McLean Real Estate News
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7 hrs ago | via The Washington Post
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which attracted investors such as hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman even as the mortgage giants hand over their profits to taxpayers, are tumbling again. Fannie Mae fell 3.4 percent to $2.88 in New York, after dropping 25 percent from mid-August through last week. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Your training to live a healthy financial life began last week with the "Best practices for a healthy financial life, part 1." The article encouraged readers to learn more about their current financial situations and to track their spending. It may be painful, at first, to track your spending -- after all, ignorance is bliss -- but resist the urge to ignore past habits. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via National Mortgage News
The Risks of an Overly-Concentrated Servicing Industry Post-crisis developments put a lot of underperforming loans in the hands of a small number of servicers. Increased regulation and the need for specialized skills drove banks out of the business. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via Political Wire
Sen. Pat Roberts "put a signature to documents associated with the mortgage on a Virginia residence that identify the Fairfax County home as 'principal residence' of the three-term incumbent Republican," the Topeka Capital Journal reports. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via The Washington Post
Ross Nover, who runs his own design business, knew it would be tough to rent an apartment without a pay stub, so he used a K-1 tax form to prove his income. When self-employed graphic designer Ross Nover, 30, applied for a one-bedroom apartment in Adams Morgan with his girlfriend in March, he wasn't expecting the process to be smooth sailing. Comment?
Yesterday | via Rabett Run
The Bunny was wrong, it's gonna be the home owners who have to pay for flood insurance. Today in the Virginian Pilot on Line , an article by Aaron Applegate appears about how real estate in high flood risk areas just is not selling. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via Virginia Business
Four Virginia companies have been named to Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies list. The Virginia-based companies recognized for their policies include Freddie Mac, Capital One Financial Corp., Booz Allen Hamilton and Bon Secours Virginia Health System. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via The Washington Post
Carter's Grove, on the northern bank of the James River near Williamsburg, was built in 1750 by Carter Burwell, grandson of Robert "King" Carter, an early Colonial land baron. It was meant to awe visitors with physical evidence of the bountiful riches that could be wrung from the New World wilderness For centuries, Carter's Grove Plantation served as an imposing symbol of Virginia's rich history; the mansion is considered one of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in the country, and the nearly 500 acres that surround it include not only sweeping views of the James River but archaeological remains of a doomed English settlement from the 17th century. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via Business News
Barclays , HSBC and bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland are among 13 banks facing fraud allegations and a claim for $1.15bn in damages in the US state of Virginia over the sale of mortgage bonds during the financial crisis . The Virginia attorney general, Mark Herring, made the accusations, which relate to the sale of bonds to the state's retirement fund from 2004 to 2010. Comment?
Jun 14, 2014 | via The Virginian-Pilot
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Tuesday announced a $1.15 billion lawsuit against 13 of the nation's biggest banks, accusing them of misleading a state retirement fund about the quality of bonds made up of residential mortgages. The lawsuit, unsealed in Richmond Circuit Court, is the largest financial fraud action ever brought by the state of Virginia. Comment?
6 min ago | via WAVE-TV Louisville
The woman's body was found in the early hours of Tuesday in a shallow grave north of Little Rock, according to CNN. Lewis was arrested Monday morning by the Little Rock Police Department in West Little Rock after a short pursuit, KATV in Little Rock reported. Comment?
8 min ago | via Ghanamma.com
The 2014 edition of the Multi TV-HFC habitat fair will be held at Akroma Plaza in Takoradi from October 10 to 12 between 8am and 6pm daily. The fair which is under the theme: "Plan. Comment?
8 min ago | via KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Police are reporting that they have located the body of a real estate agent who disappeared nearly a week ago after she was supposed to show a home. Body of missing Ark. Comment?
8 min ago | via WTOP-FM Washington
If you're in need of some extra cash to pay the bills or boost your savings, remember that lesson you learned in kindergarten: the value of sharing. By lending out what you already have lying around -- power tools, old college textbooks, even your home -- you can bring in that extra income you need with minimal time or effort. Comment?
9 min ago | via KFOR-AM Lincoln
Police found Carter's body overnight in Cabot, Arkansas, one day after arresting the case's main suspect, Arron Lewis. Lewis admitted to kidnapping Carter after police questioned him all night. Comment?
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