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Friday Feb 17 | via Vancouver Business Journal
At Vancouver's Riverview Bank it used to take about two hours for the bank's compliance team to review a mortgage loan application before closing the deal. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 1 | via Vancouver Business Journal
What are the largest commercial + residential real estate agencies in Clark County? We ranked them by total number of licensed agents and, in the event of a tie, by year established. Comment?
Jan 23, 2017 | via The Columbian
RealtyTrac says buying a home is cheaper than renting in Clark County, but in Multnomah, Washington and Cowlitz counties, the opposite is true Is it more affordable to rent or buy in Clark County? A new report suggests it might be the latter. But those mulling the question have some time to decide, thanks to winter slowing down the housing market. Comment?
Jan 1, 2017 | via The Columbian
Phew. Last year was one of those years we are glad to see in the rear-view mirror. Now, as the unpleasantness of 2016 fades from view, we're looking ahead and hope to see these four things occur in 2017: 1. A solution to the school funding crisis. Comment?
Nov 22, 2016 | via Contractor
The fire department agreed that if a builder added fire sprinklers, the city would waive the fire impact fee it usually assessed each new house Over the years, the number of sprinklered homes grew to about 2,000 of the 7,500 in the city In 2003, legislation was introduced to require fire sprinklers in new residential housing in Camas, Wash., a small city in the southwestern part of the state. Despite the backing of local fire officials, the measure failed in City Council after opposition from homebuilders and real estate agents. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 22 | via SBWire
RealEstateInAnacortes.com, a highly regarded and trusted name in Anacortes real estate and property sales in Oak Harbor Washington announces first quarter of 2017 record homeowner inquiries for real estate sales assistance. Nicole Haun an Anacortes realtor and owner operator of the RealEstateInAnacortes.com website reports a record number of inquiries regarding homeowners wishing to sell their home in both Anacortes Washington and Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island. Comment?
Monday Feb 6 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: Delaware State Name underscore: Delaware State Name dash: Delaware State Name lower underscore: delaware State Name lower dash: delaware State Name lower: delaware State Abbreviation: DE State Abbreviation Lower: de It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank rejected U.S. accusations of currency manipulation on Monday and warned that deregulating the banking industry, now being openly discussed in Washington, could sow the seeds of the next financial crisis. Comment?
Saturday Feb 4 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
President Donald Trump holds up an executive order after his signing the order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. The executive order that will direct the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after 2008-2009 crisis. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 1 | via KXLY-TV Spokane
Donald Trump criticized Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen throughout the presidential campaign. He argued that Yellen and the Fed were keeping interest rates artificially low to help the chances of Trump's rival Hillary Clinton. Comment?
Monday Jan 30 | via Post Register
So I asked money experts who have quit the 9-to-5 for their best advice on how to prepare for retirement. They still faced curveballs when it was their turn. Comment?
9 min ago | via The Motley Fool
No doubt there are a number of pitfalls to be aware of when getting a mortgage. From teaser rates that don't represent your true costs to complex fee structures, it's clear that homeowners need to have the right information in hand to secure mortgage savings . Comment?
17 min ago | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
The real estate market in southwest Michigan is showing no signs of slowing down. Phil Amodeo, executive with the Southwest Michigan Association of Realtors, tells WSJM News the number of homes sold in January was up 9% over January the year before. Comment?
20 min ago | via NJ.com
In the coming-of-age movie "Garden State," Zach Braff's character Andrew Largeman bemoans the disorienting feeling of lacking a home: "You'll see one day when you move out...You feel like you can never get it back. It's like you feel homesick for a place that doesn't even exist. Comment?
24 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to point out a fact he thought the media was underreporting: the decrease in the national debt in his first month. The media has not reported that the National Debt in my first month went down by $12 billion vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo[nth]," tweeted Trump. Comment?
33 min ago | via Post-Bulletin
Our first assignment in England was in Sheffield, in the north. Our surrogate home there was a beautifully restored vicarage built in the early 1800s with a backyard full of really old gravestones. Comment?
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