Rockford Real Estate News
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Aug 12, 2015 | via MLive.com
Mark Ansara surveys the downtown skyline from the roof of the Keeler Building and dreams about the possibilities the 101-year-old building presents in the heart of the city's hottest real estate market. "If you just stand here and look around you, all you see is growth," says Ansara, a real estate broker in charge of finding a buyer for the seven-story building at 56 N. Division Ave. "This building could be anything." Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via MLive.com
The former assistant Kent County prosecutor accused of sexually assaulting a woman says the charges against him are nothing more than the result of a woman wanting to no longer be bothered by a man she is not interested in. "He was smitten, she obviously wasn't," said defense attorney Larry Willey in his opening statement Monday, July 27, in Kent County Circuit Court where his client, Mark Vandermolen, faces a maximum of 10 years in prison on a charge of assault with intent to commit sexual penetration. Comment?
Jun 11, 2015 | via MLive.com
Kent County Land Bank Director David Allen said he's starting to get phone calls about the 90-some abandoned properties the land bank is about to acquire in the city - and they are not complaints. Real estate agents, developers and first-time home buyers are calling to find out when they are going to start listing the tax-foreclosed properties the land bank is buying from the city for the back taxes that are due, Allen said. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via MLive.com
Former real-estate developer Charles Patrick Gahan was sentenced Wednesday, Nov. 4, to five years, 10 months in federal prison in an $8 million "mortgage-stacking" scheme. Gahan, 52, was remanded to the custody of U.S. Marshal's Service after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Robert Holmes Bell. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via MLive.com
Charles Patrick Gahan, 52, who has been living in Florida, will join co-defendant Scott Hoeft, owner of Prime Title Services, in the federal Bureau of Prisons for defrauding banks, lenders and real-estate title insurance companies. Hoeft wrote title insurance policies for First American Title and Old Republic National Title Insurance and committed financial fraud against several financial institutions linked to Gahan's residential developments. Comment?
Oct 28, 2015 | via MLive.com
Ann Arbor's original "tiny house" community just passed a quiet milestone: A listing in Pittsfield Village hit the market this month priced at more than $100,000. The two-bedroom, 695-square-foot tri-level on Parkwood went under contract quickly - reportedly for even more than the $109,000 list price - signaling that Ann Arbor's hot real estate market seems to be reaching every corner of the market. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via Patch.com
With combined assets of more than $1 billion, Level One Bank will become the largest locally owned bank in Oakland County. Level One Bancorp Inc. will acquire Farmington Hills-based Bank of Michigan, also based in Farmington Hills, under an agreement announced Thursday. Comment?
Oct 1, 2015 | via ClickOnDetroit
Starting Oct. 3, new federal rules go into effect that are designed to make the process a little easier. As with any new change, there will be ripple effects and those changes will impact how quickly you are able to buy and sell a home. Comment?
21 min ago | via The Almaden Resident
In an ironic twist, a new effort by the city of San Jose to provide housing for homeless veterans could send a family packing for another place to stay. The San Jose City Council approved a $3 million grant a couple of weeks ago to renovate two rundown houses in the Rose Garden area. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Times of Oman
Under the new rules, homeowners will still be able to buy and sell buildings, but only through a licenced real estate agent. - Times photo Muscat: To protect people from unscrupulous brokers in the Sultanate a new electronic system has been launched, according to the Oman Real Estate Association. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sunday Herald
LLOYDS Banking Group may have to rein in dividend payouts in order to maintain its capital at the level required by the Bank of England, the Sunday Telegraph reports. The paper noted analyst Peter Richardson at Berenberg said banks may have to limit dividend payments in readiness for the increasingly tough stress tests they will face in coming years. Comment?
1 hr ago | via DNAinfo.com
A long-vacant hospital building which sits near one of the most coveted elementary schools in Forest Hills poses a potential danger to local children, some parents said. The former Parkway Hospital, at 70-35 113th St., has been an empty eyesore with its windows boarded up since it closed in 2008. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Norwalk Citizen News
That's according to Mark Haefele, who overseas the investment policy and strategy for $2 trillion as UBS's global chief investment officer. London and Hong Kong are the two most extreme examples of overvalued housing markets, with Hong Kong's real-estate prices nearly 200% above 2003 levels despite stagnant rent and income. Comment?
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