Petaluma Real Estate News
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Friday Jun 26 | via Park Record
Elise St. John started a property management company about a year and a half ago. A longtime Realtor, she says her company has grown as she has proven to clients she is capable of taking care of their homes in their absence. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via Patch.com
A look at why the form of neighborhoods changed after World War II and the challenge of reclaiming the diversity of form of earlier times. In my last post , I introduced the idea that neighborhoods are more stable if the housing isn't all of the same type. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Patch.com
A chat with a bartender led to a look at Pennsylvania's property tax rates, which in turn gave insights to California's fiscal status. During a recent trip to Pittsburgh, a friend, who a short time before had returned to the Steel City after a number of years in the North Bay, offered to give me a tour of his hometown. Comment?
May 28, 2015 | via Patch.com
Thinking about putting a big dent in your mortgage, Petaluma? Here's how to justify shortening your loan term for big savings. A recent report raised the specter of transit agency consolidation. Comment?
Apr 11, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
Nancy Applegarth and her dog Maverick enjoy her gas fireplace in Marinwood. Air officials want to require property owners to install federally certified wood-burning stoves or fireplace inserts that filter out pollutants upon selling or transferring their properties. 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?
Sunday Jun 28 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The Southern California real-estate market is feeling the sting of a changing climate, as a pair of new reports finds renters, would-be homebuyers and black households losing ground in the face of competition from investors and a widening racial wealth gap. In a survey of 80 community-based nonprofits, the California Reinvestment Coalition found that long-term tenants are being displaced by high rents while potential first-time homebuyers are losing out to all-cash offers from investors. Comment?
13 min ago | via National Mortgage News
A survey of mortgage lending executives conducted by mortgage insurance company Genworth found that most executives believe that a disconnect exists between lenders and borrowers on who qualifies for a mortgage. The survey, conducted at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Secondary Mortgage Market conference in New York, found that 66% of lending executives believe that borrowers mistakenly think they wouldn't qualify for a home loan. Comment?
17 min ago | via MySanAntonio.com
The term "bank-owned" isn't synonymous with cheap in the case of these two high-dollar foreclosures in and around San Antonio. Luxury pools, guest homes, outdoor living space, chef's kitchens and five star-like master bedrooms are a few things these two homes have in common. Comment?
27 min ago | via LBC 97.3
The European Union is still by far Britain's most significant trading partner, accounting for nearly half of trade. The UK suffered when the Greek crisis reached its previous peaks in 2011 and 2012. Comment?
33 min ago | via Cleveland.com
After years of store closures led to a foreclosure last summer, retailers at Chapel Hill Mall say foot traffic is up and are optimistic that new ownership could breathe life into what used to be Summit County's most trafficked shopping center. Mainstream stores like The Gap, Borders and Game Stop have vacated the mall, but management seems to have had some success finding local tenants to stop the bleeding. Comment?
35 min ago | via Freshnews
RealtyMogul.com recently announced securing $250 million in capital commitments from institutional investors for bridge and permanent lending in commercial real estate, and these two new hires will further facilitate the company's explosive growth and expansion in the commercial real estate debt markets. Sanchez and Kim, who helped launch Colony Mortgage Capital in 2013 and have originated and executed nearly $1 billion of senior and mezzanine loans since its inception, will be responsible for generating substantial new commercial business for RealtyMogul.com. Comment?
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