McLean Real Estate News
Real Estate news for McLean, VA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Friday Jul 24 | via Chron
Avoiding closing day nightmares, such as a long delay or, worse, a canceled home sale, requires complete communication from the day a contract is signed until the house keys are exchanged. Think signing a mountain of papers at a real estate closing is tough? Try getting multiple owners in an estate sale to sign the same stack on the same day. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via Patch.com
Her life was filled with laughter and love. Her father, Lawrence Corcoran, was a lt. Comment?
Friday Jul 17 | via National Mortgage News
Freddie Mac is expanding its risk-sharing efforts meant to protect taxpayers and potentially prepare the $9.4 trillion U.S. home-loan market for its future. In a planned $300 million offering of mortgage-backed securities being managed by Credit Suisse Group, the government-backed company will sell $22.5 million of junior-ranking bonds without its guarantees, a person with knowledge of the deal said. Comment?
Friday Jul 10 | via The Washington Post
Buyers in the D.C. metro region are snapping up homes at a pace not seen since the housing boom. According to data released Friday by RealEstate Business Intelligence, a subsidiary of MRIS, more homes were sold last month than in any month since June 2006. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via Post-gazette.com
The New York Stock Exchange said an outage of more than three hours was caused by problems associated with a software upgrade on the exchange's computers. The NYSE said in a statement Thursday that the upgrade caused communication problems between its trading software and other systems, causing customers' orders to not go through. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via Loudoun Times
The Virginia residential real estate market saw its strongest second quarter since the 2008 recession, according to recent report. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via The Washington Post
In Dunn Loring, among the few bright spots in Northern Virginia, median days on market declined 40 percent this year. Tim Savoy, a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Dupont Circle, writes an occasional column about the Washington area housing market. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via WCAV
Multiple media outlets report that the Virginia Association of Realtors released a report Tuesday that said sales reached $10.6 billion, up 11 percent from the same period a year ago. The median price rose in six of seven regions, including central Virginia, where it ticked up 5.7 percent in the second quarter to $219,000 from a year ago. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via Virginia Business
What do Virginia, Texas, Utah, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, South Dakota and Minnesota all have in common? They've all been at the top of one or more "best states for business" lists during the past decade. The most widely recognized lists are CNBC's Top States for Business, Forbes.com's Best States for Business, Pollina Corporate Real Estate's Top 10 Pro-Business States and Site Selection magazine's Top US Business Climates. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via Virginia Business
Roles have been altered, jobs have been lost, new duties have been assumed, and few things are like they were. Virginia Business asked five nominees in the 10th Annual Virginia CFO Awards to recount how their jobs have changed since the financial turmoil of 2007-09. Comment?
14 min ago | via Business Journal
Hawaii has the highest average mortgage closing costs in the nation, driven, in part, by high third-party fees, according to a ranking by Bankrate.com . Hawaii's average closing costs on a $200,000 mortgage totaled $2,163, the highest in the nation, followed by New Jersey at $2,094, Connecticut at $2,033, West Virginia at $1,971 and Arizona at $1,969. Comment?
14 min ago | via The First Perspective-Aboriginal
As a child she contracted polio and spent many months in a hospital on the precipice of vanishing from this world forever. Her father died when she was still a little girl and with no social safety net endured stultifying poverty as her mother struggled to raise six kids on her own. Comment?
17 min ago | via Clarksville Online
On Sunday, August 16th Beachaven Winery concert series 'Jazz on the Lawn' will feature music by the Back Road Brigade sponsored by the Joe Padula Show on 1400 WJZM. The music starts at 1:00pm and goes until 4:00pm. Comment?
17 min ago | via Herald Gazette
City Councilors opened a public forum on short-term or vacation rentals Aug. 3 by defending themselves from criticism about potential conflicts of interest on the issue. Mayor Frank Isganitis, who owns LimeRock Inn, said he received an email threat from a resident who said she would ruin his reputation in town if he didn't recuse himself from voting on the issue. Comment?
19 min ago | via Marin Independent Journal
Surveillance footage shows an alleged burglar removing computer equipment from the Clear Lending office in Novato. Police are investigating the burglary of about $13,000 worth of laptops, monitors, keyboards and other office equipment stolen from a Novato residential mortgage lender's office early Sunday morning. Comment?
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