Big Lake Real Estate News
Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Washington Post
The Federal Reserve would be at the helm of a reorganized regulatory system eliminating the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and combining other agencies in a plan released Monday by the Volcker Alliance, a group formed in 2013 by the former central bank chairman. In a report outlining the plan, the group described its aim as a simpler, clearer and more adaptive regime. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via Journal Gazette
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official charged with rooting out government fraud and waste, pleaded not guilty Thursday after a federal grand jury indictment charged him with filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of more than $1 million in stolen property related to his former ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via KNUS-AM Aurora
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official tasked with rooting out government fraud and waste, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property. The 41-page indictment was unsealed Thursday, alleging various misdeeds by Kelley in connection with mortgage title services companies he previously ran. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Business Journal
OB Jacobi , Windermere Real Estate president, has been working for several years to help launch a residential real estate program at the University of Washington. He spoke at the Puget Sound Business Journal's 35th Anniversary Roundtable discussion last week. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | 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. High student debt, poor job prospects and shifting attitudes are inhibiting homeownership among younger Americans who came of age during the latest recession, potentially hindering the accumulation of wealth for that generation, Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard said on Thursday. Comment?
8 min ago | via Las Vegas Review Journal
Many adults who pay rent might be able to afford mortgage payments, but switching from renting to owning is a process that requires planning and forethought. If you're considering applying for a mortgage, one of the first things you want to pay attention to is your credit report and score. Comment?
8 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
A six-foot tall Easter bunny greeted visitors to Jack Conway Realtor's annual Easter Egg Hunt at its Lakeville office. Despite the falling snow, local children dressed in holiday finery combed the halls of the real estate building searching for more than 800 treat-filled eggs stuffed by Conway agents and their Manager Denis Lilla. Comment?
1 hr ago | via MarketWatch
Mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration are making up a greater share of sales of new single-family homes, according to recent government data, in a sign that economic conditions and government actions may be expanding the pool of buyers in the housing market. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that FHA, which insures mortgages with low down payments, backed 16% of sales of new single-family homes in the first quarter - the greatest proportion in two years. Comment?
21 min ago | via Business Journal
LPC Realty Advisors I LP, an affiliate of Lincoln Property Co., bought 801 Travis in downtown Houston from Goddard Investment Group. A 21-story office building in downtown Houston has traded hands, despite concerns that low oil prices would slow the commercial real estate market. Comment?
30 min ago | via Dallas Morning News
With North Texas homes in super short supply, real estate agents are scrambling to find properties for clients to purchase. The hunt for houses is complicated by the fact that many available homes never get a sign in the yard or a Realtor listing. Comment?
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