Vinton Real Estate News
Friday Apr 17 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
Statistics provided by the Ohio Supreme Court show that foreclosure filings declined in the state in 2014 for the fifth straight year. The court reported Thursday the 43,727 new common-pleas filings of residential, commercial, and tax foreclosure cases last year was a decline of nearly 18 percent from 2013. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Mortgage News Daily
Foreclosure activity increased by 20 percent in March compared to February and was up 4 percent from a year earlier. RealtyTrac, in its combined March and 1st Quarter 2015 report said it was the first annual increase in foreclosure filings, which include default notices, scheduled auctions, and completed foreclosures or bank repossessions, since September 2010 but that the increases indicated a cleanup of lingering problems rather than a new round of distress. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Business Journal
The number of bank repossessions in Ohio for the first quarter rose 54 percent compared to a year ago, the biggest increase of any state, according to a report by RealtyTrac . This contradicts total foreclosure activity trends nationwide, where the activity decreased 8 percent year over year for the first quarter. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Sys-Con Media
There were a total of 122,060 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in March, a 20 percent jump from a 104-month low in February and up 4 percent from a year ago -- the first month with a year-over-year increase in overall foreclosure activity since September 2010. The increase in March was driven primarily by a jump in bank repossessions , which at 36,152 were up 49 percent from the previous month and up 25 percent from a year ago to a 17-month high -- although still about one-third of the 102,134 REOs in September 2010, the peak month for REOs. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via WDTN-TV Dayton
Federal housing grants totaling $134,000 are designed to help Ohioans make good decisions about housing and stave off foreclosures. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Tuesday announced the grants to support 10 housing counseling organizations in Ohio. Comment?
25 min ago | via USA Today
One-third have almost no retirement savings Many retirees were forced to leave the workforce sooner than they expected. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Gd0vex Many people are woefully unprepared financially for retirement, and they shouldn't count on working longer to make up the difference, a new national survey reveals. Comment?
26 min ago | via Business Journal
BAR said over 200 REALTORS and vendors are slated to show up at the event, making it prime for networking while enjoying BAR's Crawfish boil. Bryan Davis covers real estate, retail and manufacturing for the Birmingham Business Journal. Comment?
27 min ago | via Illawarra Mercury
As the rollout continues across the region, some renters have expressed concern about whether they will be able to connect to the NBN. NBN Co spokesman Darren Rudd said people renting apartments, townhouses or houses would have to wait until the rollout had begun in their neighbourhood before taking action. Comment?
31 min ago | via Planning
Once rife with contaminants like lead and arsenic and plagued by a toxic reputation that derailed neighboring home sales, a sprawling 446-acre site now supports a $300 million tax base and is being heralded as a national model for cleanup and site redevelopment. The Midvale slag site, first named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund list in 1991, was removed from the list earlier this month - a milestone celebrated in a ceremony Monday featuring a tour of the mixed-use development that occupies the land. Comment?
32 min ago | via West Australian
EasyProperty, a British online real estate agent co-founded by businessman Stelios Haji-Ioannou, plans a share placement or initial public offering in the second half of the year to raise funds to expand in Europe, its chief executive said. The company, which helps customers let out their houses in England and Wales, intends to raise a "significantly larger" amount than the 9.75 million pounds it raised through a share placement in September, CEO Rob Ellice told Reuters. Comment?
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