Antioch Real Estate News
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Tuesday Apr 18 | via ClayCord.com
A Contra Costa County real estate investor has been convicted by a federal jury in Oakland of conspiring to rig bids on auctions of foreclosed property. Glenn Guillory, who worked out of an office in Walnut Creek, was found guilty of the conspiracy charge on Monday by a jury in the court of U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton. Comment?
Friday Mar 31 | via Inside Bay Area
Wells Fargo Bank will hold a free workshop 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5 at its branch at 2601 Somersville Road, Antioch. Credit counselors from the bank as well as from a nonprofit will be on hand to meet privately with attendees, who can discuss their financial concerns and learn about their options. Comment?
Mar 12, 2017 | via Inside Bay Area
The son and grandson of East Bay housing empire patriarch Albert Seeno Sr. personally directed a mortgage fraud scheme uncovered by the FBI, and the illegal incentive programs were approved by a company attorney and outside counsel, according to a former executive and key government witness in the nearly concluded seven-year case. Former Discovery Sales Vice President Ayman Shahid - who will be sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud - assisted federal investigators in their probe of the powerful East Bay family's mortgage business. Comment?
Mar 10, 2017 | via Inside Bay Area
Renters who have a down payment standing in the way between them and their first home will get help this summer. Antioch City Council members recently agreed to provide seed money to a nonprofit group that will help lower-income residents obtain the grants and loans they need to become homeowners. Comment?
Jul 7, 2016 | via Contra Costa Times
Wearing handcuffs and a red jail-issued jumpsuit, Albert Seeno III was charged Thursday morning with retaliating against a witness in a federal bank fraud case that ensnared his prominent East Bay homebuilding company - the first time a member of the well-heeled Seeno family has faced criminal prosecution after years of legal showdowns. While the alleged victim of Seeno's retaliation was not revealed, the charging document said he committed the felony June 8, almost a week after his company, Discovery Sales, was charged with bank fraud for its role in a mortgage scam. Comment?
Tuesday | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
The San Diego County median home price reached $515,000 in March, its highest point in a decade and a 7.7 percent increase in a year, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Tuesday. The median price had been below half a million dollars since October last year, which had some analysts surmising costs had hit an affordability wall. Comment?
Tuesday | via Los Angeles Times
Real estate agent Houman Zahedi holds an open house this month at a three-bedroom residence in Canoga Park. Jobs and wages are on the rise. Comment?
Tuesday | via GreenBuildingAdvisor
More housing in urbanized areas near transportation would be one of the best ways for California to meet its 2030 climate goals Changes in lending practices to account for transportation and energy costs would be transformative by allowing new homeowners to borrow more. "The California housing crisis is even worse than we thoughta California is the hardest state in the nation for people to buy their first home. Comment?
Tuesday | via The Wave
The story "Thousands rally as part of nationwide March for Science" [News, April 23] was properly placed under "Politics." Galileo agreed that his findings were incorrect when his life was threatened. Comment?
Monday Apr 24 | via Los Angeles Times
Wells Fargo will hold its annual shareholder meeting Tuesday. Investors will decide whether to hold board members accountable for the bank's bogus-accounts scandal. Comment?
5 min ago | via Building Operating Management
Brivo, a SaaS company offering physical access control, video surveillance, and mobile credentials for commercial buildings, today announced CENTURY 21 Action Plus Realty, a New Jersey-based real estate agency, upgraded its physical security with a unified cloud-based access control system, Brivo OnAir, to increase the security and safety of its seven locations. With multiple locations, it was imperative for CENTURY 21 Action Plus Realty to have a standardized access control system to remotely lock and unlock doors while keeping their facilities secure at all times. Comment?
11 min ago | via Texarkana Gazette
Reena Corbin, 34, allegedly arranged to receive commission checks for property sales while working for Coldwell Banker Elite, where she was a salaried employee earning $88,000 annually and ineligible for commission, according to a probable cause affidavit used to create the following account. Corbin is accused of pocketing $31,830 of the company's money between October 2016 and December 2016. Comment?
18 min ago | via Customer Interaction Solutions
U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain Of $44,000 In First Quarter Of 2017, Highest Since Q3 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- ATTOM Data Solutions , curator of the nation's largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Q1 2017 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that homeowners who sold in the first quarter realized an average price gain of since purchase, representing an average 24 percent return on the purchase price - the highest average price gain for home sellers in terms of both dollars and percent returns since Q3 2007. Comment?
19 min ago | via Skift
Wyndham might not have 30 hotel brands like Marriott, but it does have the world's largest timeshare business and a pretty robust vacation rental business, too. Leveraging the power of all three of its businesses just makes us wonder: Why haven't they tried to do this before? Wyndham Worldwide's first quarter earnings were, as CEO Stephen P. Holmes noted, "right in line with our expectations" and those expectations support a major strategy designed to synergize all three of the company's businesses: hotels, timeshares, and vacation rentals. Comment?
23 min ago | via CKNW News Talk 980
It was a big night for B.C. politics, with the leaders of the three major parties getting what may be their real first introduction to the electorate as they faced off in the broadcast leaders' debate. While the format prevented more than two leaders from debating at any time, there were a number of heated exchanges and plenty of crosstalk. Comment?
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