Wheeling Real Estate News
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Saturday Nov 14 | 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?
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?
16 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The recent home resale data from National Association of Realtors indicated that the U.S. homebuilding sector still faces weaknesses. The data showed a 3.4% decline in existing home sales in the U.S. to an annual rate of 5.36 million units in October from 5.55 million units in September. Comment?
48 min ago | via American Reporter
Perhaps we should focus upon entirely new ideas and models instead of repairing financial structures and infrastructures that have failed the industrialized world miserably in the past decade or two. So, when prodded by colleagues I keep envisioning an economic rebound which actually accrues to the benefit of American taxpayers. Comment?
48 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?
58 min ago | via American Reporter
Readers who see three YouTube videos on our front page this past week must be curious. Has The Americzan Reporter become tabloid? Is the editor out of his mind? There is a simple explanation, and it is a news-related one. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Local TV Station KTVZ
U.S. house prices rose 1.3 percent in the third quarter of 2015 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's House Price Index, released Wednesday, which also again put the Bend-Redmond metro area in the top 10 for the largest home price rises. The metro area came in No. Comment?
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