Big Lake Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Big Lake, WA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Aug 6, 2014 | via Bellingham Herald
Local real estate agents sold 305 homes and condominiums at a median price of $265,000 in July, according to data from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via The Washington Post
Tammy Darvish, for years the face of her father's eponymous auto company until she left earlier this month following a family squabble, will become an executive at one of the Washington region's largest financial institutions. Darvish, 51, will become executive vice president in charge of business development and government and community relations at Pentagon Federal Credit Union, the Alexandria financial giant with $18 billion in assets and 1.3 million members. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Michelle and Jack Ireton, with their sons, Ben, 5, left, and Jackson, 8, want to make the best use of additional money as schooling and day-care expenses fall. SEATTLE - Michelle and Jack Ireton of Seattle are experiencing a personal-finance event that is almost always welcome, regardless of its size: a windfall. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, job seekers Madelin Garcia, right, and Noharis Nunez fill out a job applications near a Benihana booth at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. With the price of oil below $50 a barrel, consumers will have steadily more money to spend, potentially creating job openings at retailers, auto dealers, shipping firms, restaurants and hotels. Comment?
Friday Jan 2 | via Ardell's Seattle Real Estate Blog
Historically people would purchase a bit far out in the 98053 vs 98052 zip code to get a lot more land with their home than they would in 98052. 166 of the 433 homes sold fit that description with lot sizes of 15,000 sf or more and a median price of $715,000. Comment?
Dec 24, 2014 | via Whidbey News-Times
For starters, the unemployment rate is down from 7 percent last December to 5.8 percent. Washington State mirrors the national average. Comment?
28 min ago | via The China Post
Portugal's property market continues to expand at double digit rates thanks to foreign buyers, including China's new wealthy, despite a corruption scandal over visas used to lure in rich non-Europeans. More than one in five residences sold in Portugal last year was bought by a foreigner, according to provisional data by the Portugese Real Estate Agents Association. Comment?
43 min ago | via Ynetnews
Israel's Supervisor of Banks, David Zaken, who spearheaded new regulations aimed at bolstering stability in the country's banking system and mortgage market, said on Sunday he will step down at the end of June. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy
Labeling him a "lying Charlatan who has showed us the Mark of the Beast", they claim he's a scam artist of the most evil kind. One that would persuade a naive elderly couple who can't afford to keep their lights on, not alone pay a yearly membership fee, to give up their home in exchange for the benefit of being a valued 700 Club member. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Economist
IN THIS week's print edition, we explore how mortgage subsidies have encouraged banks to lend more to homeowners and less to firms, with pernicious economic consequences. The Economist has long been a critic of such handouts. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
With housing prices at recent highs, it's a great time to sell; and still-low interest rates also make it a good time to buy a home. Findings from a new, exclusive survey of more than 300 licensed residential real estate agents by the Consumer Reports National Research Center point to certain factors, such as smart pre-sale fix-ups and negotiable agent fees, that can financially benefit both sellers and buyers. Comment?
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