Waverly Real Estate News
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Saturday Jan 10 | via The Times-Tribune
Fannie Mae, also known as Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas, by its attorney in fact, Phelan Hallinan LLP, to Jeffrey Michael Magnot; a property at 202 Prynn St., Blakely, for $105,900. Covington Lakes Estates LLC, Covington Twp., to Ralph and Robbin Lamo, Clinton, N.J.; a property at Route 611 and State Road, Covington Twp., for $300,000. Comment?
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?
Thursday Jan 22 | via CBS News
Home design trends may come and go, but homeowners are always looking for inexpensive, easy ways to increase their property's value. Some of those trends can translate into bigger bucks when it comes time to sell a home, while others can actually drag value down. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Opening statements are scheduled in the trial of a northeastern Pennsylvania man charged in the strangulation deaths of a drug-dealing pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend. A notorious Pennsylvania inmate found with at least five sets of human remains buried in his yard nearly a dozen years ago is standing trial on charges he strangled two of the victims, including a pharmacist who had called... Three California lawmakers are promoting right-to-die legislation with the family of a terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to legally end her life. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via National Mortgage News
Most recently, he served as senior vice president of production at Discover Home Loans, a division of Discover Financial Services. Prior to that, Smith was the senior vice president of production at LendingTree Loans where he led sales and processing teams across six states. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Business Journal
Several western Pennsylvania cities and towns make a website's list of the most affordable cities in the state -- but none of them are in the Pittsburgh region. SmartAsset.com ranked the top 10 in several metrics, including most affordable, taking into account average closing costs and mortgage payment, annual homeowner insurance and property taxes plus median income. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Philly.com
Foreclosure filings nationwide last year fell to their lowest level since 2006 and were down by more than a million properties from 2010's recession-aftermath peak of roughly 2.87 million. RealtyTrac, an Irvine, Calif., housing data and analytics provider that tracks filings across the United States, reported Thursday that last year's 1,117,426 total filings, while down considerably from that peak, still represented an increase of 400,000 since the housing boom of the last decade began to go bust. Comment?
33 min ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
North Stradbroke Island elegantly plays host to sandmining, tourism, a stunning national park, commerce, festivals and a thriving indigenous population. I know because I am the federal MP. Comment?
40 min ago | via The Times
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Hall County area's lead transportation agency, has a 19-member group, the Citizens Advisory Committee, that meets at least quarterly to talk about pressing issues. And in an era when transportation issues are at the forefront, especially with demand outstripping funding, such a group with grass-roots ties is positioned to have its voice heard - perhaps more than ever. Comment?
55 min ago | via News Tribune
The recent policy changes affect government-backed home loans and could make it less costly for first-time buyers to come up with a down payment or to afford private mortgage insurance. Earlier this month, the Obama administration announced that the premium that borrowers with an FHA-backed home loan must pay for mortgage insurance will be dropped to 0.85 percent from 1.35 percent by the end of this month. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Blown Mortgage Blog
FHA loans have long been popular, especially with first-time homebuyers . The lure of these loans lie in the decreased down payment requirements, generally low interest rates and minimal requirements regarding income and credit history. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Enter Stage Right
The European Central Bank has announced a a 60 billion monthly government bond buying program-Quantitative Easing-but that won't do much for the moribund continental economy. Central banks can print money to purchase government bonds to push up prices and lower interest rates on those assets and competing debt, such as corporate bonds and bank loans. Comment?
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