Manchester Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Manchester, NH continually updated from thousands of sources.
Tuesday May 5 | via Realtor Magazine
Could an entire sale hinge on a bathroom fixture? That's a question buyer's agent Valerie Hartman with RE/MAX Action Realty in Maple Glen, Pa., found herself pondering hours before a scheduled closing. After all the terms had been negotiated for a $375,000 home purchase, the sellers ripped out the bidet and the kitchen's water filtration system. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Nashua Telegraph
HarborOne Bank announced Wednesday that it will acquire Merrimack Mortgage Co. of Manchester, a privately held home loan originator that averages more than $1 billion in annual business throughout New England. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Housing Wire
Brockton, Massachusetts-based HarborOne Bank will acquire Merrimack Mortgage Company , a privately held home loan originator based in Manchester, New Hampshire. The deal is expected to close in July and will significantly increase the size of HarborOne's mortgage business, helping provide a foothold in key lending markets in the New England region. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via UnionLeader.com
A Manchester-based mortgage company with offices in five of the six New England states has been acquired by a Brockton, Mass., bank. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via National Mortgage News
The deal will allow HarborOne to focus on growing its banking foothold in key New England lending markets, while bringing in mortgage fee income and creating additional opportunities for the region. It is a $2 billion-asset company based in Brockton, Mass., and the largest co-operative bank in New England. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via UnionLeader.com
From left are Hero and Fremont Police Officer Derek Franek, Governor Maggie Hassan, Joe Carelli president of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire & Vermont and Fremont Police Chief and Hero Jon Twiss during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via Nashua Telegraph
Six years after the financial crisis, New Hampshire still has three times as many home foreclosures as occurred before the Great Recession, although the number is fallen sharply in part because an unusual state program has helped almost 750 households through their mortgage troubles. "Could consumers do a lot of this on their own? Sometimes they could, but it's mind-numbing," said Paul McLaughlin, one of 13 counselors who have been advising homeowners facing foreclosure under a state program called HomeHelpNH. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via Concord Monitor
There are many policy issues that consume our elected officials today, but considerable attention is paid to identifying ways to lessen the burden on businesses in order to spur economic growth in our state. Indeed, legislators are currently contemplating a change in law that would lower business taxes, and politicians routinely talk of the value of reducing regulations and fees that add to the cost of doing business. Comment?
Apr 18, 2009 | via Examiner.com
According to RealtyTrac's U.S. foreclosure market report, in the first quarter of 2009, 803,489 properties or one in every 159 housing units received a foreclosure filing, including default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions. "In the month of March we saw a record level of foreclosure activity - the number of households that received a foreclosure filing was more than 12 percent higher than the next highest month on record," said James J. Saccacio, chief executive officer of RealtyTrac, in a press release. Comment?
Apr 11, 2015 | via UnionLeader.com
A three-bedroom ranch-style house in the Elwyn Park area of Portsmouth went on the market for $330,000 on March 20 and was under contract two days later. Comment?
6 min ago | via KTRE-TV Lufkin
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday. From Boston to Miami, New York to Los Angeles, more than half of tenants are paying what experts consider unaffordable rents, says a report by New York University's Furman Center, which studies real estate and urban policy, and bank Capital One, which is a leading affordable-housing lender and financed the research. Comment?
9 min ago | via MyBankTracker
These days, everyone wants things immediately - including stellar credit scores. A solid credit profile is created after years of consistently good credit management. Comment?
10 min ago | via Estacada News
Community activists have been complaining about the lack of affordable housing for years, saying that the shortage is contributing to homelessness and the displacement of low-income minorities from the gentrifying parts of Portland. But within the past few months, the complaints have turned into a scramble to support a wave of affordable housing initiatives at the local, regional and state level. Comment?
10 min ago | via Albany Times Union
This is a Wednesday, June 1, 2011 file photo of FIFA president Joseph Blatter, right, welcomes former CONCACAF secretary general Chuck Blazer prior to the 61st FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. Blazer was one of four men who pleaded guilty in the Justice Department's corruption investigation into FIFA announced Wednesday May 27, 2015. Comment?
10 min ago | via Inman News
Real estate agents often are not sure where to direct their clients for genuine help when an inaccurate adverse credit report clouds a real estate transaction. New homebuyers are frustrated by their limited ability to challenge inaccuracies on their credit report. Comment?
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