Burke Real Estate News
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Friday Nov 21 | via Groton Landmark
The transaction should have been a done deal. Realtor Paul Nicoli worked with a Townsend client who wanted to move within town. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via Patch.com
Charles Severance, charged with murdering three prominent Alexandrians, will have a year to prepare his defense before he goes on trial, according to several media reports Thursday. Judge Jane Marum Roush, who has handled other high-profile murder trials, set the trial date for Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Comment?
Oct 20, 2014 | via Patch.com
The Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in September, according to a real estate trends report released Monday by Long & Foster. Here are insights, directly from the report: According to The Long & Foster Market Minute reports, homes across the region are selling in about six weeks or less on average. Comment?
Oct 10, 2014 | via Business Journal
The Washington housing market continues its 2014 trend, with fewer buyers and more sellers than a year ago, and while prices have held up, some jurisdictions saw prices in September fall from year-ago levels. Listing service MRIS' monthly RealEstate Business Intelligence Report says closed sales in September were down 14.8 percent from August and 2.2 percent lower than a year ago. Comment?
Sep 30, 2014 | via Virginia Business
AJ Medina was able to buy a house in Virginia Beach only four years after graduating college. Photo by Mark Rhodes When he graduated from Virginia Tech four years ago, AJ Medina could have returned home to job-rich Northern Virginia. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | via WHSV-TV Harrisonburg
The survey by foreclosure-tracking company RealyTrac shows Portsmouth's rate was 1 in every 584 homes. Salem had the second-highest rate at 1 in every 721 homes. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via Northern Virginia Daily
First Bank Corporation of Strasburg has announced plans to purchase six branches of Bank of America, including this one at Court and Main streets in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily The First National Corporation, the holding company of First Bank, announced Wednesday that it is buying six Bank of America branches in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia for $377.3 million, making it the largest bank headquartered in the valley north of Roanoke. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via Housing Wire
First National Corporation , the holding company for First Bank, continues to break into an industry where a lot of others are pulling away by buying up bank branches and opening up mortgage divisions. In July, the company announced the launch of its new mortgage division, "First Mortgage" in Staunton, Virginia, which would be led by George Ballew, who joined First Bank as the CEO of the division. Comment?
Saturday Nov 15 | via Stars and Stripes
After her husband, Joe Farrell, died in early 2013, Sue Farrell gave away some of his personal items to family members, friends and even golf caddies. But she found herself wondering what to do with the suits, sport coats, ties, dress and casual shirts, along with some gently used shoes, that remained in the former corporate executive's closet. Comment?
Thursday Nov 6 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press A Pennsylvania couple went car shopping, bought pizza and took a nap as her unresponsive 3-year-old son lay dying after weeks of relentless torture. By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press A Pennsylvania couple went car shopping, bought pizza and engaged in sexual activity as the woman's unresponsive 3-year-old son lay dying after weeks of escalating... The 49 count indictment includes charges of bribery, money laundering, wire fraud, filing false tax returns and illegal structuring of transactions. Comment?
Yesterday | via SNL Financial
Only one German bank emerged with a very small capital shortfall at year-end 2013, but this preceded significant capital raises. German nonperforming exposures were also relatively low while their capital under the adverse scenario remained reasonably strong. Comment?
10 min ago | via Guardian-series.co.uk
House prices climbed to another all-time high in November but the pace of growth in property values is continuing to cool, Nationwide Building Society has reported. Prices across the UK edged up by 0.3% month-on-month on October's previous peak to reach A 189,388 on average in November. Comment?
40 min ago | via WNYC-AM New York
In 2007, Franklin Gilliard and his wife, a teacher's aide named Sherry, started their own business: a driving school. Shortly after, they were hit by the recession. Comment?
43 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
On 1 April 2014, new rules on the refinancing of Danish covered bonds entered into force. Under the new rules, the maturity of 1Y bullet covered bonds that fund adjustable-rate mortgage loans with annual interest rate adjustment must be extended if the yield-to-maturity of the bonds will be more than 5 percentage points higher than at the last refinancing , or The Nykredit Group has just finished its bond sales in connection with the refinancing of ARMs with 1Y funding with interest rate adjustment as at 1 January 2015, and has determined the interest rate triggers for the bonds which can trigger maturity extension at next year's refinancing. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
When the declaration came in 1945 that World War II was over, 7-year-old Fanny Silberstein was in a health-care center operated by Catholic nuns in the French countryside. The war was over, but her life was the same. Comment?
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