Springfield Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Springfield, VA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Friday Jul 10 | via The Washington Post
Buyers in the D.C. metro region are snapping up homes at a pace not seen since the housing boom. According to data released Friday by RealEstate Business Intelligence, a subsidiary of MRIS, more homes were sold last month than in any month since June 2006. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK - Thanks to robust demand and an ample supply of homes for sale, the U.S. residential real estate market is operating on all cylinders. In fact, Realtor.com calls it the "best buying season since 2006." Comment?
May 22, 2015 | via Daily Mail
Boy who killed his father's heavily pregnant fiancee at age of 11 to stop new baby from getting his bedroom will NOT get a new trial Trial moved to Fairfax County from Alexandria, Virginia, due concerns about finding an impartial jury due to hysteria surrounding the killings A suspected serial killer who allegedly shot dead three people in their Virginia homes after ringing their doorbells has appeared in court in a wheelchair. Charles Severance came before a judge on Thursday, claiming his ankle had been injured during a transfer to Fairfax County jail. Comment?
May 17, 2015 | via Loudoun Times
The state and county economy are showing some more hopeful signs, according to the latest economic indicators released in the past week. Comment?
May 11, 2015 | via The Washington Post
April's housing data, released Monday by RealEstate Business Intelligence , a subsidiary of MRIS, shows the trend of higher sales, greater inventory and modest price increases has continued through the first four months of the year. Bonnie Casper , a real estate agent with Long and Foster and president-elect of the Maryland Association of Realtors, says the signs point to a healthy market. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Virginia Business
What do Virginia, Texas, Utah, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, South Dakota and Minnesota all have in common? They've all been at the top of one or more "best states for business" lists during the past decade. The most widely recognized lists are CNBC's Top States for Business, Forbes.com's Best States for Business, Pollina Corporate Real Estate's Top 10 Pro-Business States and Site Selection magazine's Top US Business Climates. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Virginia Business
Roles have been altered, jobs have been lost, new duties have been assumed, and few things are like they were. Virginia Business asked five nominees in the 10th Annual Virginia CFO Awards to recount how their jobs have changed since the financial turmoil of 2007-09. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | 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?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via The Virginian-Pilot
The city's Economic Development Authority debated Tuesday the impact of a likely change to the procurement policy to attract more minority and female contractors on its search for new real estate agents. On Tuesday morning, the authority held its monthly meeting and decided to terminate its commercial real estate listing contract with CBRE, a commercial real estate company. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via HeraldNet
America is having a big love affair with tiny houses. There are television shows: 'Tiny House Nation' and 'Tiny House Hunters.' Comment?
8 min ago | via MDJonline.com
State Bank Financial Corporation, the holding company of State Bank and Trust Company - which has a Marietta location - announced on July 23 unaudited financial results for the quarter ending June 30. After incorporating the company's previously disclosed one-time pre-tax charge of $14.5 million that resulted from the early termination of the ... (more) Comment?
9 min ago | 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?
31 min ago | via Credit.com
Keeping a wedding on budget is hard work, but not impossible. I can attest to that - I got married in April and I was able to do it without going into debt. Comment?
53 min ago | via San Bernardino County Sun
At age 29 and in a committed relationship with his girlfriend, Daniel Garcia, a Long Beach barista, thinks occasionally about what it would be like to own a home. But then he'd rather pay off some personal debt and travel a little more. Comment?
56 min ago | via Erie Times News
Whatever the reason, the rate of U.S. homeownership -- once considered a key measure of U.S. prosperity -- continues to fall. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday that the nation's homeownership rate fell to 63.4 percent in the second quarter of this year, the lowest rate in 48 years. Comment?
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