Perkasie Real Estate News
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Thursday Jul 30 | via Philly.com
The number of U.S. homes worth less than what is owed on their mortgages dropped in the second quarter, another positive sign that the national housing market is shaking off the effects of the prolonged downturn. RealtyTrac, an Irvine, Calif.-based real estate information company that monitors foreclosures, reported Thursday that the percentage of so-called seriously underwater properties fell to 13.3 percent of all U.S. homes with mortgages in the quarter, or 7.44 million. Comment?
May 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
Miller claimed more than $200,000 in fraudulent insurance payments after a flood devastated the playhouse in 2006, prosecutors said. Miller owned the theater, a former grist mill, for more than three decades before defaulting on more than $2 million in mortgages , NJ.com reported. Comment?
May 26, 2015 | via Realtor Magazine
It's easy to switch to autopilot when you're operating in what can be a high-pressure industry. Just don't overlook your most important asset as a real estate broker: people. Comment?
May 1, 2015 | via Philly.com
There's nothing fancy about the ensemble of redbrick houses that line the 3600 block of Lancaster Avenue in Powelton Village. Built in the late 1870s, when the avenue linked country farms to city markets, the modest, wood-trimmed buildings housed working people who tended shops on the ground floor. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Philly.com
A Bucks County real estate investor was arrested Wednesday on charges he bilked $600,000 from local banks through an elaborate mortgage-fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said. Dean Rossi, 49, of Warrington, allegedly took out bank loans and claimed he used the money to satisfy mortgages on low-income properties he owned in Philadelphia. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via Business Journal
One of northeastern Pennsylvania's largest banks plans to enter the Philadelphia region has agreed to buy Upper Darby-based Eagle National Bancorp for $25.3 million. Essa Bancorp's acquisition of Eagle National means it adds five locations in the western suburbs - Upper Darby, Haverford, Landsdowne, Devon and West Chester. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via GantDaily.com
In a recent story, Money magazine recognized Pennsylvania as the state with the most assistance programs to help homebuyers and homeowners. The article draws on data posted online by mortgage Web site HSH.com, which ranks the 50 states and Washington, D.C., with Pennsylvania coming out on top. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via Forbes.com
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Thursday Jul 23 | via Time
Trying to scrounge together a down payment for a house? Your first instinct may be to hit up mom and dad. One more option you shouldn't overlook: The state where you live. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 22 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
A year since their merger, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and William E. Wood and Associates are becoming one in their branding. Residents in Virginia and North Carolina who are used to the familiar red William E. Wood signs in front of homes will, as of July 15, now see a new green one that bears the new name of the combined company, "We are proud to announce our new name in Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina and are glad to add William E. Wood to the Howard Hanna family of companies," says Helen Hanna Casey, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Comment?
56 min ago | via Independent.ie
Bank chief Jeremy Masding faces a public grilling by TDs and senators to explain the overcharging scandal that is set to cost his State-controlled bank tens of millions of euro. The scale of problems at Permanent TSB could be larger than initially thought, according to the head of the office of the Financial Services Ombudsman , Ger Deering. Comment?
1 hr ago | via South China Morning Post
China's short-term rentals sector is expanding, with two start-ups raising almost US$400 million in funding between them. Photo: Reuters Tujia.com has raised US$300 million at a valuation of more than US$1 billion, as the Chinese vacation rentals site often compared with Airbnb pursues financing to bankroll a global expansion. Comment?
1 hr ago | via This Is Money
Bank of England officials will this week clash over when to raise interest rates - with some set to argue for an immediate increase. Governor Mark Carney last month hinted that rates could rise at 'around the turn of this year' as the recovery strengthens. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Korea Herald
Mortgage loans extended by major South Korean banks continued to increase in July on the back of a recovery in the local housing market and a low rate trend, industry data showed Monday. The outstanding mortgage lending by seven commercial banks, including Kookmin Bank and Shinhan Bank, reached a combined 321.57 trillion won at the end of July, up 527 billion won from the 321.44 trillion won a month earlier, according to the data. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Bloomberg
Sydney house prices soared in July by the most since December 2002, underscoring why regulators are cracking down on property investors. House prices jumped 18.4 percent from 12 months earlier in Australia's biggest city and 11.5 percent in Melbourne, CoreLogic Inc. said Monday. Comment?
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