Allentown Real Estate News
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Thursday Oct 16 | 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?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via WFMZ
The company that wants to build a $1 billion natural gas pipeline through parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey could have a fight on its hands, at least where this community is concerned. Hundreds of people filled the township school gymnasium Monday night to hear the PennEast Piipline Company's proposal for a 100-mile pipe the company says would bring millions in tax revenue and thousands of construction jobs. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via WFMZ
While that's down from the same time last year, the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton rate actually is higher than the national foreclosure rate -- 1.5 percent. Comment?
Sep 16, 2014 | via Times News
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 189 deeds, 149 mortgages and 266 other writs during the month of August. As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $22,666.97. Comment?
Sep 14, 2014 | via The Morning Call
After living for three years with her son and daughter in a third-floor, two-bedroom walk-up in Allentown's West End, Brooke Strachan was more than ready this summer to buy her own home. For six months, she had pored over listings on the real estate website Zillow, but finding a good home she could afford on her salary as a medical assistant at Lehigh Valley Hospital wasn't easy. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | 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?
Sunday Oct 5 | via Business Journal
EQT Corp. shares fell 5 percent and ExOne Co. fell 4.5 percent in trading Monday, a session where the three major stock indexes all declined more than 1.3 percent. Comment?
Thursday Oct 9 | via The Citizens' Voice
State Senate/House Bill 76 recently passed through the Senate Finance Committee on Sept. 16 and is now in waiting to be passed through the Senate Appropriations Committee. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 7 | via Daily Kos
On Sept. 4, 1886, Goyathlay, the leader of the Chiricahua band of Bedonkohe Apaches known as Geronimo, surrendered along with 37 men, women and children. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Post-gazette.com
Rob McCord is in the business of making you money and paying your bills. He's in the market for low-risk, steady return investments, and if there's a clean energy angle, all the better, according to the state treasurer. Comment?
15 min ago | via Nashua Telegraph
A steady decline in recent weeks brought down the average rate for a 30-year fixed home loan below 4 percent to 3.92 percent this week, the lowest level in more than a year. As recently as January, the average was 4.53 percent, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Prince George Citizen
In the time it takes a downtown Vancouver resident to get to the nearest Ikea store, a Prince George resident can go from the centre of the city to the region's rural, agricultural community. For those wishing to live and work in that world, and only venture into the city for business and recreation, Prince George represents a ripe opportunity. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Japan Times
Time was that "being a millionaire" was a mark of unimaginable success. You'd joined the financial elite. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Press On-Line
My Greek father would tell me off for discussing money so publicly but if there's one thing owning a house teaches you, it's that money matters. My partner Robbie wouldn't approve either but I've always wanted this column to be honest, so here goes. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Dallas Morning News
With mortgage rates sliding for a fifth straight week, the possibility of locking in a rate below 4 percent is tempting and could unleash a wave of refinancing. It may even convince some Americans to buy their first home. Comment?
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