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Sep 11, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
One of several purple ribbons are displayed around Lackawanna County Courthouse Square on Monday, for awareness of epilepsy in downtown Scranton. November is Epilepsy Month. Comment?
Oct 30, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
Scranton should create a public authority empowered to cut through red tape often associated with developing foreclosed properties, City Councilman Bill Gaughan said Wednesday. Recent changes in state law allow municipalities to use entities known as land banks as a tool to combat blight and encourage economic development - an approach Mayor Bill Courtright endorsed in last year's campaign. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
A woman who made mortgage payments for years on a home she didn't technically own won a court case Wednesday against the bank trying to eject her. It's a messy situation, called a "David and Goliath" story by one of the defendant's former attorneys, and still not fully resolved. Comment?
Sep 3, 2014 | via JD Supra
A panel of the Commonwealth Court held that the trial court properly denied a mortgage holder's petition to set aside the judicial tax sale of a property in Lackawanna County due to alleged improper service of notice and other errors committed under the Real Estate Tax Sale Law . Comment?
Aug 27, 2014 | via The Times-Tribune
Editor: I've had enough of our local Democratic politicians feathering their own nests. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via Bloomberg
The U.S. housing market will resume its recovery in 2015 after a "disappointing" year as sales accelerate, construction increases and mortgage credit eases, according to a Bloomberg survey of 25 economists and analysts. New-home sales will jump 16 percent to 510,000 and sales of existing homes will climb 5 percent to 5.21 million, according to the median estimates. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Times News
A total of 276 cases were started in November in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows: Assessment appeals, 10; civil actions, 36; custody complaints,14; district justice appeals, 2; divorce complaints, 15; complaint in ejectment, 1; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 30; name change petition, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 20; quiet title action, 1; replevin complaint, 1; tax sale, 1; court appointments, 3; judgments, 136; miscellaneous cases, 2; and stipulations/waivers of liens, 3. The office staff also received and processed 33 applications for U.S. passports. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via Northeasttimes.com
Caring for the community: Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association treated needy neighbors to a pre-Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 26 at Calvary Christian Church. Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association heard from representatives of Tree Northeast, TD Bank and Philadelphia Gas Works at their most recent meeting. Comment?
Jan 12, 2011 | via City Journal
'Are any of these ideas actually stupid?' Stewart wondered. Cut to Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, who described Arizona's plans to sell its state government buildings for $735 million, lease them back, and keep on using them. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Palm Beach Post
A 90-year-old man is facing foreclosure on a Boynton Beach home he no longer owns after his lender gave him the wrong mortgage payoff amount. According to court documents, Abraham Maisner, who owned a 3,200-square-foot home in Valencia Lakes, went into foreclosure in 2012 after failing to make payments since May 2010. Comment?
3 min ago | via Bloomberg
The biggest U.S. banks pay as little as 0.01 percent per year to their savings account customers. At that rate, through the magic of compound interest, their deposits will double in, oh, 7,000 years. Comment?
5 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved further, with solid job gains and a lower unemployment rate. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Washington Post
Lenders say they've consistently eased their credit standards throughout the year, but potential home buyers still aren't biting, according to a Fannie Mae survey of top mortgage executives at 192 institutions. In response to the housing bust, lenders began demanding top-notch credit scores and imposing tough requirements on potential home buyers to protect themselves against financial penalties and lawsuits. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via The Bennington Banner
This Monday, July 14, 2014 file photo shows a home for sale in Alameda, Calif. A booming economy has minted crowds of would-be homebuyers, drawn by low interest rates and pushed by rising rents, but the latest home sales report shows they're stuck once again in a competitive market marked by bidding wars and all-cash buyers, pushing prices ever higher. Comment?
8 min ago | via National Mortgage News
Bank of America Corp. and US Bancorp were sued by the agency that oversees federal credit unions, which claimed the banks failed as trustees over securities backed by home mortgages that defaulted after the 2008 credit crisis. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, claims that Bank of America and US Bancorp served as trustees for residential mortgage-backed securities in 99 trusts with an original face value of $5.8 billion. Comment?
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