McLean Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via Daily Herald
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities appreciated at a faster pace in the year ended in December, a sign that a limited supply is forcing up property values. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values increased 4.5 percent from December 2013, after rising 4.3 percent in the year ended in November, a report from the group showed Tuesday in New York. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via Business Wire
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Monday Feb 23 | via Bloomberg
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes fell more than expected in January as a tight supply forced up prices, showing the residential real-estate market faces an uneven recovery. Purchases slowed 4.9 percent to a 4.82 million annualized rate, the least since April, after a 5.07 million pace that was higher than previously estimated, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed Monday in Washington. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via National Mortgage News
Fannie Mae reported net income of $14.2 billion last year, a sharp decline from the record $84 billion in 2013 that was inflated by accounting for tax credits. The U.S.-owned mortgage finance company will pay the Treasury Department $1.9 billion next month after posting a profit of $1.3 billion for the period ended Dec. 31, a 12th straight positive quarter, the company said in a regulatory filing Friday. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Deseret News
Mortgage giant Freddie Mac posted net income of $227 million for the fourth quarter, down sharply from the same period of 2013, as it sustained losses on the investments it uses to hedge against swings in interest rates. McLean, Virginia-based Freddie also said it will pay a dividend of $900 million to the U.S. Treasury next month. Comment?
Sunday Feb 1 | via The Virginian-Pilot
An analysis by The Associated Press shows that about one in five Virginia legislators has at least $50,000 in personal debt besides a mortgage. But for most of the debts the public currently has no way of knowing whether their elected officials are carrying a car loan or a mountain of credit card bills similar to what prosecutors suggested helped drive former Gov. Bob McDonnell into taking bribes from a smooth-talking vitamin salesman. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via GlobeNewswire
The board of directors of C&F Financial Corporation has declared a regular cash dividend of 30 cents per common share, which is payable April 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 13, 2015. C&F Financial Corporation is the parent of C&F Bank, which was founded in 1927 in West Point, Virginia, and is one of the oldest independent community banking organizations headquartered in Virginia. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via WTVR Richmond
Bank of Virginia and its parent company Cordia Bancorp have launched a new business unit to try to capitalize on what they see as an untapped sector of the college debt market. The venture is known as CordiaGrad, an online student debt refinancing operation that hopes to win a share of what CEO Jack Zoeller said amounts to $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. Capturing even a fraction of that would mean another boost to the bank's bottom line and another step in Cordia's plan of distancing the bank from the doldrums of the downturn. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Virginian-Pilot
Real estate agents are being alerted to a man who calls female agents to show him properties in remote places, at night or in areas the agents do not cover. The Virginia Association of Realtors says the man has called agents in southern and central Virginia. Comment?
Monday Feb 2 | via Business Journal
Monument Bank will seek about $10 million in new capital, likely during the second half of the year, and also is planning a fourth branch, President and CEO H.L. Ward says. The Rockville-based bank is coming off "a challenging year," Ward said, with the bottom line off about 50 percent from 2013. Comment?
14 min ago | via South China Morning Post
That was the stark message to potential homebuyers dished out by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah yesterday. Meanwhile, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said the measures were needed to protect the city's financial system should interest rates rise. Comment?
14 min ago | via South China Morning Post
The same money it takes to purchase a small flat in Hong Kong will cover a mansion in Phuket or a lakeside three-bedroom villa in Italy In a city where property is king, HK$7 million won't get you the castle. But head overseas and that amount of money could deliver some royal returns. Comment?
17 min ago | via Athens Banner-Herald
Tax season is here and, for couples getting a refund, it's a perfect time to create a family budget. Chris Conway, branch manager for Georgia United Credit Union's Athens office, cites unexpected expenses, illnesses, income fluctuation and poor planning as common reasons for families to find it difficult to create and stick to a family budget. Comment?
27 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday. Comment?
44 min ago | via Hampshire Chronicle
IT will take the average Winchester worker more than 14 years to buy a home in the city, new figures have shown. According to the Office for National Statistics, the average weekly wage in Winchester is A 613.70 per week - A 92.90 more than the national average, and A 46.70 higher than the South East. Comment?
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