Who wears short-shorts? Not JC Penney employees, apparently. Sylva Stoel, a 17-year-old sales associate at JC Penney in Sioux Falls, North Dakota, was sent home for wearing shorts that were apparently not work-appropriate. The ironic...Show More Summary
Mortgage Fraud Blog. Authorities in Lansing, Michigan recently advised home buyers to beware of a Craig’s List home selling scam where scam artists meet potential home buyers at a home they do not actually own and take payments fromShow More Summary
Funnyman Adam Carolla and his wife, Lynette Paradise, have listed a vintage home in La Cañada Flintridge for sale at $3.495 million.
It is true that at the right price, every home will sell, regardless of what it looks like and where it is. However, there are some things that should have more emphasis placed on them prior to listing the home for sale. The six items listed below along with price will increase the seller's bottom line...
June was another “Jekyll and Hyde” month for US housing. According to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales came in at the highest number we’ve seen since 2009 – at the peak of buying activity due to the Homebuyer Tax Credit program – an annualized rate of 5.49 [...]
When a high-ranking Chinese wildlife official pledged in May that China -- home of the world's largest market for ivory -- was working on a plan to ban the trade and sale of ivory he included a caveat. The United States -- the second largest ivory market -- should do the same. Show More Summary
Cincinnati Bell continues to be aggressive in expanding in its fiber-to-the-home Fioptics business by passing more multi-dwelling units (MDUs) and single-family homes in its territory.
Newly built homes in Manhattan Beach and Arcadia as well as a Case Study House in Pacific Palisades were among the priciest residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area this past week.
Hands down, Nespresso is the easiest way to make decent espresso at home, and their Inissia model is on sale at Williams-Sonoma for an absolutely bonkers $63, if you hurry.http://gear.kinja.com/buying-guide-n... Read more...
The MBA reports that mortgage applications rose 0.8% last week, with purchases down -0.1% and refis up 2.0%. The Pending Home Sales index unexpectedly fell a sharp -1.8% in June, to 110.3. Analysts expected a 0.4% increase. The Fed took no interest rate action at the today’s FOMC meeting and saw no change in the […]
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Pending home sales in June may have backslid slightly from this summer’s hot streak, but sales are still up considerably compared to a year ago, according to the most recent numbers released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR)...
The more than 13,000-square-foot Colonial-style mansion at 30 Gerrys Landing Road near Cambridge, Massachusetts's Mount Auburn Cemetery dropped on the sales market about three months ago asking $6,700,000. Its girth is what made it gobsmacking: the said square-footage, plus...
Today has been a great week for anyone hoping to purchase the home of a former drug kingpin, real or fictional, as yesterday Jesse Pinkman's house from Breaking Bad hit the market for $1.6 million. The house (in the...
From the NAR: Pending Home Sales Dip in JuneAfter five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales slipped in June but remained near May's level, which was the highest in over nine years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Show More Summary
Buying options are increasingly limited because the market contains just a five month supply of homes
Wilfredo Lee/AP By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON -- The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index declined 1.8 percent to 110.3 last month. Show More Summary
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Index falls 1.8%, but remains over 8% clear of corresponding mark from last year.
There's some good news for a Pennsylvania woman this week: she can keep her home. A decision from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has put an end to litigation involving the sale of Eileen Battisti's home due to an alleged underpayment of tax.