Tacoma Real Estate News
Tuesday May 5 | via Exit 133
There's a growing buzz of conversation around the trend of Seattleites moving to Tacoma to get more bang for their real estate dollar. We wrote about it after the Urban Studies forum in the context of looking for a balance between jobs and housing and again when the Seattle Times looked at net domestic migration trends from the census . Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via KAIT-TV
By DERRICK NUNNALLY and RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. - Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has pleaded not guilty to charges that could ultimately force him from office but he is refusing bipartisan calls from the state's political leaders to resign immediately. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via Covington Reporter
A U.S. Grand Jury in Seattle has returned a ten count indictment against TROY X. KELLEY, 50, of Tacoma for his scheme to keep stolen money and hide it from both the IRS and those due a refund related to their purchase of a home or refinance of a home mortgage, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. KELLEY currently serves as the elected Washington State Auditor. Comment?
Mar 31, 2015 | via HeraldNet
A spectacular nighttime fire that destroyed the Stewart Title Co. building is playing a key role in a federal investigation into state Auditor Troy Kelley's business dealings. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | via KUOW-FM Seattle
Jeff Coats kidnapped David Grenier and stole his car in Tacoma, Washington on September 6, 1994. Coats was 14 years old, and was sent to adult prison. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Methow Valley News Home Page
The young students, and needless to say, their parents, are looking forward to the start of grammar school in the fall. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. WASHINGTON, - U.S. labor costs rose solidly in the first quarter as wages in the private sector increased, which could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via The Washington Post
The Federal Reserve would be at the helm of a reorganized regulatory system eliminating the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and combining other agencies in a plan released Monday by the Volcker Alliance, a group formed in 2013 by the former central bank chairman. In a report outlining the plan, the group described its aim as a simpler, clearer and more adaptive regime. Comment?
Apr 17, 2015 | via Journal Gazette
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official charged with rooting out government fraud and waste, pleaded not guilty Thursday after a federal grand jury indictment charged him with filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of more than $1 million in stolen property related to his former ... (more) Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via KNUS-AM Aurora
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official tasked with rooting out government fraud and waste, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property. The 41-page indictment was unsealed Thursday, alleging various misdeeds by Kelley in connection with mortgage title services companies he previously ran. Comment?
11 min ago | via Curbed
The Hamptons real estate market is always changing, but it feels like things have stabilized. The price-chopper is doing its job and leveling the playing field of overvalued properties. Comment?
12 min ago | via USA Today
Economic reports in holiday-shortened week are likely to bring a mixed bag of results for housing and consumer confidence. Economic look ahead: Housing, consumer data due Economic reports in holiday-shortened week are likely to bring a mixed bag of results for housing and consumer confidence. Comment?
20 min ago | via Manawatu Standard
First time buyers are better off in the Manawatu/Whanganui region than anywhere else in New Zealand, according to new figures. Palmerston North and Whanganui are among the most affordable cities in New Zealand for first timers, with Whanganui at the top of the list. Comment?
27 min ago | via GlobalNews
Fire Chief Ken Block said Monday that a cigarette butt put in a diaper container on a balcony sparked Friday's massive condo fire. "There have been 55 fires in large residential buildings over the last four years, five years, and that's significant," said Block. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Slugger O'Toole
What's that got to do with the price of fish? The growing gap between inflation and the perception of inflation Last week's news that the Consumer Prices Index rate of UK inflation has dipped below zero for the first time since official records began in 1996, and for the first time since 1960 based on equivalent historical estimates, caused a range of reactions amongst commentators and politicians. The Chancellor, George Osborne, was keen to emphasise that this should be termed "negative inflation", a brief spell of decreasing prices, rather than the more damaging "deflation", implying a longer term period of falling prices and economic stagnation such as what Japan went through during its "lost decade" in the 90s. Comment?
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