Real Estate: Mortgage

1st Security Bank of Washington Honored With ABA Foundation Community Commitment Award

Press Release – updated: Oct 4, 2017 16:00 PDT MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., October 4, 2017 – 1st Security Bank of Washington was nationally recognized by the American Bankers Association Foundation for its work with the IF Project and received the 2017 Community Commitment Award. The award was given to 1st Security for its efforts in the Financial Education category and will be presented during the ABA’s Annual Convention in Chicago...

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Economists State South San Diego County is the Perfect Place for Amazon Headquarters

Elected officials, economists and business leaders gathered to discuss development of the South Bay and Baja region at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit SAN DIEGO, September 15, 2017 –  Panelists and speakers at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit all agreed — collaboration is key to economic growth in the South County. Event masters of ceremony were...

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Mercury Insurance is Ready to Assist Customers as Hurricane Irma Threatens Georgia

“Hurricanes of this magnitude are extremely dangerous and not to be taken lightly,” says Mercury Insurance Chief Claims Officer Randy Petro. “Water surges and strong winds often precede the eye of the storm, so it’s extremely important to be prepared and comply with evacuation notices. We’ve mobilized our claims teams and are ready to respond quickly to our customers’ requests for help. Whether it’s providing living expenses while they’re out of their homes due to a covered loss...

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Europeans Expect Rising House Prices, Many Already Struggling

According to the sixth annual ING International Survey Homes and Mortgages 2017, which surveyed almost 15,000 people in 15 countries about their attitudes on the housing market, overall people across Europe are feeling more bullish. The majority of consumers (59%) believe that prices will rise over the next 12 months; confidence is up by three percentage points from last year – the first rise in two years. House price expectations have leapt in Romania (72%), Spain...

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity begins Harvey clean-up

Additional photos and video will be made available at the same link throughout the day. Photo and video credit may be attributed to Habitat for Humanity International. Habitat is deploying Mobile Response Units and Disaster Corps volunteers to the region to begin rapid assessments as flood waters recede. There are about 30 local Habitat for Humanity offices throughout the parts of southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana affected by the storms. With their help, Habitat for Humanity...

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Mortgage Advisor Brigitte Erickson Earns Expert Certification

    PORTLAND, OR, August 13, 2017 — Brigitte Erickson, mortgage advisor for Sierra Pacific Mortgage in Portland, OR has completed a two day training event held by Sierra Pacific Mortgage in Oregon to earn the Certified Liability Advisor (CLA) designation. The program, Borrow Smart University, provided an intense two day education that involved various liability management concepts, strategies, and case studies. The program is offered to mortgage advisors...

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Robert Paul, PA Joins Sarasota’s Fine Properties

Sarasota, FL, August 13, 2017– Robert Paul has joined Fine Properties as a broker-associate in the Fruitville Road, Sarasota office. He was previously with Re/Max Platinum Realty in Sarasota. Paul brings a wealth of local market knowledge and strong negotiation skills. He has long ties to the Sarasota area, having bought a family vacation home on Longboat Key in 1979. He has 19 years of real estate experience, including 15 years in the local...

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Richard Shelor Joins Atlanta-Based National Mortgage Organization, PrivatePlus

PrivatePlus Mortgage, a division of National Bank of Commerce, has named Richard Shelor a Mortgage Banker. www.PrivatePlusMortgage.com Atlanta, GA, August 11, 2017– PrivatePlus Mortgage, a division of National Bank of Commerce, has named Richard Shelor a Mortgage Banker. “Richard believes in creating lasting client relationships in order to best understand and therefore better serve client’s long-term needs beyond the initial...

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Ashton Whiteley: Fed Likely Unable To Unwind Balance Sheet

    SHANGHAI, CHINA, August 08, 2017 — Ashton Whiteley have cast doubt on the ability of the US Federal Reserve to reduce its burgeoning balance sheet during the current economic cycle and, potentially, much further beyond. In a research note sent to its institutional clients last week, the Shanghai, China-headquartered broker-dealer said explained that with $3.5 trillion-worth of assets added to the central bank’s balance sheet shince the onset of the...

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Experience Pros Broadcasts 2000th Episode While Taking the Thomas Edison Approach to Business

Experience Pros Broadcasts 2000th Episode While Taking the Thomas Edison Approach to Business Aurora, CO, August 07, 2017– On August 7, 2017, Experience Pros will broadcast their 2000th episode of The Most Positive Talk Show in America. Experience Pros is a business radio show hosted every weekday afternoon by Angel Tuccy and Eric Reamer. “We feel as if we’ve taken the Thomas Edison approach to growing a business community, and creating...

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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Fall for 4th Week in a Row

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2017 — Mortgage rates moved lower once again this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dipping to 4.04 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.26 discount and origination points. The larger jumbo 30-year fixed retreated to 4.05 percent, and the average 15-year fixed mortgage rate dipped to 3.28 percent. Adjustable mortgage rates were mostly lower, with the 5-year ARM pulling...

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Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.® To Present At Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Bank Conference

David Zalman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Eddie Safady, President; and Charlotte Rasche, Executive Vice President and General Counsel will be presenting for the Company.  The presentation will be approximately 20 minutes followed by a 10 minute question and answer period.  Management will be discussing highlights of the Company’s financial performance, operating results, corporate strategies, and economic environment. A live audio presentation will be simultaneously webcast...

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Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Releases 2017 2nd Quarter Results

The Company experienced net income growth of 127.6% and asset growth 40.7% since the second quarter of 2016, of which approximately $114 million was due to the acquisition of River Bancorp, Inc.  The Company also experienced meaningful growth in total deposits, increasing 48.8% since the first quarter of 2016, of which approximately $97 million was related to the acquisition. Financial Highlights (Unaudited) Three...

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