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Friday | via The Washington Post
The U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency, suing in a Connecticut court on behalf of government-owned lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, made the estimate in a June 24 court filing in a related case in a Manhattan federal court. RBS is seeking to have the case dismissed, arguing the suit filed in 2011 came too late. Comment?
Thursday Jul 2 | via National Mortgage News
U.S. regulators have told Royal Bank of Scotland Group it could pay as much as $13 billion if it loses a lawsuit over its handling of mortgage securities. The Federal Housing Finance Agency, suing in a Connecticut court on behalf of government-owned lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, made the estimate in a June 24 court filing in a related case in Manhattan federal court. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 30 | via Patch.com
Regional Properties, serving New Haven County since 2005, is proud to announce Andrew Berman has joined their Orange office as a real estate agent. He is assisting property buyers and sellers in Fairfield and New Haven counties. Comment?
Monday Jun 29 | via Darien News-Review
Town Administrator Karl Kilduff, who has been with the town since February 2008, will be leaving his job in Darien to become executive director at the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority. Kilduff said working for the agency, which provides mortgage assistance to homeowners and finances redevelopment projects will be a "new challenge." Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via Patch.com
Regional Properties, serving New Haven County since 2005, is proud to announce Margarita Mong Liu has joined their Orange office as a real estate agent. She is assisting property buyers and sellers in Orange, Woodbridge, Bethany, the surrounding towns of New Haven County as well as all of Fairfield County. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via The Hartford Courant
Closed sales of single-family homes in greater Hartford increased by 4.31 percent over May of 2014, according to the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors.Pending sales rose 7.83 percent, and the median sale price decreased 0.64 percent, from $218,000 to $216,600. SOURCE: Greater... Closed sales of single-family homes in greater Hartford increased by 4.31 percent over May of 2014, according to the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors.Pending sales rose 7.83 percent, and the median sale price decreased 0.64 percent, from $218,000 to $216,600. Comment?
May 30, 2015 | via News Max
While it's true that retirement in Connecticut is more costly than in most other states, there are many prevalent myths about what life is really like for seniors who live there. Here's the truth behind four oft-repeated "facts" about retiring in the Nutmeg State: You Have to be Rich to Retire in Connecticut - The fact is that many seniors living in the state are of modest means. Comment?
May 22, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
Home sales in Connecticut jumped nearly 7 percent in April, but prices failed to rise as in the previous month, a new report Friday shows. The median sale price of a single-family house - where half the sales area above, half below - fell 4.7 percent, to $237,900, from $249,700 for the same month a year ago, according to the Connecticut Association of Realtors. Comment?
May 1, 2015 | via The Day
Sales of single-family homes in Connecticut increased by 6.1 percent last month compared to the same period a year ago, a state real estate trade group reported Thursday. There were 2,015 homes sold last month, according to the group Connecticut Realtors, compared to 1,899 in March 2014. Comment?
Apr 8, 2015 | via Community Advocate Newspaper
United Bank has announced that it has launched a unique and innovative 12-month program called PATH Plus that is designed to provide the three keys to homeownership - education, savings and mortgage benefits - to eligible individuals and families who qualify through only approved Massachusetts and Connecticut-based nonprofit organizations. United Bank's PATH Plus program directly assists low-to-moderate income individuals or families achieve their dream of homeownership by providing free financial education on home buying and money management and establishing a savings program that requires participants to open a United Bank savings account. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
Just like Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB, it is defying calls to cut variable rates. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg That is the argument the Central Bank has been putting out, as it does not want powers to set rates. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Glenwood Springs Post-Independent
Last year, 78 percent of RFSD employees stuck around, compared with 85 percent in Garfield County Re-2 and a state average of 80 percent. The district fared better in the 2010-2011 and 2012-2013 school years, tying the state average but still trailing Re-2, but saw a major exodus amid budget cuts in 2011-12, with 29 percent of the staff departing. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
Nearly 10 million Greek voters will take to the ballot booths Sunday to vote 'Yes' or 'No' in a referendum asking if they accept more austerity measures in return for bailout funds Each morning, Nick Balabanis leaves his Athens home at 6am to begin work. The father of one commutes into the centre of the city to the small but bustling drapery shop on Athinaidos Street, hidden away from the tourist gaze. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Mail on Sunday
Right now, there is no hotter topic at Middle England dinner parties or saloon bars than the dreaded buy-to-let conversation Joe Kennedy, millionaire investor, businessman and father of the powerful American political family, knew precisely when to run like hell from an 'investment opportunity'. He famously said: 'When the shoeshine boys are giving you stock tips, it's time to sell.' Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Korea Herald
South Korean banks saw their mortgage lending jump by more than 9 trillion won in June from the previous month, data showed Sunday, due to sharply increased housing transactions. As of end-June, the nation's seven major banks, including Kookmin, Shinhan, Woori and Hana, held 321.04 trillion won in outstanding mortgage loans, down from 330.9 trillion won a month earlier, according to the data by the lenders. Comment?
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