Allentown Real Estate News
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Tuesday | via The Morning Call
A Bethlehem attorney who admitted his role in a conspiracy to falsify mortgage applications has been disbarred by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The disciplinary board of the state Supreme Court announced Tuesday that Edward Lawrence P. Redding has been disbarred on consent after submitting a statement that he wished to resign from the practice of law. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via Patch.com
Larry Minsky, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the Allentown office was recognized for outstanding performance in October. The office led the region, which serves the Main Line, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, for resales and resale revenue units. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via NJ.com
A former Northampton County councilman avoided a stint in federal prison Tuesday after a judge recognized his cooperation into an investigation of a $5 million fraud out of Wind Gap. Nicholas Sabatine III faced up to a year in prison for filing a false tax return in 2009 to cover up $31,375 in earnings he made at Blue Mountain Consumer Discount . Comment?
Sunday Nov 9 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Hilltop Alliance has secured $1.5 million over six years to pump into Allentown, one of a dozen southern neighborhoods under the alliance's umbrella. PNC Bank, Dollar Bank and the UPMC Health Plan are providing the money and will reap tax credits through the state's Neighborhood Partnership Program. 2 comments
Oct 16, 2014 | via Washington Examiner
The past two weeks' wild fluctuations in the stock and bond markets have vindicated the warnings from Janet Yellen and other Federal Reserve officials that investors might be overly sanguine about the central bank's plans for interest rates. Volatility was near record-low levels throughout the summer and into October as the Fed methodically carried out the "taper" of its monthly bond purchases, which are expected to end at the Fed's Oct. 29 meeting. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Palm Beach Post
A 90-year-old man is facing foreclosure on a Boynton Beach home he no longer owns after his lender gave him the wrong mortgage payoff amount. According to court documents, Abraham Maisner, who owned a 3,200-square-foot home in Valencia Lakes, went into foreclosure in 2012 after failing to make payments since May 2010. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Realtor Magazine
A new marketing campaign from a Central Pennsylvania home builder is reaching out to engaged renters and showing them how they can start married life as first-time home owners. We reported on couples building downpayments into their gift registries years ago , but this is the first we've heard of a custom home builder getting in the game. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Mail on Sunday
Revealed: JP Morgan 'silenced' whistleblower who tried to warn them BEFORE the sub-prime mortgage crisis by paying $9 billion settlement to avoid Federal prosecution Republican bosses: We WILL repeal Obamacare. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Daily Mail
Witness whose testimony was so powerful it forced $9 billion settlement from JP Morgan reveals bank giant's schemes to swindle investors selling worthless mortgages Republican bosses: We WILL repeal Obamacare. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via Forbes.com
I write about stock markets, art markets, millennials and their money. Before joining the markets and personal finance desk I produced the investing section of Forbes.com. Comment?
Saturday Nov 8 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Female Realtors are exercising caution in the wake of several recent incidents in the Fall River area where salespeople have received suspicious calls from a man, who says he wants to buy a home and then mentions going on a date with them, police said. The suspicious caller has called Realtors' cellphones as early as 6:20 a.m. and as late as 11:30 p.m. over the past two months; he calls them by their first name; refers to a past showing; and has occasionally mentioned taking the salesperson out on a date to Foxwoods, Fall River police said in an alert issued to Realtors. Comment?
26 min ago | via Nanaimo Daily News
Good financial advice can be hard to find, but does every Canadian really need to hire their own financial planner? Everyone has some form of assets and liabilities, but it's the complexity of their personal balance sheet that should be a determining factor, says Moshe Milevsky, an associate professor in finance at the Schulich School of Business at York University. If your financial situation is as simple as putting aside money for retirement and aggressively paying off your mortgage, there's not necessarily a need to bring in another party, he said. Comment?
30 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
"People are borrowing $30,000 to $40,000 to do a kitchen or a bathroom but bigger home renovations are in the hundreds of thousands," Patten said. "People are borrowing $30,000 to $40,000 to do a kitchen or a bathroom but bigger home renovations are in the hundreds of thousands," Patten said. Comment?
36 min ago | via Fiji Times
A VETERAN real estate agent believes the local real estate market is being exploited by agents who want a bigger piece of the pie. "They are only blamed, there are some agents out there who aim to achieve prices well above the valuation to receive a bigger piece of the pie. Comment?
36 min ago | via Fiji Times
Real Estate businessman Reginald Jokhan says iTaukei lease is just as secure as freehold or state land if one secures the lease from the right body. Picture: File REAL estate agent and Jokhan Realtors owner Reginald Jokhan says the Government decision not to sell freehold or state owned land to foreigners is the best news ever for Fiji citizens. Comment?
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