St. Johns Real Estate News
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18 hrs ago | via Michigan Lawyers Weekly
The Michigan Attorney General has alleged that Steven B. Ruza was involved in a home mortgage fraud scheme that netted hundreds of thousands of dollars and victimized more than 100 people. Comment?
Monday May 18 | via Zillow Blog
Walter Atkins is the son-in-law of the person who won this home for $52,100 at auction and is fixing it up. For decades, people have fretted over the blight caused by the hemorrhaging of jobs from a town that was once the toast of U.S. industrialism. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via C & G Newspapers
"Go through your closets, basement and storage areas, and if you haven't found a home, rent a storage unit for those stored items, if you can afford it," said Realtor Randy Gates, of Keller Williams Lakeside Realty. For example, if it's summer, store the winter items and vice versa. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via LA Independent
Michigan state lawmakers are urging citizens to petition other state lawmakers to decide on legislation designed to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination. Mlive.com reports that Democratic lawmakers in Lansing are appealing directly to their constituents in order to put an anti-discrimination bill to a vote. Comment?
Saturday May 2 | via Battle Creek Enquirer
Report: Michiganders missing out on loan modification program Treasury told to do more to inform homeowners in the 10 most underserved states Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1GQzbmM Neighborhoods Inc. helps local residents avoid foreclosure through the Home Affordable Modification Program. Only Oklahoma and North Dakota have been more underserved than Michigan by the program, a new report shows. Comment?
12 min ago | via Star-Telegram.com
Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes. When indictments were unsealed Wednesday charging nine soccer officials and five other men with racketeering, money laundering and wire fraud related to bribes and kickbacks stretching back more than two decades, the U.S. government revealed Blazer pleaded guilty 1 1/2 years ago. Comment?
14 min ago | via WTVM
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday. From Boston to Miami, New York to Los Angeles, more than half of tenants are paying what experts consider unaffordable rents, says a report by New York University's Furman Center, which studies real estate and urban policy, and bank Capital One, which is a leading affordable-housing lender and financed the research. Comment?
21 min ago | via The Standard
When Chuck Blazer answered the phone at his Trump Tower apartment, his pet macaw Max could often be heard squawking in the background. The former FIFA executive committee member and US soccer power broker has been out of sight for more than two years, but he is suddenly making a lot of noise that is shaking up the sports world, writes AP's Ronald Blum. Comment?
32 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
With the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage now back above 4.0%, borrowers are starting to pull back from purchasing activity during the busiest time for the housing market. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association the total volume for mortgage applications fell by 1.6% in the week ended May 22nd over the prior week. Comment?
53 min ago | via Bloomberg
European stocks fell, trimming their biggest monthly advance since February, on concern Greece may not win more aid before a loan payment due next week. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index lost 0.2 percent to 407.96 at 8:09 a.m. in London, paring its May rally to 3 percent. Comment?
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