Wheeling Real Estate News
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Aug 23, 2015 | via The Intelligencer
By fall, there should be at least 60 new apartment units in Wheeling ready to welcome tenants, with the potential for at least twice that many more on the way over the next couple of years - and not a moment too soon, if you ask Mayor Andy McKenzie. In September, the Woda Group will bring the loft apartment concept to downtown with 22 units on the upper floors of the Stone Center at Market Plaza, hoping to cater to young professionals who find living in an urban setting appealing. Comment?
Aug 17, 2015 | via The Intelligencer
A Wheeling businessman will spend nearly three years in federal prison for bilking more than 50 people out of approximately $400,000 and for filing false income tax returns. Senior status U.S. District Judge Frederick Stamp imposed the sentence Monday on Mark Busack, 53, of Bellaire, who pleaded guilty in December to four counts of use of an unauthorized access device and one count of filing a false income tax return. Comment?
Aug 17, 2015 | via West Virginia Metro
A Wheeling businessman was sentenced Monday to 35 months in prison for for defrauding customers of his mortgage brokerage business. Mark Busack, 51, pleaded guilty in December 2014 to a criminal Information charging him with four counts of use of an unauthorized access device" and one count of filing a false income tax return. Comment?
Aug 5, 2015 | via Examiner.com
You have decided to go for it. Buying a home can be thrilling and nerve-wracking at the same time, especially for a first-time homebuyer. Comment?
Jun 2, 2015 | via The Review
Bible Baptist Church, state Route 39, is having a Bake and Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Home made baked goods, hot dogs and pop will be available for sale. Comment?
Aug 24, 2015 | via Mortgage News Daily
Black Knight Financial Services said on Monday that as of the end of June home prices nationally had returned to within 5.8 percent of their peak exactly nine years earlier. The company's Home Price Index Report said that the HPI in June was $252,000 compared to $268,000 at the June 2006 peak and has regained 26 percent in value since the market bottom of $200,000 in January 2012. Comment?
Jul 28, 2015 | 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?
Jul 22, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
West Virginians have achieved part of the American dream, home ownership, at a substantially higher rate than people elsewhere in the country. But generally, we believe in buying only the homes we can afford, and bankers tend to hold us to that, as the comparatively low rate of mortgage foreclosures here demonstrates. Comment?
Jul 21, 2015 | 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?
May 29, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
Asset forfeiture or asset seizure is a form of confiscation of assets by the state. It typically applies to the alleged proceeds or instruments of crime. Comment?
6 min ago | via Trinidad Guardian
Mike, 32, and Jody, 27, have been dating for the past five years. Mike is a junior manager in a manufacturing plant and earns $10,500 per month after taxes whilst Jody a junior account executive at an advertising agency earns $7,900 after taxes. Comment?
Yesterday | via Bellingham Herald
We are planning to buy our first home soon, so we are following your advice to get preapproved for a mortgage. However, we have received some conflicting advice from my father and the real estate agent we expect to use. Comment?
24 min ago | via Foster's Daily Democrat
BARRINGTON – Middle-income earners are critical members of the workforce that serves Seacoast communities but many are often priced out of coastal towns of Maine and New Hampshire where they are employed. This is in part because residential development in recent decades focused on large-lot, single-family homes and luxury apartments often unaffordable to those who earn the area's median income. Comment?
31 min ago | via The Orange County Register
As seen through a telephoto lens from about two miles away, the home on Hidden Glen Lane in Yorba Linda dominates the surrounding homes, which are all fairly large themselves. Yorba Linda and some other cities in the northern part of Orange County saw some of the strongest gains in home sales and prices in August, according to an index computed by Register columnist Jonathan Lansner on the basis of data from CoreLogic. Comment?
31 min ago | via The Orange County Register
This example assumes a borrower has annual household income of $80,000 and puts one-third of it into a house payment. Everybody is trying to guess what rising interest rates will mean for the housing market, but not enough people are focusing on what they can do about it before it happens. Comment?
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