Elyria Real Estate News
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Thursday Jun 25 | via The Chronicle-Telegram
Jane Anne "Janie" Karolak , passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 22, 2015, at the age of 69. Jane was a lifelong and proud resident of Lorain. Jane was born in the Cumberland Plateau region of Sewanee, Tennessee, to the late Joseph J. "Big Joe" and Edna Geneva "Beeb" Urbanek. Comment?
Apr 3, 2015 | via The Chronicle-Telegram
As in the past few years, United Way of Greater Lorain County is eschewing fundraising money to focus on increased collaborations among the area's social service agencies to better meet essential needs of the county's underserved population. Bill Harper, United Way's executive director, again emphasized the agency's continued transition from hitting financial goals to meeting basic income, health and educational needs of more and more people. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via The Chronicle-Telegram
The wrecking ball mostly gathered dust last year in Lorain County, with about 15 blighted homes razed compared with 210 in 2013. Changes in obtaining U.S. Department of Treasury money - homes had to be acquired rather than declared public nuisances - made demolitions harder. Comment?
Feb 9, 2015 | via The Chronicle-Telegram
LORAIN - Housing sales increased 67 percent last year in Lorain compared with 2013, but Geoff Lloyd, Lorain County Association of Realtors president, said the statistics are misleading. The increase occurred in the first year of point-of-sale housing inspections. Comment?
Jan 22, 2015 | via The Chronicle-Telegram
NORTH RIDGEVILLE - For the third time in four elections, Republican Mayor David Gillock will have opposition in the race for the city's top job. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via The Plain Dealer
The Ohio real estate agent whose name will forever be linked to the right of same-sex couples to wed has got to let that idea -- that his name will be enshrined for the ages, that he is a hero and an icon for the marriage-equality -- sink in. "It's really hard to grasp," Jim Obergefell, of Cincinnati, said in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, not long after he'd left the court chambers to hear and witness the ruling today that changed the nation's long-ingrained refusal to accept gay marriage as a legal right. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via Recordpub.com
The number of homes sold across Ohio in May rose 10.8 percent from the level posted during the month a year ago, the market's ninth consecutive monthly year-over-year gain, according to the Ohio Association of Realtors. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via WKYC-TV Cleveland
As a long-time real estate agent, James Catalano has seen a lot of houses come and go. But it's the one he bought -- and lost to a Vietnam veteran -- that has him feeling duped. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via Business Journal
Columbus is home to Ohio's strongest economy - and for that reason is considered not to have the state's healthiest housing market. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Cleveland.com
Home sales climbed last month, marking the Buckeye State's strongest May in a decade and a nationwide pick-up in traffic from first-time buyers. Buyers in Ohio snapped up 13,351 houses and condominiums in May, driving the state's housing market to its best month since late 2006. Comment?
5 min ago | via New York Daily News
Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer said she felt 'uncomfortable' about Sampson's friend Ed Ahmad and "wanted to check him out." A Westchester assemblywoman testified Wednesday that she felt State Sen. John Sampson misled her about his ties to a shady broker seeking help from Albany to expand his real estate business. Comment?
5 min ago | via KTVN Reno
U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September. Economists predict that employers added 233,000 jobs and that the unemployment rate dipped to 5.4 percent from 5.5 percent in May, according to data firm FactSet. Comment?
7 min ago | via Bloomberg
U.K. house prices fell the most in nine months in June as the market continued a "gradual" slowdown, Nationwide Building Society said. Values declined 0.2 percent to an average 195,055 pounds , the lender said in a statement on Thursday. Comment?
7 min ago | via RTE.ie
Sweden's central bank announced a 10-basis-point cut to its key interest rate, the repo rate, to -0.35%, and increased its bond purchases, citing uncertainty over the Greek crisis. "Inflation is rising and economic activity in Sweden is continuing to strengthen. Comment?
12 min ago | via Banburycake.co.uk
THE number of affordable homes in Oxfordshire provided by housing associations for people on low incomes will shrink as a result of the Right to Buy policy, according to a major industry figure in the county. Richard Peacock, chief executive of Soha Housing, said the housing association was "totally against" the new proposal and that the policy "doesn't help people in housing need". Comment?
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