Drifton Real Estate News
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Saturday Jun 20 | via The Times Leader
This Kingston Township home is among hundreds of residential structures in Luzerne County owned by banks and other lenders as a result of defaulted mortgages. The county court has helped other residents keep their homes through its mortgage foreclosure diversion program. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via The Times Leader
The following Greater Pittston real estate transactions have been recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the weeks of June 8 and June 15, 2015: Champion Mortgage Company and Carrington Property Serviecs to Germano and Linda L. Astolfi, 606 Yatesville Road, Jenkins Township; $78,000 Comment?
Monday Jun 1 | via The Citizens' Voice
Chad N. Tinsley and Cassandra L. Tinsley to Elizabeth C. Sabatini and Richard R. Stoddard for $245,000; Wright Township. Federal National Mortgage Association and Fannie Mae and Udren Law Offices P.C. to Lawrence L. Larue and Caitlin L. Akins for $76,500; Dallas Township. Comment?
May 20, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Wilkes-Barre mayoral candidate Tony George addresses his supporters at a victory party at Genetti Manor in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, May 19. Christopher Dolan / Staff Photographer Wilkes-Barre mayoral candidate Tony George addresses his supporters at a victory party at Genetti Manor in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, May 19. Christopher Dolan / Staff Photographer A former Wilkes-Barre police chief will face off against the president of the Wilkes-Barre City Taxpayers Association for Wilkes-Barre mayor. According to unofficial results, Tony George, 63, won the Democratic nomination in Tuesday's primary election. Comment?
May 13, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
The members of the Greater Hazleton Association of Realtors voted Wednesday to merge with the Greater Wilkes-Barre Association of Realtors, according to the president of the Hazleton group. Jerry T. McGuire, Greater Hazleton Association of Realtors president, said the Hazleton organization's board of directors carefully evaluated the benefits of this merger before proposing it to the members for a vote. 1 comment
Friday Jun 26 | via The Morning Call
Local foreclosure rates hit a five-year low in April, but activity still remains higher than the national average at least partially because of a judicial process in Pennsylvania that can keep properties in limbo for nearly two years. The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton region's rate, which measures the percentage of loans in some stage of the foreclosure process in Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties along with Warren County, N.J., fell to 2.66 percent in April, down from 3.13 percent one year earlier, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic, a financial and real estate analytics firm. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Insider Monkey
Long Pond Capital is a New York-based hedge fund led by John Khoury . Khoury, with a degree from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, applies a rigorous bottom-up approach to research and invests primarily in real estate investment trusts , and other real estate-related companies. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via National Mortgage News
Housing and property data provider RealtyTrac reported 126,868 foreclosure filings last month, the highest level of activity in 19 months, driven mainly by bank repossessions and a 5% year-over-year increase in scheduled foreclosure auctions. According to the U.S. Market Foreclosure Report, foreclosure filings in May rose 1% from the previous month and saw a 16% year-over-year increase. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RealtyTracA recently released its May 2015 U.S. Foreclosure Market Reporta , which shows foreclosure filings-default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions-were reported on 126,868 U.S. properties in May 2015, up 1 percent from the previous month and up 16 percent from a year ago to a 19-month high. The U.S. foreclosure rate in May was one in every 1,041 housing units with a foreclosure filing. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 16 | via Business Wire
As announced previously on December 15, 2014, under the terms of the Merger Agreement, LNB Bancorp Inc. shareholders will be entitled to elect to receive either 1.461 shares of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. common stock or $18.70 in cash for each common share of LNB Bancorp, Inc., subject to an overall allocation of exchanged shares into 50% cash and 50% stock. The companies expect to complete the merger on August 14, 2015, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Comment?
13 min ago | via South China Morning Post
Rows of apartment buildings in Beijing as home prices in mainland China rose for the second month in a row. Photo: Reuters The mainland's home prices rose in June for a second month in a row, two private surveys showed on Wednesday, an indication that the government's policy support is sustaining a recovery into the second half of this year to aid economic growth. Comment?
18 min ago | via ABC News
Another 11 land parcels of land in the Bundaberg area, in southern Queensland, will go under the hammer today to help raise revenue for the council. Real estate agent Tim McCollum admits in this economic climate an auction in Bundaberg is not the best way to sell the land. Comment?
31 min ago | via ReporterHerald.com
What a caring community we are in Loveland. You hear of events and activities throughout the year to support scholarships, to support social services, to support education, to support the arts. Comment?
41 min ago | via ABC News
For one day of the year in the Northern Territory, the only jurisdiction in Australia that allows firecrackers to be sold to the general public, fireworks warehouses have opened their doors and begun selling thousands of dollars worth of crackers. At one shop on Cavenagh Street in the centre of Darwin, next door to a mortgage broker, packs of fireworks with names like Alice Arsenal, Ball Breaker, Fusion Mass Detonation and Fusion Peace Keepers were on display at the front counter. Comment?
48 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa will go on the market but remain open, with its 160 employees keeping their jobs - for now. Joseph Wolfer said Tuesday that resort owner Eliot Spitzer has been unable to meet the demands to keep the keys to the 550-acre resort. Comment?
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