Real Estate: Mortgage

Bank of the James Announces Second Quarter, First Half 2018 Financial Results and Declaration of Dividend

LYNCHBURG, Va., July 20, 2018 -- Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:BOTJ), the parent company of Bank of the James, a full-service commercial and retail bank serving the greater Lynchburg area (Region 2000), and the Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, and Roanoke, Virginia markets, today announced unaudited results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2018.Net income for the three months ended June 30, 2018 was $1.30 million or $0.30 per diluted share, up...

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Daniel Yelovich Outlines Credit Boosting Tips for Potential Home Buyers

When seeking a mortgage to purchase a home, most banks will typically look at three main areas of an individual's finances. Press Release - updated: Jul 20, 2018 10:45 EDT GLEN ELLYN, Ill., July 20, 2018 - These, according to Daniel Yelovich, a licensed mortgage loan officer from Glen Ellyn, Illinois, are income, credit, and down payment. "While they're equally important, it's the credit aspect where many people come unstuck," he suggests. "With that said, people must remember that...

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Element Funding Announces The Appointment of Six Mortgage Professionals in Florida

Element Funding welcomes six mortgage professionals that have recently joined the company at four branches in the state of Florida. Element Funding, a division of Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), announces the appointment of six mortgage professionals at four branches in Florida. Steve Hardy (NMLS No. 980141) and Roland Victor (NMLS No. 1181017) have joined the Palm Beach Branch as Loan Officers. Hardy brings over 28 years in real estate and financial services experience to Element Funding....

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Wayne Savings Bancshares, Inc. Announces Record Earnings for the Quarter ended June 30, 2018

WOOSTER, Ohio, July 19, 2018 -- Wayne Savings Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX:WAYN), (the “Company”), the holding company parent of Wayne Savings Community Bank, reported net income (unaudited) of $1.2 million or $0.45 per common share for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, an increase of $443,000 or 58.4%, compared to $761,000 or $0.27 per common share for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. The increase in net income was due to an increase in net interest income and a decrease in noninterest expenses partially...

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Groundbreaking Set for Second Phase of Slavic Village Housing Development

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Groundbreaking for the second phase of Trailside Slavic Village will take place Thursday, July 26, at 3:00 pm at the corner of Aetna Rd and 71st Street. Third Federal Chairman and CEO Marc A. Stefanski and other dignitaries, including Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, will be on hand to celebrate the next phase of construction, which features six additional homes. The initial phase featured 10 new homes, all of which are currently owned and occupied by residents enjoying...

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Smart Real Estate Agents Focus on Baby Boomer Needs

Press Release - updated: Jul 19, 2018 11:00 MDT DENVER, July 19, 2018 - Baby Boomers. The second largest generation in our nation’s history represents more than 25% of the residential real estate market. And, according to financial experts, boomers have accumulated between $6 – 8 trillion in home equity ("Reasons why Baby Boomers are a Market to Watch," Dave Lowman). Yet, as many approaches 62 and over, they share increasing concern as to whether they have saved enough for retirement at the...

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Sobering Study Shows PLUS Loans Actually Widening Income Gap for African-American Families, Says Ameritech Financial

Press Release - updated: Jul 19, 2018 10:00 PDT ROHNERT PARK, Calif., July 19, 2018 - A recent New America analysis of Education Department data demonstrates how high-risk parent PLUS loans are for families of color, especially African-American families. This analysis also shows that when parent and student loans are considered together, federal student loan policies are driving an intergenerational accumulation of debt that burden the most disadvantaged families. These families have seen their...

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Franklin County Visitors Bureau Donates "The Burning" Silent Art Auction Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County

The Burning of Chambersburg painting is one of many up for auction As part of 1864: The Burning celebrations in 2018, Franklin County Visitors Bureau plans to donate silent art auction proceeds to Habitat for Humanity, Franklin County, PA. July 19, 2018 As part of 1864: The Burning celebrations in 2018, Franklin County Visitors Bureau plans to donate silent art auction proceeds to Habitat for Humanity, Franklin County, PA. All 10 pieces were generously donated by Mr. Tom Fogelsanger. Tom...

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Compass Mortgage, Inc. Announces Scholarship Winners

Press Release - updated: Jul 19, 2018 11:15 EDT WARRENVILLE, Ill., July 19, 2018 - Compass Mortgage is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 “Grands for Grads” Scholarship: Andrew Bitner, Anna James, Jared Osborne, Kellie Wiersema, Michael Doranski, and Nick Hall-Skank. For the second year in a row, Compass Mortgage has given back to its community in appreciation of their clients, friends, and families by giving away six- $5,000 scholarships. “Here at Compass Mortgage, we strive to...

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Carmen Shenk, the Tiny House Foodie, Returns to Harrisonburg

Carmen Shenk, raised in Harrisonburg Virginia, returns to the Shenandoah Valley to talk about her new book, "Kitchen Simplicity," and about her experiences of living in a tiny house of only 125 sq. ft. right here in the Valley.Staunton, VA, July 18, 2018 -- Carmen Shenk, the Tiny House Foodie grew up in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. She and her husband "went tiny" in the fall of 2014, and parked their cute tiny house on wheels in various places in the Shenandoah Valley ever since. They recently...

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Land Advisors Capital Raises $100 Million From Varde Partners for Christopher Todd Communities

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. July 18, 2018 Land Advisors Capital successfully secured a lending commitment from Varde Partners in order to fuel the growth of Christopher Todd Communities. The deal was finalized on July 10, 2018. Part of the funding of Christopher Todd Communities begins with a new single-family home rental community in Peoria, near the master planned community of Vistancia. Christopher Todd Communities will be building an innovative rental community comprised of 222 one- and two-bedroom...

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