Finksburg Real Estate News
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Jan 16, 2014 | via Somerset Herald
'Contrary to some of the reports you may read, the state is still struggling to recover from the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression,' Maryland state comptroller Peter Franchot told Lower Shore civic and business leaders Thursday. 'No wage growth, no real economic growth.' Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via Business Journal
August was a slow month for house and condo sales in the Washington metro compared to a year ago. But the slowdown in sales didn't mean home values were any less. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Dealbreaker
Alibaba IPO Gives Insiders Rare Chance to Sell Early A swath of early investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be able to sell more than $8 billion worth of shares on the day the Chinese e-commerce company goes public, an unusual arrangement that is influencing how bankers price the offering. Insiders and other investors in companies staging initial public offerings are generally required to hold on to shares for several months, in "lockup" arrangements banks design to help protect the stock's price in its early days. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Patch.com
Howard Bank, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has renewed its lease on its headquarters in Ellicott City, according to President & CEO Mary Ann Scully. From its founding in August of 2004, the bank has grown to include eight full service branches and regional offices in Annapolis and Towson, MD, and mortgage operations throughout the Central Maryland area. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
A corn-based entryway at a house on Chillum Road in Prince George's County, Maryland. The Atlantic Cities has a piece, " How Urban Farming Is Making San Francisco's Housing Crisis Worse ," which makes the point that providing tax incentives in San Francisco for vacant lots to be urban farms/gardens, when San Francisco has a housing crisis is bad policy . Comment?
2 min ago | via Daily Reporter
U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 6.7 percent in July from 12 months earlier. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Hispanic Business
The conspirators filed phony property records and bankruptcy documents to stall foreclosures while collecting fees from anxious owners, whose homes were not saved. Believing that investors were buying their mortgages at discounted prices, clients paid initial fees of . Comment?
1 hr ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Many of us remember the joy of receiving our first real paycheck ... and the disappointment that kicked in when we realized a lot of it would go toward paying off student loans. Though it's a common dream to attend a prestigious college, achieving that goal can be a financial nightmare. Comment?
1 hr ago | via MarketWatch
Here's one sign that the cooling off for housing appreciation has become widespread: The hot San Francisco housing market actually saw home prices drop in July, marking the city's weakest result since early 2012, according to data released Tuesday morning. Looking at a broader gauge of prices in 20 cities, July saw overall growth of 0.6% in July, slower than the 1% rise in June, according to S&P/Case-Shiller's 20-city composite index. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Chicago Tribune
Police have discovered the body of an Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave after she was reported missing last week, a law enforcement official said. Police found the body of 49-year-old Beverly Carter shortly after midnight on Tuesday in a Little Rock suburb about 25 miles north of the area where she was reported missing, Pulaski County Sheriff's Office spokesman Carl Minden said. Comment?
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