Germantown Real Estate News
Tuesday May 5 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
MRIS recently announced that two of its shareholder associations signed with RealEstate Business Intelligence to provide SmartCharts Pro a subscriptions as part of their member benefits package. Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORSA and Anne Arundel County Association of REALTORSA , with more than 11,000 members combined, are the first MRIS associations to sign with RBI. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via The Washington Post
It was something I had wanted for years. As a Manhattan native, I itched to get back into a city so I could walk to things again . Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. The upgrades are due to an increase in credit enhancement from paydown and the expectation that the transaction will continue to delever as maturing loans repay. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RE/MAX 100, based in Maryland and made up of six offices and 270 agents, has been sold to Ken Crowley, the current broker/owner of RE/MAX Realty Group in Gaithersburg. With five offices in Maryland and one in Northern Virginia, RE/MAX 100 agents were responsible for nearly $1 billion in residential home sales in 2014. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Patch.com
Kim Farina, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, Realtors, announced the Aspen Hill office was recognized for outstanding performance in 2014. The office led the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Montgomery and Prince George counties, and surrounding areas in the District of Columbia, for listings, resale listings, listings sold, resale revenue units and resale dollar volume. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via The Washington Post
April's housing data, released Monday by RealEstate Business Intelligence , a subsidiary of MRIS, shows the trend of higher sales, greater inventory and modest price increases has continued through the first four months of the year. Bonnie Casper , a real estate agent with Long and Foster and president-elect of the Maryland Association of Realtors, says the signs point to a healthy market. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via NBC29
The mayor called on U.S. government investigators to look into whether this city's beleaguered police department us... . Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake holds a news conference on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in Baltimore. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via The Washington Post
These sales data, recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For home sales elsewhere in the Washington area, go to www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via Washington Examiner
A real estate settlement company agreed to a settlement with the Maryland Attorney General's Office last month over allegations that its principals and mortgage loan officers engaged in a kickback scheme, state Attorney General Brian Frosh said. Genuine Title, owner Jay Zukerberg, marketing director Brandon Glickstein and three loan officers will pay restitution and penalties. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | 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?
10 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Commodities fell broadly this week as the U.S. dollar made a big comeback. Only wheat and WTI crude oil eked out fractional gains. Comment?
42 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
MMA Capital Management EVP Gary A. Mentesana purchased 3,000 shares of MMA Capital Management stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $10.67 per share, with a total value of $32,010.00. Comment?
44 min ago | via Times of Oman
New York: Barclays dismissed mortgage-bond trader Yoon Seok Lee over claims related to inaccurate information provided to clients. Lee was "discharged" on February 11 after "allegations involving certain inaccurate communications to customers during the negotiation of residential mortgage-backed securities trades," Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show. Comment?
48 min ago | via Examiner.com
Princeton University Professor of Economics Alan Krueger and Roger Altman, executive chairman at Evercore, talk about the impact of trade agreements on U.S. jobs and the political battle over the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. They speak on "In T... Living and working in any community in America today, one must realize that no person is an island. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
WASHINGTON - Could there be a way to help senior homeowners with their cash flow needs without saddling them - and ultimately their families - with high costs? That's a key question at a time when millions of seniors are flooding into their post-retirement years, many of them with equity in their homes but insufficient income to handle expenses over the long term. If they want to stay in their homes, they can opt for a government-insured reverse mortgage, which may provide them cash in exchange for repayment plus interest after they die, move out or sell. Comment?
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