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Nov 7, 2014 | via The Review
The Stark County Association of Realtors has appointed Lisa Yelichek, a veteran administrative staff member, to the position of chief executive officer, effective in December. SCAR President David Maltese said Yelichek will manage the association's responsibilities in member administrative services, financial management, staff management, member professional education and professional standards, and relationship with the Ohio Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors . Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
Statistics provided by the Ohio Supreme Court show that foreclosure filings declined in the state in 2014 for the fifth straight year. The court reported Thursday the 43,727 new common-pleas filings of residential, commercial, and tax foreclosure cases last year was a decline of nearly 18 percent from 2013. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Mortgage News Daily
Foreclosure activity increased by 20 percent in March compared to February and was up 4 percent from a year earlier. RealtyTrac, in its combined March and 1st Quarter 2015 report said it was the first annual increase in foreclosure filings, which include default notices, scheduled auctions, and completed foreclosures or bank repossessions, since September 2010 but that the increases indicated a cleanup of lingering problems rather than a new round of distress. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Business Journal
The number of bank repossessions in Ohio for the first quarter rose 54 percent compared to a year ago, the biggest increase of any state, according to a report by RealtyTrac . This contradicts total foreclosure activity trends nationwide, where the activity decreased 8 percent year over year for the first quarter. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Sys-Con Media
There were a total of 122,060 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in March, a 20 percent jump from a 104-month low in February and up 4 percent from a year ago -- the first month with a year-over-year increase in overall foreclosure activity since September 2010. The increase in March was driven primarily by a jump in bank repossessions , which at 36,152 were up 49 percent from the previous month and up 25 percent from a year ago to a 17-month high -- although still about one-third of the 102,134 REOs in September 2010, the peak month for REOs. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via WDTN-TV Dayton
Federal housing grants totaling $134,000 are designed to help Ohioans make good decisions about housing and stave off foreclosures. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Tuesday announced the grants to support 10 housing counseling organizations in Ohio. Comment?
5 min ago | via Business Journal
Fifth Third Bancorp met analysts' estimates with its first-quarter earnings release on Tuesday before the market opened, but Wall Street loved it. Comment?
59 min ago | via Star Tribune
Federal regulators say the loan servicing firm's misdeeds included making abusive calls to mortgage customers and misrepresenting balances they owed. Green Tree Servicing of St. Paul has agreed to pay $48 million to an unspecified number of mortgage customers and a civil penalty of $15 million to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to settle charges that it used illegal loan servicing and debt collection practices. Comment?
12 min ago | via Houston Chronicle
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and wife Cecilia paid just $104 in federal income taxes for 2014, their joint tax return shows . The Abbotts earned a total of $131,251 in income for 2014, on which they claimed $102,249 in deductions for property taxes and mortgage interest paid on their million-dollar home , as well as $4,495 in charitable donations. Comment?
15 min ago | via The Washington Post
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The Federal Reserve is preparing to raise its benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2006. Comment?
18 min ago | via KHGI
Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg wants to help lower student debt for college grads. The treasurer visited North Platte and Kearney High School today to recognize students who passed an online finance class. Comment?
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