Boulder Creek Real Estate News
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Friday Feb 5 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Every home purchase that involves a mortgage will require an appraisal and sometimes that appraisal may not justify the sales price that a buyer is willing to pay for a home. Fortunately, this is not a common occurrence in Santa Cruz County but when it does happen, there hopefully will be a solution so the transaction can close. Comment?
Monday Feb 1 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Sean Haghi, left, of Elements Real Estate and his brother Armin Haghi show the interior of a luxury remodel in the Seabright neighborhood of Santa Cruz. The complex of three two-bedroom homes sold this month for more than the $2 million asking price. Comment?
Jan 8, 2016 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
The beginning of the year is a good time for homeowners to review the responsibilities that come with homeownership and to continue to take the steps necessary to protect their investment. While mortgage rates are up about one quarter of a percent from where they were last year at this time, rates are still historically and unbelievably low. Comment?
Jan 1, 2016 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
If you have been thinking about buying a home, the beginning of the new year is a good time to take a look at what it will take to become a homeowner. Do not let the prospect of rising mortgage rates or the threat of increasing home values deter you from moving forward. Comment?
Dec 30, 2015 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
SANTA CRUZ >> Owners of St. Charles Court on Beach Hill in Santa Cruz have been notified the 28-unit rental property is in violation of city code for lack of heat and hot water. But efforts to make repairs have been stymied by gas line leaks, according to Alex Khoury, assistant director of the planning and community development and code compliance manager. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via Pasadena Star-News
California is routinely ranked as one of the most expensive places to live in the nation, mostly due to our state's sky-high housing costs. In fact, the average price of a California home is roughly $440,000, more than double the national average of $179,000. Comment?
Jun 20, 2012 | via City Journal
Say this for the $92 billion budget that California's legislature sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Friday: at least it wasn't late. 'The deadline was met,' state senate leader Darrell Steinberg announced with little fanfare or much evident pride. Comment?
Oct 19, 2008 | via City Journal
Treasury secretary Hank Paulson has spent the past six months using the trillions of dollars in promises and loans that only the government is powerful enough to make to avert the immediate collapse of the insurance giant AIG and those two mortgage behemoths, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Government officials had hoped that their actions would persuade the financial world's private lenders, trading partners, and customers to stop fleeing financial institutions in a Depression-style terror. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Local TV Station KTVZ
The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services warned consumers Thursday not to seek loan modification services from Liberty One Mortgage, a California-based unlicensed and unregistered company that has engaged in mortgage fraud. The department, through its Division of Financial Regulation, has issued two orders requiring Liberty One Mortgage to stop all unlawful activity in Oregon and assessed $30,000 in civil penalties against the company. Comment?
Thursday Feb 4 | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follow... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed 10 classes of UBS Commercial Trust 2012-C1 commercial mortgage pass-through certificates. A detailed list of rating actions follo... )--Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. , today announced that the highly-anticipated Westin Nashville will o... )--Second row in list of dates for release dated February 2, 2016, should read: Ex-date: 02/11/2016 . Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via CKNW News Talk 980
The controversial real estate technique was uncovered in a bombshell Globe and Mail investigation this weekend, and has renewed the debate over what's driving housing prices in Vancouver. It allows realtors and investors to flip a property multiple times before a sale is even complete, jacking up the price along the way. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It operates as a real estate finance and investment management company. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Bankinter is in the financial services industry. They are a banking entity subject to the supervision of the Bank of Spain and the Spanish National Securities Market Commission. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via Seeking Alpha
Two Harbors Investment's stock is down ~26% over the last year as income investors turned their backs on the mortgage investment sector. Two Harbors retains potential to grow servicing income, though, and has a history of earning excess returns compared to the Pine River Mortgage REIT Index. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via The Globe and Mail
Vancouver MLA David Eby called for an independent inquiry Sunday. He credits The Globe investigation for pushing the government into doing something concrete about Vancouver's real estate woes. Comment?
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