Holland Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via Toledo Blade
Sales for Lucas County and northern Wood County were 434, up 19 percent from the same month last year, though down slightly from October, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Toledo Regional Association of Realtors. The median sales price jumped to $117,500 in November. Comment?
Wednesday | via Toledo Blade
According to figures released today by the Toledo Regional Association of Realtors, 434 homes were sold in Lucas County and Northern Wood County last month with a median sales price of $117,500. In November, 2015, there were 366 homes sold at a median price of $103,000. Comment?
Monday Dec 5 | via WTOL-TV Toledo
A Lucas County housing organization held a press conference Monday announcing they would join a lawsuit against one of the biggest housing lenders in the U.S. The Toledo Fair Housing Center is joining 19 other fair housing organizations across the U.S. to file a class action lawsuit against mortgage giant Fannie Mae. The chief complaint against Fannie Mae is the lender is giving more attention to foreclosed properties in predominantly white, middle class neighborhoods. Comment?
Saturday Nov 26 | via Toledo Blade
When Mary Kay Buford rented a newly built home in Toledo's central city in 2002 she was signing up for a promise made by the developer - that she could buy that house in 15 years and she would earn $1,000 a year toward the price. But last year she got a worrisome letter: Her house was being foreclosed for tax delinquency, and she was being stripped of her "rent-to-own" rights - which come due early next year. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 23 | via Toledo Blade
The Toledo Museum of Art is trying to assume ownership of the Museum Place Apartments, five buildings across the street from the museum in the city's Old West End that have fallen into disrepair over the years and have cost city taxpayers millions of dollars. The Toledo Museum of Art is trying to assume ownership of the Museum Place Apartments, five buildings across the street from the museum in the city's Old West End that have fallen into disrepair over the years and have cost city taxpayers millions of dollars. Comment?
Monday Dec 5 | via La Prensa
Fannie Mae accused of racial discrimination for neglect of foreclosures in Toledo and more than 200 other U.S. cities Dec. 5, 2016: Today, Toledo Fair Housing Center joined the National Fair Housing Alliance and 19 other local fair housing organizations from across the United States-including additional cities in Ohio and Michigan-file a housing discrimination lawsuit against Fannie Mae in federal district court in San Francisco, California. The lawsuit alleges that Fannie Mae fails to maintain its foreclosures in middle- and working-class African-American and Latino neighborhoods to the same level of quality as it does for foreclosures it owns in white middle- and working-class neighborhoods. Comment?
Monday Dec 5 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Dispatch.com provides online TV listings for hundreds of channels 24 hours a day - and you can customize them by your location and cable provider. When Megan and Richard Charney learned that they would appear on the HGTV series' "House Hunters," they had a good idea of what to expect. Comment?
Saturday Nov 19 | via Toledo Blade
Ohio has about 80,000 vacant homes. But only 1,000 of those homes are so-called zombie properties, meaning the foreclosure process has been particularly long and drawn out. Comment?
Thursday Nov 10 | via Rochester Business Journal
The former head of Flour City Bagels LLC's Bruegger's Bagel Bakeries chain has filed a personal bankruptcy. Kenneth Greene, ousted more than a year ago as the Perinton-based 28-store chain's CEO in a takeover engineered by a secured lender, filed a bankruptcy petition Oct. 28. His Chapter 7 petition declares assets of $307,000 against liabilities of $19.7 million. Comment?
Thursday Nov 17 | via Cleveland.com
Home sales slowed across Northeast Ohio last month, easing from their September pace and failing to reach the levels they hit a year before. Sales of new and previously owned homes were down 3.5 percent from October 2015, based on listing-service data spanning 18 counties. Comment?
4 min ago | via Palo Alto Weekly
Don't try to time the market, says Alain Pinel agent Xin Jiang. "We are still at historic highs in terms of home prices. Comment?
5 min ago | via WICU12 Erie
President-elect Donald Trump's vow to deport two to three million undocumented immigrants could spur an increase in foreclosures among Latinos and hurt the nation's overall housing market, a new report finds. Researchers at Cornell University published a study this week that links an increase in deportations to a higher rate of foreclosure within Latino communities. Comment?
10 min ago | via WNEP-TV Moosic
Christmas Day will mark two months since flash floods ripped through Sullivan County. Several cabins were damaged or destroyed, but one family's home was leveled and they are still struggling to bounce back. Comment?
17 min ago | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Whether a homeowner is refinancing or a homebuyer is borrowing money for a purchase of a home, a borrower seeking a fixed rate mortgage must make a decision to set the note rate, called a rate lock, that will apply throughout the term of the mortgage. This decision must be made during the loan process, before the loan documents can be generated and signed by the borrowers. Comment?
18 min ago | via The Westport Daily Voice
What do RealtorsA have in common with doctors, lawyers and engineers? The answer, it turns out, may be surprising to most. Like many care-based industries, RealtorsA operate under a strict code of ethics. Comment?
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