Los Banos Real Estate News
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Aug 21, 2014 | via Canadian Business Magazine
Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds - $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief - offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners. Comment?
Aug 17, 2014 | via Merced Sun-Star
Stanislaus County homes became less affordable this spring, but sales prices dipped a little in July, just-released reports show. Comment?
Jul 24, 2014 | via Merced Sun-Star
It's good to see area homes steadily gaining value, as detailed in the Sun-Star on Thursday. Comment?
Jul 23, 2014 | via Merced Sun-Star
The number of foreclosures has continued to decline throughout the Northern San Joaquin Valley, where fluctuations in the housing market affect the economy as a whole. Comment?
Jun 23, 2014 | via Los Banos Enterprise
Seven homes are under construction on Thursday in north Merced in a development called Rosetta Creek that could have as many as 60 homes. Comment?
Wednesday | via Business Wire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Names 2015 Affordable Housing Advisory Council Members to Represent Hawaii, Idaho, and Montana; Oregon and Utah Representatives Named Chair and Vice Chair )--The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle today announced the appointments of Michelle Griffith of Ketchum, Idaho, and Andrea Davis of Missoula, Montana, to the... )--Fitch Ratings rates Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, California's promissory notes as follows: --$26 million refunding promissory notes 2014... )--Cartera Commerce today released its "Top Three Ways to Shop Smarter" list in an effort to help consumers save money and find the best deals this holiday season. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via Inside Bay Area
Pittsburg has gone through several names and makeovers since it began more than 165 years ago. While it was incorporated in 1903, its beginnings date back to 1849, when Col. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via Business Journal
Pending home sales in California picked up the pace in October and rose for the second straight month, with the trend likely to continue through the rest of the year, according to the California Association of Realtors. Pending home sales, based on signed contracts, rose 2 percent in October from September, the first back-to-back increase since early this year, when pending sales rose for three straight months beginning in January, Los Angeles-based C.A.R. said. Comment?
Sep 10, 2014 | via East Bay Express
Two years ago, during the height of the foreclosure crisis, Attorney General Kamala Harris and the California legislature drafted and passed a series of laws collectively called the Homeowner Bill of Rights. These new laws banned the shady practices banks used to foreclose on people's homes, and provided borrowers with strong protections, including the ability to sue their mortgage servicer to prevent a wrongful foreclosure, and even to obtain damages. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via SiliconValley.com
A for sale sign is posted outside a house in Los Angeles, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. A new report finds the number of Southern California homes bought for $2 million or more in recent months is the highest on record. Comment?
39 min ago | via Reuters
Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and discriminatory lending in the Chicago area. The lawsuit is the latest accusing major banks of biased mortgage lending that harmed major American cities, such as Los Angeles, Miami and Baltimore, and prolonged the nation's housing crisis. Comment?
49 min ago | via Alabama Live
Baldwin County condo sales increase 5.2% in October compared to last year. YTD sales up 1.7%. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Cleveland Daily Banner
Local real estate agent Donna Mason believes being thankful and positive has a great impact on the trajectory of a person's life and career all year-round - not just on holidays like Thanksgiving. The Cleveland native recently celebrated 30 years as a Realtor for Bender Realty. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Globe and Mail
Lena and Louis have good jobs and manage their money well. She is 38, he is 39. They have two children, ages 1 and 3. Lena is in the Canadian Armed Forces, while Louis works as a manager. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Scotsman.com
MORTGAGE lenders have trimmed more of their rates to rock bottom lows as the battle for homeowners' business hots up in the run-up to Christmas. On Monday, HSBC will launch its lowest ever five-year fixed-rate mortgage at 2.48 per cent for borrowers with a 40 per cent deposit willing to pay a A 999 upfront fee. Comment?
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