Compton Real Estate News
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Thursday Dec 11 | via The Washington Post
These sales data recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Sunday Dec 7 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Less than a year after a federal appeals court ruled Freddie Mac is exempt from state and local real estate recordation taxes, the housing finance giant has sued the state of Maryland and Prince George's County for refusing to record a deed on a $58 million property sale if Freddie Mac didn't pay those levies. Freddie Mac filed a lawsuit Dec. 3 against Maryland and Prince George's County finance officials for "illegally" charging it deed transfer and recordation taxes on the 2012 sale of a District Heights apartment building. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Gazette.net
Prince George's County homebuyers may be eligible for a reduced mortgage rate and up to $20,000 in down payment assistance under a new initiative to promote home ownership. Homebuyers borrowing through the Maryland Mortgage Program, an initiative of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, or MDHCD, and purchasing a home in Prince George's County may receive a 0.25 percent mortgage rate discount and $10,000 down payment assistance in the form of an interest-free deferred loan. 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?
6 min ago | via CSRwire.com
Jonathan Ratner, vice president of sustainability initiatives for Forest City Enterprises has been named "Sustainability Executive of the Year" by Commercial Property Executive , a leading trade news organization serving the commercial real estate industry, as part of CPE's annual Executive of the Year Awards program. Award recipients are selected by a panel of 100 senior-level executives from across the commercial real estate industry. Comment?
9 min ago | via Asbury Park Press
John Garbarino is stepping down as CEO of OceanFirst Bank. Banking has grown more complicated over his 43 years, but the principles remain the same. Comment?
10 min ago | via Business Journal
Terese Peabody of Stanberry & Associates in Dripping Springs was honored with the lifetime career achievement award by the Platinum 50 residential real estate awards program. The 2015 Platinum Top 50 Austin awards were handed out this week at a ceremony at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol. Comment?
10 min ago | via CultureMap
The Austin Board of Realtors has released home sales stats for November 2014, and the news is good for those looking to sell. According to the report, median home prices reached their highest price ever for the month of November in November 2014. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Independent
It's a tale of wrongdoing by financial professionals and buck-passing by the regulators. Simon Read talks to a man who took out a pension mortgage When Michael Williams took out a pension mortgage, he thought he was following good advice. Comment?
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