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Tuesday | via The Press-Enterprise
The California Association of Realtors on Tuesday unveiled the new Center for California Real Estate, an institute set up by the trade association to engage and advance the real estate industry in the state. The Center, and its website, wasn't only set up to enhance California Association of Realtors' brand as a leading real estate organization. Comment?
Monday | via Fort Morgan Times
Colorado Real Estate Commission Chair Amy Dorsey, right, installs the Morgan County Board of Realtors 2014-15 officers at a banquet Thursday at the Country Steak-Out in Fort Morgan. Pictured standing at back and taking the oath of office, from left, are: Associate Executive Mary Lou Wright, Director Micky Ashby, Director Eunice Wahlert, Secretary/Treasurer Jarrod Ridnour, Immediate Past President Dee Carpenter, President-Elect Stacey Martindale, President Adam Walter and Dorsey; not pictured: Director Mandy Drier. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Milpitas Post
Milpitans have yet another reason to be proud. Their city was named one of the top 50 small cities with populations between 50,000 and 300,000, by Money Magazine on Sept. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via San Jose Mercury News
With all of Paris as a backdrop, Jose Batto hailed the attention of 50 other visitors on the observation deck of the Eiffel Tower: "Ladies and gentlemen, you will be my witnesses tonight!" He took the hands of his longtime girlfriend, Helen Raimundo, dropped to one knee and asked, "Helen, will you marry me?" That was September 1997, nine years after Jose and Helen met when he hired her to sell his house in San Jose's Almaden Valley. He was divorcing his first wife and needed a top-producing real estate agent to help him get the best price on his house. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via Bank Rate
On average, says security expert Elliott Frantz, mortgage websites tend to be more secure than those of many other industries. But, he cautions, "that's no reason to let your guard down." Comment?
8 hrs ago | via The Las Vegas Sun
A federal judge could rule Wednesday on a bankruptcy exit plan for Stockton, an inland port city in California that in 2012 became the largest city in the U.S. to file for Chapter 9 protection before Detroit filed last year. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein has scheduled a hearing in Sacramento in a trial that has lasted more than four months. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
This year, for the first time, the Chinese surpassed Canadians as the top investors in American residential real estate. According to the National Association of Realtors , during the 12-month period that ended in March, investors from China invested $22 billion into the U.S. housing market. Comment?
Tuesday | via GlobeNewswire
CARETS, a service that tracks real estate activity in the Multiple Listing Service for Southern California, reports that in August 2014, an average sold home in Pasadena closed escrow at $1,099,000 at $506 per square foot. On average, single family houses sold at 100% of asking price. Comment?
Tuesday | via National Mortgage News
Your Staff Should Look Like Your Customer Base: Capital One's Grace Huebscher Given the customer base in the banking industry, success depends on embracing diversity, says Grace Huebscher, who heads multifamily finance for Capital One. Edward J. DeMarco, who worked to shrink Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as their U.S. overseer after the 2008 financial crisis, started a new job this week: senior fellow at the Milken Institute's Center for Financial Markets. Comment?
Tuesday | via CBS Atlanta
A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old... A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old granddaughter... Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over. Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with a habit of ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over - an act of defiance that ultimately got him killed. Comment?
2 min ago | via West Australian
RBA figures released this week show the amount Australians owe on their mortgages has increased by its fastest annual pace for three and half years. However, RBA assistant governor Malcolm Edey told a parliamentary committee inquiry into affordable housing that record low interest rates are helping affordability. Comment?
3 min ago | via KMIZ
The Missouri Realtors president said precautions need to be put in place to ensure the safety of the state's realtors. This comes after an Arkansas realtor disappeared while on the job. Comment?
11 min ago | via KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
YOU. AND HER DEATH IS MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES. THE ARKANSAS REALTOR FOUND BURIED IN A SHALLOW GRAVE. Comment?
17 min ago | via Peotone Vedette
PEOTONE'S JIM PETREIKIS has the credentials to call himself "Your Mortgage Expert," having just merged with Flanagan State Bank, which holds a rare 5 Star rating and offers a full slate of financial services. Jim Petreikis jokes that his expanded financial venture could be called the "new kid in town," having recently merged with Flanagan State Bank. Comment?
28 min ago | via Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Construction workers continue to work on homes under construction in Fontana on Wednesday. An economic research firm projects home prices in San Bernardino and Riverside counties growing at an average annual rate of 8.4 percent from the second quarter of 2014 through 2020. Comment?
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