Wakefield Real Estate News
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Tuesday Jun 21 | via Cavalier Daily
Based on analysis of fair market rent, the VHA report claims that modest apartments are out of reach for low wage-earners, and that there is an overall lack of affordable housing for many renters. In coming weeks, the Charlottesville City Council will take up proposals to increase the availability of affordable housing, according to City Council Member Kristin Szakos. Comment?
Friday Jun 10 | via Housing Wire
The Monarch Mortgage former president and CEO was indicted on charges of concealing over $1 million in assets several years ago when he declared bankruptcy, according to an article by Scott Daugherty and Cindy Clayton for The Virginian Pilot . After declaring bankruptcy in 2011 and 2012, Edward Yoder was arrested Thursday, then released on a $5,000 bond, according to the article. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 1 | via Martinsville Bulletin
There is a lot of optimism about the Virginia real estate market, according to a new poll conducted by Roanoke College. Comment?
May 23, 2016 | via The Washington Post
This is a cautionary tale to home sellers. In a recent transaction in which I was representing the seller, the buyer's home inspector damaged the slate tile floor in the kitchen of my client's condo during a home inspection. Comment?
May 19, 2016 | via Powhatan Today
Residential home sales and the prices for those homes rose in April from the same month a year ago, according to an April 2016 Homes Sales Report released Thursday by the Virginia Association of Realtors. In Virginia, 9,945 houses sold in April, up 8.46 percent from the same month a year ago, the association reported. Comment?
3 min ago | via The Island Packet
Officials say foreclosures are declining in Wayne County in part due to door-to-door outreach and other programs designed to help residents. The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report the Wayne County treasurer's office is forecasting an almost 36 percent drop from about 28,000 last year to 18,000 this year in the number of properties headed to auction for failing to pay three years of taxes. Comment?
4 min ago | via KSDK-TV Saint Louis
If you asked a Social Security recipient for a penny for their thoughts on next year's projected 0.2% cost of living adjustment, they could give it to you, but they'd only have $1.99 left. That's because the small increase would equal only an extra $2 a month for someone getting a $1,000 check, based on estimates released last week. Comment?
14 min ago | via 1560 KNZR
The so-called Brexit vote may seem far removed for most U.S. citizens, but the impact of Britain's exit from the European Union could affect Americans in more ways than one. About half of the American workforce participates in a company retirement plan, according to an analysis of data compiled by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Comment?
21 min ago | via Customer Interaction Solutions
The proceeds of the private placement will be used to accelerate new development projects and for general working capital purposes. , President and CEO, stated, "We are pleased our initial capital raise was oversubscribed. Comment?
22 min ago | via Jackson Hole News And Guide
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area will accept applications for two single-family homes in Alpine starting June 30. When selecting homeowners for past projects, the nonprofit has received 10 to 12 applications per unit. Though this is its first project in Alpine, 37 miles south of Jackson, it expects as much interest in the homes, Habitat Development Manager Carter Callaway said. Comment?
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