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Dec 23, 2014 | via Daily Herald
A new study finds that just-below pricing on products big and small signals a bargain in our minds, especially if the price ends with the digit 9. It's as if consumers perceive they're getting something back from the higher round number, as one study put it. And that can pay off big if you're selling your home. Comment?
Apr 30, 2014 | via KCRG
Young Americans with big college debts are often portrayed as struggling to pay their bills. The reality is somewhat different - those owing supersized student loans tend to be higher paid. Comment?
Nov 3, 2014 | via WWWV-FM Charlottesville
STUDENT LOAN DEBT: President Barack Obama signs a Presidential Memorandum on reducing the burden of student loan debt, Monday, June 9, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The president said the rising costs of college have left America's middle class feeling trapped. Comment?
Nov 1, 2014 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Virginia is the second lowest in the U.S., according to a report released Friday by the AAA. On average, drivers in the Commonwealth are paying $2.78 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Comment?
Jul 31, 2014 | via Wall Street Journal
To get top dollar for his Portland, Ore., home, Alex Hickman played lowball. He set his asking price below that of comparable homes nearby-and got six offers in four days. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via The Virginian-Pilot
A New York man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 14 years in prison on charges he helped orchestrate an elaborate ID theft ring that involved multiple burglaries of mortgage offices. Jeffrey "Lef" Washington, 30, pleaded guilty last year to one count each of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Realtors sold 22,968 homes during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Virginia Association of Realtors . That's a 2.3 percent increase over the 22,458 residential units sold during the fourth quarter of 2013. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
It took less than five minutes for a House of Delegates committee to kill a bill to shut down a kind of high interest rate loan that keeps piling on debt even when borrowers make their basic monthly payments. "The first time I tried, I couldn't even get a motion. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Business Journal
Northern Virginia's housing market followed a national pickup in activity in December, with sales up 10.6 percent from a year ago. The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors says prices were also up from a year ago, with the average home sale price in December of $572,712, up 3.25 percent. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via JD Supra
In Virginia, class action lawsuits are not permitted in state court.  This limitation, however, does not mean that companies doing business in Virginia are not defending class action lawsuits in Virginia. Comment?
5 min ago | via Inman News
A man pretending to be a homebuyer from Florida is targeting female Realtors with lewd and suggestive phone calls and text messages, the San Antonio Board of Realtors warned members this week. The man - who has used a number of names including Jeff Robinson, Andrew Chandler, Bill Scott and Troy Casey - calls female agents and tries to set up showing for large vacant residential properties, SABoR said. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Chad and Cheryl are saving to buy their first home sometime in the next three years, but they're not sure they can afford the type of house they would prefer. Prices in the city where they live are high. Comment?
8 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
In his State of the City address Thursday night, Port Jervis Mayor Kelly Decker depicted a city with signs of new growth, from new building codes to new tourist attractions and events. Comment?
24 min ago | via Business Wire
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25 min ago | via Business Wire
The purchase includes a total of $120 million in deposits and approximately $30 million in loans. The acquired deposits are comprised of approximately 81% transaction/savings accounts and 19% time accounts. Comment?
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