Vancouver Real Estate News
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Tuesday Jul 28 | via The Columbian
Home prices in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area have increased by 7.4 percent over the past year, exceeding the 4.9 percent increase in the S&P/Case-Shiller composite home price index of 20 metropolitan areas, according to a report released Tuesday. The 20-city index posted a 1.1 percent increase for the month, while the Portland-Vancouver area's one-month increase was 1.4 percent. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via The Columbian
Windermere Stellar has renamed its Windermere Mortgage Services unit, which now will be called Penrith Home Loans, the company said Monday. The company has 11 offices in the Portland metro area, Vancouver and the north Oregon Coast. Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via Vancouver Business Journal
Windermere Stellar has rebranded its mortgage arm from Windermere Mortgage Services to Penrith Home Loans. Comment?
Friday Jul 24 | via The Columbian
After thousands of dollars worth of tools and other equipment were stolen from an Evergreen Habitat for Humanity construction site this month, the community stepped in to help recoup the loss. Workers with the non-profit showed up to their construction site at Mountain View High School on July 11 to find someone had broken into a Habitat trailer. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via Business Journal
When it comes to buying a house, there's a little bit of luck in every deal, and according to Zillow, some Portland area buyers are a little luckier than others. The online real estate firm recently put together some data on the metro region's "luckiest" homebuyers - those who purchased at the lowest point during the housing slump and have since seen the greatest appreciation in value. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via ARLnow.com
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Will Wiard, Arlington-based real estate broker , voted one of Washington's Best Realtors of 2015 by Washingtonian. Please submit your questions via email . Comment?
Jun 25, 2015 | via Washingtonian.com
With the area's housing prices and population continuing to rise, it's a great time to be a real-estate agent. Here, in 12 categories, are agents and teams who produced the highest sales volumes in Washington last year, along with where they're licensed. Comment?
Jun 18, 2015 | via Real Change
A renter needs to earn more than $27 an hour to afford a two-bedroom apartment in Seattle without being cost-burdened, meaning they are spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing. Each year, the National Low Income Housing Coalition crunches the numbers to determine how much it costs to afford housing in every county in the United States, based on data from the U.S. Department of Urban Development. Comment?
May 7, 2015 | 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?
Apr 30, 2015 | 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?
29 min ago | via Marina Times
Stop us if you've heard this before: San Francisco's housing prices have climbed to new heights. Sound familiar? In the first half of 2015, the dollar per square foot paid for homes reached $1,415 in the Pacific Heights/Cow Hollow/Marina area, according to a midyear market report by Paragon Real Estate Group. Comment?
52 min ago | via Inside Bay Area
On vacation here in Maine once again, I can't resist thumbing through local real estate listings to enjoy the thought of any number of these three-bedroom homes on or near a lake with an in-ground pool and new stainless steel appliances on 2-plus acres for $95,000. Across the country, the increase in housing prices since 2012 has been 27 percent. Comment?
1 hr ago | via North Shore News
The Sewell name is synonymous with Horseshoe Bay and now the family with an 85-year history in the seaside enclave is planning a major redevelopment including a 171-unit residential waterfront complex. Lured to Horseshoe Bay in the 1920s by his fishing hobby, Dan Sewell Sr. built a community marina, which over the years has evolved from just providing moorage space to become somewhat of a tourist destination for recreational boating. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Spokesman-Review
Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems. This photo provided by FOX shows professional contractor Mike Holmes, who has a new show called "Home Free," airing Wednesdays on FOX. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Banker & Tradesman
Could a little-noticed policy change by giant mortgage investor Fannie Mae help homeowners who'd like to move but can't because they're underwater - they owe more to the bank than the likely selling price of their houses? Could it help you? A valid subscription is required to read the article or use the tool you've selected. Already a subscriber? Please enter your information below to log in. Comment?
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