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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?
Thursday Oct 30 | 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?
Thursday Oct 23 | 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?
Thursday Nov 20 | 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?
Friday Nov 14 | via Realtor Magazine
A new marketing campaign from a Central Pennsylvania home builder is reaching out to engaged renters and showing them how they can start married life as first-time home owners. We reported on couples building downpayments into their gift registries years ago , but this is the first we've heard of a custom home builder getting in the game. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Mail on Sunday
Revealed: JP Morgan 'silenced' whistleblower who tried to warn them BEFORE the sub-prime mortgage crisis by paying $9 billion settlement to avoid Federal prosecution Republican bosses: We WILL repeal Obamacare. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Daily Mail
Witness whose testimony was so powerful it forced $9 billion settlement from JP Morgan reveals bank giant's schemes to swindle investors selling worthless mortgages Republican bosses: We WILL repeal Obamacare. Comment?
Thursday Nov 6 | via Daily Mail
'You should text my mom, she is obsessed with you': How former NFL cheerleader's son 'matched up his mother with 15-year-old boy she performed sex act on at beach house' Husband indicted for murder two years after his wife, 50, mysteriously fell to her death at Rocky Mountain National Park - two decades after first wife died in a freak accident Republican bosses: We WILL repeal Obamacare. Comment?
18 min ago | via Daily Mail
Girls want to graduate in marriage: Majority want to wed and start a family within ten years of leaving university Women graduates say on average that they would like to have a husband by the age of 28 It found half the young men and almost two thirds of women who have achieved degrees want to be married and starting a family within a decade. Women graduates say on average that they would like to have a husband by the age of 28 and a baby by 30. The findings, published by insurance company Endsleigh, suggest that a majority of the country's best educated women would like to marry earlier than the age at which in reality most women do. Comment?
16 min ago | via People's Daily Online
The interest rate cut is set to become another major boon for the sluggish property market and, following the easing of mortgage rules on Sept. 30, will fuel demand, analysts said. Comment?
39 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Kiwibank has halted lending to low equity mortgage borrowers after getting too close to restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank. Loan-to-value ratios introduced by the central bank in October 2013 mean lenders must limit new loans to borrowers with less than 20 per cent equity to no more than 10 per cent of the total value of their loan books. Comment?
57 min ago | via SmyrnaVinings.com
The holiday shopping season is heating up for Smyrna Vinings condo and townhome buyers. In October, the Smyrna Vinings townhome and condo market sales remained strong. Comment?
59 min ago | via Cape Cod Times
Daydreaming of owning a second, seasonal home? A mountainside vacation house with a fireplace or two, ski-in access and powdery slopes nearby or perhaps lakefront property with front porch and a sweeping view of the sunlight on the water? Sounds enticing, but fulfilling this dream takes attention to detail and a firm vision of your long-term goals. Two financial factors may help bring your daydreams closer to reality: the 80-year long-term stock market rise and interest rates that remain historically low . Comment?
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