Covington Real Estate News
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Thursday Jul 30 | via Loudoun Times
The Virginia residential real estate market saw its strongest second quarter since the 2008 recession, according to recent report. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via The Washington Post
In Dunn Loring, among the few bright spots in Northern Virginia, median days on market declined 40 percent this year. Tim Savoy, a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Dupont Circle, writes an occasional column about the Washington area housing market. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via WCAV
Multiple media outlets report that the Virginia Association of Realtors released a report Tuesday that said sales reached $10.6 billion, up 11 percent from the same period a year ago. The median price rose in six of seven regions, including central Virginia, where it ticked up 5.7 percent in the second quarter to $219,000 from a year ago. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via Virginia Business
What do Virginia, Texas, Utah, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, South Dakota and Minnesota all have in common? They've all been at the top of one or more "best states for business" lists during the past decade. The most widely recognized lists are CNBC's Top States for Business, Forbes.com's Best States for Business, Pollina Corporate Real Estate's Top 10 Pro-Business States and Site Selection magazine's Top US Business Climates. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via Virginia Business
Roles have been altered, jobs have been lost, new duties have been assumed, and few things are like they were. Virginia Business asked five nominees in the 10th Annual Virginia CFO Awards to recount how their jobs have changed since the financial turmoil of 2007-09. Comment?
26 min ago | via MLive.com
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. Holmes has a new show on Fox called "Home Free" It's a competition show on which nine couples are challenged each week to restore a run-down home in Atlanta. Comment?
46 min ago | via The Las Vegas Sun
Joe Gutierrez cuts into a celebratory cake after he and his family got a look inside their new home, built for them by Chase Bank and the nonprofit group Building Homes for Heroes. On a quiet block in the southwest valley, a crowd of people eagerly wait for Army veteran Joe Gutierrez and his family to pull up to the driveway and see for the first time their new, mortgage-free home. Comment?
49 min ago | via The Plain Dealer
The 2016 presidential primary debate season is upon us, and on Thursday, Republicans will kick things off with their first debate in Cleveland . As the horse race continues, with GOP presidential hopefuls jockeying to be among the 10 selected debate participants, it is important that Ohio and the rest of the country not lose sight of one of the more important issues that should be discussed in the debate: the national debt . Comment?
1 hr ago | via NWAonline
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. French Hill gave his Golden Fleece award to the Federal Housing Finance Agency for approving approximately $4 million in raises each for the CEOs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Since being placed in voluntary conservatorship by the agency in 2008, Fannie Mae, the Federal National Mortgage Association, and Freddie Mac, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., have received almost $200 billion in government assistance. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Manufacturing output contracted 1.7% in May to its lowest level in a year, following no growth in April, according to the report. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction fell 0.7%, down for the seventh consecutive month. Comment?
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