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Tuesday Mar 24 | 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?
Feb 9, 2015 | via WTVR Richmond
Bank of Virginia and its parent company Cordia Bancorp have launched a new business unit to try to capitalize on what they see as an untapped sector of the college debt market. The venture is known as CordiaGrad, an online student debt refinancing operation that hopes to win a share of what CEO Jack Zoeller said amounts to $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. Capturing even a fraction of that would mean another boost to the bank's bottom line and another step in Cordia's plan of distancing the bank from the doldrums of the downturn. Comment?
Feb 3, 2015 | via The Virginian-Pilot
Real estate agents are being alerted to a man who calls female agents to show him properties in remote places, at night or in areas the agents do not cover. The Virginia Association of Realtors says the man has called agents in southern and central Virginia. Comment?
8 min ago | via Business Journal
Freddie Mac's report shows long-term borrowing costs continue to move back toward record lows, with mortgage rates falling for the second consecutive week. Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.69 percent in the week ending March 26, down from 3.78 percent last week. Comment?
9 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Look out MailChimp, Constant Contact, AWeber and REmessenger: Responsive email marketing software provider Mailify, which just brought a platform that's already popular in Europe to the U.S., is now offering a set of real estate-specific email marketing templates . Mailify says the templates are a response to inquiries from real estate agents, addressing industry-specific needs by allowing users to quickly update newsletters with new listings, share templates within a brokerage and get free cloud storage of listings photos. Comment?
Yesterday | via Patch.com
Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, a law firm based in Columbia, hired Sarah Dye as an associate attorney. Dye brings experience in commercial and residential real estate law and finance. Comment?
12 min ago | via Nanaimo Daily News
Regulators have ordered fines and penalties of more than $50 million against two British Columbia residents as a result of alleged securities fraud and have permanently banned them from public markets. Michael Lathigee and Earle Pasquill were accused of fraudulently raising $21.7 million from 698 investors between Feb. 1 and Nov. 15, 2008, in a scheme involving a group of companies they controlled called the Freedom Investment Club. Comment?
14 min ago | via MarketWatch
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