Lafayette Real Estate News
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Tuesday Dec 16 | via Contra Costa Times
San Ramon is a thriving community thanks to so many active and dedicated individuals and organizations including a select group who were the recipients of the 30th Annual Business and Community Awards recently presented by the San Ramon Chamber of Commerce. Community service "is easy to do when you live and work in a community you love," says Will Doerlich. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Inside Bay Area
This Monday, July 14, 2014 file photo shows a home for sale in Alameda, Calif. November home sales across the Bay Area slid to the lowest level in six years while the median price buyers paid for all types of homes barely moved, according to a report Tuesday. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via SFBay
A longtime Walnut Creek real estate broker is in jail after allegedly defrauding his neighbors out of $370,000, Contra Costa County prosecutors said Thursday. James Thomas Haro, 67, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of securities fraud, grand theft and embezzlement and was taken to county jail in Martinez, where he remained in custody this morning on $110,000 bail, according to the district attorney's office. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Inside Bay Area
Early December Rains Double Season's Total: Rains of the past week brought the seasonal total in Diablo Valley to more than 3 1/2 inches by yesterday morning, and for the first nine days of December to more than 2 inches. The storm that started Dec. 1 and continued through Dec. 3 accounted for 1.53 inches. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via ClayCord.com
Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson announced today that Walnut Creek real estate broker and resident James T. Haro has been arrested by the District Attorney's Investigations Unit for allegedly committing Securities Fraud, Grand Theft, and the Embezzlement of $370,000 from a Walnut Creek couple. Haro, a Walnut Creek real estate broker for over 32 years, is the sole officer of the real estate brokerage firm of Alamo Mortgage Corporation. Comment?
Friday | via RecordNET
Thus the state-managed Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program can provide as much as $54,000 in financial aid to low-and moderate-income homeowners, while they look for work. “We're always looking at ways to improve the program and we are confident these changes will help more homeowners get much-needed help,” said Tia Boatman Patterson, executive director of the California Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Keep Your Home California. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | 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. CR Note: The consensus is that on Monday, the NAR will report 5.20 million existing home sales for November, on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis . Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via The Fresno Bee
Keep Your Home California has made a change to one of its four foreclosure relief programs to help homeowners struggling to find a job. The Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program has expanded from 12 months to 18 months. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Contra Costa Times
By most measures, the housing market these days is a bit sluggish. Prices are flat. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Mortgage News Daily
"Congress extends Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act " - hey, that's good news, right? In fact the Senate approved a bill that would retroactively extend over 50 expiring tax provisions for one year, including the one that shields distressed homeowners from paying taxes on any mortgage debt forgiven in a short sale. The latest Issue of Arch MI's Housing and Mortgage Market Review with a new version of the Arch MI Risk Index is currently available. Comment?
3 min ago | via WISH-TV Indianapolis
A southeastern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to bank fraud has been ordered to repay more than $48,000 to a bank where she was once a loan manager. Tammy M. Hayes of Vevay pleaded guilty to fraud on a financial institution in August in exchange for prosecutors dropping a theft charge she had faced. Comment?
52 min ago | via Mirror.co.uk
Hundreds of thousands of renters could be forced to move out of their homes next year due to landlords hiking the rent. Two in five tenants could see their rent rise next year, research by SpareRoom.co.uk found. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Times Herald-Record
"The City of Newburgh shouldn't be in the real estate business." Seriously? It doesn't take an Ivy league candidate to reach this conclusion. Comment?
1 hr ago | via NBR Newsroom
New Zealand consumer confidence fell in the fourth quarter, particularly in rural and provincial areas as prospects for a low dairy payout take their toll despite falling petrol prices and lower mortgage rates. The Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence Index fell to 114.8 in the December quarter, from 116.7 three months earlier, its lowest level in over a year and a gradual slide from the peak of 121.7 recorded in March. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Motley Fool
Before you go shopping for a new home, you should be reasonably certain of what you can afford, as well as whether or not you'll qualify for a mortgage. When evaluating your loan application, a lender will look at several categories of information. Comment?
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