Silver Spring Real Estate News
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3 hrs ago | via Patch.com
Kim Farina, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Aspen Hill office was recognized for outstanding performance in November. The office led the region, which services Montgomery and Prince George counties, and surrounding areas in the District of Columbia, for resales and resale revenue units. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via Gazette.net
Two pieces of legislation working their way through the County Council likely will affect more than 1,200 registered condominium and homeowners associations in the county if approved next year. Bill 44-14, sponsored by Democratic at-large members George Leventhal of Takoma Park and Nancy Floreen of Garrett Park, would require the owner of a unit to be within 30 days of paying outstanding condo or HOA fees before renting the unit to a tenant. 1 comment
Nov 5, 2014 | via The Washington Post
D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser may have had a wonderful time celebrating a hard-won and impressive election victory this week, but there will be no honeymoon. The mayoral campaign suffered from an insufficient debate about the direction of the city. Comment?
Oct 1, 2014 | 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?
Thursday Dec 11 | via The Washington Post
These sales data recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Sunday Dec 7 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Less than a year after a federal appeals court ruled Freddie Mac is exempt from state and local real estate recordation taxes, the housing finance giant has sued the state of Maryland and Prince George's County for refusing to record a deed on a $58 million property sale if Freddie Mac didn't pay those levies. Freddie Mac filed a lawsuit Dec. 3 against Maryland and Prince George's County finance officials for "illegally" charging it deed transfer and recordation taxes on the 2012 sale of a District Heights apartment building. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Gazette.net
Prince George's County homebuyers may be eligible for a reduced mortgage rate and up to $20,000 in down payment assistance under a new initiative to promote home ownership. Homebuyers borrowing through the Maryland Mortgage Program, an initiative of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, or MDHCD, and purchasing a home in Prince George's County may receive a 0.25 percent mortgage rate discount and $10,000 down payment assistance in the form of an interest-free deferred loan. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via Patch.com
In an effort to help families find their dream homes, the MMP Triple Play Initiative will provide $100 million for down payments. For over 30 years The Maryland Mortgage Program has administered loans to homebuyers and the new initiative introduced on Nov. 20 will help continue that effort. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via Business Journal
Prince George's County was one of the hardest-hit parts of Maryland during the foreclosure crisis, and now a new program is aimed at boosting homeownership there. Comment?
4 min ago | via Mortgage News Daily
Mortgage rates moved higher at a much quicker pace today. This runs counter to the most widely-circulated weekly rate report from Freddie Mac, which indicates a new low for 2014. Comment?
7 min ago | via The Fresno Bee
Keep Your Home California has made a change to one of its four foreclosure relief programs to help homeowners struggling to find a job. The Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program has expanded from 12 months to 18 months. Comment?
10 min ago | via Business Journal
Banks aren't typically known for being on the cutting edge, but a Fifth Third Bank executive really rocks when it comes to women in social media, according to a new ranking. Comment?
13 min ago | via North Denver Tribune
Browse> Home / Headlines / From Blueprint Denver: The majority of new development will be directed to areas of change; areas that will benefit from, and thrive on, an infusion of population, economic activity and investment. These areas include the new growth areas of Lowry, Stapleton, the Gateway area, downtown, around transit stations, and along major street and/or transportation corridors. Comment?
22 min ago | via National Mortgage News
The expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Assistance program on Dec. 31 will have "repercussions" for the economy, according to Fitch Ratings. Expiration of the insurance program would result in 20 rated transactions potentially trending negative, according to the ratings agency. Comment?
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