Kent Real Estate News
Wednesday Apr 8 | via Community Advocate Newspaper
United Bank has announced that it has launched a unique and innovative 12-month program called PATH Plus that is designed to provide the three keys to homeownership - education, savings and mortgage benefits - to eligible individuals and families who qualify through only approved Massachusetts and Connecticut-based nonprofit organizations. United Bank's PATH Plus program directly assists low-to-moderate income individuals or families achieve their dream of homeownership by providing free financial education on home buying and money management and establishing a savings program that requires participants to open a United Bank savings account. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via New Haven Independent
The foreclosure crisis has receded from the headlines, but it remains real for tens of thousands of Connecticut families - who should check into a lifeline that Willona Ferguson caught. That was the message delivered Tuesday morning at one of New Haven's rescue spots: Neighborhood Housing Services , a not-for-profit builder that since 2009 has also helped people avoid foreclosure through a HomeOwnership Center. Comment?
Oct 7, 2014 | via MyFoxNY
The Connecticut home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished. Several neighbors had asked that the 3,100-square-foot house be taken down, saying it was a constant reminder of the tragedy in Newtown. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via NNDB
An embarrassment to both the national and Connecticut state Republican party leadership, Governor John G. Rowland's political career is finally circling the drain. It's difficult to maintain any kind of public support when you're facing an 18-month federal corruption probe, Bill O'Reilly is calling for you to resign, President George W. Bush excludes you from any campaigning on his behalf, and the ranking Republican in the Connecticut state Senate Judiciary Committee describes you as having exhibited an "almost pathological pattern of behavior regarding ethical lapses." Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via Ctnewsjunkie.com
A bill that protected tenants living in properties under foreclosure expired on New Years Eve, leaving tenants across the United States wondering when and if they would arrive home to find their belongings curbside. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal last week introduced a bill intended to extend the benefits afforded by the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act. Comment?
7 min ago | via Bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The S&P/Case-Shiller Index tracked five percent gains in home prices across 20 U.S. cities, topping analyst estimates for the month of February. Comment?
8 min ago | via WOTV Battle Creek
One of the most given reasons for divorce is financial difficulty. Having a healthy debt to income ratio is important to keep finances from derailing your relationship.Debt load and debt to income ration are terms explaining the amount of debt you owe versus the amount of income you have. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Forbes.com
I spent my career in consumer banking, working for Citibank and Barclays. I helped bring credit cards to Russia, expand banking in Mexico and ultimately ran the largest credit card company in the UK. Comment?
11 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Skip college. That's right! If you know someone who is thinking about starting or running a business after college, they should just skip the university and start a real estate career. Comment?
11 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Government sponsored enterprise Freddie Mac has hit the $100-billion milestone in its securitization of multifamily mortgages as part of its "K-Deal" Multifamily Mortgage-Backed Securities program. Freddie Mac launched the K-Deal program in 2009 to securitize mortgage loans backed by multifamily apartment properties, the vast majority of which support affordable rental housing. Comment?
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