Bakersfield Real Estate News
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Thursday | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
At-risk homeowners in the Sacramento area and throughout the Central Valley can participate in a free online/hotline mortgage-assistance program next week. Comment?
Thursday Nov 21 | via Hispanic Business
Former Real Estate Agent and Loan Officer Plead Guilty in Crisp & Cole Real Estate Fraud Scheme U.S. Attorney's Office November 20, 2013 Eastern District of California 554-2700 FRESNO, CA --Michael Angelo Munoz, 34, of Bakersfield , pleaded guilty today to two counts of mail fraud relating to his involvement in an extensive mortgage fraud scheme ... (more) Comment?
Tuesday Nov 19 | via Sacramento Today
Keep Your Home California announced an expansion of its Principal Reduction Program, opening the door for more financially distressed low and moderate income homeowners to receive as much as $100,000 in free mortgage assistance. Comment?
Nov 5, 2013 | via Inman News
Former Bakersfield, Calif. real estate broker Carl Cole will serve at least eight years in prison and forfeit $30 million in assets as part of a plea bargain in a long-running mortgage fraud case, BakersfieldNow.com reports. Comment?
Oct 27, 2013 | via Bloomberg
Benjamin Wagner, the top U.S. prosecutor for mostly rural eastern California , has busted the head of a tomato-packing company for racketeering and wrangled a settlement from a lumber company over a wildfire. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The California Association of Realtors' political action committee gave $500,000 to the state Democratic Party the day before the Democrat-dominated Franchise Tax Board effectively resolved a months-long legislative fight over the state's tax treatment of short sales. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
The Los Angeles city attorney sued Wells Fargo and Citigroup on Thursday, alleging the companies engaged in mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures in minority communities during the housing crash. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via The Press-Enterprise
California families who lost their homes in a short sale will not be subject to state income tax liability on debt forgiveness after the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 expires at the end of this year, according to the state's largest trade group for real estate professionals. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
Citigroup Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. were accused of discriminatory mortgage lending by the city of Los Angeles, which seeks damages for reduced property tax revenue and the costs of maintaining foreclosed properties. Comment?
Saturday Nov 30 | via KIMA
Tech workers flocking to Southern California's Silicon Beach are driving already-high home prices and rents even higher. Comment?
34 min ago | via Herald Gazette
Classic New England Inn with 6 comfortable guest rooms and separate owners home. Comment?
34 min ago | via Christian Science Monitor
A woman walks past teller machines at a Wells Fargo bank in San Francisco last month. Comment?
45 min ago | via Daily Kos
Let's respond to politicians, pundits, and journalists who sing a chorus about the threat of "big government" by telling them to stop pretending. Comment?
56 min ago | via Crozet Gazette
A more aggressive approach to cleaning up solvents left in some soil at the former Acme Visible Records site aims to have the property ready for the real estate market as a light industrial parcel by 2016, officials with Atlanta Environmental Management told a crowd of interested citizens in Crozet Library Nov. 18. Acme manufactured filing and ... (more) Comment?
1 hr ago | via North Adams Transcript
Lobbyists for the big banks have been fighting to water down the so-called "Volcker Rule" for the last three years but it looks like they are going to lose this battle. Comment?