Jermyn Real Estate News
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Monday Jan 11 | via The Times-Tribune
Editor: In his diatribe against progressiveness in our tax structure , columnist George Will asserts "there still is no intellectually sturdy case for progressive taxation." His argument is based on the disproven assumption that by making the wealthy wealthier, they will make investments that will improve everyone's economic standing and promote the social good. Comment?
Dec 1, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
TRIBUNE FILE Real estate agent Wayne Evans, above, gave eventual buyer Hunt Slonem a tour of the Woolworth Mansion. TIMES-TRIBUNE FILE Real estate agent Wayne Evans talks about architectural features inside the former Woolworth mansion at 520 Jefferson Ave. New York City artist Hunt Slonem purchased the grand Woolworth Mansion at 520 Jefferson Ave. in Scranton, adding it to a collection of homes he owns around the country. Comment?
Nov 19, 2015 | via WNEP-TV Moosic
When you consider that the average price of a home for sale in our area is around $170,000, selling a home listed at a half million dollars or more can be a challenge. But there are plenty of homes like that for sale right now. Comment?
Nov 3, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Democrat Tim Perry and Republican incumbent Wayne Evans won election to Scranton City Council, according to unofficial results of Tuesday's election. Council President Bob McGoff, a Democrat whose name was on the ballot but did not campaign because he has been battling cancer, placed third, while Republican newcomer David Burgerhoff trailed. Comment?
Oct 29, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Tuesday's election for two, four-year terms includes three active candidates: incumbent Wayne Evans, Tim Perry and David Burgerhoff. Councilman Bob McGoff, the longest-serving sitting council member, also will be on the election ballot. Comment?
Friday | via Philly.com
HSBC North America Inc., the U.S. arm of the British banking giant formerly known as Hongkong & Shanghai Bank, has agreed to set aside $59.3 million to repay U.S. home mortgage loan customers who borrowed at high subprime rates from the former Household Financial Corp., which HSBC bought in 2003. Up to 2,400 Pennsylvania borrowers may qualify for reimbursement, according to the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Peoples Financial Services Corp released its earnings results on Tuesday. The financial services provider reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via PennLive.com
Derry Township resident Mike Megoulas found out his house was in a flood zone more than a decade after he initially bought it. Private flood insurance is more affordable for him than insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program. Comment?
Thursday Jan 28 | via PennLive.com
The fall of Mechanicsburg native James Adams from his cushy, hedge fund heights to making minimum wage toiling on the graveyard shift at Waffle House is, literally, the stuff of Hollywood movies. But the real lessons taught by his precipitous plunge from a Wall Street-fueled mid-six-figure income to taking orders from wee-hour Waffle House patrons fresh from the bars have little to do with riches-to-rags discomforts. Comment?
Jan 12, 2011 | via City Journal
'Are any of these ideas actually stupid?' Stewart wondered. Cut to Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, who described Arizona's plans to sell its state government buildings for $735 million, lease them back, and keep on using them. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Wichita Eagle
Most of them have become deeply distrustful - distrustful of government, distrustful of financial companies, distrustful of employers and distrustful of most authority that has derived power in the past by virtue of being big or having elite positions. "If you want an explanation for Donald Trump, this is it," said Richard Edelman, president of the Edelman public relations firm that has been surveying trust levels for about two decades. Comment?
57 min ago | via TechCrunch
Localglobe, the new VC fund from father and son duo Robin and Saul Klein, has led a A 1.1 million investment in online mortgage advisor Trussle . Others joining the round include notable U.K.-based investors Ed Wray, co-founder of Betfair, Dan Cobley, ex-Google U.K. MD, and Ian Hogarth, co-founder and chairman of Songkick. Comment?
1 hr ago | via KSFY
Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota borrowers will receive money as part of a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses. Jackley says the settlement provides direct payments to South Dakota borrowers for past abuses and compels HSBC through tough servicing standards to treat its borrowers much more fairly in the future. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Field has been with FirstBank & Trust for more than 15 years. a- Melissa Raney has also been promoted to vice president and lending assistant at the bank's centre location. Comment?
Thursday Feb 4 | via Vancouver Business Journal
Wells Fargo announced on Wednesday that it has reduced its Home Mortgage staff in Vancouver by 59. The company said the cuts are the result of continuing market changes, including improvements in delinquency and foreclosure rates and only modest improvements in the demand for mortgage financing. Comment?
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