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Feb 27, 2015 | via The Newark Star-Ledger
Hillsborough police and the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office combined to arrest a couple who defrauded a 71-year-old woman out of her life savings. (Photo by Ed Murray HILLSBOROUGH - A Hillsborough couple who authorities allege swindled a senior citizen out of life savings, taking out loans against two properties she owned and later selling one property without her knowledge to finance an upscale lifestyle, have been indicted on charges of second-degree theft by deception. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via Capital Weekly
Nestled in a sunny, pristine and private setting is this immaculate 3 BR Cape with new features galore! Big great room with cathedral ceiling, brand new kitchen with gleaming granite countertops, large screened porch, walkout basement with exercise room or studio, two-car garage, plus an additional garage building. Plus new roofs, front porch, boiler, boilermate, fenced-in pet area, and fresh paint! Great use of space and good flow makes this house much bigger than it appears. Comment?
Apr 20, 2015 | via Capital Weekly
Better Homes and Gardens /The Masiello Group, honored its 2014 top performers at a company awards ceremony held in Augusta Friday, March 27. Agents from the company's 33 offices in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont were recognized for their accomplishments. Agent Meriwether Gill from the Camden BHGRE/Masiello received awards for her accomplishments of closed dollar volume and transactions in 2014. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
On Monday, lawmakers rejected a bill supported by Maine's hospitality industry that would have extended hotel licensing requirements to every entity that rents rooms overnight to guests for less than seven days. The prime target for the hotel industry, of course, were homeowners throughout Maine who rent out rooms in their houses through websites such as Airbnb . Comment?
Apr 12, 2015 | via Herald Gazette
Finding a niche for a new business in the Midcoast can be difficult; however, a local couple has figured out how to use their already established business to expand into their newest endeavor. On the Water Real Estate Inc., sister company to On the Water in Maine Inc. Vacation Property Rentals and Maine Watercraft Rentals Inc., is the new business opened by Justin and Tiffany Ford. Comment?
Apr 3, 2015 | via Sun Journal
That's because more than 2,300 homeowners and 540 businesses in Maine are facing annual increases in currently below-market flood insurance rates. Federal law changes that took effect April 1 will deliver rate increases to a subset of Maine flood insurance policyholders - about 3,300 - when their policies come up for renewal. Comment?
5 min ago | via SNL Financial
The rise of the "knowledge economy" is changing the relationship between landlords and tenants in London, and the real estate industry must adapt quickly, according to a new report by Bilfinger GVA. Tenants in sectors such as science, media, technology and the creative industries are increasingly demanding shorter and more flexible lease structures, said Chris Hall, senior director, Bilfinger GVA, speaking at the launch of the report, "London and the Knowledge Economy," co-hosted by New London Architecture. Comment?
5 min ago | via UPI
The property, now known as Sycamore Valley Ranch, is located 40 miles away from Santa Barbara in Los Olivos. The 2,700-acre estate once housed amusement park rides, orangutans and an elephant. Comment?
6 min ago | via Manawatu Standard
Raewyn Fox, chief executive of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services launched the new "Code of responsible borrowing", developed as a corollary to the code that lenders will have to meet. Tighter controls on money lending can't come soon enough for Manawatu budget advisors, who say their clients average debt of $10,000, which is higher than the national average. Comment?
7 min ago | via Palm Beach Post
A federal judge has granted a $27.7 million judgment against North Palm Beach-based Hoffman Law Group and corporate affiliates accused of using deceptive marketing practices and scamming distressed homeowners into paying illegal advance fees. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the State of Florida obtained the judgment against five companies which tricked consumers into paying millions of dollars in illegal upfront fees to join frivolous lawsuits. Comment?
16 min ago | via AlertNet
NEW YORK, May 29 - Billie Jean Cherry hid over 100 boxes of unfiled documents in a storage unit across the street from the bank she helped run. Her long-time colleague Terry Church, after realizing the firm was about to go under, had even more records dumped into a truck from a window on the bank's third floor, drove them to her house in the mountains of West Virginia and buried them in a trench 10 feet deep, 10 feet wide and 100 feet long. Comment?
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