Woman accused of locking elderly neighbor in room, bought home for $1

PALM SPRINGS, Fla. (CBS12) — A woman is accused of locking her elderly wheelchair-bound neighbor in a room and buying his house in Palm Springs for $1. Palm Springs Public Safety officers arrested 44-year-old Maibell Bastida on charges of aggravated abuse of an elderly or disabled adult, exploitation of the elderly of $50,000 or more, kidnapping, and harassing in a felony preceding.
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This Is The State Where The Most People Own Homes

About 83 million people in America own homes, according to Pew Research. Viewed another way, that means that about two-thirds of households own their own homes. That is down from the long-term figure of about 70%. One of the current barriers to homeownership is price. The post-pandemic economic recovery has caused many people to move […]
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Will Housing Inventory Stay Low for the Rest of 2021?

Housing inventory has been sluggish all year. Will that trend continue?. There's a reason so many buyers have struggled to purchase a home this year despite the fact that mortgage rates have been overwhelmingly attractive. Housing inventory has been lacking in a serious way, and that's made it more difficult for people to find suitable properties to buy. It's also caused demand to soar, which, in turn, has caused a major spike in home prices.

What to Know About Living in Tampa - Moving to Tampa Florida

In this video we will go through What To Know About Living In Tampa if you are planning on Moving to Tampa Florida. From the Top things to do and the best neighborhoods to our Pro Sports Teams and a few restaurant suggestions, we will cover everything you need to know about living, eating, sleeping and playing in Tampa Florida. Ready to start the conversation about moving to Tampa Florida? Click the link below to schedule your private Zoom video call to learn more about Tampa! <a href=""></a> 📲 We have so many people contacting us who are moving here to Tampa Florida and we ABSOLUTELY love it! Honestly if you are moving or relocating here to the Tampa Bay Area or surrounding areas, we can make that transition so much easier on you!! Adam Morejon 📲 Call/Text Direct at 813.766.9706 📲 Email: 👨‍💻 Home Search: <a href=""></a> Follow us on Facebook: <a href=""></a>

3 Ways to Pay Off a Personal Loan Before the End of the Year

Want to knock out that personal loan balance? Here's how. When it comes to borrowing money, there's healthy debt, and then there's debt that's less beneficial for you. Mortgages are considered a healthy kind of debt because they let you borrow money to buy a specific asset -- a home -- that can gain value over time. Credit card balances on the other hand are considered less healthy. That type of debt can cost you a lot of money in interest and it often doesn't lead to the ownership of a valuable asset. Plus, the simple act of carrying a balance on a credit card can harm your credit score.

Can You Negotiate Real Estate Agent Fees?

The quick answer? Yes. But it's not that simple. If you're gearing up to sell your home, you may not want to go it alone. Listing and marketing a home can be time consuming, and there are complexities in negotiating with buyers. That's why so many home sellers engage the...

US Mortgage Lender UWM Will No Longer Accept Bitcoin Payments

After just two months, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) decided to stop cryptocurrency payments as an option. United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) – a leading mortgage provider in the USA – has decided to stop allowing its customers to settle payments in cryptocurrencies, citing “regulatory uncertainty” in the industry as a reason.

Why This Couple Is Putting Their Home Search on Hold for the Rest of 2021

These would-be buyers are mentally exhausted after navigating a tough housing market for months on end. When Jess and Chris set out to buy a home in the spring of 2021, they figured they were in a great position to do so. Jess had just gotten a promotion and both had steady jobs. And they knew they'd have an easy time qualifying for a mortgage with their incomes, down payment, and high credit scores.

Axa S.A. Buys New Position in First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN)

Axa S.A. purchased a new position in shares of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 34,600 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $1,700,000. Other institutional investors have also modified...

Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $65.38 Million

On average, analysts expect that Lakeland Bancorp will report full-year sales of $258.17 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $255.90 million to $261.17 million. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report sales of $336.70 million, with estimates ranging from $331.80 million to $343.81 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Lakeland Bancorp.