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?
5 min ago | via Business Journal
The lingering effects of the Great Recession and housing bust have altered homeownership in the nation - a change likely to ripple through the housing market for years to come, according to a recent study conducted by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Because of a lack of jobs, slow income growth and other financial factors - including the weight of student and other debt, homeownership continues to lose steam, sales of existing homes are lagging and single-family construction is at near historic lows, according to the report called the "State of the Nation's Housing." Comment?
6 min ago | via The Florida Times-Union
Leslie Dougher, the Fleming Island realtor who was ousted as chairman of the Republican Party of Florida early this year, says she will run for a seat on the Florida House. Dougher lost her bid to remain as state party chair despite the backing of Gov. Rick Scott and many of the state's most prominent elected officials. Comment?
10 min ago | via Silver City Sun-News
U.S. businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, a private survey found, evidence that rising consumer spending and a healthy housing market are supporting more hiring. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 237,000 jobs last month, up from 203,000 in May. That is the most since December, according to the ADP's tally. Comment?
14 min ago | via Madison Park Times
Beginning Aug. 1, new rules could go into effect that impact every person who applies for a mortgage. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's new "Know Before You Owe" mortgage forms and rules are intended to eliminate redundant and overlapping information in lender-required disclosures. Comment?
20 min ago | via Newms360.com
Renasant Corp. has officially completed the largest merger in its 111-year history, acquiring Heritage Financial Group Inc .. of Albany, Georgia, the parent of HeritageBank of the South . Comment?
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