Burke Real Estate News
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11 hrs ago | 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?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via Political Wire
Sen. Pat Roberts "put a signature to documents associated with the mortgage on a Virginia residence that identify the Fairfax County home as 'principal residence' of the three-term incumbent Republican," the Topeka Capital Journal reports. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via Loudoun Times
A balance is returning to the Loudoun County housing market as prices continue to climb, albeit more slowly, in the housing recovery. Comment?
Friday Sep 12 | via Virginia Business
The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors says the number of homes sold in its area in August dropped but sales prices rose in comparison with the same month a year ago. A total of 1,804 homes were sold in August, a 12.09 percent decline from 2,052 sales in August 2013. Comment?
Aug 12, 2014 | via Business Journal
Douglas County ranks in second place on Movoto Real Estate's new list of the "10 Best Counties in America." Comment?
12 hrs ago | via NBC29
By Adam Schreck Associated Press On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute... By Adam Schreck Associated Press On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and... Police discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday, and a man arrested in connection with her kidnapping is expected to be charged in the... Authorities say the body of an Arkansas real estate agent who disappeared Thursday has been found in a shallow grave at a concrete company. Comment?
Sunday | via Rabett Run
The Bunny was wrong, it's gonna be the home owners who have to pay for flood insurance. Today in the Virginian Pilot on Line , an article by Aaron Applegate appears about how real estate in high flood risk areas just is not selling. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via Virginia Business
Four Virginia companies have been named to Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies list. The Virginia-based companies recognized for their policies include Freddie Mac, Capital One Financial Corp., Booz Allen Hamilton and Bon Secours Virginia Health System. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via The Washington Post
Carter's Grove, on the northern bank of the James River near Williamsburg, was built in 1750 by Carter Burwell, grandson of Robert "King" Carter, an early Colonial land baron. It was meant to awe visitors with physical evidence of the bountiful riches that could be wrung from the New World wilderness For centuries, Carter's Grove Plantation served as an imposing symbol of Virginia's rich history; the mansion is considered one of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in the country, and the nearly 500 acres that surround it include not only sweeping views of the James River but archaeological remains of a doomed English settlement from the 17th century. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via Business News
Barclays , HSBC and bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland are among 13 banks facing fraud allegations and a claim for $1.15bn in damages in the US state of Virginia over the sale of mortgage bonds during the financial crisis . The Virginia attorney general, Mark Herring, made the accusations, which relate to the sale of bonds to the state's retirement fund from 2004 to 2010. Comment?
6 min ago | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
CAPITOLA >> Santa Cruz County Employees Credit Union is set to merge with the larger Bay Federal Credit Union on Nov. 1 after a vote by members of the smaller credit union and approval by its board. "The regulatory environment has changed to the point that it is costly and difficult for small credit unions, like Santa Cruz County Employees Credit Union, to compete," said Trey Dunbar, Santa Cruz County Employees Credit Union president and CEO, noting the merger got a "resounding vote of confidence" from members. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Contra Costa Times
With Council President Pat Kernighan retiring, the five people seeking to replace her in District 2 are nearly as diverse as the central Oakland district they are seeking to represent. The most familiar face belongs to former KPIX news anchor Dana King, who moved to Oakland two years ago where she owns an art studio. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via NEWS.com.au
BLACK marks could appear on millions of Aussies' credit ratings over the next year. Is yours one of them? It's not too late to fix. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Investopedia
When individuals fall behind on bills and need protection from creditors, they usually do so using the Chapter 7 form of bankruptcy . The primary advantage of a Chapter 7 filing is that you can essentially wipe your financial slate clean without worrying about "past due" amounts. Comment?
11 min ago | via Washington Examiner
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac against the federal government. The suit, brought by a group of investors including activist hedge funds Fairholme Funds and Perry Capital, sought to reverse a 2012 decision by the Obama administration to take all of the bailed-out companies' profits for the Treasury. Comment?
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