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Thursday Oct 1 | via American Reporter
Readers who see three YouTube videos on our front page this past week must be curious. Has The Americzan Reporter become tabloid? Is the editor out of his mind? There is a simple explanation, and it is a news-related one. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Housing Wire
New American Funding combines a high-tech approach to originating loans with a high-touch approach to borrowers. It's a formula that has propelled New American Funding from a 40-employee call center in 2003 to a company with more than 1,800 employees and 90 branches today. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via Los Angeles Times
Home prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties posted strong gains in July, rising 6.1% from a year earlier, according to a closely tracked gauge released Tuesday. That was larger than the 4.7% increase seen nationally, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index showed. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via Townhall
Imagine a life of prosperity, success and health all taken from you within months, not by your own doing but by circumstance. For Kai Mooney, that scenario was his reality. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via Patch.com
Overall, assessed value of properties in Los Angeles County jumped by 6.13, which means bigger sale prices and higher property taxes. The assessed value of properties in Los Angeles County jumped by 6.13 percent over the past year, marking the fifth consecutive annual increase, according to figures released today by the assessor's office. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via The Fresno Bee
Keith Swinger and Latishia Sharer , a Fresno Wells Fargo home mortgage team, earned the top 10 percent award in the nation for July 2015. In data just released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HealthCare California achieved an Acute Care Hospitalization rate of 9.5 percent for July compared to a state rate of 19.5 percent and a national rate of 24.4 percent. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
The Case Shiller Index is one of the better long-term measures of housing price changes. It looks at repeat home sales so you know what you are tracking versus say an area where new home sales are jacking prices up while old crap shack stucco boxes lag the market. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via RollingStone
Wells Fargo was forced under the terms of a robo-signing settlement to launch its much-lauded home-buyer assistance program. All over the country, Wells Fargo is making headlines for launching a multimillion-dollar homeowner assistance program called HomeLIFT, which among other things offers $15,000 down payment grants to prospective home-buyers. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via National Mortgage News
Rebecca Mairone scarcely deserves a mention in the annals of finance, except for this: She's the only executive of a major U.S. mortgage lender found liable for her part in the 2008 financial crisis. Mairone was chief operating officer for a division of Countrywide Financial Corp., the California giant that came to symbolize the excesses of the subprime era. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via US News & World Report
Quiroz, an agent with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, shared his experience on the popular photo- and video-messaging app Snapchat. That night, he was shown on Snapchat worldwide, when his "snap," taken wearing a Berkshire Hathaway cap, was chosen as part of the daily featured Live Story, a stream of user snaps, in Los Angeles. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Columbian
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession. Billions of dollars in fines have been levied against major banks and brokerage firms in the wake of the economic meltdown that was in large part triggered by reckless lending and shady securities dealings that blew up a housing bubble. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Bangkok Post
It was really bad news for Atichote, a 37-year-old cameraman, when his employer had to lay off staff after the failure of the company's latest project. "How would I pay all the bills -- credit cards, life insurance premium, mortgage, children's school tuition and living expenses? All of them are due soon," he says, listing the expenses he had to meet with his final month of salary plus three-month severance pay. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Power Line
Yesterday, John noted how weak the Obama economic "recovery" has been. As he put it, "the Obama economy has been, in a word, lousy, and its lousiness is most evident in the fact that full-time jobs have been so scarce that tens of millions have quit looking. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Stuff.co.nz
Low interest rates are giving homeowners their best chance in decades to get ahead - but not enough are taking them, BNZ says. The bank is offering a new "special" two-year rate of 4.39 per cent. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via NEWS.com.au
JOB ads rose 3.9 per cent in September and were up 12.8 per cent in the 12 months to September, seasonally adjusted, figures from ANZ show. WALLABIES scrum half Will Genia has begun preparing for the end of the Rugby World Cup, with his Brisbane home hitting the rental market this week. Comment?
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