Troutdale Real Estate News
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Thursday Nov 5 | via OregonLive.com
Portland has a bureau, the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, that for decades has annually spent millions of tax dollars supporting Portland's smallest yet critically important, citizen based, democratic units, 95 officially recognized neighborhood associations. Dan Saltzman's State of Housing in Portland October 2015* report creates his own 24 so-called housing neighborhoods because is was easier and in his own self-interest . Comment?
Friday Oct 30 | via Fox News
An African American man who says he was asked to pay for his meal before dining at a Washington state restaurant-unlike white diners around him-- has filed a $100,000 discrimination suit against the chain. Brian Eason, a real estate agent who also serves as a deputy with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, went to the Vancouver, Wash. Comment?
Friday Oct 30 | via OregonLive.com
An Elmer's Restaurant in Vancouver is being sued by Brian Eason, a real estate agent and Multnomah County Sheriff's deputy who says he was discriminated against while dining at an Elmer's location in Vancouver. Seen here is a file photo of one of the chain's 25 restaurants. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via Willamette Week
The lawsuit, filed this morning in U.S. District Court, says HomeAway and its subsidiary VRBO owe $1.5 million in lodging taxes and $1 million in fines for not requiring its clients to post their city permits. The 10th @ Hoyt Apartments, shown here, is one building where single hosts are offering multiple units as vacation rentals on the Web. Comment?
Oct 18, 2015 | via The Oregonian
Smarsh vice president Carla Nichols moved to Portland from San Francisco last year and appeared in a video designed to recruit more tech workers to the city. She's delighted with Portland -- so long as the housing crunch doesn't turn it into Silicon Valley. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Daily Journal of Commerce
In June 2013, the Oregon Supreme Court, in Brandrup v. ReconTrust Company , addressed whether Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. , as nominee for the original lender and the lender's successors and assigns, could be identified as the beneficiary of record of a deed of trust. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Eugene Weekly
Downtown merchants in Eugene are getting a head start on the holidays with a number of events before Thanksgiving, including a tree-lighting ceremony and entertainment from 5:15 to 6:30 pm Friday, Nov. 20, on the east Park Blocks. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Beach Connection
Part three of this wacky and intricate Oregon coast travelogue picks up after a few days of stuffing my face in lovely culinary hideouts as well as engaging encounters with winter weather surprises. . It all takes place in February of 2007. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via The Oregonian
When the state of Oregon derailed a unique anti-foreclosure program last summer, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Gov. Kate Brown both had a glorious opportunity to end the madness. From the beginning, Merkley and Margaret Van Vliet, the state housing director, vehemently disagreed on the expansion of a pilot project that has now saved 194 families from foreclosure. Comment?
Sunday Nov 1 | via Tualatin Times
A decision from the Columbia County Board of Commissioners regarding forest property could prime the county for a legal fight. Commissioners voted 2 to 1 Wednesday, Oct. 28, to deny a request from Weyerhaeuser Co. Comment?
6 min ago | via Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times
Premiers across the country reiterated Wednesday that their governments are prepared to accept thousands of Syrian refugees, but some are raising questions about funding, particularly for housing. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark noted that Metro Vancouver's housing prices are the highest in the country and funding details still need to be worked out with the federal government. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Right on time to give the real estate market a boost following the October 1 rule changes is an interest rate that's so low it has not been seen in New Zealand for at least 50 years. It's bound to start a little loan-rate battle, which will be great for home buyers. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Campbell Reporter
A flurry of data released Wednesday signaled that the fundamentals of the U.S. economy remain solid, if unspectacular, three weeks before the Federal Reserve will likely begin raising interest rates. Consumers appear relatively confident in the economy and may be poised to spend a decent chunk of their rising incomes during the holiday shopping season. Comment?
24 min ago | via Canada.com
For the first time, there's expected to be more people visiting retailers' websites through their smartphones than on desktop computers or tablets during the first weekend of the holiday shopping season that begins on Thanksgiving Day. Mobile traffic during the five-day start to what is typically the busiest shopping period of the year is expected to reach 56.9 per cent of total traffic, up from 48.5 per cent last year, according to IBM Watson. Comment?
31 min ago | via Greenwich Citizen
Patricia lives in a local public housing complex, but is unable to work due to her disability. She was recently notified she would be asked to leave her home if she doesn't come up with the back rent that has accrued for several months. Comment?
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