Feb 14, 2013 | via WXIX-TV Cincinnati
A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit brought by two Kentucky county clerks alleging that a private company took part in a scheme to avoid paying mortgage registration fees. Comment?
Feb 15, 2013 | via Marietta Times
Thanks to an expanding array of websites, appraisal tools and advertising mediums, people are more capable than ever of selling their homes, cars and valuables without the help of a professional. Comment?
Dec 13, 2012 | via WVIZ-TV Cleveland
On a back country road in Portage County, Beckie Dean has lived in a three bedroom ranch in Garrettsville for the last eleven years. Comment?
Friday May 17 | via Business Journal
The flow of foreclosure filings in Ohio eased last year but the housing ownership tumult remains at crisis levels, says a report from Policy Matters Ohio, a Cleveland-based public policy research organization. Comment?
Wednesday May 15 | via Examiner.com
In a report Wednesday from Reuters, the day Richard Cordray has been waiting for is expected to arrive next week, when U.S. Senate Democratic leaders say they plan to hold a vote on President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [ CFPB ]. Richard Cordray , whose last public service position in Ohio was attorney ... (more) Comment?
Wednesday May 15 | via Cleveland.com
Livestock? Check. Farm? Check. Rural? Not so fast, says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which excluded most of rural Ohio from its "rural" Ohio map. Comment?
Wednesday May 15 | via FiveThirtyEight
Gail Collins : David, as you know, I'm from Cincinnati. Some people may think of it as just another city in Ohio, but there has been a lot of drama coming out of Cincinnati over the years. Comment?
Wednesday May 15 | via The Daily Record
Ohioans probably should not be terribly concerned about the substantial drop-off in revenue -- and thus, a reduction in tax income for local and state governments -- at the state's four gambling casinos between March and April. Comment?
Thursday May 16 | via YoChicago
An exclusive RealtyTrac housing market analysis of building permit data recently released by the U.S. Department of HUD for the first quarter, comparing it to foreclosure starts for the same time period at the national, state and city level, found the following: Nationwide single family building permits increased 27 percent from a year ago in the ... (more) Comment?
10 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. is a mortgage REIT . It is a new company, which IPO'd May 15, 2012. Comment?
11 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
From Monday, 13 May 2013 to Friday, 17 May 2013, the S&P 500 rose by nearly 2%, or 32.35 points, from 1630.77 to a new record high of 1666.12. Over half the gain for the week came on Friday, 17 May 2013, as the S&P 500 rocketed up by 17 points. Comment?
15 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Mortgage REITs are an interesting investment sector with periods of both exceptional performance and devastating crashes. Comment?
35 min ago | via The Jersey Journal
As beachgoers prepare to head to Jersey Shore for Memorial Day weekend, check out Paul Mulshine 's town-by-town wrapup of what's new, what's gone and what's still being rebuilt in seashore resorts after Hurricane Sandy. Comment?