Markham Real Estate News
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Thursday Oct 1 | via Mortgage News Daily
Even though home prices have increased in a more or less uninterrupted pattern since early 2012 a joint report form RealtyTrac and Clear Capital puts buying a home in the first quarter of 2015 at the most affordable level in two years. RealtyTrac analyzed Q1 2015 average weekly wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, average condo and single-family home prices taken from publicly recorded sales deed data in 582 U.S. counties, and average interest rates for 30 year fixed rate mortgages from Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Housing Wire
Buying a home was at the most affordable level in two years in the first quarter of 2015 despite the average U.S. home price increasing at more than twice the pace of the average weekly wage nationwide over the past year, according to a joint report from Clear Capital and RealtyTrac. For the report RealtyTrac analyzed recently released first quarter 2015 average weekly wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and average prices for single family homes and condos derived from publicly recorded sales deed data collected by RealtyTrac in 582 U.S. counties with sufficient home price data. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via West Australian
U.S. District Judge John Lee rejected HSBC's motion to dismiss the March 2014 lawsuit by Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago. Cook County alleged that several HSBC affiliates used sophisticated algorithms and software to steer thousands of black and Hispanic borrowers into subprime loans they often could not afford, even if they qualified for lower-cost loans. Comment?
Aug 20, 2015 | via JD Supra
Earlier this month, in a case of first impression, the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois in the consolidated cases of City of Chicago v. KTCP 225, LLC , Case No. Comment?
Aug 10, 2015 | via Republican Journal
At a time when for-sale inventories remain constrained, a growing number of vacant homes are being held off the market nationwide. The bulk of these 3.8 million vacant homes are bank-owned properties or homes that are in badly need of repair. Comment?
Thursday | via American Reporter
Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Pike Press
Whitetail Properties Land Specialist Aaron Milliken has been a top authority on western Illinois hunting and farm land for years. As a realtor, his focus is solely on rural real estate and it's helped area landowners capitalize on land sales in a big way. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via Patch.com
Getting all parents, teachers, and students to feel like they "own" their schools could be the key to making public education better. In one of the most insightful articles about school reform I've read in a long time, Leon Galis shares his confusion about those who are pro-voucher as well as those who are opposed to people being able to select charters over traditional public schools. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "HomeStreet, Inc. is a diversified financial services company. The Company is engaged in real estate lending, including mortgage banking activities and retail and business banking operations and serves consumers and businesses in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via FindLaw
REUBEN D. WALKER, Appellee and Cross-Appellant, v. PAMELA J. McGUIRE . A 1 At issue in this appeal is the constitutionality of section 15-1504.1 of the Code of Civil Procedure , which imposes a $50 filing fee in residential mortgage foreclosure cases, 2% of which is retained by the clerk of the court in which the foreclosure complaint is filed. Comment?
9 min ago | via Mt. Airy News
Bradley Gene Crouse, 35 years of age, a white male, who is wanted on probation violations and is on probation for felony breaking and entering, felony possess stolen firearm, felony obtain property false pretense and felony larceny. Comment?
26 min ago | via WAAY
In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, photo, a sold sign is placed on a homesite in the Grace Manor townhouse development in Robinson Township, Pa. In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, photo, a sold sign is placed on a homesite in the Grace Manor townhouse development in Robinson Township, Pa. Comment?
33 min ago | via Post and Courier
Ben Bernanke recalls the September weekend in 2008 when regulators sought desperately but in vain to save the investment bank Lehman Brothers as a “terrible, surreal moment.” “We were staring into the abyss,” the former Federal Reserve chairman and onetime South Carolinian writes of the tense negotiations, led by Timothy Geithner, then head of the New York Fed, and Henry Paulson, then Treasury secretary. Regulators hoped to find a buyer for Lehman and avert what would become the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, which ignited the worst financial crisis since the Depression. Comment?
1 hr ago | via UnionLeader.com
Marc A. Hebert's Money Sense: You can't afford to skip an annual check of your credit report Are you and your credit report acquainted or have you ignored it altogether? Did you know that 1 in 4 New Hampshire residents has never checked their credit report? The reason most people give is a simple one: They just don't think it is important. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Post-gazette.com
After saving for a down payment back in 1977, Robert and Sheila Sellman were thrilled to buy one of the only available homes for sale in the thriving Turtle Creek community - a two-story, three-bedroom brick house, which at the time they thought would be a nice starter home for them and their two young children. Both of them grew up in Turtle Creek. Comment?
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