Brentwood Real Estate News
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Wednesday | 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 Feb 2 | via The Wave
A fourth man was charged Tuesday in connection with the death of Downey real estate agent during a home-invasion robbery in January, according to a news report. Michael Anthony Harrod of Anaheim was charged with three felony counts, including murder, home invasion robbery and first-degree burglary with a person present in the Jan 17 attack that left 59-year-old Jim Rudometkin dead, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and reported on KTLA . Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via Mortgage News Daily
Where does the penalty money that the CFPB collects go? And is it correctly disbursed? The Office of the Inspector General has some thoughts on whether or not the flow of funds is being handled correctly. In other news, things are movin' and shakin' in the MI business. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Chron
Please forgive the tardiness of this note. You moved to California more than a year ago, and I'm only now welcoming you. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 26 | via Los Angeles Times
Home prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties are reported to have increased 6.2% in November compared with a year earlier. Above, a three-bedroom home in Huntington Beach that sold in 2014. Comment?
Oct 19, 2008 | via City Journal
Treasury secretary Hank Paulson has spent the past six months using the trillions of dollars in promises and loans that only the government is powerful enough to make to avert the immediate collapse of the insurance giant AIG and those two mortgage behemoths, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Government officials had hoped that their actions would persuade the financial world's private lenders, trading partners, and customers to stop fleeing financial institutions in a Depression-style terror. Comment?
Yesterday | via Local TV Station KTVZ
The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services warned consumers Thursday not to seek loan modification services from Liberty One Mortgage, a California-based unlicensed and unregistered company that has engaged in mortgage fraud. The department, through its Division of Financial Regulation, has issued two orders requiring Liberty One Mortgage to stop all unlawful activity in Oregon and assessed $30,000 in civil penalties against the company. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follow... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed 10 classes of UBS Commercial Trust 2012-C1 commercial mortgage pass-through certificates. A detailed list of rating actions follo... )--Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. , today announced that the highly-anticipated Westin Nashville will o... )--Second row in list of dates for release dated February 2, 2016, should read: Ex-date: 02/11/2016 . Comment?
Thursday | via US News & World Report
In competitive housing markets where multiple offers are common, buyers who express their love for a home can stand out. In competitive housing markets where multiple offers are common, buyers who express their love for a home can stand out. Comment?
Thursday | via Mortgage News Daily
Lenders should know that the FDIC indicates it expects banks to evaluate and manage cyber risk as it does any other business risk and to do so as an enterprise-wide initiative involving all employees. That certainly goes beyond telling employees not to leave loan files on their desk when they go home at night. Comment?
35 min ago | via Daily Mail
'My office savings scheme enabled me to buy a house': How to make the most of your work's perks - from life insurance to help with homebuying, your job gives more than just a salary 'My office savings scheme enabled me to buy a house': How to make the most of your work's perks - from life insurance to help with homebuying, your job gives more than just a salary With pay rises expected to stall at just two per cent for the third year in a row in 2016, it is time to squeeze extra value from your workplace perks. We look at the value of employee benefits - from pensions and protection insurance to loans and shopping discount cards. Comment?
38 min ago | via Sierra Sun
Luxury home sales in North Lake Tahoe and the Truckee area dropped in the fourth quarter of 2015 from the same period a year ago, according to a recent report by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. The figures were derived from Multiple Listing Service data of all homes sold in the region with a sales price of more than $1 million during the most recent quarter. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
January 2016 reports started out with a continuation of job gains, including big positive moves in hours, hourly wages, and participation. Vehicle sales were positive, although still below their late 2015 peak. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Hastings Tribune
Rhode Island officials say homeowners who were victims to banking giant HSBC's abusive lending practices may be eligible for relief under a mortgage abuse settlement. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via WebCPA
What to make of the buyback bonanza: Buybacks may be the latest fad among corporations and shareholders, but as a way to return cash to shareholders, clients are still advised to consider the advantages of investing in dividend-paying stocks, according to Morningstar. Dividends offer certainty, promote management's discipline and long-term commitment to giving cashbacks to shareholders, and entail taxes if taxable investors hold stocks in taxable accounts. Comment?
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