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Sep 11, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
One of several purple ribbons are displayed around Lackawanna County Courthouse Square on Monday, for awareness of epilepsy in downtown Scranton. November is Epilepsy Month. Comment?
Oct 30, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
Scranton should create a public authority empowered to cut through red tape often associated with developing foreclosed properties, City Councilman Bill Gaughan said Wednesday. Recent changes in state law allow municipalities to use entities known as land banks as a tool to combat blight and encourage economic development - an approach Mayor Bill Courtright endorsed in last year's campaign. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
A woman who made mortgage payments for years on a home she didn't technically own won a court case Wednesday against the bank trying to eject her. It's a messy situation, called a "David and Goliath" story by one of the defendant's former attorneys, and still not fully resolved. Comment?
Sep 3, 2014 | via JD Supra
A panel of the Commonwealth Court held that the trial court properly denied a mortgage holder's petition to set aside the judicial tax sale of a property in Lackawanna County due to alleged improper service of notice and other errors committed under the Real Estate Tax Sale Law . Comment?
Aug 27, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
Editor: I've had enough of our local Democratic politicians feathering their own nests. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Bloomberg
The U.S. housing market will resume its recovery in 2015 after a "disappointing" year as sales accelerate, construction increases and mortgage credit eases, according to a Bloomberg survey of 25 economists and analysts. New-home sales will jump 16 percent to 510,000 and sales of existing homes will climb 5 percent to 5.21 million, according to the median estimates. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Times News
A total of 276 cases were started in November in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows: Assessment appeals, 10; civil actions, 36; custody complaints,14; district justice appeals, 2; divorce complaints, 15; complaint in ejectment, 1; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 30; name change petition, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 20; quiet title action, 1; replevin complaint, 1; tax sale, 1; court appointments, 3; judgments, 136; miscellaneous cases, 2; and stipulations/waivers of liens, 3. The office staff also received and processed 33 applications for U.S. passports. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via Northeasttimes.com
Caring for the community: Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association treated needy neighbors to a pre-Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 26 at Calvary Christian Church. Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association heard from representatives of Tree Northeast, TD Bank and Philadelphia Gas Works at their most recent meeting. Comment?
Jan 12, 2011 | via City Journal
'Are any of these ideas actually stupid?' Stewart wondered. Cut to Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, who described Arizona's plans to sell its state government buildings for $735 million, lease them back, and keep on using them. Comment?
Nov 20, 2014 | via Palm Beach Post
A 90-year-old man is facing foreclosure on a Boynton Beach home he no longer owns after his lender gave him the wrong mortgage payoff amount. According to court documents, Abraham Maisner, who owned a 3,200-square-foot home in Valencia Lakes, went into foreclosure in 2012 after failing to make payments since May 2010. Comment?
7 min ago | via Norwalk Citizen News
The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes fell 6.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.93 million. That was down from a revised annual pace of 5.26 million in October. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via jdsupra.com
"After considering the proposed amendments and reviewing the relevant legislation, we amend the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and forms as reflected in the appendix to this opinion. New language is indicated by underscoring; deletions are indicated by struck-through type. Comment?
12 min ago | via Reuters
Ocwen Financial Corp agreed to replace its chairman as part of a $150 million settlement with New York's financial regulator after the mortgage collection company admitted to violations, including improper foreclosures. Ocwen's shares fell 23 percent to $16.83 in trading on Monday morning. Comment?
12 min ago | via St. Petersburg Times
The Tampa Bay area was among the most robust in Florida for sales of both condos and single family homes in November. And while the bay area's median sale prices continued to be on the low side, there was some good news there, too. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
Central Ohio home sales dropped while prices rose in November, continuing the pattern that has characterized the housing market for much of the year. During the month, 1,682 Columbus-area homes changed hands, 10.9 percent less than in November 2013, according to the Columbus Realtors trade group. Comment?
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