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Dec 18, 2014 | via Spokane Journal of Business
Most economic sectors in the Inland Northwest experienced growth this year, and even those that faced challenges are somewhat optimistic about 2015. The overall job market in Spokane County improved as the average employment rate for the year fell to 6.2 percent, from 7.9 percent last year and 8.8 percent in 2012. Comment?
Dec 6, 2014 | via The Spokesman-Review
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. November home sales in Spokane County typically sag compared to prior months, and that held true this year; 455 homes sold in November, 107 fewer than the month before. Comment?
Nov 13, 2014 | via KHQ-TV Spokane
If you're looking to rent a home in the area, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office has a warning for you. Recently the department received a report of a rental scam. Comment?
Nov 4, 2014 | via KHQ-TV Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. - It's election night in America and KHQ is your Election Headquarters for the 2014 mid-terms! The first results are expected to come in just after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and we will update the numbers under this story as soon as they do, so keep checking back. Comment?
Oct 19, 2014 | via HeraldNet
The Spokane City Council is considering creating a registry of abandoned homes as a way to prevent them from slipping into disrepair. The council is scheduled on Monday to consider an ordinance that would require banks or other responsible parties to register all abandoned homes in the city. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via The Washington Post
Tammy Darvish, for years the face of her father's eponymous auto company until she left earlier this month following a family squabble, will become an executive at one of the Washington region's largest financial institutions. Darvish, 51, will become executive vice president in charge of business development and government and community relations at Pentagon Federal Credit Union, the Alexandria financial giant with $18 billion in assets and 1.3 million members. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Michelle and Jack Ireton, with their sons, Ben, 5, left, and Jackson, 8, want to make the best use of additional money as schooling and day-care expenses fall. SEATTLE - Michelle and Jack Ireton of Seattle are experiencing a personal-finance event that is almost always welcome, regardless of its size: a windfall. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, job seekers Madelin Garcia, right, and Noharis Nunez fill out a job applications near a Benihana booth at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. With the price of oil below $50 a barrel, consumers will have steadily more money to spend, potentially creating job openings at retailers, auto dealers, shipping firms, restaurants and hotels. Comment?
Friday Jan 2 | via Ardell's Seattle Real Estate Blog
Historically people would purchase a bit far out in the 98053 vs 98052 zip code to get a lot more land with their home than they would in 98052. 166 of the 433 homes sold fit that description with lot sizes of 15,000 sf or more and a median price of $715,000. Comment?
Dec 24, 2014 | via Whidbey News-Times
For starters, the unemployment rate is down from 7 percent last December to 5.8 percent. Washington State mirrors the national average. Comment?
3 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
At least that's what Carney suggested recently in Davos. According to this article : Mr. Carney said that making banks maintain even higher levels of equity could increase their costs, and those costs would probably get passed on to the banks' customers. Comment?
3 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Standard & Poor's still benefits from a strong brand within the financial community though recent regulatory actions could hit sales over the near term. Shares are expensive on a price-earnings basis and a discounted cash flow basis, and the dividend yield is not high enough to compensate for the risk. Comment?
10 min ago | via Vancouver Sun
A 17-year-old male drove himself to Surrey Memorial Hospital after being shot multiple times. The shooting occurred in the Newton area around 73 Ave & 130A Street late Sunday night.The teen was later transported to Royal Columbian Hospital for further treatment.A minivan with shattered windows received during the shooting was towed from SMH to the RCMP station for processing. Comment?
11 min ago | via SFGate
The mortgage loan servicing company agreed to pay $2.5 million as part of a settlement with California over compliance issues. The stock of the health care facilities operator will replace Safeway Inc. in the S&P 500 market index after the close of trading on Monday. Comment?
29 min ago | via Canada NewsWire
Summit Industrial Income REIT announced today that it has completed its customary due diligence and waived certain conditions to acquire the previously-announced portfolio of four single-tenant properties located in the , well below replacement cost, and a going-in capitalization rate of 7.32%. The acquisition price will be satisfied with a new seven-year mortgage incurring an interest rate of 3.30% with the balance in cash. Comment?
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