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Thursday Feb 26 | via West Side and South Side Leader
Stouffer Realty was honored nine times at the 23rd annual Marketing & Merchandising Excellence Awards event presented Feb. 4 by the Marketing & Sales Committee of the Home Builders Association serving Summit and Portage Counties. The event took place at the Doubletree by Hilton. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via West Side and South Side Leader
COVENTRY: Summit County sheriff's deputies investigated the burglary of a Caldwell Avenue residence Jan. 29. A contractor working for a mortgage company reported someone broke into the vacant house and stole copper pipes, damaging the air conditioning unit, furnace and kitchen. A Wagoner Street man reported Feb. 5 someone used his identity to obtain a $1,500 loan from a bank. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via Cleveland.com
When you rent a home, your landlord will likely restrict what you can personalize. Painting and putting nails in walls are usually prohibited in a rented apartment or home. Comment?
Saturday Feb 7 | via Tallmadge Express
As Summit County continues to adapt to the changing business climate in Ohio, we in the state legislature are continuing to promote job creation and economic growth. By promoting policies that help businesses succeed and our citizens find work, we will continue the comeback which has been noticed worldwide by employers and observers alike. Comment?
Jan 12, 2015 | via Cleveland.com
Summit County saw fewer foreclosures last year than it has in more than a decade, the Akron Beacon Journal reported . Combined tax and mortgage foreclosures fell for the second straight year, the newspaper reported, from 2,800 in 2013 to 2,400 last year. Comment?
Monday | via The Madison Press
More than 14,600 blighted properties around Ohio have been demolished in the past two years under a program aimed at benefiting areas affected by foreclosures, according to the state's attorney general. Ohio used $75 million from a national settlement with major mortgage servicers to create a grant program in 2012 to revitalize neighborhoods and eliminate abandoned structures. Comment?
Monday | via Aurora Advocate
Cleveland shivers through coldest February on record Cleveland - Cleveland-area residents can say they survived the coldest February in recorded weather history and the second-coldest month ever. Northeast Ohio Media Group reports that Cleveland set records for the average daily low temperature in February at 5.2 degrees and the lowest average daily high temperature at 23.4 degrees. Comment?
Monday | via The Daily Record
The state helped to demolish more than 14,600 homes abandoned to foreclosure, through a program funded by a settlement with mortgage services. Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the completion of the Moving Ohio Forward Demolition Grant Program Friday, capping a couple of years of efforts to remove deteriorating structures from neighborhoods. Comment?
Sunday | via Tribune-Chronicle
Trumbull County tore down more than 350 housing units before the Moving Ohio Forward grant program expired in December, but that doesn't mean the razing will stop - the Trumbull County Land Bank has a $3.2 million federal grant to continue demolitions and implement greening programs. Through the U.S. Department of Treasury's Hardest Hit Program, the demolitions will go on, but unlike the state's program, this time the funds can also be used on public greening projects, Matt Martin, director of Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, or TNP, said. Comment?
Saturday Feb 28 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Newark Mayor Jeff Hall visits a Habitat for Humanity home built where a blighted house was demolished using grant money. Over the past 2 1/2 years, Hall has used the money to demolish more than 50 abandoned and dilapidated buildings in the city. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Daily Mail
Savers have missed out on A 130billion of interest payments as a result of ultra-low rates - around A 5,000 for every household in the UK - a report reveals today. The Bank of England slashed interest rates to a historic low of 0.5 per cent in March 2009 at the height of the Great Recession. Comment?
14 min ago | via Scientific Blogging
The "average" Australian according to statistics is a 37 year-old woman with two kids, a mortgage and three bedroom house. But how "typical" are her consumer choices? Image from Shutterstock Who is the "typical" or "average" consumer? Is there such a thing? What do they look like? How do they make decisions? Am I an average consumer? It's something that comes up a lot in discussions around consumer protection, consumer advocacy, and regulation. Comment?
26 min ago | via WCBM-AM Pikesville
Who are these Obama voters? They can't all have head injuries, have been in a coma for the past 4 years, or own stock in an electric car battery company. Besides having "stupid" stamped on their forehead, here's a handy guide identifying these clueless creatures. Comment?
39 min ago | via KSTP
The Eden Prairie City Council had a change of heart at a meeting Tuesday night, regarding a hotly debated proposal. Council members voted to rescind a controversial proposal that would require homeowners selling their homes to pay for, and receive, an inspection by a city employee or city-approved staffer. Comment?
46 min ago | via The Northern Echo
Average household incomes are back to the levels they were at before the financial downturn struck, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has found. But the recovery in living standards has been much slower than after previous recessions and changes to spending patterns suggest that people think their income prospects have taken a permanent hit, it warned. Comment?
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