Richmond Real Estate News
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Wednesday Feb 25 | via Business Wire
The Fairfax-based mortgage company opened its first office in Richmond, Virginia, located at Highland 1, 7231 Forest Avenue , in July 2013. The company is also ranked number five overall in purchase lending. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via NewsOK.com
Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market. In this Jan. 8, 2015 photo, a flag advertising a new home for sale flaps in the breeze in Richmond, Va. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via The Nation
Last weekend, consumers all across America were buying their slice of the 2.2 billion pounds of chocolate that would be sold for Valentine's Day. For those who make enough income to afford their basic necessities, that necessitates setting aside some of the money they would have normally spent on rent, clothes, or regular groceries to buy candies. Comment?
Monday Feb 16 | via Virginia Business
When a joint local venture between Thalhimer Realty Partners Inc. and the Rebkee Co. decided earlier this month to team up and buy Regency Mall, that was good news for the aging retail property. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Jan. 8, 2015 photo, a sign with a sold sticker is posted in front of a row of new town homes in Richmond, Va. Freddie Mac reports on average U.S. mortgage rates on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Comment?
Sunday Feb 1 | via The Virginian-Pilot
An analysis by The Associated Press shows that about one in five Virginia legislators has at least $50,000 in personal debt besides a mortgage. But for most of the debts the public currently has no way of knowing whether their elected officials are carrying a car loan or a mountain of credit card bills similar to what prosecutors suggested helped drive former Gov. Bob McDonnell into taking bribes from a smooth-talking vitamin salesman. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via GlobeNewswire
The board of directors of C&F Financial Corporation has declared a regular cash dividend of 30 cents per common share, which is payable April 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 13, 2015. C&F Financial Corporation is the parent of C&F Bank, which was founded in 1927 in West Point, Virginia, and is one of the oldest independent community banking organizations headquartered in Virginia. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via WTVR Richmond
Bank of Virginia and its parent company Cordia Bancorp have launched a new business unit to try to capitalize on what they see as an untapped sector of the college debt market. The venture is known as CordiaGrad, an online student debt refinancing operation that hopes to win a share of what CEO Jack Zoeller said amounts to $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. Capturing even a fraction of that would mean another boost to the bank's bottom line and another step in Cordia's plan of distancing the bank from the doldrums of the downturn. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Virginian-Pilot
Real estate agents are being alerted to a man who calls female agents to show him properties in remote places, at night or in areas the agents do not cover. The Virginia Association of Realtors says the man has called agents in southern and central Virginia. Comment?
Monday Feb 2 | via Business Journal
Monument Bank will seek about $10 million in new capital, likely during the second half of the year, and also is planning a fourth branch, President and CEO H.L. Ward says. The Rockville-based bank is coming off "a challenging year," Ward said, with the bottom line off about 50 percent from 2013. Comment?
26 min ago | via Lucianne.com
Don't let your jaw drop too far, this fundamental change is not just happening in college application processes. This exact same methodology is also being applied to Credit Scores for home mortgages and car loans. Comment?
37 min ago | via Truthdig
Every week the Truthdig editorial staff selects a Truthdigger of the Week, a group or person worthy of recognition for speaking truth to power, breaking the story or blowing the whistle. It is not a lifetime achievement award. Comment?
39 min ago | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
California Rental Armageddon: Nearly half of Los Angeles adults doubling up, working class moving out, or you have the option of simply living in poverty. California like the rest of nation has gained a large number of rental households. Comment?
40 min ago | via Boston.com
The Rosen family had been anchored in Haverhill for a century. From left: Andy Rosen and wife Emily, grandmother Esther Rosen, Nate Auger and his wife, Emily Rosen Auger , and Joel and Shaw Rosen . Comment?
55 min ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
That is not to say anyone with a hand-held video camera or i-Phone can produce a timeless classic. But a growing number of FSBOs are marketing their homes, along with a growing number of agents, using simple but effective videos. Comment?
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