Quakertown 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 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?
Mar 19, 2015 | via Philly.com
A woman who moved from Philadelphia to New York City eight months ago has died after she was struck by a windblown sheet of plywood from a construction site in Greenwich Village. Police said Tram Thuy Nguyen, 37, known to her friends as Tina, was fatally injured Tuesday night in front of 175 W. 12th St., near where a condominium project is rising on the site of the former St. Vincent's Hospital. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via PennLive.com
Trisha R. Koch-Allen of New Cumberland was named branch manager of Mid Penn Bank's Carlisle Pike office. She previously served as mortgage production manager for M&T Bank. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via KMPH-TV Fresno
Former President Jimmy Carter plans to discuss his recent cancer diagnosis Thursday for the first time since revealing last week that he was ill. Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer showed up in four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is "at ease with whatever comes." Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Reuters
U.S. home resales rose to a near 8-1/2-year high in July and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region picked up this month, fresh signs of steady economic growth that likely keeps the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. While other data on Thursday showed a slight increase in the number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week, the trend remained consistent with strong labor market momentum. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Business Wire
Fitch downgraded 20 bonds in 15 transactions... )--Organizzati nell'ambito di CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS, i riconoscimenti SESAMES vengono conferiti alle 10 migliori innovazioni tecnologiche nei settori delle schede intellige... )--Pacific Gas and Electric Company has named Melissa Lavinson as Chief Sustainability Officer, an expansion of her existing role as vice president of Federa... )--Big Flower debuts as East Hampton's new lifestyle brand. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via The Daily Caller
August 2015 marks the 250th anniversary of the outbreak of violent resistance in the American colonies to England's Stamp Act, approved by parliament with little opposition and endorsed by King George III on March 22, 1765. Although the Stamp Act was not scheduled to go into effect until November 1, news of its passage reached Boston in April. Comment?
Yesterday | via Business Wire
Fitch has also affirmed ENA Este's national sc... )--U.S. Senator Mark Kirk today toured healthcare technology incubator MATTER to discuss the future of healthcare with entrepreneurs and industry leaders. Located in C... )--Ford Motor Company: What: Ford Volunteer Corps special announcement When: Wednesday, Sept. Comment?
12 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Bank of Montreal Q3 adjusted EPS of $1.86, +8% y/y, was ahead of consensus $1.73, but the headline beat hardly tells the entire story as much of the beat came from lower than expected PCL in both Canadian and U.S. P&C segment. I view this to be an unsustainable trend given the weak Canadian economy and that the growth in the U.S. is unlikely to offset BMO's Canadian weakness. Comment?
24 min ago | via Truthdig
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, movie star Brad Pitt - perhaps the city's most famous resident - established his Make It Right Foundation to rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward, one of New Orleans' poorest and hardest-hit neighborhoods. The answer, in the most basic sense, is that Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation has built more than 100 houses, all equipped with solar panels and other eco-friendly flourishes, for families who otherwise might not have been able to afford a home. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Reuters
Aug 29 Welfare spending in Sweden will rise by 1.7 billion crowns next year under a deal agreed between the country minority government and an opposition party, daily Svenska Dagbladet wrote. The deal over the 2016 budget between the government and the Left Party will also leave mortgage tax relief and company tax unchanged and see no hikes in income taxes for those earning up to 50,000 crowns a month, the newspaper wrote. Comment?
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