Articles Tagged with ''Virginia''

Amazon breathes life into HQ2 housing markets

New headquarter locations see surge of interest from prospective buyers
Amazon has selected Long Island City, New York, and Crystal City, Virginia, as the split locations for its HQ2, and data suggest that even as early as last week, the real estate markets in these areas have boomed.
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Fairfax County, Virginia opens public housing waiting list for first time in 10 years

Area outside Washington, D.C. hasn’t taken new applications since 2007
Residents of Fairfax County, Virginia, haven’t been able to get on the waitlist for public housing in the area in 10 years due to high demand for affordable housing, but that’s about to change. Fairfax County officials announced recently that the county’s housing authority will soon be opening up the Rental Assistance Demonstration Waitlist for the first time since 2007.
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JPMorgan Chase significantly expanding in Washington, D.C. area

Opening up to 70 new branches, hiring 700 new employees
JPMorgan Chase currently has a presence in the Washington, D.C. area, with more than 250 employees operating in the region, but the megabank will soon launch an expansion that will more than triple its workforce in the D.C. area. Chase announced Thursday that it is planning a massive expansion in the D.C. area, including adding as many as 70 new branches and hiring up to 700 new employees in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.
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Online mortgage lender Lenda continues growth, expands to Virginia

Recently expanded to Illinois, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Arizona
For the second time this year, online mortgage lender Lenda is expanding. Earlier in the year, the company announced that its service would now be available in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Arizona. And now, Lenda is growing again, adding Virginia as its newest state.
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ProTeck says Amazon will choose this city for its HQ2

Says housing market makes area the perfect finalist
Over the past several months, cities have battled it out to see who will be the home of Amazon’s planned second headquarters, and now Pro Teck says it may know which city will win. Pro Teck’s analysis shows this community may be well-positioned to receive the 50,000 new jobs expected with HQ2 due to its promising housing market and well-educated workforce.
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Redfin Mortgage now available in Virginia

Online real estate brokerage continues expansion of lending operation
Redfin is expanding its mortgage lending operation again. Initially, Redfin Mortgage was available in Texas. Then, the company expanded to Illinois, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Redfin announced Thursday that it is now offering mortgages in Virginia as well.
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South State Bank commits $100 million to low-income, minority borrowers

Will seek eligible borrowers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia
South Carolina-based South State Bank announced Monday that it is launching a mortgage lending initiative, pledging $100 million to consumers located in low-to-moderate income and minority areas in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia.
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Movement Mortgage opens new operations center in Virginia

Will add 750 financial services jobs in area
Movement Mortgage may be less than 10 years old, but its imprint on the housing finance market continues to grow. In its latest venture, the billion-dollar mortgage lender announced it officially opened its new job operations center at Military Circle in Norfolk, Virginia.
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