Alderwood Manor Real Estate News
Monday Apr 13 | via Right Wing News
An anonymous investor has paid off the $360,000 mortgage of a man who lost his house and wife in Snohomish County's Highway 530 landslide. The investor was moved to act after seeing a news account about Tim Ward, whose wife, Brandy, was one of 43 people killed in the slide near Oso on March 22, 2014. Comment?
Sunday Apr 26 | via Port Orchard
Buyer anxiety is rising as the pace of home sales is faster than brokers are able to replenish inventory, according to members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Figures released for March show 11,408 pending sales during the month in the Northwest MLS area, while only 10,505 sellers listed their homes for sale during the same period. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via HeraldNet
Tourism bureau adds group sales, events coordinator Karolyn Jensen has joined the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau in the newly created position of group sales and events coordinator. She will be responsible for promoting the county as an event, meeting and convention destination. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via Business Journal
But for millennials who are watching their rents go up and up and up, buying a home is looking like a more attractive option. Combine that with low interest rates and a flood of new people to the area, and you'll see what's currently playing out in Seattle. Comment?
Apr 3, 2015 | via KOMO News
A local woman who spent the past five years hopping from mini-mansion to mini-mansion across King and Snohomish counties - costing their owners hundreds of thousands of dollars - has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. Sentenced Thursday in King County Superior Court, Jessica Carde was convicted on seven counts related to a long-running fraud. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. WASHINGTON, - U.S. labor costs rose solidly in the first quarter as wages in the private sector increased, which could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Washington Post
The Federal Reserve would be at the helm of a reorganized regulatory system eliminating the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and combining other agencies in a plan released Monday by the Volcker Alliance, a group formed in 2013 by the former central bank chairman. In a report outlining the plan, the group described its aim as a simpler, clearer and more adaptive regime. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via Journal Gazette
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official charged with rooting out government fraud and waste, pleaded not guilty Thursday after a federal grand jury indictment charged him with filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of more than $1 million in stolen property related to his former ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via KNUS-AM Aurora
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official tasked with rooting out government fraud and waste, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property. The 41-page indictment was unsealed Thursday, alleging various misdeeds by Kelley in connection with mortgage title services companies he previously ran. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Business Journal
OB Jacobi , Windermere Real Estate president, has been working for several years to help launch a residential real estate program at the University of Washington. He spoke at the Puget Sound Business Journal's 35th Anniversary Roundtable discussion last week. Comment?
1 hr ago | via West Australian
The Commonwealth Bank has passed on a portion of the Reserve Bank's 0.25 per cent interest rate cut, cutting its standard variable rate by 20 basis points. The cut puts its standard variable rate to what it says is the lowest in its history at 5.45 per cent. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Canada NewsWire
Common equity tier 1 capital ratio was 10.5%, the tier 1 ratio was 11.8% and the total capital ratio was 13.1% at The impact of higher fee income arising from increased capital market activities, growth in our Commercial and Global Banking and Market portfolios and increased gains on sales of available-for-sale securities was more than offset by the impact of derivative fair value movements recycled to the income statement due to hedge accounting criteria not having been met. Results also continue to be negatively impacted by competitive pressures in the low interest rate environment and run-off of the consumer finance portfolio. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
In June 2014, Heather Schneiter bought a new house on Dresden Street in the South Linden neighborhood for the asking price of $92,000. The three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath, 1,646-square-foot house, located across the street from the Linden-McKinley STEM Academy, was built by the Greater Linden Development Corp. using federal neighborhood-stabilization funds. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Cape Gazette
Before the crash, it used to be easy. You called a loan officer, told them what you made and what you owed and BAM! - they sent you a pre-qualification letter. Comment?
1 hr ago | via This Is Somerset
Political leaders will embark on a frenetic final 48 hours of campaigning as they desperately seek to secure a decisive breakthrough with voters at Thursday's General Election. With polling stations open in just two days for one of the most finely-balanced contests in living memory, they will tour the country to push key messages in a bid to move stubbornly-deadlocked polls. Comment?
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