McLean Real Estate News
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Friday Jan 29 | via The Washington Post
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Jan 4, 2016 | via Patch.com
MCLEAN, VA: A new brokerage: Wydler Brothers Real Estate , will open offices in McLean, Chevy Chase, Md., and Washington, D.C. early this year, according to a Wydler Brothers Real Estate announcement. After more than 10 years of running a successful residential real estate team at Long & Foster, Hans and Steve Wydler announced the launch their own independent brokerage. Comment?
Dec 31, 2015 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Long & Foster and Christie's International have closed on the sale of the D.C. mansion known as Fessenden House for $18 million. Long & Foster and Christie's International have closed on the sale of the D.C. mansion known as Fessenden House for $18 million. Comment?
Dec 31, 2015 | via Virginia Business
Waterfront homes typically command a premium price. So it's no surprise that the top-recorded sales price for a home in Fairfax County in 2015 was a five-acre, $8.3 million estate in McLean with sweeping views of the Potomac River. Comment?
Dec 29, 2015 | via WTOP-FM Washington
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, Arlington-based Realtor and Rosslyn resident. Please submit your questions to him via email for response in future columns . Comment?
18 hrs ago | via NBC29
Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that more than 3,000 Virginia borrowers are expected to receive up to $2.42 million in direct payments, and more Virginia borrowers will be eligible for loan modification and other relief, as part of a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure abuses. The settlement also includes reforms to HSBC's mortgage servicing standards and additional independent oversight of its mortgage servicing practices. Comment?
Thursday Jan 28 | via WCAV
Student leaders from 20 Virginia colleges, including the University of Virginia, were in Washington, D.C. Wednesday to talk about the challenges of paying for college and the impact of rising student loan obligations. According to a release, about 60 percent of Virginia college students graduate with student debt, which means the average debt load in the Commonwealth tops $26,000 per graduate. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 26 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
F&M Bank Corp issued its earnings results on Monday. The financial services provider reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.07, MarketBeat.com reports. Comment?
Friday Jan 22 | via Virginia Business
Virginia is recovering $63 million in a settlement with 11 banks to settle allegations they misled the commonwealth and the Virginia Retirement System about the quality of mortgage-backed securities sold to VRS, according to Attorney General Mark Herring. Herring said this represented the largest recovery from a suit not related to health care under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 20 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
A little-known law that routes a portion of real estate taxes to work along U.S. 58 would eventually be used to help build a new interstate through western Virginia under pending legislation. Senate Bill 197 would earmark $40 million a year from the state recordation tax on deeds and mortgages for the proposed interstate, which would run in Virginia from Martinsville to Roanoke. Comment?
8 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Acadian Asset Management cut its position in Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT by 13.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The institutional investor owned 250,597 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after selling 39,299 shares during the period. Comment?
11 min ago | via Christian Science Monitor
Home lenders use two popular metrics to approve loans. Knowing how they work can help you more confidently pursue the purchase of your first house. Comment?
53 min ago | via The Columbian
Dear Mr. Berko: Our 35-year-old son and his wife buy homes in St. Petersburg, Fla., for $40,000 to $100,000. They fix them up and spend about $10,000 to $15,000 in materials. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Redditch Advertiser
2 hrs ago | via Lowell Sun
Home sales in the Merrimack Valley posted solid gains in 2015, as strong buyer activity combined with light inventories pushed prices up, according to a report from the Northeast Association of Realtors. NEAR President Linda Kody, president of Kody & Company Inc. in North Andover, said the results were comparable to those of the state as a whole. Comment?
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