Santa Rosa Real Estate News
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Sep 3, 2015 | via Credit.com
If you're looking to buy a home in today's competitive real estate market, there are three things you must have. If you have these items lined up, you may be considered a stronger buyer, which can help you immensely. Comment?
Sunday Sep 6 | via The Real Deal
Companies across the country are ditching hotels and investing in private estates. From Knoxville, Tenn., to Sonoma County, Calif., companies are buying up large homes on large parcels where clients can schmooze in seclusion and serenity. Comment?
Aug 31, 2015 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
The Sonoma County Planning Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 3, to discuss the heated topic of vacation rentals in the county. Comment?
Aug 31, 2015 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
The Sonoma County Planning Commission meets Thursday, Sept. 3, to discuss the heated topic of vacation rentals in the county. Comment?
Aug 28, 2015 | via Credit.com
If you're thinking about buying a home, you may need less money than you think. Here's how to figure out the amount of cash you need to buy a home, and what you can do to buy a home using as little money down as possible. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
A California cooling effect could put a freeze on nationwide appreciation and a sustained housing recovery, according to the latest report from Clear Capital. Since 2012, the churn of California price appreciation has buoyed the West, and helped support nationwide appreciation. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via The Fresno Bee
Keith Swinger and Latishia Sharer , a Fresno Wells Fargo home mortgage team, earned the top 10 percent award in the nation for July 2015. In data just released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HealthCare California achieved an Acute Care Hospitalization rate of 9.5 percent for July compared to a state rate of 19.5 percent and a national rate of 24.4 percent. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
The Case Shiller Index is one of the better long-term measures of housing price changes. It looks at repeat home sales so you know what you are tracking versus say an area where new home sales are jacking prices up while old crap shack stucco boxes lag the market. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via RollingStone
Wells Fargo was forced under the terms of a robo-signing settlement to launch its much-lauded home-buyer assistance program. All over the country, Wells Fargo is making headlines for launching a multimillion-dollar homeowner assistance program called HomeLIFT, which among other things offers $15,000 down payment grants to prospective home-buyers. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via National Mortgage News
Rebecca Mairone scarcely deserves a mention in the annals of finance, except for this: She's the only executive of a major U.S. mortgage lender found liable for her part in the 2008 financial crisis. Mairone was chief operating officer for a division of Countrywide Financial Corp., the California giant that came to symbolize the excesses of the subprime era. Comment?
10 min ago | via GlobeSt.com
Secure Income REIT has completed its 902.6-million refinancing with a new 10-year, fixed-rate non-recourse loan facility from affiliates of AIG Asset Management Europe Ltd. Eleven of the REIT's healthcare assets secure the 315.6-million facility from AIG, Secure Income said Friday. The AIG loan follows two financing transactions in September. Comment?
26 min ago | via Tyler Morning Telegraph
Tom Holyfield, who has been in the mortgage industry for more than 17 years, will serve as manager and senior loan officer for both locations. Guild's Longview branch is at 1300 Hollybrook Drive. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Stamford Daily Voice
A Stamford attorney has been sentenced to 14 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $8 million in restitution after admitting to his role in mortgage fraud scheme. Christopher Brecciano's extensive scam involved dozens of homes in Bridgeport, Norwalk and Stamford, according to a statement from Deirdre Daly, the U.S. attorney for Connecticut. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WKXW-FM Trenton
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession. Billions of dollars in fines have been levied against major banks and brokerage firms in the wake of the economic meltdown that was in large part triggered by reckless lending and shady securities dealings that blew up a housing bubble. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
When London City Schools refinanced millions of dollars in bond debt recently, it saved homeowners hundreds of dollars annually in taxes. The Madison County district, taking advantage of record-low interest rates, called in and resold at lower interest about $12 million in bonds used to finance the district's construction projects over the years. Comment?
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