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Aug 21, 2016 | via Tribune-Chronicle
Cleaning up a brownfield site pays off when it comes to increasing property values and housing prices, according to a new study from the Western Reserve Port Authority. Greta Frost, a Youngstown State University student interning with the port authority, prepared the study, "Brownfield Impacts on Surrounding Property Values and Overall Economic Health of Cities," this summer. Comment?
Jul 19, 2016 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
This award will help HFHMV work on their mission of building homes, communities and hope in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The grant is provided from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and will enable HFHMV to provide more local housing opportunities so even more families can secure a decent and safe place to live. Comment?
Jul 14, 2016 | via Tribune-Chronicle
The Valley experienced mixed results in home sales last month as Trumbull County recorded nominal growth, while Mahoning County reported a slight drop compared to a year ago. In Trumbull County, closed sales rose 0.5 percent from 198 in June 2015 to 199 last month, according to the Warren Area Board of Realtors. Comment?
Jun 20, 2016 | via Cleveland.com
Sales of new and previously owned homes were up 7.3 percent from their May 2015 levels, according to listing-service data spanning 15 counties. Buyers in those communities grabbed 4,354 houses and condominiums last month, as the traditional spring sales rush showed little sign of slowing. Comment?
Apr 10, 2016 | via Tribune-Chronicle
The city needs help grading its houses so it can gather the data needed to be more competitive in the search for grants that could improve its neighborhoods. City housing maintenance code enforcement officer Jeffery Crowley Sr. announced a public meeting 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mayor Ralph A. Infante Niles Wellness Center, 213 Sharkey Drive. Comment?
Monday Dec 5 | via La Prensa
Fannie Mae accused of racial discrimination for neglect of foreclosures in Toledo and more than 200 other U.S. cities Dec. 5, 2016: Today, Toledo Fair Housing Center joined the National Fair Housing Alliance and 19 other local fair housing organizations from across the United States-including additional cities in Ohio and Michigan-file a housing discrimination lawsuit against Fannie Mae in federal district court in San Francisco, California. The lawsuit alleges that Fannie Mae fails to maintain its foreclosures in middle- and working-class African-American and Latino neighborhoods to the same level of quality as it does for foreclosures it owns in white middle- and working-class neighborhoods. Comment?
Monday Dec 5 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Dispatch.com provides online TV listings for hundreds of channels 24 hours a day - and you can customize them by your location and cable provider. When Megan and Richard Charney learned that they would appear on the HGTV series' "House Hunters," they had a good idea of what to expect. Comment?
Saturday Nov 19 | via Toledo Blade
Ohio has about 80,000 vacant homes. But only 1,000 of those homes are so-called zombie properties, meaning the foreclosure process has been particularly long and drawn out. Comment?
Thursday Nov 10 | via Rochester Business Journal
The former head of Flour City Bagels LLC's Bruegger's Bagel Bakeries chain has filed a personal bankruptcy. Kenneth Greene, ousted more than a year ago as the Perinton-based 28-store chain's CEO in a takeover engineered by a secured lender, filed a bankruptcy petition Oct. 28. His Chapter 7 petition declares assets of $307,000 against liabilities of $19.7 million. Comment?
Thursday Nov 17 | via Cleveland.com
Home sales slowed across Northeast Ohio last month, easing from their September pace and failing to reach the levels they hit a year before. Sales of new and previously owned homes were down 3.5 percent from October 2015, based on listing-service data spanning 18 counties. Comment?
2 min ago | via The Port Chester Daily Voice
Some of the amenities at the new The Light House in Port Chester include stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and wood laminate floors. Contemporary furnishings add the "Wow" factor to The Light House's lobby area. Comment?
4 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
This is the first time a 'shared-equity' program with no interest payments has been approved by a federal mortgage agency Freddie Mac is piloting a program that lets homebuyers get half of a 20 percent down payment covered by a financial firm in exchange for home equity. Twenty Unison-boosted loans have closed so far, with 10 going to first-time buyers, but lenders expect to generate "thousands" over the next few years. Comment?
12 min ago | via Chattanoogan.com
The Salvation Army's Christmas presence is back downtown after a lapse of more than 30 years of always being at the corner of 8th Street and Broad Street, the old American National Bank plaza. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Columbian
A healthy increase in home values and higher stock prices drove up U.S. household wealth in the July-September quarter, though the gains are largely concentrated among wealthier Americans. The Federal Reserve said Thursday that real estate values increased $554 billion in the third quarter, while Americans' stock and mutual fund portfolios rose $494 billion. Comment?
19 min ago | via Scoop
While your house may be worth a fortune, it's now harder than ever to convert property assets into cash because New Zealand's major banks are assessing mortgage and loan applications against income over equity. Director at Auckland mortgage brokers LoanPlan , Christine Lockie, said today that the banks have been steadily tightening their lending criteria, possibly to pre-empt any moves by the New Zealand Reserve Bank to further regulate how the banks lend money. Comment?
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