Covington Real Estate News
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?
2 hrs ago | via Daily Mail
Home loans hit a six-month high in February, the Bank of England is to say, amid further signs of a revival in the housing market. 'We expect the Bank of England to report on Monday that mortgage approvals for house purchases rose modestly for a third month running in February, after falling for five successive months to be at a 17-month low in November,' said Howard Archer, chief UK economist at IHG Global. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Equity Financial Holdings Director Michael Rhoderick Jones bought 1,500 shares of Equity Financial Holdings stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 27th. The shares were purchased at an average price of C$9.70 per share, with a total value of C$14,550.00. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
MCAN Mortgage Director Ian Sutherland sold 2,000 shares of MCAN Mortgage stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$13.50, for a total value of C$27,000.00. Comment?
48 min ago | via Lake County Record-Bee
Let's not kid ourselves, the real estate business has changed over the last several years. In the past 15 to 20 years the role of the Realtor has evolved from the primary source of finding a home to buy to assisting the buyer through the complex maze of paperwork, investigation and closing the sale. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sheila Aelman, a senior financial analyst for Simonds International in Fitchburg, volunteers to provide financial education for women. Sheila S. Aleman Occupation : Senior financial analyst Age : 41 Home : Lives in Fitchburg; grew up in Caribou, Maine Family : Married to Esequiel Aleman Jr., children Victoria Aleman, 17, and Esequiel Nathaniel Aleman, 15 Sheila Aleman is a senior financial analyst for Simonds International in Fitchburg by day, and co-owner of All That Events wedding disc jockey and event services on nights and weekends. Comment?
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