Port Deposit Real Estate News
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Thursday Dec 11 | via The Washington Post
These sales data recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Sunday Dec 7 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Less than a year after a federal appeals court ruled Freddie Mac is exempt from state and local real estate recordation taxes, the housing finance giant has sued the state of Maryland and Prince George's County for refusing to record a deed on a $58 million property sale if Freddie Mac didn't pay those levies. Freddie Mac filed a lawsuit Dec. 3 against Maryland and Prince George's County finance officials for "illegally" charging it deed transfer and recordation taxes on the 2012 sale of a District Heights apartment building. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Gazette.net
Prince George's County homebuyers may be eligible for a reduced mortgage rate and up to $20,000 in down payment assistance under a new initiative to promote home ownership. Homebuyers borrowing through the Maryland Mortgage Program, an initiative of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, or MDHCD, and purchasing a home in Prince George's County may receive a 0.25 percent mortgage rate discount and $10,000 down payment assistance in the form of an interest-free deferred loan. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via Patch.com
In an effort to help families find their dream homes, the MMP Triple Play Initiative will provide $100 million for down payments. For over 30 years The Maryland Mortgage Program has administered loans to homebuyers and the new initiative introduced on Nov. 20 will help continue that effort. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via Business Journal
Prince George's County was one of the hardest-hit parts of Maryland during the foreclosure crisis, and now a new program is aimed at boosting homeownership there. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Chicago Tribune
A federal jury on Wednesday found a Chicago couple guilty in a state grant scam trial that featured testimony about power, money and sex and included a high-profile ruling that one of President Barack Obama's golfing buddies was a hostile witness. Jurors deliberated for about five hours on the case of Leon and Karin Dingle, who faced conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering charges. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Reuters
A group of mostly small investors is challenging the US$4.5bn settlement that JP Morgan agreed more than a year ago over RMBS bonds that soured when the housing market collapsed. The bank agreed to that payoff in negotiations with large institutional investors over poorly underwritten mortgages that served as collateral for the bonds. Comment?
12 min ago | via Business Wire
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13 min ago | via Housing Wire
When the Federal Housing Administration announced its " Blueprint for Access " in May, it said the program was designed to open up the credit box for "underserved borrowers." Now, one of the most ballyhooed features of the FHA's plan to help ease credit availability is not going to happen, thanks to budgetary wrangling in Congress. Comment?
14 min ago | via Business Journal
Jim Underhill may have parted ways with New York-based brokerage Cushman & Wakefield Inc., but the former exec isn't planning to just walk off into the sunset or wipe his hands completely of the commercial real estate industry. In case you missed it, I reported Tuesday that Jim Underhill is out as CEO of the Americas for Cushman & Wakefield and has been replaced by John Santora , Underhill's predecessor as well as his successor in the role. Comment?
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