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Monday Dec 22 | via San Mateo Daily Journal
SAMCAR Community Service Award winner Mike Boos accepting his award from 2013 SAMCAR Community Service Award winner Frank Vento at the organization's 2015 Installation Luncheon Dec. 5 at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City. Michael Verdone was installed as president. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | via Patch.com
With just a few weeks left in 2014, let's take a look at what will likely end up being the 10 most expensive homes sold in Silicon Valley during this busy year. Not surprisingly, six of the 10 homes are in Atherton, with prices ranging from $13.5 million to $18.9 million. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | via SFGate
Robo-advisers are supposed to offer a simple, low-cost way to get investment advice, but there are so many popping up you almost need a robo-adviser to help you choose one. The term loosely describes startups that use technology to deliver money management to the masses. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Pacifica Riptide
Recently, a few $4 million homes have been constructed in Pacifica. I understand the lure of it: a beautiful view up on a hill that overlooks a gorgeous ocean. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Business Wire
Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 376,480 units in November, according to information collected by C.A.R. from more than 90 local REALTORA associations and MLSs statewide. Sales in November were down 5.3 percent from a revised 397,400 in October and down 3.4 percent from a revised 389,580 in November 2013. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Federal Bureau of Investigation
A Northern California real estate investor pleaded guilty for his role in bid rigging and fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced. Charles Rock was indicted on Dec. 3, 2014, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in Oakland, California. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Inside Bay Area
Antioch City Council recently voted to take steps that will create an additional incentive for residents to make home improvements that reduce their water and electricity consumption. Once the city has completed some paperwork, homeowners will be able to install such amenities as heat-reflective roofing, insulation or artificial lawns without having to shell out tens of thousands of dollars upfront or wait decades to recoup their investment through energy savings. Comment?
Tuesday | via Business Wire
California pending home sales dropped in November, with the Pending Home Sales Index * falling 13.4 percent from a revised 104.8 in October to 90.7 in November, based on signed contracts. The monthly decline was on par with the average October-to-November monthly change of -13.1 percent observed in the last six years. Comment?
Monday Dec 22 | via Business Wire
1, 2005 and maturing Aug. 1, 2021 and 2022 , 2031, 2033 and 2035 . These bonds were refunded on Nov. 25, 2014 with proceeds of the State's Tax-Exempt Various Purpose General Obligation Refunding Bonds. Comment?
Sunday Dec 21 | via San Bernardino County Sun
The Inland Empire's housing market - dormant for the better part of the past decade - appears to be stirring, with new construction sites sprouting throughout the region, and sales are underway in the first post-recession development in Ontario's ambitious New Model Colony , where as many as 50,000 new homes are expected to be built over the next 20 years. “In 2014, a lot of people have been sitting on the sidelines, and 2015 is the year they're going to get back in the game,” said Randall Lewis, executive vice president of the Lewis Group of Cos., a major Inland Empire developer. Comment?
4 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
MFA Financial, Inc. is an mREIT investing in both agency and non-agency MBS. Since I covered the assets of the company in my last article , I'm going to focus on the interest rate swaps in this one. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville-based Black Knight Financial Services Inc. is planning an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, according to a news release from its parent company, Fidelity National Financial Inc. Black Knight, a mortgage research firm, has registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO under the ticker symbol "BKFS." The IPO is subject to approval by the SEC. Comment?
Tuesday | via SNL Financial
Editor's note: This article is part of a series looking back on key themes and issues of 2014 in the Asia-Pacific financial sector. To read other articles in the series, click here . Comment?
22 min ago | via Dallas Morning News
Just over 16 percent of the area's office space was empty at the end of 2014, according to a new report by Cushman & Wakefield Inc. Cushman & Wakefield said that expanding and relocating office tenants rented almost 5 million square feet office space this year - the highest net leasing in more than 15 years. "The real estate fundamentals are the best we have seen in decades," said Steve Everbach, who heads Cushman & Wakefield's D-FW office. Comment?
22 min ago | via Dallas Morning News
I am trying to follow a Couch Potato portfolio approach in my IRA. About 65 percent of the IRA is invested in a Four Square portfolio that's evenly divided among domestic stocks, international stocks, domestic bonds and international bonds. Comment?
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