Waverly Real Estate News
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Jul 29, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
Roaring Brook Township real estate developer John Basalyga plans to talk to a lot of people to help him figure out how to revive the mall, which opened as a linchpin of revived downtown hopes almost 22 years ago only to watch tenant after tenant leave in recent years. "I will work hard to make the mall successful by doing what I have done with my other businesses," Basalyga said in a statement issued Tuesday. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
An FBI agent romantically involved for years with Ellen M. Granahan Goffer, who is state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's sister, is suing her for refusing to pay back a $200,000 loan to buy a home, according to a lawsuit filed in Lackawanna County Court. In the suit, filed last week, FBI agent Jacob J. Wentland III of Dunmore says the loan to Ellen M. Granahan Goffer, a deputy state attorney general, cost him almost his entire "life savings." Comment?
Jun 28, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Luzerne and Lackawanna counties have been named among the most affordable places for first-time homebuyers by national real estate data tracking firm RealtyTrac. But real estate watchers say there's two sides to the designation, and it may indicate a weak housing market. Comment?
Jun 3, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County commissioners this morning introduced an ordinance to create a land bank designed to fight blight and serve as an economic development tool. Land banks are public authorities with the power to hold and manage land; eliminate tax liens; develop, rehabilitate or demolish lots; and sell, transfer, lease or mortgage properties. Comment?
Apr 5, 2015 | via The Times-Tribune
A representative from the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania will give a presentation on land banks at city council's public caucus at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. Councilmen Bill Gaughan and Wayne Evans hope to create a land bank with Lackawanna County government to battle blight and get vacant properties back on the tax rolls. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via The Centrist
By James Paul Have a spare $1,000 lying around? If so, you'd probably make a mortgage payment or buy several weeks of groceries. You might even sock it away in your 401 or kid's college fund. Comment?
Sunday | via The Times-Tribune
Kelly Klaproth, PA-C, joins the practice and will assist Louis J. Freedman, M.D. Ms. Klaproth earned her Bachelor of Science in medical studies and her master's in physician assistant studies from King's College. Comment?
Saturday Oct 3 | via Christian Science Monitor
In recent years we've become painfully accustomed to hearing about rising home prices and decreasing home affordability . And once again, a measure of national home prices, as well as NerdWallet's own analysis of housing affordability, confirm the growing issue. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via JD Supra
On September 24, 2015, the CFPB and DOJ announced a joint action against Hudson City Savings Bank for allegedly discriminatory redlining practices from 2009 through 2013 in certain neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act. Over the past few months, officials from both the Bureau and DOJ have spoken publicly about redlining concerns, noting that they have seen a resurgence in the practice. Comment?
Sunday Sep 20 | via The Jersey Journal
The local housing market is on an upswing, or maybe approaching one. It depends how you look at the numbers. Comment?
4 min ago | via Regina Leader Post
Nearly one in six Canadians would not be able to handle a $500 increase in their monthly mortgage payments, a new survey from the Bank of Montreal suggests. According to the bank, 16 per cent of respondents said they would not be able to afford such an increase, while more than a quarter, or roughly 27 per cent, would need to review their budget. Comment?
5 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
The days of burying your head in the sand and running your business like it's 1975 are long gone. Today's real estate industry is changing rapidly, and as it becomes more competitive, having access to timely, accurate and unbiased information is crucial to your success. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Jersey Journal
MAPLEWOOD - A wave is hitting New Jersey from the East, and local realtors say it's landing in Essex County. Maplewood and South Orange have been unofficially dubbed "Brooklyn West." Comment?
20 min ago | via News Times
The Savings Bank of Danbury will host a job fair/open house on Oct. 15 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the training room of the bank office at 90 Mill Plain Road, Danbury. The bank needs to fill several call center and teller positions, as well as a mortgage lending QC analyst position. Comment?
23 min ago | via News Times
Single-family home sales in Connecticut were up 20 percent in August from a year earlier, according to a new study, as predicted by real estate agents who reported a boom in pending home sales in July. Nearly 3,300 single-family homes sold in Connecticut in August, according to the Boston-based Warren Group . Comment?
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