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Monday Aug 17 | via The Jersey Journal
The Essex Freeholder Board, pictured here with County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, approved changes to the County's Homebuyer Assistance Program. NEWARK - Each year, Essex County has $200,000 in federal money to dole out to low-income residents looking to become homeowners for the first time. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Kerry Metzger, a real estate agent at Verona's Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, has been selected as Realtor of the Year for 2015 by the West Essex Board of Realtors. She currently serves as president-elect of the West Essex Board. Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via Patch.com
An Essex County man was sentenced to 24 months in prison on Monday for his role in a massive mortgage fraud scheme involving multiple properties in Elizabeth. Kenneth Sweetman, 34, of Nutley, previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution. Comment?
Jun 3, 2015 | via Patch.com
The scam involved the use of phony documents and "straw buyers" to make illegal profits on overbuilt condos, according to the U.S. Attorney. A Toms River woman and two from Essex County were sentenced Tuesday for their roles in conspiring to defraud financial institutions as part of a $15 million mortgage fraud scam, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman has announced. Comment?
May 26, 2015 | via Observer
Century 21 Semiao and Associates announces that Billy Pena and Amelia Pena have joined their marketing team. Formerly agents at BH&G Coccia Realty of Kearny, the Penas led the area in listings and sales for the past three years. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB-' rating on the following New Jersey Economic Development Authority revenue bonds issued on behalf of United Methodist Homes of New Jersey : The bonds are supported by a pledge of gross receipts of the obligated group , a debt service reserve fund, and a mortgage lien on obligated group property. STEADY OPERATING PERFORMANCE: The 'BBB-' rating affirmation reflects UMH's very consistent and solid operating performance, coupled with minimal reliance on entrance fees or investment gains. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via Nurse.com
The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy continues to affect thousands of New Jersey residents and may increase the odds of residents experiencing mental health distress, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, according to a new study. Findings from the Sandy Child and Family Health Study, a representative population study of 1 million New Jersey residents, showed the primary homes of more than 100,000 residents were structurally damaged by the storm. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via Bloomberg
The average mortgage-origination fee fell 22 percent in the 12 months through June to $1,041 as nontraditional lenders gave borrowers more options, pushing banks to make concessions to stay competitive, according to an annual survey by Bankrate Inc. Charges are declining even as banks struggle with costly regulations spurred by the 2008 financial crisis, said Greg McBride, Bankrate's chief financial analyst. "The new players entering the market are forcing established lenders to cut fees even though compliance costs for everyone are going higher," McBride said in an interview. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via Insurance Journal West
A new study says the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy - in the form of unfinished repairs, disputed claims, and recurrent mold - are associated with increased odds of Sandy-impacted residents experiencing mental health distress, post-traumatic stress disorder , and depression. According to the "Sandy Child and Family Health Study" released on July 29, among more than 100,000 New Jersey residents who experienced significant structural damage to their primary homes from Sandy, 27 percent are experiencing moderate or severe mental health distress and 14 percent report the signs and symptoms of PTSD even two and a half years after the storm. Comment?
Jul 23, 2015 | via The Paramus Post
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez supported and voted this week on a tax bill approved by the Senate Finance Committee that extends 52 tax relief provisions important to businesses and families in New Jersey and across the nation. Specifically, the legislation extends these provisions for two years, retroactively for all of 2015 through 2016, and includes a nearly doubling of the tax benefit for transit commuters, mortgage debt tax relief for "underwater" homeowners, and a research and development tax credit to incentivize business and job growth. Comment?
9 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?
10 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
During the 2008 financial crisis, the American public began to hone in on the practices of investment banks as epitomizing greed on Wall Street. A growing number of investment banks had evolved into financial "supermarkets" that were continuously implementing new strategies in order to develop additional revenue streams. Comment?
14 min ago | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Foreclosure rates in Muscogee County are higher than other counties across the state of Georgia. A free federally funded program in the state gives homeowners some relief so they can keep their homes, and they want more people to take advantage of the program. Comment?
33 min ago | via Business Wire
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35 min ago | via KCRA-TV Sacramento
Vacation rentals are a growing concern in Sacramento with popular options like Airbnb and Verbo offering a room-share service. Steve Walker said he's one of about 400 Sacramento area Airbnb hosts who rent rooms to guests preferring a less expensive, homey-feel while traveling. Comment?
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