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Monday Jun 22 | via Los Angeles Times
From his modest classroom at Hobart Boulevard Elementary School in Koreatown, Rafe Esquith became an education superstar. His teaching techniques brought him worldwide recognition, and his books became models for how to engage young students. Comment?
May 12, 2015 | via Business Journal
Market indicators continue to suggest a downright hot homebuying summer for the Sacramento region, with new home sales, open escrows and median prices all continuing upward in April. From new houses to existing ones at the lower end of the market, the Sacramento region continued the slow, steady simmer of recent months in April. Comment?
May 8, 2015 | via Los Angeles Times
Teachers travel to a series of rallies by bus in April during negotiations for a new contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District. Teachers travel to a series of rallies by bus in April during negotiations for a new contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District. Comment?
May 8, 2015 | via Business Wire
1, CA ratings at 'AA-': All of the CFD special tax bonds are secured by the combined proceeds of annual special taxes levied and collected from property within CFD Nos. 1, 2, and 3. The special tax levy is capped at currently-levied maximum rates, with automatic annual adjustments of 2%-3%, for various parcel categories. Comment?
May 1, 2015 | via Home
The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007. For more than one in four renters, housing and utilities consume at least half their family income, according to an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance affordable housing. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via West north
The same divergence in fortunes appears to be accentuating price differentials between metropolitan sectors . In an economy where the rich are getting richer than everyone else, the rich side of town is also increasing its comparative advantage over everywhere else. Comment?
Thursday Jul 2 | via The Item Extra
It's one of the most common lies that home buyers tell mortgage lenders, and it may be on the upswing: In order to get a lower interest rate and down payment, applicants say they plan to occupy the house as a principal residence when in fact they have no such intention. The incidence of occupancy misrepresentation rose 20 percent between 2011 and 2013, according to giant investor Fannie Mae's latest sampling of loans involving known fraud. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
The rise of inventory in Southern California: Inventory is up 70 percent from 2013 in Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. Real estate markets are notoriously slow when it comes to shifting momentum. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via National Mortgage News
After it all but stopped making real estate and development loans following the housing crash, the $5.6 billion-asset bank over the last two years has increased its total real estate loans by more than 61%, to $3 billion as of March 31. It is a figure that is likely to keep rising as California's real estate market heats up and the bank continues to add commercial real estate, construction and mortgage lending specialists to keep pace. "The commercial market is growing very strong here in California, more so than in other states," said Chairman and Chief Executive Daniel Walker. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Mortgage News Daily
The Fourth of July is nearly here our very own Census Bureau has dished up some tasty numerical facts. The estimated U.S. population for July Fourth this year is 321 million, whereas in July 1776 the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation was 2.5 million. Comment?
May 27, 2015 | via IT Business
This is the first week of e-signatures being an accepted way to close a deal on a new home in Ontario, as an update to the province's real estate law took effect. According to an article in The Toronto Star, an amendment to the Electronic Commerce Act came into force on Canada Day and permits buyers and sellers of land, as well as borrowers and lenders, to sign agreements, deeds, and mortgages electronically. Comment?
13 min ago | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- U.S. new home sales are at a seven-year high , and it might be a good time to go "all in" on a new home purchase. Meanwhile, 90% of U.S. Markets monitored by RealtyTrac remain "more affordable than historic averages" in terms of getting down payment help . Comment?
18 min ago | via Ottawa Business Journal
The local real estate market continues to heat up with the summer temperatures, according to the latest figures released by the Ottawa Real Estate Board on Monday. Board members sold 1,694 residential properties in June, up 2.2 per cent from the 1,657 sold in June 2014 and also higher than the five-year average of 1,664. Comment?
24 min ago | via Dear Kitty
From the cradle of democracy, a lion has roared . It is difficult to overstate the pressure the Greek people have both endured and defied . Comment?
25 min ago | via Kiwiblog
Former Justice Minister Judith Collins described a champagne stunt by fraud watchdog Adam Feeley as an "utter disaster" that threatened to overshadow the Government at a crucial time, newly released documents show. They also reveal that Mr Feeley believed Ms Collins had overreacted when the then Serious Fraud Office boss was found to have celebrated charges against Bridgecorp with champagne taken from its offices. Comment?
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