McLean Real Estate News
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3 hrs ago | via Virginia Business
Northern Virginia's commercial real estate market still is overcoming the outsized effects of sequestration, but the pace of expansion this year picked up in some areas. And as the region heads into 2016, things are looking more positive, thanks to a recent deal on the country's budget. Comment?
Friday | via St. Petersburg Times
Americans looking to buy a home are facing pressure to act as soon as possible, as the era of rock-bottom mortgage rates that have sustained the nation's housing market since the recession could be coming to an end. For years, home buyers have enjoyed interest rates of less than 4 percent, far lower than historic averages. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Daily Herald
As Nicole and Mike Zupan get closer to retirement, they worry about more than just covering their own living expenses for the next several decades. They want to set aside enough money for their 15-year-old son, Josef, who is autistic and may never be able to live on his own. Comment?
Saturday Nov 7 | via Salina Journal
Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported a $475 million net loss for the third quarter due to losses it sustained on the investments it uses to hedge against swings in interest rates. The government-controlled company said Tuesday the July-through-September loss mainly reflected accounting measures, while its business was strong and continued to improve. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 3 | via Daily Herald
Prospective homebuyers want to find a community that meets their lifestyle wish list even more than they want to buy a particular size or type of home. Finding the neighborhood with the right level of walkability, the amenities they want and the price range that fits their budget can be a challenge. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via GlobeNewswire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta announced today that it has awarded more than $5.6 million to assist in the funding of 12 affordable housing initiatives in Virginia as part of its 2015 Affordable Housing Program . The awarded initiatives, which are located in Arlington, Hampton, Hopewell, Lawrenceville, Lexington, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Richmond, support the rehabilitation and construction of housing for low-income veterans, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Powhatan Today
The number of residential real estate sales in Virginia increased 5 percent in October from the same month a year ago, according to a report released Friday by the Virginia Association of Realtors . The overall value of the transactions rose to $2.72 billion in October from $1.59 billion a year ago. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via The Washington Post
Montgomery residents who sell their homes will have to test for radon and give buyers the results under a bill passed unanimously by the County Council on Tuesday. Montgomery is the first locality in the country to establish a radon testing requirement, according to the bill's sponsor, council member Craig Rice . Comment?
Sep 27, 2012 | via Southwest Times
If you've been looking to buy a place to live, you may have noticed that the cost of homes sold during the past year hasn't changed much. That's because the Roanoke/Lynchburg/Blacksburg region, which includes Pulaski County, experienced a slight decline in median sales price during July, August and September. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via WCAV
A Virginia man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a wire fraud in a scheme to divert $5 million from his employer. Thirty-five-year-old Max Wagenblast of Arlington was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Greenbelt. Comment?
4 min ago | via WMC-TV Memphis
Slightly more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in October, in a modest rebound that suggests the real estate market has crested. The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 0.2 percent to 107.7 last month. Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via KELO-TV Sioux Falls
The southwestern South Dakota ghost town of Swett is once again for sale, and this time the asking price is a lot cheaper. Swett is home to about 6 acres of land, an empty house reputed to be haunted and a closed bar. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Washington Post
U.S. stocks were little changed, following the Standard & Poor's 500 Index's smallest weekly move since July, as investors awaited a slew of economic data this week and prepared for policy decisions from central banks. The S&P 500 gained 0.2 percent to 2,093.53 at 9:33 a.m. in New York, after rising less than 0.05 percent last week. Comment?
12 min ago | via Canadian Business Magazine
The head of British Columbia's Credit Counselling Society is offering a word of warning in the lead-up to the holiday shopping season. Comment?
19 min ago | via Independent.ie
A bank is to put a mother and her children on the street just before Christmas, the second time they will be evicted this year. Linda O'Hora, was put out of her home at 8 Willow Wood Park, Clonsilla, Hartstown, by the County Sheriff only last month but unlawfully went back in again, the Circuit Civil Court was told today. Comment?
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