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Sep 8, 2016 | via The Times Bulletin
Rockford Mayor Amy Joseph will never forget the day that officials from the group, Lots for Soldiers, came to her office to inquire about the possibility of purchasing a lot on which to build a home for someone who had served in the military. The Rockford answer came in short fashion when residents Roy and Mona Thompson offered a lot they had for sale at a reduced price. Comment?
Thursday Jan 19 | via White Lake Beacon
Senate Finance Committee members Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., top, speaks with Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, far left, as Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., center, and Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del. listen, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, following a heated exchange between Roberts and Brown at the confirmation hearing forTreasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 18 | via National Mortgage News
Home foreclosures are down to the lowest level in more than decade in Ohio and across the nation, but the Dayton area in 2016 still ranked as one of the highest in the nation for foreclosure activity. Ohio had the ninth highest foreclosure rate in the country last year, but it's below the one percent threshold for all households, something Daren Blomquist, senior vice president for Attom Data Solutions - the Irvine, Calif.-based real estate data provider, called "an important milestone." Comment?
Wednesday Jan 11 | via Cleveland.com
The foreclosure crisis hit Ohio and Michigan hard. So to help them and other states, the federal government created the Hardest Hit Fund, an offshoot of a recession-era pool of money dedicated to keeping banks, the auto industry and the nation's economy from crashing. Comment?
Friday Jan 6 | via National Mortgage News
The ban, which was signed into law Wednesday by Ohio Gov. John Kasich, only applies to properties that are put into a court-appointed expedited foreclosure process. With the new law, Ohio becomes one of the first states in the country to pass such a ban. Comment?
Friday Jan 6 | via The Madison Press
The state became the first in the nation this week to outlaw the use of plywood on properties certified as vacant and abandoned. The prohibition was tucked into one of 28 bills signed Wednesday by Republican Gov. John Kasich. Comment?
7 min ago | via Norwalk Citizen News
The number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts in 2016 was about 10 percent higher than the previous year according to two organizations that track the real estate market. The Warren Group reported Tuesday that the number of single-family homes sold last year was about 11 percent higher than in 2015, while the Massachusetts Association of Realtors said the number of homes sold was up almost 9 percent year over year. Comment?
7 min ago | via USA Today
Home sales drop as supplies at 17-year low, prices rise The housing market has become trapped by a supply shortage that has pushed prices higher Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2kphyUM WASHINGTON - Americans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since 1999. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes fell 2.8% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million. Comment?
7 min ago | via Daily Journal
Americans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since 1999. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes fell 2.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million. Comment?
9 min ago | via Charleston Business Journal
In 2016, there were nearly 20,000 foreclosure filings in South Carolina, which is down about 8% from 2015 and down more than 40% from the peak of foreclosures in 2010, according to a year-end report from Attom Data Solutions , the parent company of real estate data company RealtyTrac . The 19,784 foreclosure filings equate to 0.92% of all housing units in the state, which makes South Carolina the seventh highest state for foreclosure rates, the report said. Comment?
16 min ago | via MLive.com
Attention would-be homebuyers! Were you paying attention to President Trump's first act as commander in chief? His first executive order cancels a planned rate cut to FHA mortgages. Who gets FHA mortgages? Usually would-be homeowners who are having a hard time coming up with the 20 percent down payment required with most conventional mortgages. Comment?
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