McLean Real Estate News
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Thursday Jul 2 | via NewsOK.com
What would you give up for a little extra cash? A survey released last week found 25 percent in the South are willing to give up air conditioning, while 30 percent would sacrifice their smartphone for six months. Almost two-thirds said they'd give up the Internet for a month in exchange for an extra $1,000 to their savings account, and one-fourth even said they'd give up regular showers for an increase in savings. Comment?
Saturday Jul 4 | via The Columbian
The chief executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could collect up to $4 million a year in pay as a result of new government rules that ease restrictions on the leaders' compensation six years after the mortgage finance giants received massive bailouts to cover losses suffered during the housing bust. New filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission detail the pay package for Fannie Mae CEO Timothy Mayopoulos and for Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton. Comment?
Monday Jun 29 | via Bloomberg
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes rose in May to a nine-year high, indicating recent strength in the real-estate industry will be sustained. The pending home sales index increased 0.9 percent to 112.6, the highest since April 2006, after a revised 2.7 percent advance in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors said Monday in Washington. Comment?
Sunday Jun 28 | via RISMedia
Consumers are hungry for information, and the Internet gives them unprecedented access to all kinds of it with a few clicks. When it comes to searching for a new home, buyers want as much data as possible to help them make informed choices. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via News Max
Mortgage rates in the U.S. dropped as Europeans worrying about a Greek default beefed up investments in American mortgage-backed bonds. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage was 4 percent, down from 4.04 percent last week, Freddie Mac said in a statement Thursday. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 30 | via jdsupra.com
Sands Anderson's Commercial Real Estate Team followed the 2015 Virginia legislative session for bills related to the real estate industry. Below is our selection of the top five we felt you would find most relevant to your business. Comment?
Jun 4, 2015 | via FindLaw
In this appeal, we consider the standard of proof a plaintiff must satisfy to prevail upon claims alleging violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, Code A A 59.1-196 to -207 . In May 2010, Debra A. Ballagh bought a parcel of real property from Fauber Enterprises, Inc. . Comment?
May 15, 2015 | via Business Journal
There were 6,624 closed sales in the Washington area in April 2015. This is 11.3 percent more home sales than last April and marks the seventh consecutive month with a year-over-year increase. Comment?
May 7, 2015 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Home sales in Hampton Roads and across the state are showing signs of continued growth and strength - signs that region's housing market is climbing out from the depths of the Great Recession. Realtors in Virginia sold 19,298 homes during the first quarter of 2015, according to a recent report by the Virginia Association of Realtors. Comment?
Apr 28, 2015 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
They have wide open spaces, access to major population and job centers - and in Hampton Roads, appear to be growing the fastest. Suburbs continue to be most popular with first- and second-time home buyers in the region, according to area real estate agents. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Peninsula
Doha: Commercial Bank has announced the seventh pair of winners of its summer campaign that offers customers the best deals for personal, vehicle and mortgage loans. Sharbat Jabir Suliman and Biju Meluttu Philip entered into the weekly draw by taking out a personal loan and each won travel vouchers worth QR15,000 to spend however they choose at any destination. Comment?
1 hr ago | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Home sales are up nationwide and economists credit the increase to low mortgage rates and consistent hirings since 2014. In Southwest Louisiana, home sales are also up and there is concern over whether there will be enough for everyone looking to buy. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Credit.com
About 6.5 million mortgage borrowers could qualify for and benefit from refinancing their home loans , according to the Mortgage Monitor Report from Black Knight Financial Services, which could translate into massive savings for those consumers. The report , based on May 2015 data, puts the total potential annual savings at $20 billion, with as many as 3 million borrowers saving at least $200 a month in mortgage payments . Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Namibian
A DAY after the International Monetary Fund expressed concern about the state of certain sectors of the Namibian economy, PSG Namibia analyst Brian van Rensburg said yesterday that although foreign reserves are low, they appear sufficient when considering the country's short-term external debt obligations, trade flows, and local currency in circulation. "We also believe that the account deficit seen at present is transitory - associated with significant imports towards infrastructure development and will narrow over the medium term. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
Emma Murphy goes through a range of emotions in this series of screengrabs from the video she posted on Facebook which was recorded on the stairs of her home in Ballymun 'Now EU tells banks not to cut variable mortgages' is the main headline on the front page of today's 'Irish Independent'. As EU chiefs continue wrangling with a desperate Greek government, the commission said that our bailed-out banks should be allowed to profiteer on the back of mortgage holders 'Now EU tells banks not to cut variable mortgages' is the main headline on the front page of today's 'Irish Independent'. Comment?
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