Burke Real Estate News
Friday Apr 10 | via The Washington Post
The spring home-buying season has started strong in the D.C. region with house hunters scooping up places to live at a brisk pace. The 3,662 sales last month were the most for the month of March in the past five years and represented a nearly 16 percent increase in sales compared to March 2014, according to data released Friday by RealEstate Business Intelligence, a subsidiary of MRIS. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via Hotel Interactive
The New York office of Los Angeles-based Mesa West Capital has provided entities controlled by The JBG Companies with $27 million in first mortgage debt to refinance the Westin Reston Heights, a full-service hotel in Reston, VA. The Westin Reston Heights was built in 2008 by Chevy Chase, MD-based JBG, one of the leading real estate private equity and development firms in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Comment?
Mar 13, 2015 | via The Washington Post
Clarks Crossing is a highly coveted neighborhood in Fairfax County. For house hunters, that means residents tend to stay put, so homes rarely go on the market. Comment?
Feb 27, 2015 | via Business Wire
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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?
Friday Apr 17 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
The owner of Gallery at Military Circle mall in Norfolk is behind on the loan it used to buy the property in 2004, and a company hired to protect investors decided to foreclose, The Virginian-Pilot reports. The 45-year-old mall has already lost major anchors JCPenney and Sears and the owner owes more on the property than it is worth. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RISMEDIA, April 7, 2015-CENTURY 21 New Millennium real estate professionals will be featuring homes for sale across the metro region during the weekend of April 18 and 19, 2015. This coordinated event will showcase pre-selected homes throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Comment?
Mar 24, 2015 | via Reuters
A home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in Virginia March 27, 2014. New U.S. single-family home sales surged in February to their highest level in seven years despite harsh winter weather, in a hopeful sign for the housing market. Comment?
Feb 1, 2015 | via The Virginian-Pilot
An analysis by The Associated Press shows that about one in five Virginia legislators has at least $50,000 in personal debt besides a mortgage. But for most of the debts the public currently has no way of knowing whether their elected officials are carrying a car loan or a mountain of credit card bills similar to what prosecutors suggested helped drive former Gov. Bob McDonnell into taking bribes from a smooth-talking vitamin salesman. Comment?
Feb 18, 2015 | via GlobeNewswire
The board of directors of C&F Financial Corporation has declared a regular cash dividend of 30 cents per common share, which is payable April 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 13, 2015. C&F Financial Corporation is the parent of C&F Bank, which was founded in 1927 in West Point, Virginia, and is one of the oldest independent community banking organizations headquartered in Virginia. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via Houston Chronicle
Mary Kristen Valentine , director of marketing and public relations for DePelchin Children's Center, has been appointed secretary for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance-Greater Houston. Rip Reynolds , director of leasing and commercial land for the Howard Hughes Corp., now serves on the Montgomery County Youth Services board of directors. Comment?
27 min ago | via Yahoo!
Getting into a first home in Perth is about to become even harder, with the State's low-income mortgage provider expected to make eligibility requirements more stringent. Keystart, which caters for West Australians looking for a low- deposit entry to home ownership, will tighten metropolitan income caps to avoid exceeding its $5 billion debt limit. Comment?
43 min ago | via Albany Times Union
The New York City real estate market needs tax breaks like ice cream trucks need a government grant to help market their wares to kids. Which is why all New Yorkers should watch the fate in Albany of a Big Apple tax break: It's a test of the integrity of the Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Comment?
44 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Crude oil continued to sizzle this week, but other commodities didn't fare nearly as well. Metals, ags and natural gas underperformed, with losses ranging from 1 to 4 percent. Comment?
45 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Why in the world has JPMorgan accumulated more than 55 million ounces of physical silver? Since early 2012, JPMorgan's stockpile has grown from less than 5 million ounces of physical silver to more than 55 million ounces of physical silver. Clearly, someone over at JPMorgan is convinced that physical silver is a great investment. Comment?
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