Troutdale Real Estate News
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15 hrs ago | via Courthouse News Service
Builders groups sued Portland, Ore., claiming new fees on development are an unconstitutional means to build an "enormous slush fund" for the city's parks program. The Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors and six other trade groups, including the Oregon Association of Realtors, claim the city did not identify how it will spend its "windfall," as required by Oregon law. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via The Pordland Mercury
Two months after the Portland City Council narrowly approved dramatic changes to the "system development charges" Portland Parks and Recreation tacks on to new buildings, a coalition of seven industry groups has filed suit, asking a Multnomah County judge to undo the law. In a filing fairly dripping with contempt, developers say city hall broke state law by approving the changes, expected to raise $552 million for parks improvements over 20 years. Comment?
Saturday Jul 11 | via The Oregonian
You do or you don't. There's no middle ground. You just flashed back - with nostalgia or nausea - to his gap-toothed grin, or you drew a blank. Comment?
Jul 1, 2015 | via FindLaw
Scott M. HUCKE, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.; Recontrust Company, N.A.; and IBM Lender Business Process Services, Defendants, Federal National Mortgage Association; and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., Defendants-Appellants. Comment?
Jun 2, 2015 | via The Pordland Mercury
From the 'Out of Reach' report: "In no state can an individual working a typical 40-hour workweek at the federal minimum wage afford a one- or two-bedroom apartment for his or her family." The gap between wages and rents is an uncomfortably familiar source of constant, low-level panic for many Americans, but the National Low Income Housing Coalition recently measured exactly how wide that gap is in its annual Out of Reach report. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
Real estate analytics firm CoreLogic said Tuesday Medford-area foreclosures have been steadily declining, with year-over-year figures in May underscoring the trend. "Nationally the pricing is equal to what it was at the height of the market in 2006, and locally we've seen a 10.2-percent median price increase over the last 12 months," said Terry Rasmussen, an agent with John L. Scott Real Estate in Medford. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via OregonLive.com
Shanna Tani and her son, Kai, re helped by Umpqua Bank associate Brooke Hoehne at the Hawthorne Street branch of the bank in Portland in this 2012 file photo. Umpqua Holdings Corp. said its second-quarter profits increased as mortgage business picked up. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 14 | via OregonLive.com
Van Vliet, head of Oregon Housing and Community Services, decided in recent months she has no interest in expanding a program that has rescued 181 families from foreclosure and, Sten argues, turns a profit for the state. in Jackson County - is "subsiding." Comment?
Jul 1, 2015 | via Beaverton Valley Times
Is it your imagination that it's hot out there? Nope, this is especially true of the real estate market in north Clackamas County. 'In 23 years I've never seen a market this competitive,' said Debra Mathews, a real estate agent with Hasson Company Realtors. Comment?
Jun 11, 2015 | via The Oregonian
Ryan Tofell, of Performance Plus Contracting in Washougal, Wash., works on decking for a new home in Happy Valley in this file photo. A rising stock market and climbing home prices boosted Americans' net worth to a new high in the first three months of the year. Comment?
13 min ago | via The Chronicle
On June 18, our morning routine was shattered by a news alert: "Nine Killed in Shooting at Black Church in Charleston." Suddenly, participating in Duke University's civic engagement program in Cape Town, with its focus on race in South Africa, took on new meaning. Comment?
18 min ago | via ABC News
The Reserve Bank has left interest rates on hold at a record low 2 per cent for the third month in a row. However, the Australian dollar jumped almost a cent to 73.7 US cents by 3:48pm from around 72.9 before the decision after the RBA's governor Glenn Stevens changed his language around the currency. Comment?
29 min ago | via KDWN
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level in more than four years. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.075 percent, up from 0.050 percent last week. Comment?
7 hrs ago | via Patch.com
Adele Kuczmarski , an associate broker affiliated with Manhasset office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage on Long Island and Queens , has been recognized by the 2015 REAL Trends Best Real Estate Agents in America list as being among the top real estate agents in New York. Kuczmarski ranked No. Comment?
31 min ago | via Business Wire
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