Hadlyme Real Estate News
Thursday Apr 23 | via CTNow.com
A Newington woman accused in a mortgage fraud conspiracy was sentenced on Thursday to 21/2 years in prison and five years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Malgorzata Karas-Golka, 46, also was ordered to pay $166,500 in restitution. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via The Hartford Courant
Middlesex Habitat for Humanity is inviting all interested families and individuals to attend an applicant meeting for a Habitat for Humanity home. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 345 Main Street, Portland, CT. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
Middlesex Habitat for Humanity has taken the first step in its goal to build two homes in Portland, Conn. by closing on two lots on Summer Street. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via Community Advocate Newspaper
United Bank has announced that it has launched a unique and innovative 12-month program called PATH Plus that is designed to provide the three keys to homeownership - education, savings and mortgage benefits - to eligible individuals and families who qualify through only approved Massachusetts and Connecticut-based nonprofit organizations. United Bank's PATH Plus program directly assists low-to-moderate income individuals or families achieve their dream of homeownership by providing free financial education on home buying and money management and establishing a savings program that requires participants to open a United Bank savings account. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via New Haven Independent
The foreclosure crisis has receded from the headlines, but it remains real for tens of thousands of Connecticut families - who should check into a lifeline that Willona Ferguson caught. That was the message delivered Tuesday morning at one of New Haven's rescue spots: Neighborhood Housing Services , a not-for-profit builder that since 2009 has also helped people avoid foreclosure through a HomeOwnership Center. Comment?
Oct 7, 2014 | via MyFoxNY
The Connecticut home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished. Several neighbors had asked that the 3,100-square-foot house be taken down, saying it was a constant reminder of the tragedy in Newtown. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via NNDB
An embarrassment to both the national and Connecticut state Republican party leadership, Governor John G. Rowland's political career is finally circling the drain. It's difficult to maintain any kind of public support when you're facing an 18-month federal corruption probe, Bill O'Reilly is calling for you to resign, President George W. Bush excludes you from any campaigning on his behalf, and the ranking Republican in the Connecticut state Senate Judiciary Committee describes you as having exhibited an "almost pathological pattern of behavior regarding ethical lapses." Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via Ctnewsjunkie.com
A bill that protected tenants living in properties under foreclosure expired on New Years Eve, leaving tenants across the United States wondering when and if they would arrive home to find their belongings curbside. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal last week introduced a bill intended to extend the benefits afforded by the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Deutsche Bank AG says it plans to "deconsolidate" its Postbank retail banking unit, in which it has held a ... . A traffic sign stands near the headquarters of the Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Comment?
8 min ago | via ABC News
MARK COLVIN: Some may have been surprised last week when a number of superannuation experts said a million dollar nest egg was either not enough to retire on, or would provide a very frugal existence if you did. Like it or not, quite a number of Australians won't have a million in their super fund, and will still have to rely on the age pension. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Washington Post
If taxes didn't exist, Republicans would have to invent them so they could say that cutting them would solve our problems. With the exception of Marco Rubio, it seems like almost every presidential hopeful on the Republican side has come out in favor of some kind of flat, or at least flatter, tax as the secret to boosting the economy. Comment?
27 min ago | via Business World
S&P said Britain's banks and customer-owned lenders had incurred 48 billion pounds in misconduct and litigation charges over the past five years. Britain's four biggest banks -- Barclays, HSBC , Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland -- accounted for 42 billion of that total, equivalent to about 7.5 percent of their revenues, S&P said. Comment?
28 min ago | via Business World
A new report from Fitch Ratings shows that for the first time since 2005 Irish RMBS loans in arrears by more than three months reported a sustained decline to 17.7% in 2Q15, from their peak of 19.3% in 3Q14 and 18% in the previous quarter. Fitch say this recent change in trend is a result of ongoing servicing activities aimed at resolving long-term arrears cases and an improvement in the domestic macroeconomic environment. Comment?
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