lexington, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Richmond, support the rehabilitation and construction of housing for low-income veterans, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Powhatan Today
The number of residential real estate sales in Virginia increased 5 percent in October from the same month a year ago, according to a report released Friday by the Virginia Association of Realtors . The overall value of the transactions rose to $2.72 billion in October from $1.59 billion a year ago. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via The Washington Post
Montgomery residents who sell their homes will have to test for radon and give buyers the results under a bill passed unanimously by the County Council on Tuesday. Montgomery is the first locality in the country to establish a radon testing requirement, according to the bill's sponsor, council member Craig Rice . Comment?
Sep 27, 2012 | via Southwest Times
If you've been looking to buy a place to live, you may have noticed that the cost of homes sold during the past year hasn't changed much. That's because the Roanoke/Lynchburg/Blacksburg region, which includes Pulaski County, experienced a slight decline in median sales price during July, August and September. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via WCAV
A Virginia man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a wire fraud in a scheme to divert $5 million from his employer. Thirty-five-year-old Max Wagenblast of Arlington was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Greenbelt. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Washington Post
Standard & Poor's 500 Index E-mini futures expiring in December slipped 0.1 percent at 10:21 a.m. in London, paring an earlier decline of as much as 0.4 percent as European equities erased losses. The U.S. benchmark gauge is heading for a second monthly gain, up 0.5 percent. Comment?
20 min ago | via West Australian
British consumer credit continued to grow during October at rates not seen since 2006, while mortgage approvals edged up, Bank of England data showed on Monday. While lending to consumers rose slightly less than forecast by 1.178 billion pounds last month, consumer credit was 8.2 percent higher compared with October last year -- a rate of growth that matched September's 9-1/2-year high. Comment?
24 min ago | via Reuters
LONDON, Nov 30 Sterling fell against a broadly stronger dollar on Monday, hitting $1.50 for the first time in seven months, after a Bank of England policymaker warned about the impact of a strong pound on inflation. Gertjan Vlieghe, the newest member of the BoE's monetary policy committee , said in a newspaper interview over the weekend the tightening effect of a strong pound was "huge" and that he wanted to see growth stabilise or pick up before interest rates started to rise. Comment?
27 min ago | via Weyburn This Week
The Canadian Bankers Association warned the former Conservative government that a proposal to have banks shoulder more of the risk associated with home mortgage loans could hurt the country's financial stability. The group's position is revealed in a letter it sent to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, which was obtained by The Canadian Press through an access-to-information request. Comment?
38 min ago | via Reuters
Nov 30 South Korea's house prices rose 0.43 percent in November from the previous month, extending their successive winning streak into a 27th month, data from a leading local mortgage lender showed on Monday. The data that Kookmin Bank published on its website also showed its composite house transactions price index was 4.42 percent higher in November than a year earlier, marking the fastest annual growth since March 2012. Comment?
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