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Wednesday | via Cleveland.com
Feeling forgotten and still in need, a coalition of Ohio housing activists, mayors and Congress members hope to tap into a national $16.65 billion mortgage fraud-and-abuse settlement so they can use some of the money to alleviate the state's widespread housing blight. The latest request from the Ohioans, for $100 million, involves a Bank of America settlement with the Justice Department over the sale of mortgage securities that misled investors. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via National Mortgage News
Cleveland's Third Federal Savings and Loan has started offering first-lien mortgage refinance and home equity line of credit loans in four new states, plus the District of Columbia. The $11.7 billion-asset company said in a press release Thursday that it has expanded its mortgage product line to serve consumers in Massachusetts, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri and Washington, D.C. The move is part of a growth strategy implemented by the company over the past three years. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Oklahoma investigators looking into the execution of an inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth on a gurney after being injected with three lethal drugs are set to release their findings. The intravenous line inserted into the groin of an Oklahoma inmate who writhed and groaned before dying 43 minutes after his execution began was not properly monitored, causing a swelling the size of a golf ball, according... An ex-employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that made tainted steroids blamed for the deaths of 64 people was arrested Thursday as he was about to board a flight for Hong Kong, federal officials said. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via West Side and South Side Leader
Twenty-six Stouffer Realty agents were recently named to the Ohio Association of Realtors President's Sales Club for their outstanding achievements from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014. Award of Distinction, for achieving $2.5 million to $5 million in sales - Alison Baranek, David Bissler, Laura Duryea, Sandra Filipczak, Susan Herberich, Sally Johnson, Bill Lowery and Mark Young & Associates ; and Award of Achievement, for achieving $1 million to $2.5 million in sales - Cheryl Connell, Jennifer Filipczak-Turner, Regran Leedy, Bill Nice, Bill Pierce, Robin Rohrich, Sharon Ross, Lisa Schmitt, Ryan Shaffer, Bill Sloan, Jason Speight, Ruth Stephens, Ava Wagner, Cathy Victor and Barbara Waress. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Norwalk Reflector
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced a lawsuit against a Chicago-based mortgage rescue business - Credence Law Group Inc. - for taking money from consumers while making false promises about its ability to rescue them from foreclosure. Comment?
8 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Household wealth in the U.S. climbed in the second quarter, reflecting stock-market gains that are mostly benefiting upper-income Americans. Net worth for households and nonprofit groups increased by $1.39 trillion from April through June, or 1.7 percent from the previous three months, to $81.5 trillion, the Federal Reserve's financial accounts report showed Thursday in Washington. Comment?
11 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
August housing starts, reported today, were disappointing at 956,000 units, a drop of 14.4% from July and 8% from August last year. Only twice this year have monthly reports of housing starts topped a million units at annual rates - from 1991 to the financial crisis in 2008, starts were never below one million. Comment?
15 min ago | via Iol.co.za
FROM its opening aerial shots of the picturesque waterfront of Bridgeport, Connecticut, And So It Goes feels familiar - to a fault. The late-in-life romantic comedy, starring Douglas as a curmudgeonly real estate agent and Keaton as the sweet-natured lounge singer who wins his heart, has been directed by Reiner in a clear effort to re-bottle the lightning of such hits as Nancy Meyers' It's Complicated and James Brooks' As Good as It Gets. Comment?
31 min ago | via MyBankTracker
Are you considering closing out a credit card? Maybe the terms of the card - the annual fees, the interest rate, or both - are no longer what you signed up for. Or, maybe you hope it will help you avoid excessive spending. Comment?
47 min ago | via Community Advocate Newspaper
The owners of Collins & Demac Real Estate expect a busy but abbreviated fall housing market given the shortage of inventory, and encourage folks putting their home on the market in the spring to begin planning now. Jim Collins, Susan Kalil Collins and John Demac joined forces to start their real estate firm two years ago, in 2012. Comment?
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