St. Clairsville Real Estate News
Friday | via Housing Wire
Earlier this week RealtyTrac reported that wage growth has fallen behind home price growth by a ratio of 13:1 in three out of every four markets in the United States surveyed. Now comes a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland that, perhaps counter-intuitively, wages grew faster during the recession, and became stagnant in the "recovery." Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Toledo Blade
Last year in Lucas County, nearly 1 in 3 home buyers made down payments of 3 percent or less, according to a new study of home buying in 386 counties nationwide by real estate data firm RealtyTrac. Considering that Lucas County's median home price was $76,075 at the end of December, a down payment of 3 percent equated just $2,282. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Credit.com
Foreclosure activity in the U.S. declined 9.39% from February 2014 to February 2015, with one in every 1,295 housing units in some stage of foreclosure last month. That's the lowest the national foreclosure rate has been since July 2006, according to RealtyTrac's monthly report on the foreclosure market. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Daily Herald
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles could soon issue photo-less state identification cards under a proposal that an Indiana Senate committee passed Tuesday. The Homeland Security and Transportation Committee voted 8-0 to approve the measure, which would allow a religious exemption to Indiana's photo requirement on state IDs. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via WTOV9
A new report that suggests draining a central Ohio lake to prevent a potentially catastrophic dam failure has area homeowners worried about plunging property values. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released Wednesday says the 180-year-old dam at Buckeye Lake, about 30 miles east of Columbus, should be replaced immediately. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Japan Times
This summer sees the 20th anniversary of the massacre at Srebrenica. Eight thousand Europeans were taken outside, their hands carefully tied behind their backs, and Serbian soldiers shot them all in cold blood. Comment?
43 min ago | via Rugby Advertiser
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. People in Rugby could see an old photograph of their family used on posters to mark a building society's 150th birthday. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
This Dec. 4, 2014, photo shows a vacant lot in Detroit that has been replanted with pennycress, a cover crop that is considered suitable for conversion to biofuel. Detroit has thousands of vacant lots and abandoned buildings, and the creation of what is essentially an urban prairie is being encouraged in some starkly populated areas. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Palladium-Item
Yesterday | via AmericanBankingNews.com
MCAN Mortgage Director Ian Sutherland sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$13.37, for a total transaction of C$26,740.00. Comment?
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