Lake Ridge Real Estate News
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Sep 19, 2014 | via Business Wire
The Ratings Outlook i... )--American Spectrum Realty, Inc. - a real estate investment management and leasing company - today announced that it had submitted a new plan of compliance t... )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Prince William County, VA. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Comment?
Jul 10, 2014 | via The Washington Post
Home sales remain stubbornly slow in the D.C. region, even as mortgage rates continue to fall . Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Realtors sold 22,968 homes during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Virginia Association of Realtors . That's a 2.3 percent increase over the 22,458 residential units sold during the fourth quarter of 2013. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
It took less than five minutes for a House of Delegates committee to kill a bill to shut down a kind of high interest rate loan that keeps piling on debt even when borrowers make their basic monthly payments. "The first time I tried, I couldn't even get a motion. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Business Journal
Northern Virginia's housing market followed a national pickup in activity in December, with sales up 10.6 percent from a year ago. The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors says prices were also up from a year ago, with the average home sale price in December of $572,712, up 3.25 percent. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via JD Supra
In Virginia, class action lawsuits are not permitted in state court.  This limitation, however, does not mean that companies doing business in Virginia are not defending class action lawsuits in Virginia. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via The Washington Post
Many locals cringe at the thought of crossing the Potomac from Maryland to Virginia, or vice versa. Some of us are so repulsed by the thought of making the white-knuckled drive to our border state that it is not unusual to find local online dating profiles that specifically mention the desire to find a mate on the same side of the river. Comment?
3 min ago | via MarketWatch
First-time home buyers, many of them millennials, will receive some long-awaited mortgage assistance this year thanks to recent moves in Washington. The administration earlier this month cut the premium that borrowers with a Federal Housing Administration loan must pay for mortgage insurance to 0.85% from 1.35%. Comment?
43 min ago | via Reuters
Poland's economy ministry proposed on Wednesday that banks operating in Poland help holders of Swiss franc-denominated mortgages by capping their exposure to exchange rate fluctuations. In a statement, the ministry said its proposals included limiting the scale of exchange rate fluctuations to, for example, 15 percent within a year, 40 percent over five consecutive years, and 100 percent over a mortgage's lifetime. Comment?
21 min ago | via Nerve News
The country's largest mortgage lender -- State Bank of India -- has decided to raise equity capital of Rs.15,000 crore to meet the increased capital needs for matching the anticipated growth in business, the bank said. The bank said the equity issue is also to maintain its capital adequacy ratio at 12 percent from fiscal 2014-15 and 2015-16. Comment?
24 min ago | via Bloomberg
A combination of plunging oil prices and falling interest rates risks pushing Norway's housing market beyond its breaking point, the financial regulator said. The economy of western Europe's biggest oil exporter is now struggling to expand amid a slump in crude. Comment?
25 min ago | via Bloomberg
As the key spring U.S. homeselling season approaches, buyers are finding deals on new houses as builders focus on boosting revenue. Dwayne Saunders purchased a house in Eastvale, California, in December, paying $450,000 after builder D.R. Horton Inc. cut the price by 4.5 percent, threw in a washer-dryer and covered his closing costs. Comment?
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