Mount Vernon Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via The Review
According to the Ohio Association of REALTORS data collected from the Multiple Listing Services, the number of homes sold across Ohio in June increased 9.3 percent from the level posted during the month a year ago, the market's 10th consecutive monthly year-over-year gain. It's evident that we're continuing to make significant progress in building a stable foundation for the housing sector, as more Ohioans are exhibiting confidence that a home purchase is a solid, long-term investment. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via KMPH-TV Fresno
The National Association of Realtors releases its pending home sales index for June on ... A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the... A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver,... Video from a University of Cincinnati police officer's fatal shooting of a motorist during a traffic stop will be released Wednesday, and an attorney for the officer said he expects it's likely his client... Video from a University of Cincinnati police officer's fatal shooting of a motorist during a traffic stop will be released Wednesday, and an attorney for the officer said ... (more) Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via The Columbus Dispatch
A pair of central Ohio lawmakers are proposing $5,000 grants to help people make their homes more accessible, while advocates for the disabled say a new study shows people appreciate those modifications more than some might think. A growing number of baby boomers are aging and having difficulty getting around, but the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council says few homes have been built with "visitable" features such as wider doorways, sloped entrances and first-floor bathrooms. Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via Toledo Blade
An Ottawa County jury has found Ohio Rep. Steven Kraus guilty of a felony count of theft, which means he will be removed from office. Kraus, , 55, was convicted this afternoon of theft, which is a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly going into a Danbury Township house and removing antiques. Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via On Wall Street
Advisors on the Move: Morgan Grabs $1B Team Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and other firms have been benefiting from defections from Barclays. But those firms weren't the only winners in the competition for top talent. Comment?
38 min ago | via OregonLive.com
Kudos to those agencies and faith-based groups that complained about gentrification and the lack of affordable housing within the Portland area. What a shame that it takes complaints before the city takes action to solve problems of its own making. Comment?
1 hr ago | via This Is Money
More than six years of rock bottom interest rates have brought smiles to the faces of many homeowners who have seen their mortgage repayments come sliding down. With the mood music from the Bank of England suggesting that interest rates could start to climb before the year is up, we look at how borrowers and savers should respond. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Las Vegas Review Journal
Trump International, opened in 2008 by Republican presidential candidate and real estate developer Donald Trump, is seen July 24. Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal Follow Chase Stevens on Twitter The entrance to Trump International is seen July 24 in Las Vegas. Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal Follow Chase Stevens on Twitter Construction crews move a 20-foot-tall "T" into place atop the 64-story Trump International in July 2007. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Greenwich Citizen
This undated photo shows the exterior of a luxury home in Edwards, Colo. Once considered a last resort to dump a property that was distressed or couldn't sell, auctions have become a viable marketing option for selling luxury homes, mirroring common marketing techniques for high-end art, antiques and collectibles. Comment?
1 hr ago | via This Is Money
Strict new capital rules being imposed on Britain's banks could drive up mortgage rates, the chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group has warned. Antonio Horta-Osorio said that he expected regulators to require retail banks that fall inside new rules to ring-fence their operations to hold higher levels of capital reserves than they currently do. Comment?
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