Wrightsville Beach Real Estate News
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Tuesday Dec 23 | via Lumina News
It is the most wonderful time of the year - unless, as traditional wisdom holds, you are buying or selling real estate. With potential buyers busy shopping and wrapping gifts, attending parties, and traveling to visit friends and family, sellers may hesitate to list a home during the winter months of November, December, January and February, when the real estate market lags in most places. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Lumina News
Data pulled from the Wilmington MLS and compiled by the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors suggest home sales for the month of November show healthy growth compared to November 2013, but a modest decline from October 2014. The total number of units sold in November 2014 was up 26 percent, with a 3.3 percent rise in average sales price, compared to November 2013. Comment?
Nov 19, 2014 | via Lumina News
This Thanksgiving Day, more than 700 runners will lace up their shoes, and their costumes, for the 10th annual Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot around the John Nesbitt Loop. The Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity offers this fun, active event to precede families' feasts. Comment?
Oct 15, 2014 | via Lumina News
Recovery is slow but steady for building professionals in New Hanover County thanks to a surge of interest from retiring baby boomers, but a panel of local builders raised concerns about issues deterring millennials from home ownership. Five builders weighed in on the state of the industry during a roundtable discussion organized by the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association sales and marketing council. Comment?
Sep 10, 2014 | via Lumina News
The effort to adapt to changes in the real estate industry influenced by search engines like Zillow and Trulia continues following a July announcement of a merger between the companies. Jody Wainio, 2014 president of the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors , said competing information offered by the sites and Realtors is the biggest challenge. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via Independent Weekly
A big Republican contributor from the firm of Scrooge & Marley, he'd once helped a young Duke Energy functionary rise to be mayor of Charlotte. But Jacob Marley died years ago, and unless this is distinctly understood and accepted, nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate about his protg, Pat McCrory. Comment?
Monday Dec 22 | via Examiner.com
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jim Marchese got an early Christmas present from Bank of America . The reality star's company Mortgage Now won an $8.5 million as part of a class action lawsuit against the bank. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | via Erie Times News
A New Jersey-based mortgage company is in line for a whistle-blower payout as part of Bank of America's $16.65 billion settlement in August over the bank's packaging of mortgage loans into securities, according to court and settlement documents. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte, according to the settlement, investigated assertions by Mortgage Now that the Charlotte bank and Countrywide Financial submitted reimbursement claims to the Federal Housing Administration for amounts they had already received from third-party lenders. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | via Albany Times Union
North Carolina lawmakers have voted to recommend weakening requirements for the state's mortgage lenders, a move that proponents say would cut costs for the industry but critics say would dilute protections for borrowers. A legislative study committee voted unanimously Friday to move forward with the proposed changes, which are expected to be taken up when the General Assembly convenes in January. Comment?
Jan 3, 2014 | via Q-Notes
Published: December 19, 2014 in News Updated: December 18, 2014 at 4:59 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor The last year has certainly been a busy one for community organizations and newsmakers across the region. Volunteers helped support their favorite groups as they grew and changed. Comment?
3 min ago | via Governing
The general consensus on 2015's economy is that state and local revenues will continue to inch along , basically growing a little more than the cost of inflation. That leaves little room for increased spending in areas that saw funding drops during the recession. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 24 | via Business Wire
The Rating... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'F1+' short-term rating on the following debt issued by The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System : -- $1.25... )--GameStop survey finds shoppers scrambling to finish holiday shopping with only hours remaining before Christmas. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via Cape Cod Times
Reader question: We are selling our home with an experienced agent. Several occurrences have us questioning the agent's value; missed or late for appointments, pricing advice refuted by a professional appraiser and more. Comment?
48 min ago | via CTV
Riquelme's parents are both brought to tears as they read the hand-written note, which says, "Your house is paid off. Merry Xmas." Comment?
1 hr ago | via SFGate
That's how much Credit Suisse Group could have to pay in legal damages, thanks to a ruling last week by a New York Supreme Court justice who refused to toss out the case. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman accuses the Swiss bank of fraud in the sales of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis. Comment?
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