Germantown Real Estate News
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Thursday Jan 14 | via WMAL-AM Washington
"A stabilization and a return to these levels of the median sales price is a very strong indicator of the health of the D.C. real estate market," said John Heithaus, Vice President of Sales for RealEstate Business Intelligence. Falls Church City was the only area to see a decrease in median sales price. Comment?
Jul 18, 2015 | via The Maryland Gazette
Now that we're through the first half of 2015, we thought it would be a good time to take a snapshot of the market and see how we're doing. For the purposes of this exercise, we'll examine the number of homes sold, median prices, days on the market and the number of active listings. Comment?
Jul 15, 2015 | via Daily Record
This appeal involves a commercial real estate loan that, like many in the latter part of the last decade did, went into default. The lead lender, Carrollton Bank , first took a deed in lieu of foreclosure, then tried to sell the project. Comment?
Jul 14, 2015 | via The Washington Post
This rendering shows what Octave 1320, a new nine-story condominium development at 1320 Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring, is expected to look like upon completion in the fall. Herbert Casey has watched the transformation of Silver Spring from quiet suburb to a vibrant hub of restaurants and nightlife during his lifetime residency in the Montgomery County suburb. Comment?
Jul 7, 2015 | via The Baltimore Sun
On OC rentals: "I just don't see how it's fair how they can tell you what to do at your home." An effort to restrict weekly rentals of single-family homes in Ocean City that went nowhere last summer is back on the agenda in a new form. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via The Baltimore Sun
More than 1,000 Maryland borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure after working with HSBC bank on loans are eligible for payments under the terms of a $470 million settlement reached with the British firm over abusive lending practices, Attorney General E. Brian Frosh said Friday. The agreement between HSBC North America Holdings Inc. and the U.S. Justice Department, other federal agencies and attorney generals in 49 states and the District of Columbia requires HSBC to pay $100 million, including $40.5 million to the federal government and $59.3 million to establish a national pool of money for direct payments to borrowers who lost their homes between 2008 and 2012. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Washington Post
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Friday Jan 22 | via FindLaw
"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.' " Petitioner, Gail B. Litz, might have welcomed hearing those nine words spoken to her, but, according to her Third Amended Complaint, they were not forthcoming. Comment?
Jan 6, 2016 | via Wall Street Journal
A sign is posted in front of an apartment building in San Francisco, where rents in the area increased 7.6% year-over-year in the fourth quarter, compared with 11.8% in the third quarter, according to Axiometrics. Apartment rents increased faster last year than at any time since 2007, a boon for landlords but one that has stoked concerns about housing affordability for renters. Comment?
Dec 10, 2015 | via Overlawyered
Unintended consequences: "It was the second consecutive month that Maryland led the nation in [the rate of] foreclosure filings, RealtyTrac said." While filings nationwide were down 7 percent from a year earlier, those in Maryland were up 13 percent. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Realty Times
We have all heard about the high costs imposed on homebuyers -- ranging from lender points, title insurance and settlement fees. However, if you are selling your house, you should understand you will be hit for some closing costs also. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via WebWire
According to the National Flood Insurance Program , a flood is a general and temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are inundated by water or mudflow. There are many natural and manmade conditions that can result in a flood. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via HeraldNet
DeForest Soaries is a man on a mission. The senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey, is passionately concerned about something that entangles a large part of the population: consumer debt. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Influence peddling lobbyists are pariahs. These sharp-eyed pariahs, who do not fit in with the morals of society, hand pick promising political candidates, help them raise money, support their causes, and, once the political candidate is elected, the politician becomes devoted to the lobbyists. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Reuters
But Polish regulator, KNF, requires all sellers to keep banks' foreign currency mortgage portfolio, as it poses the risk for the financial sector. According to Puls Biznesu, GE wants to keep the foreign currency credit portfolio under the BPH banking license, while the rest of the BPH business would be extracted and sold to Pekao, Poland's No.2 bank. Comment?
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