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May 19, 2016 | via The Fresno Bee
Realtor associations in the central San Joaquin Valley are merging to provide members and clients with better services while meeting new national operating standards. There has been a feeling over the past five years that the Tulare and Orange Belt groups, which have members in common, should join to provide Realtors with accurate real estate information and data from the Multiple Listing Services which would better serve clients in the area, said Darcy Staberg, president of the Tulare County board. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Inman News
The California Association of Realtors filed a federal lawsuit against Massachusetts-based PDFfiller Inc., alleging the tech firm has copied, published and sold at least 64 of CAR's copyrighted real estate forms "many hundreds of thousands of times, and possibly millions of times" through its website without authorization. Apartment List released its July rent report for Los Angeles, finding rents were flat over June, but L.A. continues to be one of California's most expensive cities for renters. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Wave
Jennifer and Bob Hochstadter of Dana Point no longer needed five bedrooms' worth of space, so they sold their Laguna Niguel home and moved into their smaller Dana Point rental, pocketing cash for travel and retirement. Lake Forest agent Jenean Hill has had at least five clients seeking to cash out their California homes over the past several years. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Wave
For more than a generation, opportunistic California politicians have barraged voters with woeful tales about how the most productive, inventive, wealthy and enterprising Californians are leaving this state in droves to avoid high taxes and excessive government regulation. These stories, used successfully by the likes of Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger while running for governor, and unsuccessfully by failed candidates from Bill Simon to Meg Whitman and Neel Kashkari, tell of rich Californians seeking greener pastures in more laissez faire states like Texas and Idaho. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Inside Bay Area
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced they are backing state Attorney General Kamala Harris, a longtime political ally of the president, in California's historic Democrat-on-Democrat U.S. Senate race. The president praised Harris as a "lifelong courtroom prosecutor" who has fought international gangs, oil companies and the big banks responsible for the mortgage crisis. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Los Angeles Times
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced they are backing state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, a longtime political ally of the president, in California's historic Democrat-on-Democrat U.S. Senate race. Comment?
10 min ago | via 24 Hours
But nonetheless, Clark is holding a paranormal summer session of the B.C. legislature because she is even more afraid of something else - that she'll be slimed by angry voters for not taking action to stop house prices from skyrocketing. So on Monday, the BC Liberals announced a surprise extra 15% property tax on foreign nationals buying Metro Vancouver housing. Comment?
12 min ago | via Government Executive
Five years after it was stood up as a response to the 2008 financial meltdown, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can boast its status this month as one of the few agencies specifically mentioned in both of the national political party platforms. Most Republican lawmakers haven't given up on oft-stated plans to abolish, or at least increase congressional oversight of, the government's newest and perhaps most active regulatory agency - whose budget comes not from appropriations but from the Federal Reserve under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act. Comment?
17 min ago | via Reuters
British Columbia introduced a new property transfer tax on Monday requiring foreign nationals and foreign-controlled corporations that buy residential real estate in the Metro Vancouver area to pay an extra 15 percent transfer tax rate. The move is part of a suite of new measures aimed at increasing affordability in the city's red-hot housing market. Comment?
17 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
Gladstone Commercial Corporation today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. A description of funds from operations, or FFO, and Core FFO, both non-GAAP financial measures, are located at the end of this press release. Comment?
18 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. , parent company of The Washington Trust Company, today announced net income of $11.1 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2016, compared to net income of $10.9 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, reported for the first quarter of 2016. "Washington Trust posted solid second quarter earnings in a challenging economic environment," stated Joseph J. MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman and CEO. Comment?
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