Bala Cynwyd Real Estate News
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Financial Planning
Do Solo Advisors Have a Future? The industry has largely moved to a team model, but some advisors may finish out their careers as 'bachelors,' says John Taft, CEO of RBC's U.S. wealth management division. Women & Wealth: The Invisible Opportunity The women's wealth market presents a very real business growth opportunity for advisors provided they understand the specific approaches and differing preferences that will resonate with women investors. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via Freshnews
FRASER, Mich., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- zipLogix, a technology company helping real estate professionals improve productivity and efficiency, announced new and continuing contracts with five associations in metro Philadelphia. REALTOR "This strategic partnership will enhance the home buying experience for agents and buyers throughout Eastern Pennsylvania," said Peterson. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via Philly.com
A tip of the hat to Hatboro is in order this Sunday morning: March 1 marks the 300th anniversary of the 1.7-square-mile Montgomery County town. Don't make too much noise, however. Comment?
Jan 5, 2015 | via Philly.com
D EAR HARRY: Back in June, my husband and I bought a new home in Montgomery County. We financed 80 percent with a favorable mortgage rate of 3.75 percent. Comment?
Dec 22, 2014 | via WFMZ
The $371.1-million budget passed Thursday also features increased spending on human services, continued investment in restoration of county infrastructure, lower projected debt, a third consecutive yearly payment to the employee pension fund, a small surplus and an increased fund balance, according to county officials. All non-represented employees will receive a one-percent base pay increase, and due to an anomaly that occurs every 11 or 12 years, employees will receive an "extra" pay check equivalent to an extra 3.9 percent in calendar year 2015. Comment?
Sunday | via The Times-Tribune
Shirley Yuhas, Michael Quinn and Mary Catherine Dabbieri joined the firm, which is located in Plains Twp. All three Realtors have extensive prelicensing training. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Altoona Mirror
Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased in January over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. The CoreLogic data reveals that Altoona area foreclosures was 1.28 percent in January, a decrease of 0.34 percentage points from a year ago. Comment?
Saturday Mar 21 | via Examiner.com
It's usually never a good thing to have your name added to a law, either officially or unofficially. Yet that's exactly what's happened to Country-Pop music A1 4ber-megastar Taylor Swift . Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Daily Herald
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles could soon issue photo-less state identification cards under a proposal that an Indiana Senate committee passed Tuesday. The Homeland Security and Transportation Committee voted 8-0 to approve the measure, which would allow a religious exemption to Indiana's photo requirement on state IDs. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via JD Supra
With Republicans in control of both the Senate and the House of Representatives, the showdown between President Obama and Congress on the labor and employment front promises to continue into 2015. Expect to see the President's continued reliance on legislating unilaterally by executive orders and presidential memoranda where Congress is unwilling to advance his legislative agenda. Comment?
2 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.-The Federal Reserve 's No. 2 official floated a series of ideas for regulating nonbank financial companies, the latest indication that top U.S. policy makers are focusing on risks in the so-called shadow banking sector. Comment?
3 min ago | via Independent.ie
Bust developer Sean Dunne is currently involved in a $14m construction project in the US, a bankruptcy official has alleged. Another home he is alleged to have built, in the millionaire's enclave of Greenwich, Connecticut, is also on the market for $5m . Comment?
24 min ago | via Bangkok Post
The People's Bank of China , in a statement on its website, urged financial institutions to support home purchases using a combination of commercial lending and a housing provident fund. The announcement, which confirmed rumours swirling in the domestic media earlier yesterday, reduces commercial banks' minimum downpayment requirement for buyers of second homes to 40% from 60% previously. Comment?
31 min ago | via KDWN
The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.035 percent, up from 0.020 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.135 percent, up from 0.105 percent last week. Comment?
35 min ago | via Lake Cowichan Gazette
The report says that, if there is no significant downturn in the Lower Mainland housing market, Langley will be the only community on Metro Vancouver which will be affordable for most home buyers 15 years from now. The report states that the average price for housing in Vancouver at that time will be more than $2 million. Comment?
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