Shepherdstown Real Estate News
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Saturday Aug 22 | via Martinsburg Journal
Dr. David Crowe, chief economist and senior vice president for the National Association of Home Builders, recently spoke at the Home Builders Association of West Virginia meeting at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Shepherdstown. His presentation on the economy and housing market was sponsored by Bowles Rice, LLP and facilitated by the Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
As so often is the case, good news about the economy is being reacted to by some economists and politicians who fear it will not last. The housing market, one of the key factors in our economy, seems to be booming. Comment?
Jul 25, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
Part of the thrill of buying a home is placing the "sold" sign on the lawn listing, and recently, more first-time homebuyers are seizing the opportunity to purchase a home of their own locally, especially millennials. The Eastern Panhandle's millennial generation population has slowly been increasing its presence in the housing market, taking the leap from renting to being homeowners. Comment?
May 30, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
Craig M. MacLean, executive director and CEO of Horizon Goodwill Industries has retired. After 35 years of service, his last day with Horizon Goodwill Industries was May 1. During his tenure, MacLean's focus was to reach out to unemployed and underrepresented individuals in each community Horizon Goodwill Industries serves. Comment?
Monday Aug 24 | via Mortgage News Daily
Black Knight Financial Services said on Monday that as of the end of June home prices nationally had returned to within 5.8 percent of their peak exactly nine years earlier. The company's Home Price Index Report said that the HPI in June was $252,000 compared to $268,000 at the June 2006 peak and has regained 26 percent in value since the market bottom of $200,000 in January 2012. Comment?
Jul 28, 2015 | via The Inter-Mountain
Editor's note: The Elkins-Randolph Board of Realtors, comprised of 67 agents in Tucker, Randolph and Barbour counties, offers the following report. Comment?
Jul 22, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
West Virginians have achieved part of the American dream, home ownership, at a substantially higher rate than people elsewhere in the country. But generally, we believe in buying only the homes we can afford, and bankers tend to hold us to that, as the comparatively low rate of mortgage foreclosures here demonstrates. Comment?
Jul 21, 2015 | via Marietta Times
The West Virginia Housing Development Fund's home mortgage interest rate has dropped below 2.81 percent, the lowest level in the fund's history. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and the fund announced the rate for a 30-year fixed rate loan on Tuesday in a news release. Comment?
May 29, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
Asset forfeiture or asset seizure is a form of confiscation of assets by the state. It typically applies to the alleged proceeds or instruments of crime. Comment?
21 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
The firm currently has a $8.02 target price on the stock. Vetr 's price target suggests a potential upside of 2.95% from the company's current price. Comment?
52 min ago | via NWAonline
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding later this month whether to raise interest rates from record lows. The unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent -- a level the Fed says is consistent with a normal economy -- from 5.3 percent in July, the government said Friday. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Denver Post
U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed - a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest rates this month. The Labor Department report, issued Friday, was closely watched because it will be the last snapshot of the job market before the Fed meets in two weeks. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Seeking Alpha
Will the financial sector benefit from higher interest rates? Is the U.S. consumer burdened by too much debt? These are questions with a lot of impact on investors' attitudes. A lot of people like to tout headline-type figures such as "U.S. Household Debt Near Record Levels." Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Check Inman every day for the daily version of this market roundup. // National Mortgage Rates by Mortgage Marvel A Mortgage Widgets Get Mortgage Rate Quotes Friday, September 4, 2015 September Denver Metro Real Estate Market Trends Report Available homes for sale in Denver were reported at 7,587 at the end of August, a 1.6 percent increase in inventory month-over-month. Comment?
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