Burke Real Estate News
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Dec 22, 2014 | via Patch.com
Loudoun's DryHome Donates Free Roof to Cornerstones DryHome Roofing and Siding, a Sterling, Va.-based roofing company, has selected Cornerstones as the recipient of a new roof through its annual Free Roof for the Holidays program. Through a network of housing, Cornerstones is a local nonprofit that works to rapidly re-house individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness and promotes self-sufficiency by providing support for those in need of food, shelter, childcare, and other human services. Comment?
Dec 10, 2014 | via The Washington Post
On the bright side, the market hasn't gone through any wild swings with prices plummeting or skyrocketing. Yet, few people seem inclined to buy or sell a home these days. Comment?
Dec 4, 2014 | via Fairfax Times
While home prices have started to bounce back in Fairfax County over the last couple of years, the average value of commercial real estate has remained stagnant or declined, as the office vacancy rate remains high. Comment?
Dec 2, 2014 | via The Washington Post
Only four cities or counties in the Washington region have been able to rebuild their property tax bases since the 2008 recession, a new study from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis says, raising warnings about the wisdom of tying local government revenue to the real estate market. The "core" metropolitan area of the District, Arlington County and Alexandria, as well as outlying Loudoun County, have seen their overall property assessments grow, but most suburban areas have stagnated since 2005, said David Versal, the senior research associate who wrote the report . Comment?
Nov 21, 2014 | 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?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via The Virginian-Pilot
A New York man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 14 years in prison on charges he helped orchestrate an elaborate ID theft ring that involved multiple burglaries of mortgage offices. Jeffrey "Lef" Washington, 30, pleaded guilty last year to one count each of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Realtors sold 22,968 homes during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Virginia Association of Realtors . That's a 2.3 percent increase over the 22,458 residential units sold during the fourth quarter of 2013. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
It took less than five minutes for a House of Delegates committee to kill a bill to shut down a kind of high interest rate loan that keeps piling on debt even when borrowers make their basic monthly payments. "The first time I tried, I couldn't even get a motion. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Business Journal
Northern Virginia's housing market followed a national pickup in activity in December, with sales up 10.6 percent from a year ago. The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors says prices were also up from a year ago, with the average home sale price in December of $572,712, up 3.25 percent. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via JD Supra
In Virginia, class action lawsuits are not permitted in state court.  This limitation, however, does not mean that companies doing business in Virginia are not defending class action lawsuits in Virginia. Comment?
39 min ago | via Scotsman.com
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. AN UPBEAT CBI retail report and a European Commission consumer confidence survey suggest a turning point has arrived - at long last - on household income and spending. Comment?
52 min ago | via Daily Mail
It's being so gloomy as keeps Crispin Odey rich. Like Cassandra, the ancient Greek prophetess, Britain's most prominent hedge-funder issues dire warnings others ignore. Comment?
1 hr ago | via St. Augustine Record
Nina LaFleur is celebrating her 25th year of practicing bankruptcy law. Previously a partner in a Jacksonville firm, LaFleur established LaFleur Law Firm in St. Augustine to help both individuals and small business with debt relief. Comment?
1 hr ago | via KOLD-TV Tucson
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON - There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year. Comment?
1 hr ago | via South China Morning Post
Jake van der Kamp is a native of the Netherlands, a Canadian citizen, and a longtime Hong Kong resident. He started as a South China Morning Post business reporter in 1978, soon made a career change to investment analyst and returned to the newspaper in 1998 as a financial columnist. Comment?
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