Coopersburg 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?
21 min ago | via Marina Times
Stop us if you've heard this before: San Francisco's housing prices have climbed to new heights. Sound familiar? In the first half of 2015, the dollar per square foot paid for homes reached $1,415 in the Pacific Heights/Cow Hollow/Marina area, according to a midyear market report by Paragon Real Estate Group. Comment?
43 min ago | via Inside Bay Area
On vacation here in Maine once again, I can't resist thumbing through local real estate listings to enjoy the thought of any number of these three-bedroom homes on or near a lake with an in-ground pool and new stainless steel appliances on 2-plus acres for $95,000. Across the country, the increase in housing prices since 2012 has been 27 percent. Comment?
1 hr ago | via North Shore News
The Sewell name is synonymous with Horseshoe Bay and now the family with an 85-year history in the seaside enclave is planning a major redevelopment including a 171-unit residential waterfront complex. Lured to Horseshoe Bay in the 1920s by his fishing hobby, Dan Sewell Sr. built a community marina, which over the years has evolved from just providing moorage space to become somewhat of a tourist destination for recreational boating. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Spokesman-Review
Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems. This photo provided by FOX shows professional contractor Mike Holmes, who has a new show called "Home Free," airing Wednesdays on FOX. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Banker & Tradesman
Could a little-noticed policy change by giant mortgage investor Fannie Mae help homeowners who'd like to move but can't because they're underwater - they owe more to the bank than the likely selling price of their houses? Could it help you? A valid subscription is required to read the article or use the tool you've selected. Already a subscriber? Please enter your information below to log in. Comment?
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