Sias Real Estate News
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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?
16 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
In a court filing on Wednesday, Los Angeles and the bank agreed to dismiss the case but did not indicate the reasons. Los Angeles dropped a similar lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase The lawsuit said Citi engaged in "red lining," or restricting credit in minority neighborhoods, and "reverse red lining," or targeting minorities for high-cost loans that ended in default. Comment?
18 min ago | via Patch.com
The California median home price is forecast to increase 3.2 percent to $491,300 in 2016, the slowest appreciation rate in five years. California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a shortage of homes on the market and a crimp in housing affordability will persist as well, the California Association of Realtors said Thursday in its 2016 California Housing Market Forecast. Comment?
18 min ago | via The Real Deal
Beastie Boy Mike D's work appears to have paid off, at least when it comes to his Cobble Hill townhouse. The five-bedroom home at 148 Baltic Street was the top sale in Brooklyn last month, selling for $5.5 million, according to data provided by PropertyShark. Comment?
22 min ago | via Scoop
NZDUSD 0.6660 0.8% NZDEUR 0.5911 0.5% NZDGBP 0.4340 0.6% NZDJPY 79.97 0.9% NZDAUD 0.9182 0.1% NZDCAD 0.8670 0.4% The USD strengthened in the first half of the night then lost ground substantially after the release of the FOMC meeting minutes. Earlier in the night, the US Unemployment claims were better that market consensus of 274k, coming in at 263k. Comment?
23 min ago | via MSNBC
They were one of the worst blights of the housing crisis: zombie foreclosures - abandoned homes in some state of foreclosure but not yet repossessed by banks and put up for sale. In some neighborhoods there were so many, they took up half a block. Comment?
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