Compton Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Compton, MD continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday Sep 30 | via The Washington Post
The 4,058-square-foot newly built house at 14345 Flowing Creek Ct., Bryantown, Md., is listed at $479,990. While no one anticipates a return to the frenzied housing market of the pre-recession days or even the hectic pace in 2013 when low inventory and low mortgage rates pushed some buyers into bidding wars, the fall market in Maryland is on track to continue a strong trajectory for the year. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via Weekend
Wealth offers security and privilege that can last for generations. For minority households striving to achieve the American Dream, homeownership is often the surest path. Comment?
Sunday Sep 13 | via The Baltimore Sun
Ohio-based Safeguard Properties, which has faced claims across the country that it locked people out of their homes or took their belongings before the foreclosure process was complete, settled a complaint from the Maryland attorney general's office Friday. Under the settlement, Safeguard, the nation's largest mortgage field services company, agreed to a host of reforms to its practices and to pay $167,000 in restitution to Marylanders allegedly harmed. Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via The Washington Post
Many home buyers in the D.C. region face a bit of a sticker shock when house hunting. It can be hard to believe it costs as much as it does for a condo, townhouse or single-family home. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via ABC2 Maryland
The state has settled with a mortgage services company that allegedly locked residents out of their homes and damaged their property. Under the settlement reached by the Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection Division last week, Ohio-based Safeguard will reform its practices and return $167,000 to Marylanders who were hurt by their practices. Comment?
5 min ago | via San Bernardino County Sun
California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a housing shortage and a lack of affordability in some areas will also persist, according to the California Association of Realtors' 2016 California Housing Market Forecast. The forecast, released this week, sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent to reach 433,000 units next year, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold. Comment?
12 min ago | via Cape Gazette
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty announced the firm's top producers for August. For the Rehoboth branch, the top listing agent, top selling agent and top overall agent was Skip Faust. Comment?
18 min ago | via Whittier Daily News
El Monte released new documents this week indicating Councilman Bart Patel knew as recently as 2009 that he owed the city $55,000 as a distinct debt that he was supposed to start repaying in 2010. Patel has contended otherwise for nearly a year - insisting that a $55,000 loan he received from the city decades ago to fix up a hotel he owns was consolidated with another loan that he has already repaid. Comment?
19 min ago | via Credit.com
You've likely heard plenty of city residents complaining about the high cost of living, while also hearing less and less about the next generation becoming homeowners. Some suspect this is the result of a post-recession economy, and some say that student loan debts loom too dangerously overhead. Comment?
19 min ago | via Credit.com
Many real estate experts suggest that you put at least 20% down on a home loan, but not everyone has that kind of cash on hand. The days of easy credit qualification may have come and gone, but there are still options out there for those with the right mortgage qualifications but without a proper savings or liquid assets. Comment?
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