Silver Spring Real Estate News
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Wednesday | via National Journal
A federal government program is trying to turn our nation of low-income renters into future homeowners by helping them build up savings accounts. Over 40 million American households now rent their homes and apartments, as homeownership has declined in the shadow of the foreclosure crisis and the global financial recession. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via The Washington Post
Bill Kane bought his house in Bethesda's Ashburton neighborhood in 1959, paying $28,000 for the brand-new brick split-level built by Aldon Properties. He found himself part of "a huge enclave of Catholics" drawn to nearby Saint Jane Frances de Chantal Church and School on Old Georgetown Road, and he and his wife raised nine children in the home. Comment?
Jan 13, 2015 | via CRM Buyer
Instead of shopping around, many consumers just rely upon information provided by lenders or mortgage brokers -- "the exact people who have a vested interest in limiting the amount of information available to consumers," noted David Cadden, professor emeritus at Quinnipiac University. "This new tool will provide consumers with a competitive advantage." Comment?
Jan 5, 2015 | via CRM Buyer
For consumers who have no access to bank lines of credit, an unexpected expense can be devastating. In some cases, a fast payday advance can represent financial salvation. Comment?
Dec 19, 2014 | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this release. The affirmations are based on the stable performance of the underlying collateral pool. Comment?
Wednesday | 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?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Business Journal
The Maryland Bankers Association's bankers day has a record number of attendees Wednesday as issues like foreclosures continue to be big in the industry. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via KLFY-TV Lafayette
President Obama will address a "White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism" today, part of a three-day series of meetings to discuss ways of preventing the radicalization and recruitment of those who might be drawn to terrorist violence. The White House announced the event on Jan. 11, four days after the terror attack in Paris on the offices of the "Charlie Hebdo" satirical newspaper. Comment?
Saturday Feb 14 | via The Maryland Gazette
Real estate is such a large part of gross domestic product, or GDP, that some believe significant changes in the housing market can affect the trajectory of our economy as a whole. Case in point would be the Great Recession, where deflating the housing bubble nearly collapsed the entire financial system. Comment?
Feb 2, 2015 | via Business Wire
The waste disposal fee paid by the county is net of the authority's share of any revenues from the operations of the project. Additional security is derived from a cash-funded debt service reserve fund equal to $7.7 million. Comment?
4 min ago | via Patch.com
Saturday, March 7 at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room. Topics to be covered include the purchase process from start to close; ways to protect yourself throughout the process; current loan programs and rates; suggestions to help strengthen your credit; pitfalls to avoid during the buying process; how to buy after a short sale or foreclosure; and more. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business Journal
Bank of America's $8.5 billion settlement with mortgage-backed securities investors was approved by an appellate court in New York. A New York court on Thursday approved Bank of America's $8.5 billion settlement with private investors , likely concluding a years-long legal fight, according to multiple media outlets. Comment?
8 min ago | via Business Journal
The Federal Reserve on Thursday said the 31 largest U.S.-based bank holding companies, which includes PNC , have enough capital to sustain operations through a worst-case scenario recession. It marked the first time that all of the financial institutions passed the so-called stress test. Comment?
14 min ago | via Mississippi Business Journal
A recent big-dollar settlement with Standard & Poor's over misleading ratings put on sub-prime mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial collapse has cleared the way for Mississippi and Connecticut to resume a similar case against Moody's Ratings Service. Comment?
15 min ago | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Style trends come and go, especially in interior design. As more and more sleek and modern trends emerge, the one style with staying power is traditional. Comment?
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