McLean Real Estate News
Real Estate news for McLean, VA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sunday Aug 23 | via Lowell Sun
New-home construction climbed in July to the highest level in almost eight years, indicating the industry will pick up in the second half of the year. Residential starts rose 0.2 percent to a 1.21 million annualized rate, the most since October 2007, from a 1.2 million pace in the prior month that was higher than previously estimated, a Commerce Department report showed last week in Washington. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Seeking Alpha
Each bank on this list has a YTD price return of at least 17% and under $20 billion in assets. I love banks, but I'm not the only one -- Warren Buffett does too. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via San Diego Source
Residential starts rose 0.2 percent to a 1.21 million annualized rate, the most since October 2007, from a 1.2 million pace in the prior month that was higher than previously estimated, a Commerce Department report showed Tuesday in Washington. The median forecast of 77 economists surveyed by Bloomberg was 1.18 million. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via The Washington Post
Capital One Financial Corp. agreed to buy General Electric Co.' s health-care finance unit for about $9 billion, as the bank best known for its credit cards builds a niche business into one of the industry's largest. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | 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. Capital One Financial Corp. agreed to buy General Electric Co.' Comment?
4 hrs ago | via ABC 33/40
The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia : The shopping center where two journalists were killed during an on-air broadcast has opened again, with just a few people arriving Friday morning. Real estate agent Kay DeGiorgi stopped in front of a memorial to victims Alison Parker and Adam Ward. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via The Virginian-Pilot
President Barack Obama's Environmental Protection Agency finalized an expensive and far-reaching regulatory directive known as the Clean Power Plan, which seeks to cut carbon emissions by applying burdensome regulations to existing power plants. For Virginians, the impact will be severe. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via NewsOK.com
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe paid for a state-owned airplane to take him to New York last week to attend a U2 concert where Bill and Hillary Clinton were praised by the band's lead singer in front of thousands of fans at Madison Square Garden. The trip, which was not mentioned in the governor's public calendar, highlights both his continued close friendship with the Clintons as well as a new pay-your-own-way mentality by Virginia's elected officials in the wake of a scandal involving McAuliffe's predecessor. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via GlobeNewswire
Judge Anthony J. Trenga, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, has named Steven J. Toll, Managing Partner of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, a veteran class action litigator, as co-lead counsel in the high-profile class action lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators. The lawsuit alleges that the flooring company sold noncompliant composite flooring that contains hazardous levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via Fauquier.com
The Virginia Association of Realtors will kick off a year-long sponsorship of Homes for Our Troops with a $61,175 donation. Comment?
Jul 17, 2015 | via The Miami Herald
The foreclosure rates in Miami-Dade and Broward counties both fell in June, continuing a long-time trend since the housing market started to bounce back in 2012. In Miami-Dade, the percentage of homes in foreclosure dropped to 3.6 percent in June, down from 3.71 percent in May and 6.29 percent in June 2014, according to a report from property analytics firm CoreLogic. Comment?
15 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
My wife and I are in a conundrum. Do we, or don't we, loan money to one of our children for a house? We have a 28 and 30 year old and both have good jobs. Comment?
15 min ago | via Customer Interaction Solutions
Often, agents are asked to meet with clients who want to see a property far from their home office. REALTORA Safe Harbor is a web-based site and mobile-friendly app that enables agents to quickly determine safe locations to meet. Comment?
16 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Well before Owen Burn spotted a real estate agent hammering in a For Sale sign outside this Westmere townhouse, he had been impressed by the property's thoughtful urban design. The townhouse is one of two designed by architect Felicity Wallace that won the Home of the Year Award in 1997. Comment?
18 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
The law of attraction essentially says the more airtime you give an idea - either by talking about it, thinking about it or otherwise making it a part of your existence - the bigger it gets, and the more likely it is to become reality. The DANGER Report is a 163-page ethnographic study combining in-depth interviews of 70 real estate CEOs and thought leaders with survey responses from over 7,800 agents and members of the public. Comment?
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