Lakewood Real Estate News
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Tuesday | via American Reporter
Readers who see three YouTube videos on our front page this past week must be curious. Has The Americzan Reporter become tabloid? Is the editor out of his mind? There is a simple explanation, and it is a news-related one. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Business Journal
Home prices in Los Angeles County rose 6.3 percent in June from a year ago, outpacing the national rate of 4.5 percent, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Index, a leading measure of U.S. home prices. June's on-year increase also was slightly higher than May's growth, when prices rose 6.1 percent from the prior year. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Los Angeles Times
Home prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties rose 6.3% in June compared with a year earlier, according to a closely watched gauge released Tuesday. The increase was greater than the 4.5% year-over-year pop seen nationally, the Standard & Poor's/ Case-Shiller index showed. Comment?
Friday Aug 21 | via Patch.com
The median price of a home in Los Angeles County rose by 4.7 percent in July, compared with the same month a year ago, while the number of homes sold jumped by 13.5 percent, according to a real estate information service. CoreLogic reports the median price of a Los Angeles County home was $492,000 last month, up from $470,000 in July 2014. Comment?
Saturday Aug 22 | via Los Angeles Times
Question: I'm an 89-year-old widow whose husband took care of our finances for 45 years. I don't have homeowners insurance because I don't have a mortgage. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via Los Gatos Weekly-Times
Housing affordability is becoming a major issue in California, as home prices rise beyond the reach of majority of home buyers. A recent analysis of home prices and income found only seven California counties are affordable to home buyers who earn the median household income for their area, while homes in 25 counties were out of reach for the typical household. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Inside Bay Area
Computers have brought a major change to libraries, so it seems the way to keep libraries viable is to increase ebooks and have more programs and activities. Another lure is their increased material meant strictly for adults, which can be checked out to any age while holding parents responsible -- though the parents do not necessarily know what their minor has checked out. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via Contra Costa Times
When billionaire candidate Donald Trump was asked during the first GOP presidential debate about the four bankruptcies declared over the years by companies he controlled, Trump didn't flinch. "I have used ... the laws of this country, the chapter laws, to do a great job for my company, my employees, myself and my family," he said. Comment?
Tuesday | via San Diego Source
Dave Gillingham provides real estate agents an overview of the California Real Estate Purchase Agreement , Residential Income Property Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions , and Purchase Agreement Addendum . Comment?
Tuesday | via San Diego Source
The Cultural Arts Office is supporting the films being shown at Ruby G. Schulman's Auditorium. Visit website for film schedule and tickets. Comment?
9 min ago | via Medincine Hat News
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week after a sharp drop the previous week, as global markets continued to whipsaw amid economic disruption in China and uncertainty over Federal Reserve interest-rate policy. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.89 per cent from 3.84 per cent a week earlier. Comment?
1 hr ago | via ABC2 Maryland
The state has settled with a mortgage services company that allegedly locked residents out of their homes and damaged their property. Under the settlement reached by the Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection Division last week, Ohio-based Safeguard will reform its practices and return $167,000 to Marylanders who were hurt by their practices. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Los Angeles has dropped a lawsuit accusing JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank, of discriminatory mortgage lending, ending the first of the city's four lawsuits accusing major banks of driving up foreclosures among minority borrowers. Disclosed in a filing on Tuesday in a California federal court, the agreement ends a lawsuit attempting to hold the bank liable for lost property tax revenues caused by falling home values and the cost of repairing blight in minority neighborhoods hit by foreclosures. Comment?
Mar 9, 2015 | via MoneyWeek
Record low interest rates have been a boon for a generation of private landlords. But the party's coming to an end, says James Ferguson. Comment?
16 min ago | via PR-inside.com
Fast Market Research announces the availability of Technavio's new report "Construction Market in Romania 2015-2019" on their comprehensive research portal. The construction market in Romania has been witnessing a positive rebound since 2013 after a double digit growth decline in 2008-2010 because of the global economic crisis. Comment?
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