Burns Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Burns, OR continually updated from thousands of sources.
Thursday Jan 21 | via The Pordland Mercury
The Portland Police Bureau last year allowed a 16-year veteran officer to resign with little fanfare after he was caught lying about having sex, both on and off duty, with a woman he met while on a police call. Over in Clackamas County, the cops are keeping their eyes on a different prize: Seizing nearly $40,000 in counterfeit cash. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 19 | via Verde Independent
Might I help you with some basic math? If you believe in 3-percenters , your effort in Burns, Oregon falls short. By generous estimation, there are 100 of you at the Refuge. Comment?
Jan 5, 2016 | via Boing Boing
Local Progress is a national coordinating organization for left-wing US city councillors that supports initiatives like higher minimum wages, bans on fracking and deportation detention centers, multilingual information for voters, guaranteed sick leave, predictable working hours for part-timers, restricting foreclosures, and improving access to voting. The group was formed as a kind of left-wing version of ALEC, which drafts anti-worker and pro-corporate legislation for state legislatures . Comment?
Jan 3, 2016 | via KUOW-FM Seattle
The wildlife refuge is "closed until further notice," according to its website, and the occupation of the federal building has also prompted the Harney County School District to cancel all classes until Jan. 11. Earlier in the day, more than 300 people gathered in Burns to march through town, across the packed snow, in protest of the Hammond's five-year sentence. Some had traveled 1,000 miles or more. Comment?
Saturday Feb 6 | via OregonLive.com
The YARD, in Portland, will have 284 units set aside for people making up to 60 percent of the median income. House Speaker Tina Kotek had the attention of 1,300 elected and business leaders during December's Oregon Leadership Summit. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Housing Wire
Oregon residents should avoid doing any kind of business with Liberty One Mortgage because the company is unlicensed, unregistered, and is engaging in mortgage fraud, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services said earlier this week. According to the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services' Division of Financial Regulation, Liberty One Mortgage is a California-based company that was offering loan modification services to Oregon residents. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 20 | via The Newberg Graphic
The proposal, released Thursday hours before a public hearing on the issue at the capitol, would gradually boost the minimum from $9.25 to $15.52 in 2022 only in the greater Portland area. Comment?
Monday Jan 18 | via The Oregonian
The housing market, both for rentals and ownership, is in crisis, with demand for affordable, accessible housing far exceeding the supply. Despite 2015's unprecedented cost increases in the rental and homeownership markets alike, too little attention has been paid to affordable housing in Oregon. Comment?
Thursday Jan 14 | via Portland Tribune
The proposal, released on the same day of a 6 p.m. public hearing on the issue at the Capitol, would gradually boost the minimum from $9.25 to $15.52 in 2022 only in the Greater Portland area. Housing prices and cost of living have prompted researchers from one Portland-area think tank to describe the need for a higher minimum as "urgent." 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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