Thayer Real Estate News
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Monday Sep 8 | via WVEC-TV Norfolk
How important is your location to you? When searching for a place to live, generally each person has something at the very top of their priorities list, which is the single most important factor for them in choosing a home. For many people, this factor is location. Comment?
Aug 11, 2014 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
A Des Moines attorney and four businessmen are charged with fraud for allegedly deceiving banks into approving short sales on homes that were purchased at steep discounts and immediately resold for profit. Comment?
Jul 1, 2014 | via Mortgage News Daily
Home prices enjoyed a 27th straight month of year-over-year growth in May CoreLogic said today, but noted that those gains are no longer in the double digits. Comment?
Jun 18, 2014 | via Mortgage News Daily
Merlin Pearson writes, "Statistics are like a lamp post to a drunk. They are used far more for support than they are for illumination." Comment?
Jun 6, 2014 | via FindLaw
John W. Hofmeyer III, Oelwein, for appellant. Alan T. Heavens of McClean, Heavens, & Vorwald Law Offices, Elkader, for intervenor-appellees. Comment?
2 min ago | via The Star
After reading the remarks Monday by Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, concerning the nation's record level of student loan debt, it's easy to be reminded of comments made in 2007 by Ben Bernanke, then the chairman of the Federal Reserve, concerning the nation's subprime mortgage crisis. In a keynote speech at the annual meeting of the National Association of Business Economics, Raskin assured attendees, 'No one now expects a student loan meltdown because there is a great deal of integrity and stability in the student loan market.' Comment?
3 min ago | via The Daily Advance
Like its competitors, Bank of America is still dealing with the fallout from the financial crisis that began in 2007 and the subsequent collapse of the housing market. In August, it agreed to pay a record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds. Comment?
24 min ago | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
The recent killing of an Arkansas realtor is raising red flags for local home sellers. Arkansas investigators found the body of realtor Beverly Clark Tuesday in a shallow grave outside Little Rock, after she went missing from an open house. Comment?
28 min ago | via Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Having spent the best part of four years coming to terms with a complex set of rules around their capital structure, the big banks could be facing something much scarier and costly - simple reforms, based on old fashioned ideas. Rather basing capital needs on risk weighting of assets, the regulatory winds may be shifting to include the rather more straightforward calculation of leverage ratios. Comment?
32 min ago | via Altoona Mirror
Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased for the month of July over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. The CoreLogic data reveals that the rate of Altoona area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.28 percent for the month of July, a decrease of 0.44 percentage points compared with July 2013 when the rate was 1.72 percent. Comment?
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