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Tuesday Feb 14 | via NBC Bay Area
A panel of speakers will assemble in Richmond on Sunday to discuss the impact of President Franklin Roosevelt's executive order that forced the imprisonment of more than 100,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Flora Ninomiya, who as a child was required to move from her East Bay home to a work camp in Utah, will lead the event starting 2 p.m. at the Rosie The Riviter World War II Home Front . Comment?
Tuesday Jan 31 | via Inside Bay Area
Bay Area home sales declined in December from a year earlier, but the median price of a home rose on a year-over-year basis for the 57th consecutive month. Sales dipped 9.1 percent across the nine counties, according to a report Tuesday from CoreLogic, the real estate information service. Comment?
Jan 6, 2017 | via San Jose Mercury News
Coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show: Car companies showed off their latest technology at CES, ranging from nifty audio systems to prototypes of fully autonomous cars. Meanwhile, T-Mobile announces new moves to simplify plans and customers' bills. Comment?
Jan 5, 2017 | via San Jose Mercury News
Construction workers work on one of Crescent Village Apartment Homes' apartment buildings in San Jose on April 12, 2012. In two-thirds of the nation's busiest housing markets, it's more affordable to buy a house than to rent. Comment?
Dec 27, 2016 | via SiliconValley.com
Mortgage rates have risen and could continue to climb. Brokers have detailed how that could affect Bay Area homebuyers over the life of a mortgage. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via The Real Deal
The affordable-housing crunch worsened last year. In the final quarter of last year, Americans spent the highest share of their incomes on mortgage payments since 2010, according Zillow. Comment?
Saturday | via San Mateo Daily Journal
A mortgage services company signed a $225 million settlement with California regulators on Friday to settle allegations it overcharged active-duty military members, was late in providing key information for some civilian borrowers seeking to modify their loans and violated other laws. Florida-based Ocwen Loan Servicing agreed to pay $20 million to reimburse borrowers and make $198 million in loan modifications over three years that will lower costs for thousands of California borrowers. Comment?
Friday | via Los Angeles Times
A mortgage services company signed a $225-million settlement with California regulators Friday to settle allegations that it overcharged active-duty military members, was late in providing key information for some civilian borrowers seeking to modify their loans and violated other laws. Florida-based Ocwen Loan Servicing agreed to pay $20 million to reimburse borrowers and make $198 million in loan modifications over three years that will lower costs for thousands of California borrowers. Comment?
Thursday Feb 16 | via Federal Bureau of Investigation
When California homeowners couldn't make their mortgage payments and faced foreclosures during the Great Recession in 2008, some turned to a Long Beach church pastor for help. For almost six years, Karl Robinson offered mortgage rescue services under his name and through companies such as Stay in Your Home Today, 21st Century Development, and Genesis Ventures Corporation. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company. The Company offers banking products and services primarily to small and medium-sized businesses and individual customers, through its subsidiaries. Comment?
7 min ago | via Kansas City Nursing News
Asian stocks were muted on Monday as a lack of fresh leads kept investors on the sidelines while they awaited economic and corporate earnings reports and Fed meeting minutes due out this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.1 percent to 19,244.39 and South Korea's Kospi crept up 0.1 percent to 2,082.76. Comment?
8 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Annaly Capital Management sells for almost GAAP book value, but could trade at a premium to book value if investor interest in high yield income vehicles doesn't wane.. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. has strong core earnings that cover the mortgage REIT's dividend payout. Comment?
17 min ago | via NWAonline
New apartment complexes in Little Rock have either no effect or a positive effect on nearby single-family home values, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock study commissioned by the city has found. In a review of city data going back to 2000, associate professor Michael Craw determined that, for the most part, multifamily projects don't harm home prices or cause an uptick in crime to an area -- a finding similar to studies in other cities, he said. Comment?
25 min ago | via Daily Mail
Buying a property is still cheaper than renting but at A 705 a month to buy a three-bed house verses A 759 to rent, the gap is narrowing The average cost of buying a three bedroom house is A 705 a month, compared to A 759 a month for tenants The gap between the costs of renting and buying have reduced significantly during the past five years from A 962 a year in 2011 to A 651 in 2016 Buying a home remains cheaper than renting, with first-time buyers spending A 651 less a year than tenants, new research has revealed. The average cost of buying a three-bedroom house was A 705 a month, compared to A 759 a month for tenants. Comment?
26 min ago | via Sunday Herald
ROYAL Bank of Scotland is on track to post a return to profits finally drawing an end to a decade of losses that have already exceeded A 50 billion since the financial crisis. The Edinburgh -based lender, which is 72 per cent backed by the taxpayer, is poised to report a ninth consecutive net annual loss at the end of this week, which analysts estimate could reach A 6bn. Comment?
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