Hidden Hills Real Estate News
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Friday Dec 2 | via The Wave
The Federal Housing Finance Agency or FHFA raised the conventional conforming maximum loan limit for 2017 by $7,100, going from its current $417,000 to $424,100. A second bucket of government love comes in the continuum of the so-called agency jumbo or agency high-balance loan limit that the O.C. has enjoyed since 2009. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via Curbed
It's not getting any easier to afford a home in Los Angeles County, where home prices soared 7.4 percent in October, according to a new report from real estate tracker CoreLogic. The company put the median price of home at $525,000. Comment?
Monday Nov 28 | via The Orange County Register
For the first time since 2006, the Federal Housing Finance Agency will increase the size of "conforming" mortgages allowed to be bought by government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2017. For the first time since 2006, the Federal Housing Finance Agency will increase the size of "conforming" mortgages allowed to be bought by government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2017. Comment?
Sunday Nov 27 | via The Orange County Register
The recent election results suggest many folks were worried about their financial futures. Did those voting for political change have big-picture fears of long-run money worries of all sorts? Or was the anxiety more real time? Standard & Poor's and Experian produce noteworthy "default" indexes that track bill-paying trends. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 22 | via Inside Bay Area
Hiroshi Horiike at his Malibu, California, mansion with his three dogs: Shogun ; Samurai ; Jiji . Horiike sued Coldwell Banker because its agent marketed the house as 15,000 square feet, but Horiike said it turned out to be about 10,000 square feet. Comment?
Saturday | via The Press-Enterprise
It's enough to make anyone uneasy. But scores of Californians have money coming to them that they might not be aware of. Comment?
Thursday Dec 1 | via Business Wire
CENTURY 21 Peak advances bold expansion plans by acquiring top San Bernardino brokerage; will be its sixth CENTURY 21 Peak real estate office in Southern California )--CENTURY 21 Peak , a real estate brokerage company and one of the Peak Corporate Network group of companies offering comprehensive real estate services nationwide, announced today the acquisition of the assets of American Inland Empire, R.E., Inc. dba "Weichert Realtors 24/7" as part of its bold five-year initiative to expand the company's presence and market share throughout Southern California. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 30 | via LA Weekly
When rich folks get tax breaks other Californians don't enjoy, it's essentially a transfer of wealth from the poor, working and middle classes to the wealthy. And even in the liberal Golden State, it happens more than you think. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via Stars and Stripes
House and Senate negotiators announced a compromise Tuesday that would permit the Pentagon to forgive debts owed by thousands of California National Guard soldiers who received improper bonuses during the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The agreement, included in a defense bill due to be voted on by the House on Friday and the Senate next week, seeks to strike a balance between the Pentagon's concerns about fraud in the bonus system and lawmakers' attempts to resolve a scandal that has hurt thousands of military veterans and sparked a public furor. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via The Glittering Eye
At Advisor Perspectives Keith Jurow suggests that the recovery in housing prices has been greatly exaggerated, largely buoyed by the increases in the San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles markets: The three housing markets with the highest profit percentages are all major California metros. This is no accident and not a surprise. Comment?
6 min ago | via Reuters
Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Germany Mortgage Covered Bond Programmes - Rating Action Report here FRANKFURT/LONDON, December 05 Fitch Ratings has downgraded the rating of one German Mortgage Pfandbrief programme and has affirmed six others following the implementation of the agency's revised Covered Bonds Rating Criteria published on 26 October 2016. Berlin Hyp AG's Mortgage Pfandbriefe ratings have been downgraded to 'AA' from 'AA+'. Comment?
32 min ago | via Teen Vogue
Dr. Ben Carson, the former Republican presidential candidate who was, at one point, leading the early polls , has been nominated by president-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development . Although Dr. Carson initially stated that he didn't want to be a part of Trump's cabinet because he 'has no government experience' , Carson recently took to Facebook to state, "After serious discussions with the Trump transition team, I feel that I can make a significant contribution particularly to making our inner cities great for everyone." Comment?
12 min ago | via MDJonline.com
U.S. stocks are rising Monday morning, led by gains in bank stocks, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to another record high. Comment?
12 min ago | via Canada.com
Think you know business? Test your knowledge of the year that was in finance, economics and more with this CP quiz. 1.) In its spring budget, the federal government projected a deficit for the 2015-16 fiscal year of $5.4 billion. Comment?
14 min ago | via Pocono Record
Car dealers tend to offer their best deals right around the holidays, and in recent weeks PNC Bank has been pushing the gas pedal on a loan program that allows buyers to get pre-approved for a specified loan limit and then go shopping for the car they want as if they were cash buyers. The loan, called the Check Ready program, is geared for people who plan on buying a car in the near future and want the certainty of having their financing arranged in advance. Comment?
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