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Thursday Dec 18 | via Sun Journal
Seven real estate associations in Eastern North Carolina have agreed to establish a regional multiple listing service that will give the groups more bargaining power with firms that sell MLS platforms and also allow home buyers and sellers the possibility of one-stop shopping across several geographic areas. The system will not be in place, however, until 2016, said Jody Wainio, president of the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Business Journal
Seven professional realtor organizations in eastern North Carolina are joining forces to establish a regional multiple listing service, or MLS. Paperwork for a new limited liability company called North Carolina Regional MLS was filed last week with the N.C. Secretary of State's Corporations Division, reports Wilmington Biz . Comment?
Oct 27, 2014 | via Jacksonville Daily News
The agents - the majority of them women - meet strangers, often alone, on a daily basis, making them easy targets for crime, Atlanta-based safety consultant A.J. Gwyn told a gathering of agents Thursday at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage in Wilmington. Comment?
Sep 18, 2014 | via Phillymag.com
Which counties are seeing an influx of millennials? Which are seeing rapid emigration? And where the heck are baby boomers going? RealtyTrac's latest report answers these and other questions after analyzing Census population data in over 1,800 counties between 2007 and 2013. In addition to using the Census data to track each generation's migration patters, the study used rental rates and median prices to see what prompted millennials and baby boomers to go certain places and not others. Comment?
Jul 13, 2014 | via Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Last Wednesday, members of the Wilmington Regional Association of RealtorsA boarded a charter bus bound for the General Assembly in downtown Raleigh, NC. Comment?
Friday | 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?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Burlington Times News
The day after a wire service reported that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory received a six-figure stock payout from an online mortgage broker that is regulated by the state, the governor's emphatic reaction to the story nearly eclipsed the news itself. McCrory spent Wednesday denouncing the article, which documented his receipt of early vested restricted stock from Tree.com when he left the company's board of directors soon after taking office in early 2013. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Washington Times
Political analysts from both parties said they had concerns Wednesday about whether North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory had been forthcoming about payments of more than $185,000 in cash and stock that he accepted from a Charlotte mortgage broker after he took office last year. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina each received six-figure payouts while holding elected office from Tree.com, the corporate parent of the website LendingTree. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via New York Daily News
U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its customers. Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its customers. Comment?
4 min ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
Even though they had enough for a down payment, John Mast-Finn and his wife, Kelly Mehring, received a down-payment gift from Mast-Finn's parents when they bought a Clintonville home, freeing up the couple's money for furnishings. How about a down payment on a home? This year, 26 percent of first-time homebuyers have relied on a gift for at least part of their down payment, according to a National Association of Realtors survey. Comment?
10 min ago | via New York Post
Nobody wants to return to the kind of risky home loans that spurred 2008's banking collapse. Sliding back toward lax lending would be nuts. Comment?
16 min ago | via Lowell Sun
Corporate landlords are benefiting from the worst U.S. rental-housing shortage in more than a decade as construction trails demand and more Americans opt to lease rather than buy. There's an undersupply of single-family houses and apartments to rent for the first time since 2001, according to an analysis by Frank Nothaft, chief economist at mortgage buyer Freddie Mac, based on available inventory and historic vacancy rates. Comment?
16 min ago | via Berwick Advertiser
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Home buyers in Northumberland will pay 816 less in Stamp Duty under new Coalition reforms, research by the Liberal Democrats has shown. Comment?
43 min ago | via David Smith's EconomicsUK.com
A few days ago something happened which I have not experienced for a very long time, if ever. Inflation fell to just 1% and will surely go even lower when the figures for December are published next month. Comment?
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