Silver Spring Real Estate News
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Wednesday Oct 1 | via Reuters
It makes sense, given the gains workers have seen in their retirement plans and in home prices in recent years, that they would consider tapping their 401 accounts to buy homes. And that is exactly what a growing number of workplace savers are doing, according to a new study from Fidelity Investments. Comment?
Sep 4, 2014 | via National Mortgage News
The career government employee says he'll still be pushing for an overhaul of the nation's housing-finance system in his position at the Washington office of the nonpartisan organization founded by financier Michael Milken and based in Santa Monica, California. "While my time in government is over, my interest and passion for housing-finance reform being enacted remains strong and I'd like to contribute to that getting done," DeMarco, 54, said in an interview. Comment?
Sep 17, 2014 | via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
While I focus on urban or center city revitalization, the reality is that the characteristics of successful community improvement are universal, even if community characteristics and opportunities for improvement vary from place to place. People often make the mistake of thinking "universally" or "globally" when the reality is that community improvement works at the scale of a district. Comment?
Jul 16, 2014 | via Bank Rate
That's right. The majority of Americans carry some kind of debt, whether it's a student loan, credit card balance, mortgage or auto loan. Comment?
Jul 14, 2014 | via Bloomberg
When tractor-trailer driver Curtis Jett walked into a bank a few years ago and asked about getting a mortgage, a loan officer told him he'd first need to save at least $20,000 for a down payment. Comment?
Monday Oct 27 | via Dealbreaker
ECB List of Failing Banks Shrinks If You Read Small Print Most of the lenders that failed the European Central Bank's balance-sheet test have been let off for good behavior. Only eight banks haven't already plugged capital gaps or satisfied the ECB with plans to shrink, out of 25 found with a shortfall. Comment?
Saturday Oct 18 | via WCBM-AM Pikesville
I have to say that in addition to the Arundel Mills Live! Casino, the Perry Hall Hollywood Casino, Ocean Downs Casino, Rocky Gap Casino in Allegany County, and the anticipated MGM National Casino in PG County, Maryland has more than its share of gambling establishments that are ready, willing and able to take every last dollar that customers are willing to risk in their quest to hit 'the big one'. Add to this the state sponsored Pick 3 & Pick 4 Bonus Match 5, Five Card Cash, Multi-Match, Mega-Millions and Power Ball, there are many options to choose from when it comes to disposable income dedicated to gambling. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Planetizen
Nathalie Baptiste examines the case of Prince George's County in Maryland near Washington D.C. as a study in how the housing and real estate markets has unjustly attacked the wealth of Black Americans. "As the wealthiest black-majority county in the United States, Prince George's has long represented the pinnacle of black success," explains Nathalie Baptiste. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Daily Record
DelZoppo represents home buyers and sellers as well as tenants and landlords for the Northrop Team. She sits on the board of the Howard County Association of Realtors and serves on several committees, one of which combines networking and philanthropic opportunities for real estate agents to benefit local organizations such as Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and Gilchrist Hospice of Howard County. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Daily Record
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland has appointed Robert A. Altieri to a three-year term on its board of directors. Altieri is executive vice president, president of the Mortgage Division, head of specialty lending at Howard Bank , which he joined in 2013. Comment?
3 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
A Wall Street Journal article in September described how Janet Yellen was establishing herself as a consensus building leader of the Federal Reserve, rather than the pushy dove always in favor of easy money policies that some expected. A quick examination of dissent patterns at Fed policy meetings underscores this point. Comment?
Yesterday | via Seeking Alpha
Historic FOMC Meeting in October 2014 marks the end of QE but no pressure on Fed to raise rates from both inflation and labour data. Sustained improvement in economic data and employment data trickles down to Main Street as seen in soaring Consumer Confidence Index at 7-year high. Comment?
Thursday Oct 16 | via KMIR 6
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market. Weekly applications increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. Comment?
8 min ago | via Inman News
Housing reports are not generally known for their timeliness. Forecasts, indices and other indicators are typically based on data that is weeks, if not months, old. Comment?
8 min ago | via Canadian Business Magazine
The Toronto stock market was likely in for a negative session Thursday with gold stocks vulnerable to further pressure as bullion prices fall sharply and traders digest a variety of earnings reports from corporate Canada. U.S. futures were lower as traders consider an investing environment without massive stimulus from the Federal Reserve a day after the central bank said its third round of quantitative easing would conclude by month's end. Comment?
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