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17 hrs ago | 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?
Thursday Sep 4 | 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?
Wednesday Sep 17 | 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?
Tuesday | via The Maryland Gazette
Juli Blanton of Pasadena, a real estate agent with Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland, has been named a certified military residential specialist. Comment?
Jan 16, 2014 | via Somerset Herald
'Contrary to some of the reports you may read, the state is still struggling to recover from the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression,' Maryland state comptroller Peter Franchot told Lower Shore civic and business leaders Thursday. 'No wage growth, no real economic growth.' Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via Business Journal
August was a slow month for house and condo sales in the Washington metro compared to a year ago. But the slowdown in sales didn't mean home values were any less. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Dealbreaker
Alibaba IPO Gives Insiders Rare Chance to Sell Early A swath of early investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be able to sell more than $8 billion worth of shares on the day the Chinese e-commerce company goes public, an unusual arrangement that is influencing how bankers price the offering. Insiders and other investors in companies staging initial public offerings are generally required to hold on to shares for several months, in "lockup" arrangements banks design to help protect the stock's price in its early days. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Patch.com
Howard Bank, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has renewed its lease on its headquarters in Ellicott City, according to President & CEO Mary Ann Scully. From its founding in August of 2004, the bank has grown to include eight full service branches and regional offices in Annapolis and Towson, MD, and mortgage operations throughout the Central Maryland area. Comment?
8 min ago | via Stourbridgenews.co.uk
A STOURBRIDGE financial services company went a 'fair way' to help borough carers when it staged a successful sporting fundraiser. Staff at Prosperity Wealth took time out from offering support with mortgages and pensions to stage a charity golf day at Bewdley Pines Golf Club, on October 1, which raised nearly A 2,800 for WeLoveCarers. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
The European Central Bank plans to start buying a type of bonds known as asset-backed securities. The move is aimed at spurring bank lending to companies and getting a slack economy moving again. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Fox News
Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, 43, left, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, 41, of Montville Township, N.J., walk out of Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse after a court appearance, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark. The couple had pleaded guilty in March, admitting that they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via KOAT-TV
The suspect in the killing of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was asked this week by reporters: "Why Beverly?" Authorities have said they believe Lewis was a stranger to Carter, 49, whose body was found Tuesday in a shallow grave near Cabot, about 20 miles northeast of central Little Rock, Arkansas. "I work as a team with my daughter. Comment?
10 min ago | via Business Journal
This is how ridiculously and obscenely hot Nashville's real estate market appears to be these days: Brian Reames controls 3.5 million square feet in Middle Tennessee, as senior vice president of developer Highwoods Properties. Comment?
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