Mount Vernon Real Estate News
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Thursday Aug 27 | via The Plain Dealer
Ohioans are filing a growing number of complaints about the accuracy of their credit reports. Or more appropriately, the inaccuracy. Comment?
Thursday Aug 27 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RealtyTracA recently released its July 2015 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows sales of properties in-foreclosure and cash sales were down from a year ago to multi-year lows while year-to-date U.S. home sales in 2015 are at an eight-year high, and the U.S. median home price in July was at an 82-month high. The sale of properties sold while in the foreclosure process accounted for 6.4 percent of all single family and condo sales in July, down from 6.6 percent of all sales in June and down from 8.0 percent in July 2014 to the lowest monthly share since January 2000 - the earliest that data is available. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Housing Wire
Sales of properties in-foreclosure and cash sales were down from a year ago to multi-year lows while year-to-date U.S. home sales in 2015 are at an eight-year high, and the U.S. median home price in July was at an 82-month high, according to the July report from RealtyTrac . The sale of properties sold while in the foreclosure process accounted for 6.4% of all single family and condo sales in July, down from 6.6% of all sales in June and down from 8.0% in July 2014 to the lowest monthly share since January 2000 - the earliest that data is available. Comment?
Monday Aug 24 | via The Times-Picayune
The 2014 financial disclosure report from House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-Jefferson, shows his personal finances are far less robust than his fellow House leaders. His 2014 report, filed this month with the House's records office, listed assets of $3,000-$50,000 for him and his wife, Jennifer, not including the value of his Jefferson home. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Cleveland.com
July home sales topped last year's levels by a big margin, climbing 20.4 percent in Northeast Ohio and jumping 16.3 percent statewide. The Ohio Association of Realtors said home-buying hit its "best-ever sales totals" for the month -- marking the strongest July, at least, since the trade group started reporting monthly figures in 1998. Comment?
4 min ago | via Stroudnewsand Journal
China's economic problems are "unlikely" to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has claimed. The Chinese slowdown and rattled investor confidence this week prompted expectations that rate increases might be taken off the agenda in the short term in both the US and UK, where the cost of borrowing has remained at 0.5% for more than six years. Comment?
13 min ago | via Philip Greenspun's Weblog
A recent newsletter from the bank notes that the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 effectively saddles people with an income over $258,000 with higher tax rates. Comment?
34 min ago | via WLOS
Complaints against mortgage companies continue to stream in from financial consumers in North Carolina nine years after the start of the U.S. housing crisis. The Charlotte Observer reports problems with mortgage lenders and servicers have been the top customer complaint reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since the regulator began collecting them in 2011. Comment?
45 min ago | via Builder
The NAHB's Paul Emrath mined fresh data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency showing the mortgage rate for buying newly built homes increased to 3.98% in July, up 12 basis points from June. That marks the highest rate since December 2014. Comment?
45 min ago | via Builder
Prices are so high in the Bay Area real-estate market that sellers often get $100,000 or more than the asking price, according to the Wall Street Journal's Candace Jackson . Bidding wars are common in this extreme seller's market, and sellers who invest $15,000 or more in marketing or prep work when listing their homes can see their investment balloon many times over. Comment?
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