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October 2015 Archives

Online real estate listings

The availability of online real estate listings has transformed how real estate is bought and sold in Delaware and around the country. Too many people have unrealistic expectations derived from these listings, however. It is important for people to understand the shortcomings of listings so they can get a better idea overall.

REITs as commercial real estate investment options

While many people in Delaware may dream about one day owning a large commercial property, few are able to actually accomplish it. However, real estate investment trusts provide a potential investment option that can allow individual investors to diversify their investment portfolios to include shares in real estate.

Hudson City Savings Bank settles redlining complaint

"Redlining" is the practice of banks or mortgage companies selectively offering credit based on an applicant's race, color, sex, religion or national origin. Redlining was once a common practice in Delaware and other states, but it is now prohibited by Federal law. Hudson City Savings Bank announced on Sept. 24, 2015, that it has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to pay $33 million for its discriminatory lending practices.