California Real Estate News
Sep 18, 2014 | via The Jersey Journal
A scary number, but it's better than the national average, according to a recent study by The Urban Institute. The study, based on credit reports from TransUnion, found 35 percent of Americans have debts in collections, compared to 29.3 percent of New Jerseyans. Comment?
Sep 4, 2014 | via Daily Herald
Older homeowners often ask their grown children to help draft a will or living trust, but problems can arise if parents live in one state and the kids live in another. Q. I live in Texas, but my parents retired to Florida several years ago, and their home and all of their other assets are there. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Washington Post
These sales data, recorded by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales . Comment?
Feb 25, 2015 | via Business Journal
The Maryland Bankers Association's bankers day has a record number of attendees Wednesday as issues like foreclosures continue to be big in the industry. Comment?
Feb 18, 2015 | via KLFY-TV Lafayette
President Obama will address a "White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism" today, part of a three-day series of meetings to discuss ways of preventing the radicalization and recruitment of those who might be drawn to terrorist violence. The White House announced the event on Jan. 11, four days after the terror attack in Paris on the offices of the "Charlie Hebdo" satirical newspaper. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Maryland Gazette
Real estate is such a large part of gross domestic product, or GDP, that some believe significant changes in the housing market can affect the trajectory of our economy as a whole. Case in point would be the Great Recession, where deflating the housing bubble nearly collapsed the entire financial system. Comment?
Feb 2, 2015 | via Business Wire
The waste disposal fee paid by the county is net of the authority's share of any revenues from the operations of the project. Additional security is derived from a cash-funded debt service reserve fund equal to $7.7 million. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Washington Post
Chinese property developers and cement companies rose in Hong Kong and Shanghai after the government announced measures to stem a real-estate slump and counter a broader economic slowdown. China Resources Land Ltd. and Country Garden Holdings Co. Comment?
8 min ago | via Credit.com
A Florida family appears to be the victim of a Craigslist rental scam, in which they rented a home that was not actually for rent. It was a bank-owned foreclosure that sat vacant for a few months, but someone reportedly advertised it for rent, eventually getting more than $2,000 in rent money from a woman and her boyfriend, WESH-TV reports . Comment?
16 min ago | via Kiplinger Online
When you start a relationship later in life, does it make sense to marry or move in together? Answer: It's complicated. Love may be sweeter the second time around, but for a growing number of baby boomers, love and marriage don't go hand in hand. Comment?
26 min ago | via Scoop
Paid parental leave will increase by 2 weeks to 16 weeks and by another 2 weeks from 1 April next year. The parental tax credit will rise from $150 a week to $220 a week. Comment?
31 min ago | via KDWN
The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.035 percent, up from 0.020 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.135 percent, up from 0.105 percent last week. Comment?
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