Lakewood Real Estate News
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Friday Nov 14 | via CNN
In and around Cleveland, nearly 6,000 foreclosed and abandoned homes are being destroyed in an effort to save neighborhoods from blight, crime and sinking home prices. Instead of trying to rebuild on these properties, however, the city has been turning the empty lots into parks, greenhouses, even vineyards. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via WTVR Richmond
After decades of population loss, Baltimore has thousands of vacant and blighted homes. The city plans to demolish some 1,500 row houses over the next few years to make way for redevelopment. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via WVIZ-TV Cleveland
The foreclosure crisis that devastated so many communities continues to be a drag on neighborhoods throughout Cuyahoga County. Thousands of abandoned homes wait to be demolished. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 11 | via Cleveland.com
Mayors and planners from around Cuyahoga County will explore what the county can do to rejuvenate its housing market at the 25th Ohio Fair Lending and Vital Communities Conference. The free event takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Cleveland State University's Levin College of Urban Affairs, 2121 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via News Journal
Land bank eyes deconstruction, rehab policies The next step is to find ways to deal with rundown homes that are too good to tear down Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1wKP750 Richland County Land Reutilization Corporation chairman and county treasurer Bart Hamilton said the land bank now has good working policies on housing demolition and disposing of vacant land. The next step is to find ways to deal with rundown homes that are too good to tear down. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Hudson Hub-Times
Dallas, Texas-based Supreme Lending has expanded its reach into Ohio by opening a regional office in Stow where its Ohio-based staff can assist clients in securing mortgage loans with in-depth knowledge of the Ohio real estate market. Supreme is a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac seller/servicer offering a full range of mortgage programs including conforming and non-conforming loans; FHA, VA and USDA loans; investment loans and renovation loans; condo and Jumbo loans. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Cleveland.com
Home sales rose in the Buckeye State and across the nation last month, topping September's performance and beating last year's levels. The Ohio Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of new and previously owned homes jumped 5.5 percent from September to October, based on seasonally adjusted figures. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Business Journal
RealtyTrac reports that while the 69 home flips in the third quarter in Dayton represented an 11 percent decline from the second quarter, the region had a 1 percent increase for the year. Home flipping has declined in Ohio and across the nation, but the year-over-year data shows the practice had a slight increase in Dayton. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via The Columbus Dispatch
New borrowers are signing up for home-equity lines of credit just as older borrowers are learning an important lesson about the loans. The number of Americans getting home-equity lines jumped 21 percent this year to a six-year high, according to the credit service Equifax. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via Business Journal
Coldwell Banker Real Estate has created a side-by-side comparison of four-bedroom, two-bathroom home prices in 2,000 markets across the country. Comment?
21 min ago | via The Straits Times
Some Singaporeans do not ask neighbours to help with childcare, but mums in a group called Kampung Wives are looking out for one another The Kampung Wives include Ms Amy Kuo, Ms Anita Lauw with her 18-month-old child Ashley, Ms Choo Pheh Fun with her three-month-old son Jan Kae, Ms Irene Tan with her four-month-old son Levi, Ms Linda Khi and the rest of their children. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES Real estate agent Yeo Khim Kieng with her twoyear- old daughter Kate and older son Marco , and orthodontist Geraldine Lee with her 15-month-old son Cameron and older son Jacob . Comment?
23 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
Popular wisdom says that when you put your home up for sale, it should be as bland and beige as possible. Comment?
57 min ago | via NewsOK.com
As tens of thousands of Oklahoma baby boomers reach retirement age each day, home builders and real estate agents are working to keep up with their changing housing needs. As tens of thousands of baby boomers reach retirement age each day, homebuilders and real estate agents are working to keep up with their changing housing needs. Comment?
1 hr ago | via NorthJersey.com
"Buying and selling property is an emotional process for both sides. The seller is often parting with a place where they have created years of memories, and the buyer is parting with a substantial amount of cash." Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Virginian-Pilot
As economic indicators point to improvements in the local real estate market, Portsmouth remains stuck with a pesky problem that hasn't let up. The city this year has had the highest foreclosure rate in the state, by far almost double that of Norfolk, more than three times the state average and nearly twice the national average. Comment?
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