Doylestown Real Estate News
Friday | 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 31, 2015 | via Patch.com
John Bilek, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the Doylestown office was recognized for outstanding performance in February. The office led the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Main Line, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, and New Castle county in Delaware, for new home dollar volume. Comment?
Mar 30, 2015 | via Kiplinger Online
When you start a relationship later in life, does it make sense to marry or move in together? Answer: It's complicated. Love may be sweeter the second time around, but for a growing number of baby boomers, love and marriage don't go hand in hand. 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?
Saturday Apr 25 | via WICU12 Erie
Sales have jumped more than 30 percent compared to this time last year, according to Howard Hanna realtors of Erie. Nearly 800 new homes were sold in the Erie area among five major brokers during the first quarter of 2015. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via GantDaily.com
Think what you want about Wall Street bankers - they're greedy, overpaid, egotistical - but negotiation is their area of expertise. They have perfected the art of cutting a deal to their advantage, whether it's to buy a company, trade a stock or snag a bigger bonus. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Mortgage News Daily
Filling key positions in our industry is not an easy task sometimes, but as one banking vet I know likes to say, "give me someone with a little bit of smarts, and a little bit of drive, and I'll hand them back a career." Of course, she doesn't live in New York, and maybe hasn't read Business Insider's Companies Can't Find Employees Who Can Hold a Conversation or Show up on Time. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Mortgage News Daily
Home prices nationally are now within 3 percent of the peak they reached in March 2007. The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its purchase only Home Price Index for February showing that home prices increased 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to January and were 5.4 percent higher than in February 2014. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via China Daily
Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate and the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics and Business at New York University, told a conference in New York on April 17 that he expects China's GDP growth to average 6 to 7 percent annually. China's real estate market is so big that it can affect the global economy, and the country's regional and local government bond market play a major role in the national economy, said participants at a conference on China's property market. Comment?
29 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Since taking the helm as Genworth's president and chief executive officer in January, Stuart Levings is once again keeping a particularly close eye on Alberta since oil prices began their steep plunge. Since taking the helm as Genworth's president and chief executive officer in January, Stuart Levings is once again keeping a particularly close eye on Alberta since oil prices began their steep plunge. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Cape Cod Times
Use Cape Cod Keller Williams Realty to search for homes for sale, luxury homes and commercial real estate. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Mark and Star King had jumped at the chance to make some money out of their home. Photo / Instagram @staryeyes1986 Like many other middle-class mortgage payers, Mark and Star King jumped at the chance to make some money out of their home by renting it to holiday-makers through the popular travel website Airbnb. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Examiner.com
May is Older American Month, the perfect opportunity to raise awareness for the family caregivers who work so selflessly and diligently to care for aging spouses, parents, or other relatives. A survey released by AARP indicates that there are more than 42 million family caregivers in the United States. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Patch.com
Picture :140 White Oak Shade Rd., New Canaan - five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, 6,104 square feet on a 1.63-acre lot. Asking price: $2,995,000. Comment?
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