Yesterday | via Patch.com
Jordan Cooper may not have reached his 30th birthday yet, but he already has a vision of how he can help Montgomery County. Comment?
Sunday May 19 | via The Fresno Bee
Banks have paid less than half the $5.7 billion in cash owed to troubled homeowners under nearly 30 settlements brokered by the government since 2008, delaying help to the millions of victims of discrimination and shoddy lending that epitomized the housing crisis, a Washington Post analysis of government data finds. Comment?
Tuesday May 14 | via Gazette.net
The town of Brookeville's annual meeting ended in celebration Monday night, when residents and commissioners gathered on the grounds of the Brookeville Academy to ceremonially burn a copy of the building's mortgage. Comment?
Thursday May 9 | via Gazette.net
Despite holding a full-time job with the federal government, Chantal Rice still can't afford a three-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County - so that she, her daughter and her son can all have their own rooms. Comment?
Wednesday May 8 | via Patch.com
A home ownership tax credit favored by the wealthy disproportionately benefits residents of Maryland and Montgomery County, particularly Bethesda, Gaithersburg and Frederick, a report from Pew Charitable Trusts found . Comment?
Tuesday May 14 | via JD Supra
As a result of recent Maryland legislation, commercial property owners currently considering the financing or refinancing of their real estate may achieve significant recordation tax savings when using so-called "indemnity deeds of trust" . IDOTs are deeds of trust which encumber the property of a Borrower's guarantor, as distinguished from the ... (more) Comment?
Yesterday | via The Afro American Newspaper
While America's economy continues to recover, we should not forget those of our neighbors who are struggling. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Baltimore Sun
Marylanders received more than $1.3 billion in relief from the National Mortgage Settlement during a 12-month period, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Tuesday. Comment?
Tuesday May 14 | via WUSA9
Just when the local housing market is looking stronger, red flags are emerging in Maryland, with foreclosure activity up triple-digits last month. Comment?
Friday May 10 | via GlobeNewswire
Old Line Bancshares, Inc. , the parent company of Old Line Bank, today announced the completion of its acquisition of WSB Holdings, Inc., the parent company of The Washington Savings Bank, F.S.B. . The combination of Old Line Bank and The Washington Savings Bank creates the fifth-largest independent commercial bank based in Maryland, with assets of ... (more) Comment?
4 min ago | via Northern Michigan News
No one answered the tax-help hotline at the IRS on Friday. And you could forget about getting advice on avoiding foreclosures at the 80 Housing and Urban Development field offices nationwide. Comment?
7 min ago | via WTEN-TV Albany
After their 2-year-old son died of untreated pneumonia in 2009, faith-healing advocates Herbert and Catherine Schaible promised a judge they would not let another sick child go without medical care. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Reuters
General Growth Properties Inc has paired with Brookfield Office Properties Inc to bid for one of the most sought after Manhattan office buildings on the market, making what could be the mall owner's entry into the urban street retail real estate market, according to sources familiar with the deal. Comment?
11 min ago | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Becky and David Klenke and their children Jake, 9, and Lauren, 8, had become Whitefish Bay wanderers of a sort. Comment?
11 min ago | via TheStreet.com
During Alan Greenspan's tenure at the helm of the Federal Reserve , the investment community created a phrase to capture the former chairman's wordiness. Comment?