New Freedom Real Estate News
Saturday Apr 11 | via The York Daily Record
For the first three months of 2015, York County home sales were 15 percent higher than they were the same period last year, continuing a trend of double-digit percentage growth. The Realtors Association of York & Adams Counties said in a news release that 933 homes were sold through March 2015. Comment?
Feb 10, 2015 | via York Dispatch
A total of 267 homes sold in York County last month, compared to 234 in January 2013, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Realtors Association of York and Adams Counties. JERUSALEM - An Israeli man looking for a job may need to add "drug dealer" to his resume. Comment?
Feb 9, 2015 | via The York Daily Record
The York County commercial real estate market showed signs of tightening in fourth quarter 2014 as businesses continued to buy and lease properties, according to a report from ROCK Commercial Real Estate. ROCK spokeswoman Heather Kreiger confirmed that industrial property vacancy was 5.76 percent, down from 6.98 percent in fourth quarter 2013. Comment?
Jan 27, 2015 | via PennLive.com
Daniel Fauth left for work with his wife and 1-year-old son cozy and safe in their York County home last Tuesday. Fauth, 30, a full-time employee with the Pennsylvania National Guard at Fort Indiantown Gap, recently had the propane tanks that heat his Lower Windsor Township home filled. Comment?
Jan 2, 2015 | via York Dispatch
The year ahead looks to build on those gains with dropping unemployment, increasing property values and gas prices that should stay well below $3 per gallon throughout the entirety of 2015. York County began the year with a 6.2 percent unemployment rate in January. Comment?
Friday | via Mortgage News Daily
Filling key positions in our industry is not an easy task sometimes, but as one banking vet I know likes to say, "give me someone with a little bit of smarts, and a little bit of drive, and I'll hand them back a career." Of course, she doesn't live in New York, and maybe hasn't read Business Insider's Companies Can't Find Employees Who Can Hold a Conversation or Show up on Time. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Mortgage News Daily
Home prices nationally are now within 3 percent of the peak they reached in March 2007. The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its purchase only Home Price Index for February showing that home prices increased 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to January and were 5.4 percent higher than in February 2014. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via China Daily
Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate and the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics and Business at New York University, told a conference in New York on April 17 that he expects China's GDP growth to average 6 to 7 percent annually. China's real estate market is so big that it can affect the global economy, and the country's regional and local government bond market play a major role in the national economy, said participants at a conference on China's property market. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via The News Item
A backlash over a controversial Indiana law is spurring new resolve among supporters of legislation to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in this state. Bills to include members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community under Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination law have been in the legislative hopper for nearly a decade but seen little movement. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Mortgage News Daily
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the national mover rate has remained stable since 2008. In 1948, about 1 in 5 people moved over a one-year period, that number is now 1 in 9. Between 2013 and 2014, suburbs experienced a gain of 2.2 million movers, whereas cities experienced a loss of 1.7 million people - despite all the chatter about the urban revolution. Comment?
10 min ago | via The Daily Advance
The Telegraph of Macon reports pilots were found to be at fault in a fatal small plane crash in January 2012 and a hot-air balloon crash in March 2012. Former Coliseum Health System CEO Allen Golson and his wife flew from Macon to Ocala, Fla. Comment?
11 min ago | via Business News
David Beegun has spent 14 years behind bars, both in his native Chicago and, since 2011, in Brooklyn's Cain's Tavern. Last year, he was nominated for Best Bartender in The Village Voice Readers' Choice Contest, a New York City-wide poll. Comment?
25 min ago | via Greenwich Citizen
Curtain Works owners Elena Loscher, left, and Linda DeSouza pose in their store on East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, April 23, 2015. Comment?
1 hr ago | via NorthJersey.com
First-time buyers Loretta and Josh Underwood at their new home at 15 Oak Ridge Road in Ramsey. When the sellers didn't want to move in the winter, the Underwoods were flexible enough that they could wait four months for the closing. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
If you have the deposit, you can get your foot on the property ladder but don't expect a family home you can fill with offspring, especially if you live in Dublin The figures, compiled by the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation, also show that many of the broad cross-section of struggling debtors who opted to go bankrupt in the past 12 months were young parents aged in their thirties and forties. The IMHO advised around 100 clients on going bankrupt in the past 12 months, in many cases because their banks refused to accept deals on settling mortgage arrears. Comment?
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