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1 hr ago | via Business Journal
The nation's biggest banks all passed the first round of regulatory stress testing but two local banks await to see if they passed a second round that they failed last year. The Federal Reserve said Thursday that each of the nation's 31 largest banks passed annual stress tests, meaning the institutions have enough capital on hand to survive a deep recession. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via KRVN-AM Lexington
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21 hrs ago | via PlanPhilly
Our eyes are ever peeled for interesting sights and sites. In the course of one day I spotted two sets of rowhouses that replaced historic churches in Poplar and Norris Square. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Philadelphia Public Record
The previous year Sheriff John Green had stepped down after decades in that office, under a cloud. Millions of dollars had gone missing. Comment?
Wednesday | via Business Journal
Local business leaders are raising concerns about Gov. Tom Wolf's budget - specifically its plan to collect sales taxes on professional services like law, accounting, real estate agents and brokers, advertising, museums, historical sites, and even funeral homes. It's part of Wolf's plan to put $2 billion toward education in the next four years while providing tax relief that amounts to $538 million for the Philadelphia region. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via Patch.com
Joseph McDonald, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that Joseph Baylis of the East Windsor office was individually recognized for his exceptional industry success during 2014. A top producer, he led both the company and the region for listings sold, as well as the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset and Union counties in New Jersey, and the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, for sales and resales. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via Business Wire
Mortgage industry veteran John J. Goulding to serve as Vice President, Regional Sales Manager for locations on the Eastern Seaboard )-- Stearns Lending, LLC , a leading national mortgage lender with Retail, Wholesale, Correspondent, and Strategic Alliances business channels, is proud to announce that John J. Goulding, Vice President, Regional Sales Manager , has joined the Company and now leads the effort to expand Stearns' Retail sales and market presence in the Mid-Atlantic Region. "We are very pleased to welcome John Goulding to our Retail sales management team," said John Adam, Executive Vice President - National Retail Lending Leader. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via Mortgage News Daily
As the housing industry continues to recover we see occasional troublesome spikes in one statistic or another. RealtyTrac reported a couple of such statistics in its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for January, surges that, at first glance look ominous , but are probably good news . Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via Patch.com
Joseph McDonald, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Clinton office was recognized for outstanding performance in January. The office led the entire company for listings sold, as well as the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Mercer, Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset and Union counties in New Jersey, and the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, in resale listings, resale revenue units and resale dollar volume. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Morning Call
Standard and Poor's will pay $20 million and halt part of its commercial-mortgage bond business for one year to settle lawsuit about mortgage-backed securities. Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu reports on "In The Loop." Comment?
2 min ago | via Business Journal
The Columbus Realtors' commercial and industrial awards event Thursday night raised a bit of cash for lobbying efforts after a push from Ohio Association of Realtors President Greg Hrabcak. The HER Commercial agent told the gathering of 186 about Gov. John Kasich 's plans to raise the commercial activities tax on business revenue and the sales and use tax - again - under the proposed state budget and extend it many professional services that real estate brokerages contract with, such as lobbying and market analysis. Comment?
11 min ago | via National Mortgage News
Impac Mortgage Corp. said that George Mangiaracina has joined the firm's senior management team as executive vice president and managing director. Mangiaracina will participate on the executive, risk and capital markets committees and will be a member of the CashCall transition team. Comment?
11 min ago | via National Mortgage News
So, if you were alive last week, which I'm assuming you were since you're reading this column, you probably asked yourself at least one Internet-related question: white and gold or black and blue? It was a question a lot of folks were asking last Thursday related to the color of some dress that was posted all over the Internet. Comment?
16 min ago | via Towleroad
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24 min ago | via The Nation
FARM developer SPCG is focusing more on the rooftop solar business, forming a leasing joint venture in the hopes of ramping up its earnings this year. The move came after the government made a final call for applications for this round of licences to generate electricity with solar cells on rooftops - 400 megawatts for residents - and set June end as the deadline. Comment?
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