Torrance Real Estate News
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Tuesday Mar 21 | via Curbed
The number of homes sold in Southern California fell from January to February, with a decline of 6.1 percent in Los Angeles County, according to a new report from real estate tracker CoreLogic . Rising mortgage rates could explain some of the drop in sales, but CoreLogic analyst Andrew LePage points to a "decline in affordability" and a "thin inventory of homes for sale" as other major factors. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 15 | via Los Angeles Lawyer
2. The Homeowner Bill of Rights creates a private right of action that enables borrowers to sue lenders for statutory violations during the nonjudicial foreclosure process. 3. Borrowers can prevent a nonjudicial foreclosure sale from proceeding by reinstating their debt at any time before the sale is scheduled to occur. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 15 | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
California is a high cost of living state. That goes without saying. Yet the level of affordability oscillates up and down with the whims of the bubble economy. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 14 | via Customer Interaction Solutions
Keller Rohrback L.L.P. is investigating recent reports that Wells Fargo has been improperly charging customers fees to extend their promised interest rate when their mortgagepaperwork was delayed. According to former Los Angeles area Wells Fargo employees, the paperwork delays that prompted the fees were usually the bank's fault, but management forced the employees to blame the customer for the delays. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 14 | via Isegoria
For some home buyers, there is no factor more important than the public schools their children will attend. They analyze student-body performance on standardized tests, school rankings, what percentage of alumni go on to four-year colleges and which schools send students to Ivy League or top-tier state universities. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via Hesperia Star
As the High Desert housing market attempts to surge back to life after the Great Recession, building experts and civic leaders warn a proposed state law would be detrimental to further growth in the region and the state. They say Assembly Bill 199, which mandates paying prevailing wages to workers on new privately constructed residential homes, will drive up development costs, resulting in higher rental and housing prices that the majority of Californians won't be able to afford. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Business Wire
After a record year in 2016, the growth of Bellwether Enterprise's presence in Southern California reflects strong regional demand and aligns with the company's long-term strategy of expanding its robust reach on a national scale. "Our latest expansion really has to do with the people. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via Realty Times
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Monday | via GlobeSt.com
Wallick & Volk Mortgage, the oldest privately held mortgage company in the United States, is pleased to announce the official opening of its newest branch in Irvine, California, March 27, 2017. Senior Vice President Bill Lawton leads the Irvine office and Wallick & Volk's California team. Comment?
Monday | via San Mateo Daily Journal
Some like to claim that Proposition 13 has decimated local government revenue and made California a low property tax state, but this is hardly the case. While Proposition 13 has succeeded in preventing property tax hikes as large as many big-government proponents might wish , local governments are far from starved for revenue. Comment?
9 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
The brokerage presently has a $41.00 price target on the financial services provider's stock. Zacks Investment Research's price target points to a potential upside of 9.77% from the company's current price. Comment?
15 min ago | via Independent.ie
Tax breaks for home buyers scrapped in 2012 after being blamed for helping overheat the property market actually benefit lower-income workers disproportionately, according to a surprise finding contained in new research from the ESRI. Tax breaks for home buyers scrapped in 2012 after being blamed for helping overheat the property market actually benefit lower-income workers disproportionately, according to a surprise finding contained in new research from the ESRI. Comment?
17 min ago | via Independent.ie
Landlords are asking for up to five months' rent upfront, raising concerns that they are discriminating against certain types of tenants. Landlords are asking for up to five months' rent upfront, raising concerns that they are discriminating against certain types of tenants. Comment?
17 min ago | via Independent.ie
Not a single home has been built using a a 400m fund set aside for housing in 2015, the Irish Independent can reveal. Not a single home has been built using a a 400m fund set aside for housing in 2015, the Irish Independent can reveal. Comment?
57 min ago | via Kenosha News
The Kenosha News performed background checks on all of the local candidates for office who will be on the April 4 ballot. It included checks of the online state and federal court access sites, the state and federal sex offender registries and the county property database. Comment?
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