January 31, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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About 8,800 Ohioans have been helped through the Save the Dream program said Cindy Flaherty of the Ohio Housing Finance Agency. Photo courtesy of The Columbia Dispatch “FHFA, HUD extend foreclosure relief for Sandy Victims,” posts Housingwire. The Atlantic Highlands Herald publishes, “Statement of Secretary Shaun Donovan Chair of the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force.” […]

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Buying a home, OMG!

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Recently, I’ve been helping a friend through the home buying process.  Although I purchased a home a few years back, I’d forgotten how rigorous the process can be: How much earnest money do I need to put up?  Will the seller help with closing costs?  Do I need homeowners insurance?  And, oh yeah, and what […]

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January 30, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  “Menendez Dubs HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Obama’s Sandy ‘Disaster Czar,’” writes Breitbart. The New York Times reports, “Home Prices Surge More Than 5%, the Most Since 2006.” “Menendez, Boxer plan bill to help struggling homeowners,” posts The Star-Ledger. The Plain Dealer says, “Homeless Youth Count count was worth doing and noticing: Mark Naymik.” “Healthy […]

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