Des Moines Real Estate News
Thursday May 7 | via The Highline Times
E mployee volunteers from Lowe's Hardware joined forces with Habitat for Humanity on May 7 to repair a home in White Center. 16 people from the company joined three Habitat for Humanity people to carry out an $8000 repair job at the home of Rithy and Bun Thong on 5th Ave. SW. Comment?
Sunday Apr 26 | via Port Orchard
Buyer anxiety is rising as the pace of home sales is faster than brokers are able to replenish inventory, according to members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Figures released for March show 11,408 pending sales during the month in the Northwest MLS area, while only 10,505 sellers listed their homes for sale during the same period. Comment?
Apr 9, 2015 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Seattle-area housing market is running full speed ahead and shows no sign of slowing down as the spring buying season progresses. With a steady stream of buyers attracted to the area's strong job market, King County's 1.3-month supply of homes is being far outpaced by demand, resulting in double-digit price increases over the year. Comment?
Apr 8, 2015 | via Business Journal
But for millennials who are watching their rents go up and up and up, buying a home is looking like a more attractive option. Combine that with low interest rates and a flood of new people to the area, and you'll see what's currently playing out in Seattle. Comment?
Apr 6, 2015 | via Seattle Times
The median price of Seattle homes sold in March rose 18.9 percent over the year to $535,000 - the biggest jump in at least five years. While the level of homes listed for sale dropped almost 23 percent in March from the same month last year, the number of pending sales - mutual purchase agreements that haven't closed yet - jumped 19 percent for the same period, according to figures reported Monday by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service . Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Methow Valley News Home Page
The young students, and needless to say, their parents, are looking forward to the start of grammar school in the fall. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. WASHINGTON, - U.S. labor costs rose solidly in the first quarter as wages in the private sector increased, which could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via The Washington Post
The Federal Reserve would be at the helm of a reorganized regulatory system eliminating the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and combining other agencies in a plan released Monday by the Volcker Alliance, a group formed in 2013 by the former central bank chairman. In a report outlining the plan, the group described its aim as a simpler, clearer and more adaptive regime. Comment?
Apr 17, 2015 | via Journal Gazette
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official charged with rooting out government fraud and waste, pleaded not guilty Thursday after a federal grand jury indictment charged him with filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of more than $1 million in stolen property related to his former ... (more) Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via KNUS-AM Aurora
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official tasked with rooting out government fraud and waste, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property. The 41-page indictment was unsealed Thursday, alleging various misdeeds by Kelley in connection with mortgage title services companies he previously ran. Comment?
11 min ago | via Computing Unplugged Magazine
You're a real estate agent at a cocktail party talking to someone interested in buying a very large house . So you ask them if they're currently working with another agent. Comment?
40 min ago | via World News Report
Realty411 magazine continues to raise awareness, supplies and donations for important charities across the nation with their live real estate investors, finance and technology expos. Realty411 reached more readers and industry professionals in the nation in 2014 than any other print publication in the country, serving the individual realty investor. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Stroudnewsand Journal
WHEN borrowing money it's important for people to do so in the way that makes the best financial sense for them. Whether dipping into their overdraft, using a credit card, taking out a personal loan, or buying a home with a mortgage, it's essential that people only borrow an amount that they can afford to repay. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Journal Gazette
A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit unions. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Seattle Times
A: It's a way to get a more realistic view of a company's performance. Imagine that Carrier Pigeon Communications is growing rapidly. Comment?
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