Odenton Real Estate News
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Saturday Jan 17 | via The Maryland Gazette
Now that 2014 is solidly in the history books, it's always interesting to look back and evaluate what kind of year it was from the perspective of real estate. There are a wide variety of measures that can be used to determine if it was a good year, bad year or just so-so. Comment?
Saturday Jan 10 | via The Maryland Gazette
Right on the heels of good holiday cheer, many homeowners received a little love letter from the State of Maryland that's pretty much like getting a lump of coal in your stocking. That letter is your new property assessment notice. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via Patch.com
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Dec 4, 2014 | via The Maryland Gazette
The average outstanding credit card balance is $15,593. The average mortgage debt is $153,184 and average student loan debt is $32,511, based on government data. Comment?
Nov 10, 2014 | via The Baltimore Sun
Home sales in the Baltimore area jumped in October for the third straight monthly increase over last year, as median prices continued to be dragged down by a steep rise in distressed property sales, according to a real estate analyst's report. "All in all it was a good month," said Corey Hart, senior product manager for RealEstate Business Intelligence, which produces the report. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Inman
Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $34.8 million to settle allegations that more than 100 loan officers in at least 18 branches steered thousands of mortgage borrowers to a Maryland-based title company in exchange for kickbacks in the form of valuable marketing services and cash. JPMorgan Chase will also pay $900,000 to resolve a complaint by regulators that at least six Chase loan officers participated in the kickback scheme allegedly employed by Genuine Title. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Herald Gazette
Government regulators have ordered Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase to pay $35.7 million to settle charges for their part in an illegal mortgage marketing kickback scheme that involved a title company that sought consumer referrals from lenders in exchange for cash. On Thursday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Maryland Attorney General's Office accused a former title company, Genuine Title, of offering the banks' loan officers cash, marketing materials, and other consumer information in exchange for business referrals. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Washington Examiner
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase will pay a combined $36 billion to settle charges that they took kickbacks from a real estate business, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Thursday. The CFPB and the Maryland Attorney General's office took action against the two banks for an illegal marketing kickback scheme in which the banks received money, marketing materials and customer information from a company called Genuine Title in exchange for referrals for their business. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via National Mortgage News
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase could face more than $35 million in penalties and restitution for allegedly receiving data on consumers and other services in return for directing customers to a Maryland-based title company. The kickbacks were alleged in a complaint filed Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Maryland attorney general, which say the two banks benefited from "valuable services" in exchange for referring business to Genuine Title, which has since shut down. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Mortgage News Daily
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase along with a former Wells Fargo employee and his wife are the subjects of consent orders filed by the Maryland Attorney General and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau . The orders ask for close to $37 million in civil penalties and consumer redress, by far the bulk of the moneys coming from Wells Fargo. Comment?
46 min ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
North Stradbroke Island elegantly plays host to sandmining, tourism, a stunning national park, commerce, festivals and a thriving indigenous population. I know because I am the federal MP. Comment?
53 min ago | via The Times
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Hall County area's lead transportation agency, has a 19-member group, the Citizens Advisory Committee, that meets at least quarterly to talk about pressing issues. And in an era when transportation issues are at the forefront, especially with demand outstripping funding, such a group with grass-roots ties is positioned to have its voice heard - perhaps more than ever. Comment?
1 hr ago | via News Tribune
The recent policy changes affect government-backed home loans and could make it less costly for first-time buyers to come up with a down payment or to afford private mortgage insurance. Earlier this month, the Obama administration announced that the premium that borrowers with an FHA-backed home loan must pay for mortgage insurance will be dropped to 0.85 percent from 1.35 percent by the end of this month. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Blown Mortgage Blog
FHA loans have long been popular, especially with first-time homebuyers . The lure of these loans lie in the decreased down payment requirements, generally low interest rates and minimal requirements regarding income and credit history. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Enter Stage Right
The European Central Bank has announced a a 60 billion monthly government bond buying program-Quantitative Easing-but that won't do much for the moribund continental economy. Central banks can print money to purchase government bonds to push up prices and lower interest rates on those assets and competing debt, such as corporate bonds and bank loans. Comment?
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