New Haven Real Estate News
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Wednesday Oct 7 | via Patch.com
Regional Properties, serving New Haven County since 2005, is proud to announce REALTORA Sherri Lepper has joined their Orange office. She is serving property buyers and sellers in New Haven and Fairfield counties. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via RollingStone
Wells Fargo was forced under the terms of a robo-signing settlement to launch its much-lauded home-buyer assistance program. All over the country, Wells Fargo is making headlines for launching a multimillion-dollar homeowner assistance program called HomeLIFT, which among other things offers $15,000 down payment grants to prospective home-buyers. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via WTNH
A former attorney was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme arising from the purchases of more than 40 properties in New Haven. Jeffrey Weisman, 46, of New Haven, pleaded guilty on July 10, 2012 to an information charging him with conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and bank fraud. Comment?
Sep 8, 2015 | via WTNH
A Watertown man, Jason Calabrese, was sentenced today in New Haven to six months of imprisonment, followed by three months of home confinement and two years of supervised release, for his involvement in a series of fraudulent mortgage loan applications. He also was ordered to pay a $3,000 fine and $400,585 in restitution. Comment?
Aug 14, 2015 | via WTNH
Matthew Goldreich, 46, appeared in New Haven federal court Thursday. He's accused of using his New London-based media agency National Medical Connection, LLC, to create advertisements for a shell company he also owned. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 6 | via News Times
Single-family home sales in Connecticut were up 20 percent in August from a year earlier, according to a new study, as predicted by real estate agents who reported a boom in pending home sales in July. Nearly 3,300 single-family homes sold in Connecticut in August, according to the Boston-based Warren Group . Comment?
Tuesday Oct 6 | via Insurance Journal West
Connecticut's highest court made it easier for private sector workers to bring whistleblower claims against their employers without fear of retaliation, ruling in a case brought by a former UBS AG real estate executive. By a 7-0 vote, the Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday said a 2006 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that narrowed First Amendment free speech protections for whistleblowers does not apply to claims by private sector workers under Connecticut law. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via Greenwich Citizen
A Hudson City Savings Bank sign on Putnam Avenue in Greenwich. The bank was fined $5.5. million and ordered to grant $27 million in loans to minorities after it discriminated against black and Hispanic neighborhoods by denying fair access to mortgages, federal officials said on Thursday. Comment?
Aug 13, 2015 | via Daily Mail
Mystery of Connecticut businessman and his wife missing more than a week - and now it emerges the husband was millions f dollars in debt and lost a home to foreclosure Jeanette Navin, 55, and Jeffrey Navin, 56, were reported missing August 7 by family who told police they have not been seen since August 4 Jeffrey Navin is president of a Westport-based trash-hauling company; wife Jeanette has been school library aide for 18 years The couple's family released a statement downplaying financial woes and saying they still have money on their bank accounts A middle-aged Connecticut business owner and his librarian wife have been missing for more than a week, and now new information has merged revealing that the husband was more than $2million in debt. Comment?
Aug 13, 2015 | via KAUZ
The president of the University of Texas has ordered that a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis be removed from the center of campus, but that statues of other Confederate figures will stay. The University of Texas will move a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis away from the center of campus, but statues of other Confederate figures will remain, school president Greg Fenves announced Thursday. Comment?
4 min ago | via Star Tribune
JPMorgan Chase & Co. saw its third-quarter profits rise 22 percent from a year earlier, helped by a significant one-time tax benefit. Comment?
6 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Hit by the Great Recession, younger agents want to control their own fate and see real estate as a career. Brad Inman recently spoke with three new real estate agents to get their fresh take on the industry and what they think it's going to take to be successful. Comment?
7 min ago | via Contra Costa Times
Wells Fargo, seeking to diversify beyond its core residential mortgage business, has bought a wide-ranging portfolio of commercial loans and commercial leases valued at $32 billion from GE Capital, the two companies said Tuesday. "It's a great opportunity for Wells Fargo," said Joe Morford, an analyst with investment firm RBC Capital Markets in San Francisco. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Fresno Bee
Brown pointed to financial uncertainties as his reason not to support AB 99 , also known as the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Bill, and eight other proposed laws that create a new tax credit or expand an existing one. AB 99 was introduced in January by Assemblyman Henry Perea, D-Fresno to spare California homeowners from paying taxes on their mortgage debt after a short sale or principal loan modification. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Age
With interest rates held at an all time low is now a good time to fix your mortgage? John Collett weighs the pros and cons. Westpac is jacking up all of its home loan interest rates by 0.2 percentage points, a move it has blamed on rules forcing banks to hold larger loss-absorbing capital buffers. Comment?
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