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Jan 27, 2015 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
It took less than five minutes for a House of Delegates committee to kill a bill to shut down a kind of high interest rate loan that keeps piling on debt even when borrowers make their basic monthly payments. "The first time I tried, I couldn't even get a motion. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Reuters
A home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in Virginia March 27, 2014. New U.S. single-family home sales surged in February to their highest level in seven years despite harsh winter weather, in a hopeful sign for the housing market. Comment?
Feb 1, 2015 | via The Virginian-Pilot
An analysis by The Associated Press shows that about one in five Virginia legislators has at least $50,000 in personal debt besides a mortgage. But for most of the debts the public currently has no way of knowing whether their elected officials are carrying a car loan or a mountain of credit card bills similar to what prosecutors suggested helped drive former Gov. Bob McDonnell into taking bribes from a smooth-talking vitamin salesman. Comment?
Feb 18, 2015 | via GlobeNewswire
The board of directors of C&F Financial Corporation has declared a regular cash dividend of 30 cents per common share, which is payable April 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 13, 2015. C&F Financial Corporation is the parent of C&F Bank, which was founded in 1927 in West Point, Virginia, and is one of the oldest independent community banking organizations headquartered in Virginia. Comment?
Feb 9, 2015 | via WTVR Richmond
Bank of Virginia and its parent company Cordia Bancorp have launched a new business unit to try to capitalize on what they see as an untapped sector of the college debt market. The venture is known as CordiaGrad, an online student debt refinancing operation that hopes to win a share of what CEO Jack Zoeller said amounts to $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. Capturing even a fraction of that would mean another boost to the bank's bottom line and another step in Cordia's plan of distancing the bank from the doldrums of the downturn. Comment?
Feb 3, 2015 | via The Virginian-Pilot
Real estate agents are being alerted to a man who calls female agents to show him properties in remote places, at night or in areas the agents do not cover. The Virginia Association of Realtors says the man has called agents in southern and central Virginia. Comment?
3 min ago | via Boston.com
The Warren Group said Tuesday that lenders filed foreclosure petitions on 868 homes statewide in February, almost two times the 439 recorded in February 2014. That increase comes on top of a 70 percent jump recorded in January and a 45 percent annual increase from 2013 to 2014. Comment?
3 min ago | via Forbes.com
I am a writer covering the personal finance of working parents. As a staff reporter at The New York Times, USA Today and The Columbia Journalism Review, I wrote about real estate, investing, style and travel. Comment?
3 min ago | via LA Daily News
U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few properties listed for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4.6 percent in January compared with 12 months earlier, S&P said Tuesday. Comment?
4 min ago | via China Daily
"What we try to do is a service-first model," Erik Coffin, founder and CEO of the Gotham Corporate Group in Los Angeles, told China Daily. "When the client comes in they really need a relocation concierge service. Comment?
5 min ago | via Cleveland.com
House prices held steady in January, bucking seasonal patterns and shrugging off cold weather to hold their monthly value and post annual growth. Closely watched indices updated Tuesday show that cities on the west coast and in the southwestern United States continue to see the greatest gains. Comment?
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