Verona Real Estate News
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Saturday Jul 2 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
The Mississippi-based bank has agreed to pay $10.6 million to settle civil charges after being accused of "numerous" discriminatory mortgage lending practices that harmed African-Americans and other minority borrowers. The U.S. Justice Department and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in a court filing that BancorpSouth Inc. turned down black home buyers applying for mortgages more often than similar white applicants, or charged them higher rates to borrow under a policy the government described as "explicitly discriminatory." Comment?
May 23, 2016 | via Sunherald.com
Two shopping centers in South Mississippi have new owners and another has new management as the commercial real estate market on the Coast is in a boom. Edgewater Village on Eisenhower Drive was sold last week to Rushmore Properties LLC of Chicago and Stirling Properties was awarded the management contract for Handsboro Square on Pass Road in Gulfport, which is anchored by Rouses Market. Comment?
Dec 19, 2015 | via Washington Times
CoreLogic, based in Irvine, California, announced the purchase Thursday, saying it wants to integrate FNC's real estate appraisal software into its products. "We expect property valuation to be an area of significant future domestic and international growth," CoreLogic CEO Anand Nallathambi said in a statement. Comment?
Dec 18, 2015 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Fourteen first-time homebuyers who are disabled or elderly will receive financial assistance through a $140,000 Affordable Housing Program grant to the University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies. BancorpSouth Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas awarded the grant, which will be applied toward the homebuyers' down payments, closing costs, and mortgage principal. Comment?
Nov 24, 2015 | via WAPT-TV Jackson
Compared to the rest of the country, Mississippians don't make a lot of money, but are quick to donate. But 16 WAPT's Tammy Estwick wanted to know if their hard-earned money is going to the best use, so she asked Charity Navigator , which ranks charities based on how and where money taken in is spent every year. Comment?
2 min ago | via The Chronicle-Journal
Canada's national housing agency says evidence of problematic conditions in the country's real estate market as a whole has risen from weak to moderate, with Vancouver's risk rating boosted to high. In its latest report, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation said that in addition to Vancouver there was also strong evidence of imbalances in Toronto, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina. Comment?
55 min ago | via CBC News
CMHC says evidence of overvaluation in the Hamilton market went from moderate in its April report to strong in its July release. Hamilton has joined Vancouver, Toronto, Saskatoon and Quebec City on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.'s list of markets it considers to be strongly overvalued. Comment?
7 min ago | via Lake Cowichan Gazette
The West Coast is in the midst of a housing crisis as seasonal workers are finding no availability and locals are finding no affordability. Housing costs are skyrocketing across the country and West Coast MP Gord Johns believes the federal government must step in before a generation is lost to overwork. Comment?
9 min ago | via The Real Deal
Amid a surge of new rental product coming to market, AvalonBay Communities quadrupled the amount of concessions it offered to tenants in the second quarter and cut its revenue forecast for the rest of the year. The Virginia-based residential real estate investment trust offered $300,000 worth of concessions in the form of free rent, mostly in places like New York, northern California and New England, Crain's reported. Comment?
9 min ago | via National Mortgage News
Contracts to purchase previously owned homes rose less than forecast in June as a lack of supply and rising prices offset the benefits from historically low mortgage rates , according to figures released Wednesday from the National Association of Realtors in Washington. Pending home sales gauge rose 0.2% after falling 3.7% the prior period . Comment?
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