Santa Barbara Real Estate News
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6 hrs ago | via Noozhawk
With 30-year fixed interest rates ranging to below 4 percent, excellent inventory of lower priced homes and condos, and the seasonal slowdown in full effect this year, now may be one of the best times in the past six months to make a home purchase. While waiting until the beginning of next year may seem like a more convenient course of action, my experience with our seasonal trends notes that many buyers step into the market in January, meaning more competition. Comment?
Sunday Oct 19 | via Santa Barbara Independent
The idea of gross domestic product is about as esoteric a concept as you can find within the popular culture. Why, then, is it so important? estimates: they use them to measure how an economy is changing over time, as well as to compare one economy with another. Comment?
Monday Oct 13 | via Noozhawk
"My priority is always a successful and easy mortgage experience for my clients," Lapman said. "That is why I'm honored to be a Coastal Housing Partnership lender - because it enables me to offer my clients wonderful benefits and savings." Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Noozhawk
Santa Barbara commercial mortgage banker Douglas Scott, formerly the principal at Scott Commercial Capital, has joined The Alison Company , an 80-year-old full-service investment firm specializing in the field of income producing real estate. "The Alison Company has a great tradition of service and some extraordinary lender relationships I want to bring to my clients," Scott said. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Noozhawk
The Montecito Family YMCA , a branch of the Channel Islands YMCA, is proud to announce the election of Patrick "PJ" Williams and James Cleland to its Board of Managers. He brings to the board many years of business and management experience with emphasis on retail and real estate. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Holtville Tribune
A federal grand jury in San Francisco returned an eight-count indictment against five real estate investors for their role in bid rigging and fraud schemes at foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced. The indictment, filed today in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco, California, charges Northern California real estate investors Joseph Giraudo, Raymond Grinsell, Kevin Cullinane, James Appenrodt and Abraham Farag with participating in conspiracies to rig bids and schemes to defraud mortgage holders and others. Comment?
Monday Oct 20 | via The Business Journal
Redwood Credit Union recently welcomed Christina Cook as senior vice president of accounting and finance. In this role, Ms. Comment?
Friday Oct 17 | via ContactMusic.com
The 28-year-old singer - who grew up in New York City - has reportedly purchased her first home in California. A real estate source told gossip website TMZ.com that the 'Bad Romance' hitmaker bought a huge compound in Malibu from the founder of Warner Bros Worldwide Consumer Products Division, Dan Romanelli . Comment?
Thursday Oct 16 | via The Press-Enterprise
Now, the monthly real estate report that tracks foreclosure activity across the nation didn't give the state or the Riverside and San Bernardino counties region a mention. RealtyTrac Vice President Daren Blomquist said the September foreclosure activity is strongest now in states that handle foreclosure action through the court system. Comment?
Thursday Oct 16 | via CBS Local
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13 min ago | via News Times
Aides to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tried to fill on the blanks Wednesday about the nature of repairs made to his former Stamford home, qualifying them as basic upkeep and only a small part of the deductions that helped the Democratic incumbent earn nearly $200,000 in rental income tax free. A search of city records found no building permits for the time when Malloy leased his home at 277 Ocean Drive East, which Malloy and his family left behind for the Governor's Residence at the beginning of 2011. Comment?
13 min ago | via Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB+' rating on the following Illinois Health Facilities Authority and Illinois Finance Authority bonds issued on behalf of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care as parity obligations under the Presence Health Network indenture: Presence has an additional $556 million in direct placement debt and term loans which Fitch does not rate, but includes in its analysis. The bonds are supported by a pledge of gross revenues of the Presence Health obligated group, mortgages on nine Presence obligated entities, and debt service reserve funds on select bond series. Comment?
14 min ago | via News Times
The UBS building is officially on the market, further signaling that the Swiss banking giant is preparing to pack its bags and leave Stamford in the near future. Speculation over whether UBS would stay put on their 12-acre campus downtown has swirled for the last several years as staff levels have decreased and the state has offered up millions to keep the bank in town. Comment?
18 min ago | via Carlsbad Current-Argus
A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house. A lawyer for Giudice had filed a letter with a judge in Newark this week, asking for a recommendation that she serve 12 months in a halfway house. Comment?
26 min ago | via Business Journal
In a city like Boston, the health of law firms says something about the health of the commercial real estate market. Comment?
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