Jackman Real Estate News
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Friday | 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?
Sep 22, 2014 | via Bangor Daily News
Single-family home sales rose in August, compared with last year, as the median price paid for those homes dipped to $178,000. The total volume of home sales for the state's busiest month for real estate transactions rose 3.3 percent from one year ago, bucking a national and regional decline in single-family home sales, according to a transaction tracking service maintained by the Maine Association of Realtors. Comment?
Nov 1, 2014 | via Capital Weekly
Maine real estate sales continued to climb in January, fueled by second-home buyers and those not deterred by the weather. Maine Listings released monthly statistics today, which show that sales of Maine's single-family existing homes jumped 8.60 percent last month. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via State of Maine
The State of Maine filed papers Wednesday with the Superior Court settling the state's complex lawsuit against Standard & Poor's . The lawsuit, originally filed two years ago in Kennebec Superior Court, alleged that the credit ratings giant engaged in unfair and deceptive trade practices in connection with its ratings during the time leading up to the financial crisis of 2008. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via Bangor Daily News
Good morning from Augusta, where Attorney General Janet Mills is scheduled to release details about how Maine will benefit from a $1.5 billion settlement between the credit ratings agency Standard & Poors and the federal government and several states. According to a news advisory, Mills will hold a press conference at the steps of the Kennebec County Court House in Augusta today as she files the state's settlement agreement with S&P. Comment?
Jan 28, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
A debt collector's lawsuit against Glenn Geiser, former owner of closed Bangor used car dealership My Maine Ride , seeking overdue home mortgage payments has revealed Geiser owed more than $2.6 million to other creditors, including the Maine Revenue Service and the Internal Revenue Service. The complaint for foreclosure against Geiser, 49, of Brewer was filed Dec. 30, 2014 at the Penobscot Judicial Center by Charles Boyle, attorney for legal firm Bendett & McHugh, which specializes in debt collection . Comment?
Jan 14, 2015 | via Bangor Daily News
The finance website SmartAsset.com has mapped out the country's most affordable places to live, comparing home buying and home ownership costs - like average property tax bills, homeowners' insurance and mortgage payments - against median income levels and deriving a composite "affordability index." The index doesn't, as far as I can tell, include other costs associated with living someplace, such as food or electricity prices, but paints a pretty complete picture in terms of acquiring and maintaining a home. Comment?
8 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
If it were true that without debt there'd be no money, then it would be impossible to have an economy where there was money but no debt. In fact such an economy is perfectly possible. Comment?
33 min ago | via Hot Air
We've had far too much depressing news this week, so it's time for something good. And by something good, I mean something great . Comment?
47 min ago | via Dominion Post
Dream home: Lee and Andrew Cameron built a home in the Mangatarere Valley west of Carterton and planned to retire there, then pass the equity on to their two children. A Wairarapa couple have spent two years cut off from their home, land and retirement dreams by a dam project. Comment?
50 min ago | via Lucianne.com
Don't let your jaw drop too far, this fundamental change is not just happening in college application processes. This exact same methodology is also being applied to Credit Scores for home mortgages and car loans. Comment?
58 min ago | via The Cyprus Weekly
Based on market records of previous years, normal transactions for Cyprus reach about 10,000 per year. With that in mind, it is expected that transactions in 2015 will be in the region of 50% to 60% of normal years. Comment?
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