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?
25 min ago | via 12NewsNow.Com
Beginning in January, monthly fees on Citi rewards checking accounts will increase from $20 to $25, and fees on basic accounts will rise from $10 to $12. While there are still ways to avoid getting hit with these fees, the requirements for doing so have also changed. Comment?
32 min ago | via Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
ONTARIO >> Thousands of homeowners in need of lowering their house payments have been coming to the Ontario Convention Center since Friday to seek assistance from the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America. The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, or NACA, is the largest HUD-certified counseling agency dedicated to helping people avoid foreclosure and additional hardship. Comment?
34 min ago | via Greenwich Citizen
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Cathy Zuraw Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Bridgeport, Conn. Comment?
35 min ago | via The Truth About Mortgage
Some good news finally came out of Las Vegas today, and I'm not talking about someone winning a mega jackpot on an oversized one-armed bandit. During the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention in Sin City, it was revealed that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will again accept mortgages with as little as three percent down. Comment?
37 min ago | via South China Morning Post
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation was founded in Hong Kong on March 3, 1865, and in Shanghai one month later. In 1980, HSBC acquired 51 per cent of Marine Midland Bank, buying the rest in 1987. Comment?
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