Lake Forest Real Estate News
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6 hrs ago | via OC Metro
IRVINE The bodies of a man and woman found Wednesday in the exclusive Turtle Rock neighborhood were likely the result of a murder-suicide involving a mother and... Zachariah Zeiger can remember how, when the wave slammed him into the ocean's hard, sandy bottom, he could hear bones in his back snap. An Irvine developer unveiled plans Monday to transform an old oil tank farm near Huntington Beach's coastal marshlands into a $500 million development with a hotel, homes, and new shops and... All for fun and fun for all? We told you recently that California's county fairs are very big businesses, but often fail to make ends meet. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 23 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Home prices have hit record highs in some major U.S. metropolitan areas, and house-flippers are behaving like it's 2005: It's no wonder people are chattering about another housing bubble. But residential real estate isn't in a speculative bubble, industry observers contend. Comment?
Monday Aug 15 | via The Wave
Communication, recognition and celebration are fundamental components of First American Financial Corp.'s thriving corporate culture, according to the Santa Ana-based title-insurance and settlement-services firm. The company was ranked among the Orange County Register's Top Workplaces for the third time in 2015, receiving accolades from its employees for its friendly, caring and diverse culture. Comment?
Sunday Aug 14 | via The Orange County Register
Orange County bosses were hiring in the first half at the fastest pace for a year's start in 17 years. But the Big O's measure of boss psyche shows top executives are far more pessimistic than local shoppers. Comment?
Sunday Aug 7 | via The Wave
First-time homebuyers Mahyar Abab, his wife Ana Abab Marques fell in love with this Rancho Santa Margarita condo currently in escrow. They are using a mortgage backed by FHA insurance, and since only about 11 percent of all Orange County condo complexes are FHA certified, the pool of affordable, decent condos is greatly restricted. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Indybay.org
According to records with the Secretary of State in California, Scott Sternberg the owner of Creekview Condominiums, has a brokers license that has expired. Thats right. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Press-Enterprise
Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez said his city is on the economic upswing in a Thursday, Aug. 25, speech that showcased business growth and the controversial World Logistics Center. Gutierrez, gave his State of the City address before more than 200 community and business leaders at the city's Conference and Recreation Center. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Pleasanton Weekly
Pleasanton-based Bay East Association of Realtors announced Tuesday it will be merging in the coming months with the Northern California Association of Realtors and the Alameda Association of Realtors . Representatives see the move as a way to multiply services available for residential and commercial real estate professionals throughout the Bay Area, as well as provide new opportunities for Bay East members. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via Kiplinger Online
Lots of people fret about how much they have to pay Uncle Sam, but he's not the only tax man you have to worry about: Your state can squeeze you for plenty of taxes, too. State income taxes or property taxes could cost you thousands of dollars every year. Comment?
Wednesday | via Curbed
When one of Palo Alto's planning commissioner's split for Santa Cruz while citing the Silicon Valley city's brutal housing prices, some observers noted that Santa Cruz itself is one of the most crushingly unafforable metro areas in the entire state. In fact, according to the Guardian , by some measures it's the least affordable city in California, even more grueling on renters and would be homeowners than San Francisco or any of the communities in Silicon Valley, just 25 miles away. Comment?
8 min ago | via Green Left Weekly
With calls for a royal commission into the banking sector growing, the argument for a new "people's bank" to challenge the domination of the big banks is gaining strength. A number of recent events have propelled community anger at the "Big Four" - Commonwealth Bank , NAB, Westpac and ANZ - to the point that a royal commission seems increasingly likely. Comment?
31 min ago | 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?
1 hr ago | via News Max
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are extending one of the most successful federal programs enacted in response to the mortgage crisis into next year, even as the pool of borrowers who could benefit from it continues to shrink. Borrowers can continue to use the Home Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP, though September next year, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which regulates the mortgage-finance companies, said Thursday. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Washington Post
Shanghai, where prices of new homes jumped 27 percent in July, is preparing to discuss a fresh round of curbs including potential restrictions on mortgages and loans to developers, according to people familiar with the matter. Beijing and Tianjin are also contemplating new measures to rein in prices, according to three of the people. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Ledger-Enquirer.com
Based on Robert's Rules of Order, vice president Paul Stamp will serve the remainder of the term, until May, as the seven-member board's president, said board attorney Bob Meadows. John Donohue nominated Mesha Patrick as vice president. Comment?
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