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Sep 18, 2014 | via The Jersey Journal
A scary number, but it's better than the national average, according to a recent study by The Urban Institute. The study, based on credit reports from TransUnion, found 35 percent of Americans have debts in collections, compared to 29.3 percent of New Jerseyans. Comment?
Sep 4, 2014 | via Daily Herald
Older homeowners often ask their grown children to help draft a will or living trust, but problems can arise if parents live in one state and the kids live in another. Q. I live in Texas, but my parents retired to Florida several years ago, and their home and all of their other assets are there. Comment?
Aug 8, 2014 | via Inside Bay Area
California consumers rank among the nation's biggest spenders on housing and the lowest spenders on energy, according to new government data. Comment?
Aug 7, 2014 | via Los Angeles Times
Consumers in California are among the heaviest spenders in the country for housing and utilities but spend less than the national average for healthcare, energy, and food and beverages, according to new government data. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via Patch.com
In an effort to help families find their dream homes, the MMP Triple Play Initiative will provide $100 million for down payments. For over 30 years The Maryland Mortgage Program has administered loans to homebuyers and the new initiative introduced on Nov. 20 will help continue that effort. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via Business Journal
Prince George's County was one of the hardest-hit parts of Maryland during the foreclosure crisis, and now a new program is aimed at boosting homeownership there. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via WUSA-TV Washington
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. -- Prince George's County has introduced a new initiative designed to help young people buy their first home. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Daily Record
Baltimore's Cordish Cos. and Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment Inc. have been approved by Pennsylvania for their final gaming license for the proposed Live Hotel and Casino in Philadelphia , the companies announced on Tuesday. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via The Washington Post
If you live in Maryland and your real estate agent refuses to refer you to a mortgage lender, he isn't being rude. Real estate agents making referrals to service providers in Maryland can now be fined up to $5,000 if they violate a new state Real Estate Commission regulation. Comment?
1 min ago | via Dorsetecho.co.uk
Mortgage lenders have trimmed more of their rates down to rock bottom lows as the battle for home owners' business hots up in the run-up to Christmas. On Monday, HSBC will launch its lowest ever five-year fixed-rate mortgage at 2.48%. Comment?
16 min ago | via The Raw Story
The Wells Fargo bank branch is seen in Golden, Colorado on Oct. 11, 2013. Photo by Rick Wilking for Reuters. Comment?
18 min ago | via Sunday Herald
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. 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. Comment?
47 min ago | via Independent.ie
Thousands forced rent because they are unable to get on into the property market; KBC puts pressure on rivals with rate cut The soaring price of rental accommodation means that money is better spent on a property that you will eventually own, experts say. However, thousands of would-be first-time buyers will be locked out of the housing market for at least another two years due to a lack of suitable houses. Comment?
55 min ago | via Ghanamma.com
Ms Delores Sekyere, Director of Ghana Prime Properties, on Friday urged government to speed up the passage of the Real Estate Regulatory Bill to help sanitise the industry. She said the real estate industry in Ghana was evolving at a very fast rate, hence the need to have a law in place to regulate the activities of operators. Comment?
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