McLean Real Estate News
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Tuesday Nov 18 | via Bloomberg
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rebounded in November as low interest rates and a strengthening job market helped boost sales. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment gauge advanced to 58, matching the second-highest level since 2005, from 54 in October, figures from the Washington-based group showed today. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Patch.com
Bruce L. Green, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced Sales Associate Gail Perfetti of the McLean/Old Dominion office was individually recognized for her exceptional industry success during the month of October. A top producer, Perfetti led the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Fairfax, Loudoun, Fauquier and Delaware counties, for resales. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Patch.com
Bruce L. Green, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the McLean/Dolley Madison office was recognized for outstanding performance in November. The office led the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Fairfax, Loudoun, Fauquier and Delaware counties, for resales, resale revenue units and resale dollar volume. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
The transaction should have been a done deal. Realtor Paul Nicoli worked with a Townsend client who wanted to move within town. Comment?
Saturday Nov 15 | via Daily Kos
I've been dropping back from blogging for awhile, because I'm up to my eyeballs in a major family crisis. But a story I heard today on the radio just blew my mind. Comment?
Yesterday | via Northern Virginia Daily
First Bank Corporation of Strasburg has announced plans to purchase six branches of Bank of America, including this one at Court and Main streets in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily The First National Corporation, the holding company of First Bank, announced Wednesday that it is buying six Bank of America branches in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia for $377.3 million, making it the largest bank headquartered in the valley north of Roanoke. Comment?
Wednesday | via Housing Wire
First National Corporation , the holding company for First Bank, continues to break into an industry where a lot of others are pulling away by buying up bank branches and opening up mortgage divisions. In July, the company announced the launch of its new mortgage division, "First Mortgage" in Staunton, Virginia, which would be led by George Ballew, who joined First Bank as the CEO of the division. Comment?
Saturday Nov 15 | via Stars and Stripes
After her husband, Joe Farrell, died in early 2013, Sue Farrell gave away some of his personal items to family members, friends and even golf caddies. But she found herself wondering what to do with the suits, sport coats, ties, dress and casual shirts, along with some gently used shoes, that remained in the former corporate executive's closet. Comment?
Thursday Nov 6 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press A Pennsylvania couple went car shopping, bought pizza and took a nap as her unresponsive 3-year-old son lay dying after weeks of relentless torture. By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press A Pennsylvania couple went car shopping, bought pizza and engaged in sexual activity as the woman's unresponsive 3-year-old son lay dying after weeks of escalating... The 49 count indictment includes charges of bribery, money laundering, wire fraud, filing false tax returns and illegal structuring of transactions. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RISMEDIA, October 30, 2014-CENTURY 21 New Millennium, one of the DC Metro Region's largest and most productive real estate companies, will celebrate the opening of its newest and most state of the art offices, located at One Loudoun in Ashburn, Virginia. The new office will offer area homebuyers and sellers an increased level of service and convenience in their real estate transaction needs. Comment?
17 min ago | via The Independent
Royal Bank of Scotland has been told by regulators to pay A 56m in fines for an IT meltdown that affected 1 in 10 of the population, and locked a small number of people out of their accounts for weeks. The bank has already shelled out just over A 70m in compensation to customers of RBS, NatWest and Ulster bank - all part of the same group - working out at under A 11 per person. Comment?
20 min ago | via Ruidoso News
A firm has been hired by the village of Ruidoso to develop an affordable housing plan. Mayor Tom Battin has said he continues to hear about the shortage of housing for those who work in Ruidoso. Comment?
31 min ago | via Investor's Business Daily
Without restructuring, a full market recovery will remain elusive, say economists and real estate industry executives who gathered at a recent real estate summit in Los Angeles. The cracks that they see run deep, from job formation and pay issues to housing stock that doesn't meet buyer needs or wants. Comment?
36 min ago | via Vancouver Sun
Wally Buono has had to let plenty of players go for whom he had strong feelings, when his gut told him their usefulness was past: Allen Pitts, Alondra Johnson, Otis Floyd maybe Geroy Simon most of all. As Metro Vancouver's mayors and councils prepare to settle into a new term, the issue of home affordability continues to loom large, especially in Vancouver proper. Comment?
39 min ago | via Daily Mail
Many prospective buyers fall into traps when buying a house, which can see them paying more in the long run Never spend more than you budget, don't buy for the short term, and don't buy at the wrong time The investment will probably be the biggest financial output you will undertake, and will take a lot of hard work and research to ensure you are on the right track. Establishing a strategy and sticking to it is crucial when negotiating the waters of the house market, especially as Australia's record-making house prices are steadily increasing and safe within a property bubble that doesn't look to burst. Comment?
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