Harbert Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Harbert, MI continually updated from thousands of sources.
Saturday Sep 27 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
The area housing market is rebounding from disppointing numbers in July. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors says home sales in August rose 13% from July and prices held steady. Comment?
Jul 23, 2014 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
The brutal winter is still having an impact on existing home sales in the area. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors reports for the first six months of the year, the numbers are about a month behind 2013. Comment?
May 5, 2014 | via Wall Street Journal
Amid renewed concern about weak housing demand, there's this bright spot: the number of mortgage on which lenders initiated foreclosure in March fell to the lowest level in 7A1 2 years, according to a new report. Comment?
Friday Oct 17 | via MLive.com
The state is coordinating free workshops across Michigan on Monday, Oct. 20 aimed at providing personal financial checkups to Michigan residents 50 years and older. The workshops, called Reinventing Mi Retirement: achieving financial security to last a lifetime, are sponsored by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services and its partners which include professional organizations, banks and credit unions. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via MLive.com
A new study of home mortgage activity concludes that West Michigan is the nation's most "racially uneven" housing market when it comes to helping African Americans and Hispanics recover from the housing bust. The Urban Institute's national study of 100 million mortgages from 2001 to 2013 concluded that while mortgage loans are down sharply for all homeowners from the heyday in the mid-2000s, the decline has been much sharper for African Americans and Hispanics. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via MLive.com
In September, median selling prices of residential real estate in Metro Detroit climbed 14.6 percent on an annual basis to $149,000, marking the 19th straight month of growth, according to figures released this week by Realcomp. Realcomp, the Farmington Hills-based Multiple Listing Service for southeast Michigan, defines Metro Detroit as Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Livingston Counties. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via ClickOnDetroit
What does a 28,000-square-foot mansion on Lakeshore Drive look like? Well, you could mention the massive quantities of marble, the grand staircase, the restaurant-sized wine cellar, the indoor pool, the outdoor pool or the many artisanal murals and custom work throughout the house. "The property is spectacular. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via Reuters
Detroit needs to eradicate blighted properties and keep its art collection in order to thrive once it exits bankruptcy, a billionaire business leader told the city's bankruptcy trial on Wednesday. "Blight is like a cancer. Comment?
2 min ago | via The York Daily Record
Within minutes, the two carjackers had overtaken the real estate agent's SUV, sexually assaulted her and crashed into a crowd at a busy intersection, killing a mother and three children selling fruit for a church fundraiser. "You want to live? Or you want to die?" the agent said she was asked by the first man, who pointed what looked like a gun. Comment?
3 min ago | via Carlsbad Current-Argus
The nation's largest servicer of subprime mortgages has engaged in abuses that could potentially harm hundreds of thousands of borrowers, according to the New York Superintendent of Financial Services. The state regulator issued a letter Tuesday to Ocwen Financial Corp., documenting many of the same kinds of abuses that worsened the housing crisis and the Great Recession. Comment?
6 min ago | via Atlanta Real Estate Forum
Prospective home buyers, residents and neighbors can attend this weekend's Pick of the Patch event at Mallard's Landing, a new home community in Jefferson. This free pumpkin picking party is the perfect opportunity for prospective home buyers to meet current residents and tour new homes while enjoying fall fun! Hosted by Coldwell Banker RMR, Anchorage Homes and Brand Mortgage, the event will include free pumpkins, hot apple cider, pumpkin decorating, fall portraits and new home tours. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via WFMZ
A real estate agent said she was forced to perform sex acts on two carjackers before they crashed into a crowd in Philadelphia, killing a mother and three children. The woman's testimony helped lead a judge Tuesday to uphold murder, sexual assault, carjacking and other charges against 23-year-old parolee Cornelius Crawford. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Channelnewsasia.com
Sales of existing homes rebounded in September, rising 2.4 per cent to an annual rate of 5.17 million units, their highest pace this year, said the National Association of Realtors. WASHINGTON: US existing-home sales rebounded in September from a dip in August to their highest pace of the year, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday . Comment?
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