California Real Estate News
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Sep 7, 2015 | via NBC Bay Area
Stickers of the Golden State with a line through it have popped up on signs advertising Oregon homes for sale. Other anti-Californian sentiments are being added to signs. Comment?
Aug 24, 2015 | via Credit.com
You're probably already aware that credit scores are a major factor when you're buying a home, because your credit score affects the interest rate you get on your mortgage. Considering how big home loans are, a few credit score points could translate into a slightly higher rate, which ultimately can add up to thousands of dollars in interest over the life of the loan. Comment?
Jun 3, 2015 | via San Bernardino County Sun
California is facing an affordable housing crisis. As property values continue to skyrocket across our state, it won't simply be apartment dwellers and fresh-out-of-college millennials feeling the squeeze. Comment?
Apr 23, 2015 | via NEWS.com.au
THE answer is yes - your boss can see everything you're doing. Every email you've sent, every website you've been on and every search term you've typed. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via The Washington Post
Dean Cottrill, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Mid-Atlantic region, writes an occasional column on market conditions in the Washington area. As a homeowner, there are certain things you can do to protect and improve your home's value - things like routine maintenance, renovations and updates. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via The Washington Post
The 4,058-square-foot newly built house at 14345 Flowing Creek Ct., Bryantown, Md., is listed at $479,990. While no one anticipates a return to the frenzied housing market of the pre-recession days or even the hectic pace in 2013 when low inventory and low mortgage rates pushed some buyers into bidding wars, the fall market in Maryland is on track to continue a strong trajectory for the year. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via Weekend
Wealth offers security and privilege that can last for generations. For minority households striving to achieve the American Dream, homeownership is often the surest path. Comment?
Sunday Sep 13 | via The Baltimore Sun
Ohio-based Safeguard Properties, which has faced claims across the country that it locked people out of their homes or took their belongings before the foreclosure process was complete, settled a complaint from the Maryland attorney general's office Friday. Under the settlement, Safeguard, the nation's largest mortgage field services company, agreed to a host of reforms to its practices and to pay $167,000 in restitution to Marylanders allegedly harmed. Comment?
Sep 10, 2015 | via The Washington Post
Many home buyers in the D.C. region face a bit of a sticker shock when house hunting. It can be hard to believe it costs as much as it does for a condo, townhouse or single-family home. Comment?
7 min ago | via Inside Bay Area
Wells Fargo, seeking to diversify beyond its core residential mortgage business, has bought a wide-ranging portfolio of commercial loans and commercial leases valued at $32 billion from GE Capital, the two companies said Tuesday. "It's a great opportunity for Wells Fargo," said Joe Morford, an analyst with investment firm RBC Capital Markets in San Francisco. Comment?
11 min ago | via WMC-TV Memphis
JPMorgan Chase & Co. saw its third-quarter profits rise 22 percent from a year earlier, helped by a significant one-time tax benefit. Comment?
16 min ago | via Inman News
Domobase wants to disrupt the current online landscape for real estate, and is especially targeted towards time-poor, tech-savvy, well-off people who are new to town. Looking for a nice villa in the South of France or for some offices in Silicon Valley for your tech startup? A new app that launched on September 1 seeks to disrupt the unsatisfactory listings-dominated real estate market with a more tailored approach. Comment?
18 min ago | via Housing Wire
JPMorgan Chase & Co. missed analyst expectations, posting revenue of $23.54 billion in the third quarter, down 6.4% from third quarter 2014, with earnings per share of $1.32, which was $0.05 below what analysts forecast. Comment?
19 min ago | via KDWN
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged to higher in Tuesday's auction. The rate on three-month bills remained at the lowest level on record and the rate on six-month bills reached their highest level since late September. Comment?
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