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Saturday Apr 25 | via Houston Chronicle
Mary Kristen Valentine , director of marketing and public relations for DePelchin Children's Center, has been appointed secretary for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance-Greater Houston. Rip Reynolds , director of leasing and commercial land for the Howard Hughes Corp., now serves on the Montgomery County Youth Services board of directors. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RE/MAX 100, based in Maryland and made up of six offices and 270 agents, has been sold to Ken Crowley, the current broker/owner of RE/MAX Realty Group in Gaithersburg. With five offices in Maryland and one in Northern Virginia, RE/MAX 100 agents were responsible for nearly $1 billion in residential home sales in 2014. Comment?
Feb 5, 2015 | via Houston Chronicle
Houstonians hoping to buy a home but anxious about the pricey down payment may rest easier. A recent report shows that homebuyers in the Houston region have a good chance of getting access to a down payment assistance program, which could reduce closing costs and reduce the need for up-front cash by tens of thousands of dollars. Comment?
Sep 26, 2014 | via Chron
John Daugherty Realtors' Juanita King just returned from her annual Mediterranean summer escape refreshed and ready to resume the American way of business. She owns a home on the Italian island of Sardinia and visited Cannes and Monte Carlo this year. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
Realogy Holdings Corp. reported a first quarter loss of $0.22 per share, still $0.02 better than analyst expectations of a $0.24 loss as revenues rose 5.5% year over year to $1.1 billion. Realogy's franchise, RFG, and company-owned business, NRT, segments achieved a 10% increase in combined home sale transaction volume compared to first quarter 2014. Comment?
Yesterday | via Christian Science Monitor
They huddled around the Army colonel who commands the sprawling Fort George G. Meade, Md., base that's home to the National Security Agency and the US military's cyberwarfare command. He told them that protecting the country from adversaries over computer networks is now just as crucial as protecting it on land, in the air, at sea, and in space. Comment?
Yesterday | via Denton Record-Chronicle
The Dallas-Fort Worth area has the hottest housing market in the country, according to a new report by Realtor.com. Analysts rated the top markets in April based on demand for housing and how long it takes to sell a property. Comment?
Saturday | via Inman News
Former LinkedIn and Yahoo! engineer Lawrence Yuan was named senior director of engineering for Auction.com. "User experience has always been a top priority for Auction.com in our mission to make online real estate transactions as easy, transparent and secure as possible for an audience that is becoming increasingly mobile," said Auction.com chief technology officer Ravi Keswani in a statement. Comment?
Friday | via JD Supra
This afternoon, Reps. Kevin Brady and Joseph Crowley re-introduced in the House of Representatives a bill to significantly reform the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act . Comment?
8 min ago | via Business Journal
While the number of home foreclosures was down across the country for the month of March, to 1.5 percent, Florida is not doing quite as well. The Sunshine State recorded more than double the national average for foreclosures, coming in at 3.2 percent of the broader real estate market, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor report by Black Knight, the financial information systems company based in Jacksonville. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Winnipeg Free Press
It is unfortunate that the sitting government has to waste valuable political capital manoeuvering around obstructionist balanced budget legislation , but the media and opposition continue to place recent budget analyses in its distorting frame. Contrary to established economic theory and practice, BBL always equates balanced budgets with prudent fiscal practice. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
Two House Financial Services Committee members introduced a bipartisan bill late last week that is designed to give lenders breathing room when new disclosure rules go into effect on Aug. 1. The bill would shield lenders from regulatory enforcement actions and private lawsuits through yearend if they make a good faith effort to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new rule. The bill would shield banks, thrifts, credit unions and nonbank mortgage lenders and title companies. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
March featured the largest monthly decline in the mortgage delinquency rate in nine years, according to Black Knight Financial Services. The report noted that the total U.S. loan delinquency rate was 4.7% in March, a month-to-month drop of 12.18%. Comment?
24 min ago | via Scoop
The New Zealand dollar edged lower against the Aussie as traders position themselves for the Reserve Bank of Australia's interest rate decision today. The kiwi slipped to 95.90 Australian cents at 8am in Wellington from 96.15 cents at 5pm yesterday. Comment?
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