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Wednesday | via The Washington Post
These sales data, recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For home sales elsewhere in the Washington area, go to www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Wednesday | via The Washington Post
Nancy Simmons Starrs is president and founder of Apartment Detectives , a D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia apartment search service. During the course of my work day, some of my clients will ask me if they should consider renting or buying. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via The Washington Post
Capital Savings Bank, the first bank organized and operated by African-Americans, was founded in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 17, 1888. Capital Savings Bank opened shop in Washington in 1888, making it the nation's first black-owned bank at a time when the mere notion of offering financial services to the African American community was a novel idea. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via Stars and Stripes
Susan Selke, mother of Marine veteran Clay Hunt, who killed himself March 31, 2011, attends a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Nov. 19, 2014. Selke and her husband, Richard, looking on from behind, listen to Valerie Pallotta testify before committee members about the suicide of her son, Joshua Pallotta, who killed himself 6 weeks before. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via Washington Blade
This is an updated version of my very first column in the Blade from November 2012. The example I used there to consider renting vs. buying was a 1-bedroom, 1-bath unit in a Navy Yard Co-op at $1700/month rental or a $239,000 purchase price. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Realtor Magazine
Thirty-eight of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, are now showing an improving three-month trend in housing activity, according to Freddie Mac's latest Multi-Indicator Market Index. What's more, 40 of the 50 major metros Freddie Mac tracks are also showing a three-month improving trend. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
House prices rose 1.4% in the fourth quarter of 2014 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency house price index. This is the fourteenth consecutive quarterly price increase in the purchase-only, seasonally adjusted index. Comment?
Wednesday | via Mortgage News Daily
Freddie Mac said on Wednesday that its Multi-Indicator Market Index still shows that, at the national level, housing is continuing to stabilize . Thirty-eight of the 50 states plus the District of Columbia are now showing an improving three-month trend as are 40 of the 50 largest metro areas. Comment?
Wednesday | via Big News Network.com
Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states. Comment?
Wednesday | via Banker & Tradesman
The U.S. housing market is continuing to stabilize at the national level for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new report from Freddie Mac. Freddie's Multi-Indicator Market Index shows 38 of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, and 40 of the 50 biggest metros, are now showing an improving three month trend. Comment?
10 min ago | via MarketWatch
Lloyds Banking Group PLC on Friday said it would pay its first dividend since it was bailed out during the financial crisis, as the U.K. lender returned to a full-year profit. The bank, which is 23.9% owned by the U.K. government, said it swung to a GBP1.13 billion net profit for 2014, compared with a loss of GBP838 million a year earlier. Comment?
17 min ago | via WCBM-AM Pikesville
Who are these Obama voters? They can't all have head injuries, have been in a coma for the past 4 years, or own stock in an electric car battery company. Besides having "stupid" stamped on their forehead, here's a handy guide identifying these clueless creatures. Comment?
18 min ago | via American Reporter
There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves. Comment?
23 min ago | via Go Local
The Latino Policy Institute and HousingWorks RI , two policy groups at Roger Williams University, have released an infographic that shows the challenges facing Rhode Island Latinos and some of the reasons Latino renters are having difficulty becoming homeowners. The research analysis investigates the median renter household incomes in comparison with prices for single-family homes from 2007 to 2013. Comment?
29 min ago | via Realty Times
While you don't have to keep the heat on all the time, keep the house warm during showings. You don't want people shivering while they look through the house. Comment?
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