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Howard County offers moderate-income residents chance to buy lost-cost houses - Washington Post (blog)

Home Buyers News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 09:06

Howard County offers moderate-income residents chance to buy lost-cost houses
Washington Post (blog)
However, applicants do not need to be first-time homebuyers, Cimino says. Applicants' household income cannot exceed 60 percent of the county median for MIHU rental units, which are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Prospective renters apply ...

Home price gains bring 'underwater' sellers off sidelines, relieving ... - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 17:07

Home price gains bring 'underwater' sellers off sidelines, relieving ...
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Josh Martin, 26, discovered homes he and wife considered buying had changed hands less than a year earlier at much lower prices. The first-time homebuyers lost nine bids since August— many to cash buyers — until finally landing a home in May for ...

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Japan poised to put reactors back online for first time since nuclear crisis - Washington Post

Home Inspection News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 08:02

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Japan poised to put reactors back online for first time since nuclear crisis
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TOKYO — Japan is moving a step closer to restarting nuclear reactors as utilities are set to ask for safety inspections at their idled reactors, the clearest sign of a return to nuclear energy nearly two and a half years after the Fukushima disaster ...

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AP Impact: After Myanmar massacre, Muslim minority left with no justice ... - Washington Post

Home Inspection News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:08

AP Impact: After Myanmar massacre, Muslim minority left with no justice ...
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MEIKHTILA, Myanmar — Their bones are scattered in blackened patches of earth across a hillside overlooking the wrecked Islamic boarding school they once called home. Smashed fragments of skulls rest atop the dirt. A shattered jaw cradles half a set of ...

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Ted, white and blue: How Ted Nugent has rocked politics - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:49

Ted, white and blue: How Ted Nugent has rocked politics
Washington Post
Nugent fathered nine children, three of whom lived at home with him. This version has been corrected. ... wandering the crowded exhibit hall. A man with a carnival barker's voice cajoled ticket buyers toward the hourly firearms raffle at the Wall of Guns.

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Miners in Congo launch petition to resume digging after mining ban, US ... - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 16:20

Miners in Congo launch petition to resume digging after mining ban, US ...
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But an interim report from the U.N.'s group of experts on Congo published last weekend said traders today are exploiting the fact that minerals cannot be purchased legally in Bisie and are buying tin ore at a low price. “Smugglers (at Bisie) work with ...

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One family's painful lesson about 'lending' - Washington Post (blog)

Home Buyers News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 15:22

One family's painful lesson about 'lending'
Washington Post (blog)
I've seen this before. A home buyer doesn't have enough money for a down payment and/or closing costs and borrows it from a family member. They all agree the money is a loan, yet the family member signs a letter swearing that no repayment is expected ...

Thursday's Sports In Brief - Washington Post

Home Inspection News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 10:11

Thursday's Sports In Brief
Washington Post
Thirty-one cars, including 16 in the Sprint Cup Series, failed inspection before practices at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR confiscated the teams' roof flaps and will inspect the devices, which are designed to keep cars on the ground during ...

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Samsung forecasts record 2Q profit but shares tumble on doubts smartphone ... - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 05:04

Samsung forecasts record 2Q profit but shares tumble on doubts smartphone ...
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But worries have emerged that Samsung's profit growth will slow as developed countries, which are the biggest buyers of high-end phones, near a smartphone saturation point. It has become harder to impress buyers ... South Korean telephone companies ...

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Md. couple attacked by pit bull faces eviction from apartment later this month - Washington Post

Home Inspection News - Thu, 07/04/2013 - 17:46

Md. couple attacked by pit bull faces eviction from apartment later this month
Washington Post
Miller received another letter the same day telling her she had passed a housing inspection dealing with a leaking air conditioner four days earlier. She said she ... “I'm still having nightmares about it, and then I hear I'm going to lose my home now ...

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Evo Morales's controversial flight over Europe, minute by heavily disputed minute - Washington Post (blog)

Home Inspection News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:04

Evo Morales's controversial flight over Europe, minute by heavily disputed minute
Washington Post (blog)
After some time, it left Vienna to resume its journey home to Bolivia. ... On Wednesday, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo denied Bolivian charges that his country had demanded an inspection or made its permission contingent on this.

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Pruning and other summer home maintenance - Washington Post

Home Inspection News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:42

Pruning and other summer home maintenance
Washington Post
Also assess whether the structure overall seems solid and is properly attached to your house. The North American Deck and Railing Association, a trade group, has an inspection checklist on its Web site, www.nadra.org. Go underneath the deck and make ...

Santa Fe: International Folk Art Market highlights economic development ... - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:27

Santa Fe: International Folk Art Market highlights economic development ...
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The show has brought in millions of dollars for the artists, many of whom have gone home to start businesses that employ other mostly impoverished women from developing countries. But it has also ... Then there are the buyers, from West End to Wal-Mart.

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.29 percent after hitting 2-year ... - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:56

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.29 percent after hitting 2-year ...
Washington Post
The declines could prompt homebuyers to act quickly before rates rise further. Freddie Mac said Wednesday that the average on the 30-year loan dropped to 4.29 percent. That's down from 4.46 percent last week, the highest in two years and a full point ...

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Arlington house makes a green statement - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 13:21

Arlington house makes a green statement
Washington Post
By — Michele Lerner,. Arlington house makes a green statement. Construction is underway in what developers call the first super-energy-efficient single-family home of its kind in Arlington, a four-bedroom, four-bathroom, more than 3,000-square-foot ...

Where to find affordable homes - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Wed, 07/03/2013 - 13:09

Where to find affordable homes
Washington Post
○The Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) — www.gwul.org/programs/housing/hpap — provides up to $44,000 in assistance to eligible first-time home buyers. ○Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future — www.sahfnet.org — has a map of ...

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Conn. police assisting Boston PD in double homicide probe linked to Hernandez - Washington Post

Home Inspection News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:49

Conn. police assisting Boston PD in double homicide probe linked to Hernandez
Washington Post
Hernandez is already charged with murder in the shooting death of his friend Odin Lloyd, whose body was found June 17 near Hernandez's home in North Attleborough, Mass. The request from Boston police in the July 2012 double homicide was ... The jail's ...

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Va. collector squares off with his home country over rare, World War II rifle - Washington Post

Home Inspection News - Sat, 06/29/2013 - 21:15

Va. collector squares off with his home country over rare, World War II rifle
Washington Post
But when four federal agents came to Gasior's door in March — only a week after Gasior had posted the weapon for sale on his Web site — Gasior said he assumed they were conducting a regular inspection of his stock. Almost immediately, he said, they ...

For boutique brokerage Slate, DC office space matches its vision - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Mon, 06/24/2013 - 17:49

For boutique brokerage Slate, DC office space matches its vision
Washington Post
While virtually all home buyers go online to find information about searching for and purchasing property, a new Web site, Doorsteps.com , walks them through the buying process and provides education at each step to help them make appropriate decisions.

Residents of Reston's Crescent apartments wary as redevelopment process starts - Washington Post

Home Buyers News - Mon, 06/24/2013 - 09:06

Residents of Reston's Crescent apartments wary as redevelopment process starts
Washington Post
Fairfax issued its request for proposals in February 2012, looking for either buyers or lessors, and also for developers interested not only in the Crescent but other properties around Lake Anne, including the Fellowship House senior citizen high-rise ...

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