New Haven Real Estate News
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Tuesday Dec 16 | via WTNH
A former loan officer at GMAC Mortgage and Countrywide Home Loans, 58-year-old Andrew Constantinou, was sentenced to five years behind bars and to pay $2.1 million in restitution for his role in the scheme arising from the purchases of more than 40 properties in New Haven. In April, a jury found him guilty of guilty of conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and bank fraud. Comment?
Nov 16, 2014 | via The Day
When Eugene and Lorri McGuire signed this Quitclaim Deed, they thought they had sold their Jewett City property and that they would be free from debt. An investigation by The Day found more than a half-dozen instances across the state where property owners facing foreclosure allege they were misled and taken advantage of by Timothy W. Burke and companies with which he is associated. Comment?
Nov 14, 2014 | via GlobeNewswire
Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $4.125 million to Metro 254, LLC and Metro 260, LLC to finance the acquisition and renovation of a mixed-use retail property and parking garage in New Haven, CT. The properties, both located on Crown Street, reside in the Entertainment District of Downtown New Haven, within walking distance of Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital. Comment?
Nov 5, 2014 | via Patch.com
Today, Malgorzata Karas-Golka, also known as "Margaret," 46, of Newington, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud related to the scheme and, on Nov. 3, Carmelinda Marotta, also known as "Linda," 45, of Manchester, pleaded guilty to bank fraud, as well. According to court documents and statements made in court, from approximately June 2005 to July 2010, Filippos Milios, Karas-Golka, Marotta and others conspired to defraud banks and mortgage lenders in obtaining dozens of mortgages for the sale of properties owned by Milios, Karas-Golka and others. Comment?
Nov 3, 2014 | via Patch.com
Rich Muttick, manager of Weichert Realtors Regional Properties at their Orange office proudly welcomes Erik Smith to the company. A full time Licensed Realtor, Erik is passionate about all aspects of real estate. Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via Banker & Tradesman
Economic activity in New England continued its modest, if sometimes uneven, expansion ahead of the winter months, which dampened growth last year. According to the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book, the First District, which encompasses all of New England except for Connecticut's Fairfield County, saw year-over-year sales and revenue increases in retail and manufacturing contacts, net hiring in more robust fields and pay levels rising somewhat for temporary workers. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via News Times
Waterfront homes in southwestern Connecticut, those shoreline gems that give the region its Gold Coast reputation, are back in favor following a slump prompted by the recession and hurricanes, according to a new report from William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty. "The real estate market for waterfront homes has been in flux for the last six years," said William Pitt Sotheby's CEO Paul Breunich. Comment?
Oct 29, 2014 | via National Mortgage News
Washington Trust Bancorp is eager to dip its toe in the water when it comes to Fairfield County, Conn., but the company is reluctant to take a full plunge into that booming market. The $3.4 billion company, based in Westerly, R.I., opened a mortgage lending office in Darien less than a month ago, prompting speculation that the move would pave the way for more branches or an acquisition. Comment?
Oct 21, 2014 | via Norwalk Citizen News
Westby is a Thomaston lawyer and former Marine who opposes Connecticut's new gun law, would scrap the Common Core education standards and says the office of state attorney general has become a meddling, anti-business operation that needs to be reined in. "One of the things I want to do to make the state more business friendly, and that means an attorney general's office that isn't out to get them," Westby said. Comment?
Oct 21, 2014 | via Examiner.com
Peter Lumaj, the Republican and Independent Party nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State, called on Secretary Denise Merrill this evening to publicly condemn Democratic State Representative Victor Cuevas for his involvement in the latest corruption and voter fraud scandal to hit the Capitol - Cuevas is accused of both mortgage fraud as well as voter fraud. An Affidavit of Complaint filed with the SEEC on October 8th, 2014 alleges that Representative Cuevas served in the General Assembly representing Waterbury's 75th district, while maintaining his primary residence in Bristol. Comment?
15 min ago | via WDUN-AM Gainesville
Electricity bills. Speeding tickets. Dentist records. Money order receipts. The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month. Comment?
42 min ago | via Post and Courier
The new owners of the former Charleston Naval Hospital, a building central to North Charleston's plans to revitalize the south end of the city, have been sued over money allegedly owed to a local real estate firm. The claim filed this month by Lee & Associates shows that the dispute, involving $276,000 plus unspecified damages, began during the summer and threatened to derail North Charleston's $5 million sale of the long-vacant hospital building to Chicora Gardens LLC. The city purchased the 10-story building on 23 acres at McMillan and Rivers avenues from the federal government for $2 million in late 2012. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Jackson Sun
Leaders Credit Union continues impressive growth CEO says company has committed to aggressive growth approach with Jackson as focal point Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: The success Leaders Credit Union has attained since it opened in 1957 comes as no surprise to Todd Swims, the company's president and CEO. "Leaders Credit Union enjoys a strong brand presence in the community, but we're growing and changing just like any other local business should and does," Swims said. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Real Deal
From Luxury Listing NYC: Standing between a buyer and their dream home is a mountain of costs, including agent commissions, attorney fees, lender fees, mortgage insurance, a title search, recording fees, real-estate taxes, survey costs and an appraisal. Here are a few tips to help lower those costs via the Wall Street Journal. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Mail
'Tis the season to be jolly careful - according to financial experts who say that homes crammed with expensive gifts are particularly attractive to burglars. Many homes are underinsured, or even uninsured, and lie empty at Christmas as people visit family and friends - so it is crucial to get insurance in order fast. Comment?
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