Drifton Real Estate News
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Aug 12, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Bob Sypniewski speaks with supporters of keeping the Wilkes-Barre Area School District's three high schools open Tuesday night at Rodano's in Wilkes-Barre. Supporters of keeping all three high schools open in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District are embracing Bob Sypniewski as their savior. Comment?
Aug 4, 2015 | via Erie Times News
State lawmakers made a change to unemployment compensation eligibility in 2012 to address the long-term solvency of the fund. But that legislation had the unintended effect of denying eligibility to tens of thousands of employees whose work is weather-dependent. Comment?
Jul 7, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
The Greater Scranton and Pike/Wayne boards of Realtors are unlikely to participate in the wave of consolidations occurring among Realtor groups nationwide. The Greater Wilkes-Barre Association of Realtors and Greater Hazleton Association of Realtors plan to merge Jan. 1. Earlier this year, the Carbon County association merged with the Lehigh Valley group. Comment?
Jun 20, 2015 | 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?
Jun 18, 2015 | 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?
18 hrs ago | via The Times-Tribune
Kelly Klaproth, PA-C, joins the practice and will assist Louis J. Freedman, M.D. Ms. Klaproth earned her Bachelor of Science in medical studies and her master's in physician assistant studies from King's College. Comment?
Saturday | via Christian Science Monitor
In recent years we've become painfully accustomed to hearing about rising home prices and decreasing home affordability . And once again, a measure of national home prices, as well as NerdWallet's own analysis of housing affordability, confirm the growing issue. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via JD Supra
On September 24, 2015, the CFPB and DOJ announced a joint action against Hudson City Savings Bank for allegedly discriminatory redlining practices from 2009 through 2013 in certain neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act. Over the past few months, officials from both the Bureau and DOJ have spoken publicly about redlining concerns, noting that they have seen a resurgence in the practice. Comment?
Sunday Sep 20 | via The Jersey Journal
The local housing market is on an upswing, or maybe approaching one. It depends how you look at the numbers. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via Denver Post
Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against three people, including a Colorado resident, for what they claim was a $54 million Ponzi scheme that promised high returns from the construction of "carbon-negative" homes and from a technology to turn trash into fuel. "Unfortunately for the investors, it was all a hoax and they lost precious savings. Comment?
24 min ago | via GuruFocus.com
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is one of the world's leading global financial service firms and one of the largest banks in the United States. Comment?
45 min ago | via Independent.ie
Finance Minister Michael Noonan says homeowners on variable-rate mortgages need to 'shop around' to get the best deals on offer Finance Minister Michael Noonan says homeowners on variable-rate mortgages need to "shop around" to get the best deals on offer. The minister is ruling out direct intervention to force banks to cut their rates on the basis that it would damage the choice available to homeowners. Comment?
1 hr ago | via OpEdNews
All resistance will be local. We will have to dismantle the corporate state, piece by piece, from the ground up. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Columbian
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession. Billions of dollars in fines have been levied against major banks and brokerage firms in the wake of the economic meltdown that was in large part triggered by reckless lending and shady securities dealings that blew up a housing bubble. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Bangkok Post
It was really bad news for Atichote, a 37-year-old cameraman, when his employer had to lay off staff after the failure of the company's latest project. "How would I pay all the bills -- credit cards, life insurance premium, mortgage, children's school tuition and living expenses? All of them are due soon," he says, listing the expenses he had to meet with his final month of salary plus three-month severance pay. Comment?
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