Sias Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Sias, WV continually updated from thousands of sources.
Aug 24, 2015 | 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?
44 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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