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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?
Apr 3, 2015 | via Inman Real Estate News
A Marin County, California, mortgage broker pleaded guilty last month to 14 federal counts related to a $2.4-million scheme to defraud investors. Paul Sloane Davis, 75, who operated financial services company D.M. Financial, diverted investor funds for personal use or to make interest payments to prior investors to keep them from discovering the scheme, according to U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via Courthouse News Service
A federal judge denied a nationwide loan administrator's request to stop two California district attorneys from enforcing fraud laws against it. Loan Payment Administration and its corporate parent Nationwide Biweekly Administration sued district attorneys in Monterey and Marin counties in October 2014 after a Monterey deputy district attorney said their solicitation letters violated state law. Comment?
Mar 18, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
Marin home prices dropped just a tad in February, the first decline in two and a half years, though experts shrugged off the reported 1 percent decrease as an anomaly. The median price of a Marin home was $970,000, compared with $977,500 in February 2014, and 134 homes sold in the county compared with 138 in the same month the year before, according to Irvine-based CoreLogic. Comment?
Feb 23, 2015 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
Tina Shone, a broker associate with Sotheby's International Realty-Wine Country brokerage in Sonoma, earned the top spot among all agents in Sonoma Valley for highest dollar volume in sales for 2014. One of her achievements was representing the sellers of a $12 million-plus Kentfield estate, the highest residential sale in Marin County for the year. Comment?
Yesterday | 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?
11 min ago | via ABS-CBN News
Consumer loans further increased in the first quarter as more households took advantage of the low interest rate environment, data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas showed yesterday. Household loans surged 27 percent to P932.78 billion as of the end of March from P735.10 billion in the same period last year. Comment?
20 min ago | via Credit.com
Building up savings can feel good. It's nice to know you are working toward and getting closer to your financial goals, especially when the goal is the biggest financial decision of your life - buying a home. Comment?
28 min ago | via Daily Mail
They predict the average house price in Sydney could rise by another 10.4 per and 6.4 percent in Melbourne The country's leading economists have assured homeowners that the booming housing market in Sydney and Melbourne were unlikely to crash this coming year. In the latest survey of 25 leading economic forecasters, conducted by Fairfax Media , most believed property prices have inflated as a result of fundamentals - not from the growing investors. Comment?
30 min ago | via Republican Journal
This bright reimagined Gambrel offers a modern floor plan, contemporary vibe and broad captivating views of Penobscot Bay from almost every room. Updated kitchen opens to dining room, fireside sitting area and living room with doors to the long waterview deck running along the length of the house. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Vancouver Sun
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the benchmark, or typical price, for a detached home in the region has climbed to $1,123,900, a 14.8 per cent increase from June 2014. Here are 10 homes in Metro municipalities priced in the current bench-mark range. Comment?
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