Funkstown Real Estate News
Monday May 11 | via The Washington Post
April's housing data, released Monday by RealEstate Business Intelligence , a subsidiary of MRIS, shows the trend of higher sales, greater inventory and modest price increases has continued through the first four months of the year. Bonnie Casper , a real estate agent with Long and Foster and president-elect of the Maryland Association of Realtors, says the signs point to a healthy market. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via NBC29
The mayor called on U.S. government investigators to look into whether this city's beleaguered police department us... . Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake holds a news conference on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in Baltimore. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via The Washington Post
These sales data, recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For home sales elsewhere in the Washington area, go to www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via Washington Examiner
A real estate settlement company agreed to a settlement with the Maryland Attorney General's Office last month over allegations that its principals and mortgage loan officers engaged in a kickback scheme, state Attorney General Brian Frosh said. Genuine Title, owner Jay Zukerberg, marketing director Brandon Glickstein and three loan officers will pay restitution and penalties. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via The Washington Post
These sales data recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
21 min ago | via The Independent
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies I wasn't surprised to read the research from Nottingham building society this week revealing that one in six homeowners are considering remortgaging before the end of this year. Comment?
48 min ago | via KFYI-AM Phoenix
Ready for some straight talk on mortgage? Radio personality Kerri Kasem and mortgage guru Alex Michaels host an informative discussion about today's market, loan products, and how refinancing can help you: * Lock-in a lower interest rate * Cash-out refinance to pay off high interest debts or finance a large purchase The New American Funding Mortgage Radio Show demystifies mortgage to help you understand the terrain of today's market and make informed decisions about one of life's biggest investments. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Reuters
May 24 With the latest effort by Sweden to cool its housing market postponed by a court, concerns are escalating that political stagnation, a faulty institutional set-up and high household debt risks sending the triple A economy into a tailspin. A move to force homeowners to pay down the principal of their mortgages -- what many economists say is the very least needed to avoid a housing bubble -- was postponed after a court in April said the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority lacked a legal mandate. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Independent
What have banks learnt from the payment protection insurance scandal? Judging from bald statistics from the Financial Ombudsman Service , the banks have used the experience to learn how to mis-sell other products. Claims to the FOS have gone up 278 per cent for "packaged accounts" - those offering a range of insurance products and services along with a fee-paying account. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Independent
Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section as well as writing for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper. Comment?
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