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Banking & Finance: Ohio Home Sales in July Rose 15.4% from Year Ago | August 25, 2015

Ohio Home Sales in July Rose 15.4% from Year Ago

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Home sales in July were up 15.4% from a year earlier, the Ohio Association of Realtors reports. The increase marked the market’s 11th consecutive monthly year-over-year gain, according to the association. Additionally, home sales last month increased 6.3% from June. “Home sales activity throughout the Buckeye State is extremely robust, as we […]

Banking & Finance: CoreLogic Reports Local Home Prices Increase in June | August 6, 2015

CoreLogic Reports Local Home Prices Increase in June

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The sale price of existing homes in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman statistical area, including distressed sales, increased by 1.5% during the month of June from a year earlier, reports the California-based financial analytics firm CoreLogic. Distressed sales include short sales and real estate-owned transactions. On a month-over-month basis, local home prices, including distressed sales, […]

Banking & Finance: FNB to Pay $474M for Metro in All-Stock Agreement | August 5, 2015

FNB to Pay $474M for Metro in All-Stock Agreement

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, will acquire Metro Bancorp Inc., based in Harrisburg, in an all-stock transaction valued at $474 million, the companies announced Tuesday. The $474 million translates to $32.72 per Metro share, the companies said, basing the figure on the price F.N.B. shares closed Monday, $13.79. […]