Wheeling Real Estate News
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Nov 14, 2015 | via Weirton Daily Times
The once-distant dream of home ownership is about to come true for a local family after Habitat for Humanity and the House of the Carpenter announced they are partnering to build a house on Wheeling Island for a mother and her daughters. Comment?
Oct 8, 2015 | via WMAL-AM Washington
The prosecution and defense outlined their cases in opening statements Thursday in the murder trial of Charles Severance. He faces three counts of capital murder for allegedly killing real estate agent Nancy Dunning in 2003, transportation planner Ron Kirby in 2013 and music teacher Ruthanne Lodato in 2014. Comment?
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?
Friday Feb 5 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
In the following article we speak with Gary Scott and Larry "Boomer" Foster, Presidents of Long & Foster Real Estate, about co-leadership, sustainable company growth and connecting with today's consumers. Barbara Pronin: Boomer, I know Gary has over 25 years of industry experience and was a top-performing agent before moving into management. 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?
Monday Feb 8 | via CKNW News Talk 980
The controversial real estate technique was uncovered in a bombshell Globe and Mail investigation this weekend, and has renewed the debate over what's driving housing prices in Vancouver. It allows realtors and investors to flip a property multiple times before a sale is even complete, jacking up the price along the way. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It operates as a real estate finance and investment management company. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Bankinter is in the financial services industry. They are a banking entity subject to the supervision of the Bank of Spain and the Spanish National Securities Market Commission. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via Seeking Alpha
Two Harbors Investment's stock is down ~26% over the last year as income investors turned their backs on the mortgage investment sector. Two Harbors retains potential to grow servicing income, though, and has a history of earning excess returns compared to the Pine River Mortgage REIT Index. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via The Globe and Mail
Vancouver MLA David Eby called for an independent inquiry Sunday. He credits The Globe investigation for pushing the government into doing something concrete about Vancouver's real estate woes. Comment?
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