Dover-Foxcroft Real Estate News
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Friday Sep 25 | via ThinkProgress
Lewiston, Maine, has long been home to one of the nation's more liberal colleges . It can also lay claim to having one of America's more conservative mayors. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via Bangor Daily News
Being the governor involves many different sorts of jobs, but Gov. LePage has decided not to do some of them. A few months ago, LePage refused to do the normal work of working with the legislative branch. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via Bangor Daily News
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - When Jane Towle moved back to Aroostook County in 2004 after working as a real estate agent in New Hampshire, "the market was falling behind us as we drove across the Kittery bridge." Towle and her husband were returning to raise their sons, and they left just as the housing bubble was spreading from southern New England into Maine and then contributing to the nationwide Great Recession. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
Reed Branscombe and Rebecca Allen stand in front of their new home on Thursday in Brewer. They were able to purchase their home through the USDA Rural Development Single-Family Housing Guaranteed Program without a down payment. Comment?
Aug 25, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
All around the country, students are packing up and going off to college. Proud parents are remembering moments like when their kids came home from the hospital, ventured off to kindergarten and attended their first school dance. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via JD Supra
On September 18, 2015, Margaret M. Okamoto filed a complaint in The United States District Court for the District of Nevada alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq . , against, inter alia , Bank of America, N.A. , Mutual of Omaha Bank , and Experian Information Solutions, Inc. . Comment?
6 min ago | via Patch.com
A Jericho insurance broker pleaded guilty to stealing a total of $829,963.53 in insurance premiums and other funds from clients to pay for his personal expenses, acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced Monday. Joseph Koch, 57, was arrested in Aug. 2012 after an investigation revealed that he was using clients insurance premiums, that he was supposed to forward to insurance companies on behalf of his clients, to pay for his Mercedes Benz, mortgage bills, country club membership fees, gambling trips and more, the DA's office said. Comment?
10 min ago | via KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
New disclosure rules went into effect in the mortgage world Saturday that require lenders to provide home buyers two new forms that clearly detail their loan terms. "For consumers, it's going to be viewed as an improvement in what can be a somewhat scary and intimidating process in the biggest investment of their life," said David Stevens, CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association. Comment?
17 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. , , the holding company for Provident Bank , today announced that Provident Bank Mortgage, a division of the Bank, will initially be the EXCLUSIVE Wholesale Lender for the California Housing Finance Agency . On September 25, 2015, CalHFA announced that they will be allowing mortgage brokers to participate in all residential loan programs offered by the agency. Comment?
21 min ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Despite a growing economy, a new survey has found that the financial pressures of student debt, persistent confusion about the mortgage process and a continuing nationwide marriage rate decline are important factors combining to slow the housing market. The third annual America at Home survey from NeighborWorks America, found that student loan debt continues to grow as an obstacle in a consumers' ability to buy a home, as 57 percent of 2015 respondents who acknowledge having student loans says this debt was either "very much" or "somewhat" of an obstacle, compared to 49 percent of 2014 respondents. Comment?
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