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Yesterday | via FindLaw
J. Alex Morton, for appellant. Timothy J. McGinty, Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney, and Reno J. Oradini Jr., Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, for appellees. Comment?
Friday Aug 21 | via Planetizen
Clarifying some of the jargon that drives the land bank process in Cuyahoga County, Ohio reveals the importance and scale of neighborhood stabilization in some parts of the country. Mary Kilpatrick provides a glossary of terms to inform readers about the entire process surrounding land banks, especially in Cuyahoga County in Ohio, where thee city of Cleveland can be found. Comment?
Saturday Aug 15 | via Norwalk Reflector
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced a lawsuit against the operators of a California-based loan modification scheme accused of taking thousands of dollars from Ohioans while falsely promising to help them avoid foreclosure. The lawsuit accuses the operators of Green Tree Financial Group, Save Point Financial, Rescue Firm, Hardship Solutions, and Loan Retention Firm of violating Ohio's consumer protection laws. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Cleveland.com
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing two California men of operating fictitious loan modification services in Ohio. According to the lawsuit, Mehdi Moarefian and Serj Geutssoyan told consumers they could "avoid foreclosure by negotiating a loan modification or other loan adjustment." Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via Cleveland.com
Ohio's total of $1,613 in closing costs on a typical $200,000 home is $500 less than the total in Hawaii, which has the most expensive closing costs, according to a Bankrate.com study released this week. Nationwide, closing costs dropped by 7 percent in the past year, Bankrate said, averaging $1,847 on a $200,000 loan. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via The Plain Dealer
Ohioans are filing a growing number of complaints about the accuracy of their credit reports. Or more appropriately, the inaccuracy. Comment?
Yesterday | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RealtyTracA recently released its July 2015 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows sales of properties in-foreclosure and cash sales were down from a year ago to multi-year lows while year-to-date U.S. home sales in 2015 are at an eight-year high, and the U.S. median home price in July was at an 82-month high. The sale of properties sold while in the foreclosure process accounted for 6.4 percent of all single family and condo sales in July, down from 6.6 percent of all sales in June and down from 8.0 percent in July 2014 to the lowest monthly share since January 2000 - the earliest that data is available. Comment?
Yesterday | via Housing Wire
Sales of properties in-foreclosure and cash sales were down from a year ago to multi-year lows while year-to-date U.S. home sales in 2015 are at an eight-year high, and the U.S. median home price in July was at an 82-month high, according to the July report from RealtyTrac . The sale of properties sold while in the foreclosure process accounted for 6.4% of all single family and condo sales in July, down from 6.6% of all sales in June and down from 8.0% in July 2014 to the lowest monthly share since January 2000 - the earliest that data is available. Comment?
Monday Aug 24 | via The Times-Picayune
The 2014 financial disclosure report from House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-Jefferson, shows his personal finances are far less robust than his fellow House leaders. His 2014 report, filed this month with the House's records office, listed assets of $3,000-$50,000 for him and his wife, Jennifer, not including the value of his Jefferson home. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Cleveland.com
July home sales topped last year's levels by a big margin, climbing 20.4 percent in Northeast Ohio and jumping 16.3 percent statewide. The Ohio Association of Realtors said home-buying hit its "best-ever sales totals" for the month -- marking the strongest July, at least, since the trade group started reporting monthly figures in 1998. Comment?
2 min ago | via Counterpunch
Hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells pose significant risks to public health, property values, and quality of life , especially in urban proximity to houses, schools, businesses, and recreational areas. Because Colorado's oil and gas policy largely overlooks these risks, many environmental costs are, by default, paid by the public. Comment?
Jul 31, 2011 | via American Reporter
As I write this on Wednesday night, I am in utter disbelief at how completely messed up things are in Washington. The routine matter of raising the country's debt ceiling, an act that has been done 36 times over the past 30 years with little debate, has turned into a fight that threatens to destroy our nation's credit rating no matter how it turns out. Comment?
9 min ago | via Bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Billionaire Donald Trump, who built his fortune in real estate, told Bloomberg Politics this week that he wants to raise his own taxes . Comment?
20 min ago | via Medincine Hat News
Celine Dion performs at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Las Vegas. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau set out to build some campaign momentum Thursday with a big-ticket, multibillion-dollar infrastructure plan, which an animated Stephen Harper spent much of his day trying to tear down. Comment?
20 min ago | via Medincine Hat News
Some of Canada's biggest banks are defending their verification practices for mortgage applications in light of recent news that mortgage lender Home Capital Group Inc. cut ties with dozens of brokers over fraud allegations. A number of mortgage brokers have called for tighter industry rules after Home Capital announced in July that it was suspending 45 brokers over allegations that they falsified client incomes on mortgage loan applications. Comment?
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