Keymar Real Estate News
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Feb 27, 2016 | via The Baltimore Sun
Tracey Hundertmark was in the middle of cooking dinner for about 250 patients at Springfield Hospital Center in Carroll County one evening when she was called off the line and handed a letter informing her that her job had been slated for elimination. The 51-year-old state employee, who has worked full-time at Springfield for eight years, returned to the kitchen but struggled to control her emotions. Comment?
Thursday Nov 24 | via Chicago Tribune
This week, the state rolled out Maryland SmartBuy, a $10 million program that lets people with education loans purchase a home and wipe out college debt at the same time. "Traditionally, people in their 20s and 30s would account for a substantial share of Maryland's first-time homebuyers, but we've seen a little difference in that demographic over the years, and it's believed that student loan debt is a part of the challenge," Lt. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 23 | via National Mortgage News
Maryland has launched a new program that will pay off student loan debt for homebuyers who purchase certain properties through the state. The Department of Housing and Community Development SmartBuy program is aimed at helping buyers burdened with student loans. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 23 | via Daily Record
A lawsuit over the sale of a snake-infested house in Maryland has been settled. The Capital Gazette of Annapolis reports that Barbara Johnson Palmer, an attorney for real estate agent Barbara Van Horn, confirmed Tuesday that a confidential settlement had been reached. Comment?
Monday Nov 21 | via The Baltimore Sun
State leaders, along with the new owners of a Bel Air townhouse, celebrate the launch of the Maryland SmartBuy program. State leaders, along with the new owners of a Bel Air townhouse, celebrate the launch of the Maryland SmartBuy program. Comment?
Friday Nov 18 | via National Mortgage News
The federal government has sold thousands of delinquent Maryland mortgages to private investors through a controversial program that critics argue hurts homeowners and contributes to Baltimore's vacancy problem. Now they're mounting a campaign to try to change the program established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2010 partly to get bad federally insured loans off the government's books. Comment?
10 min ago | via Benzinga
This week, shares of Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp spiked more than 50 percent following comments by President-elect Donald Trump's newly-appointed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. On CNBC Wednesday, Mnuchin confirmed his appointment to the position and said that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can't continue to be owned by the government . Comment?
1 hr ago | via Fox News
Homeownership has always seemed to represent the American Dream, which is why so many families scrimp and save to buy a place to call their own. But recent data suggests that the dream may be dying. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Newms360.com
Pat Robertson, executive director of the Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System , tells legislators and retirees to think of PERS' massive $16.8 billion funding shortfall as a mortgage: "Having an unfunded liability is analogous to having a mortgage and making mortgage payments faithfully every month." Well, PERS' deficit "mortgage" does not work like yours and mine. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Connecticut Post
The balance of power in the US housing market will shift from sellers to buyers by 2019, according to experts surveyed by Zillow. The number of prospective homebuyers grew through the economic recovery, attracted by historically low mortgage rates and steady jobs growth. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Fox News
When it's time to sell your home, it's tempting to make a bunch of expensive changes in order to appeal to prospective buyers. That temptation could become even stronger if early showings or an open house results in feedback on the lack of expensive finishes, hardwood floors, or a revamped kitchen. Comment?
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