Petaluma Real Estate News
Thursday Mar 19 | via Courthouse News Service
A federal judge denied a nationwide loan administrator's request to stop two California district attorneys from enforcing fraud laws against it. Loan Payment Administration and its corporate parent Nationwide Biweekly Administration sued district attorneys in Monterey and Marin counties in October 2014 after a Monterey deputy district attorney said their solicitation letters violated state law. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Marin Independent Journal
Marin home prices dropped just a tad in February, the first decline in two and a half years, though experts shrugged off the reported 1 percent decrease as an anomaly. The median price of a Marin home was $970,000, compared with $977,500 in February 2014, and 134 homes sold in the county compared with 138 in the same month the year before, according to Irvine-based CoreLogic. Comment?
Feb 23, 2015 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
Tina Shone, a broker associate with Sotheby's International Realty-Wine Country brokerage in Sonoma, earned the top spot among all agents in Sonoma Valley for highest dollar volume in sales for 2014. One of her achievements was representing the sellers of a $12 million-plus Kentfield estate, the highest residential sale in Marin County for the year. Comment?
Feb 18, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
Marin home prices jumped and sales dropped in January, a pattern that has been in place for more than a year, a real estate information service reported Wednesday. The median price of a Marin home was $900,000, a 7.5 percent increase compared with last January, and 118 homes sold in the county compared with 126 the year before, according to Irvine-based CoreLogic DataQuick. Comment?
Feb 12, 2015 | via The Wave
A man found dead in a parked car in Northern California has been identified as former San Diego Chargers quarterback Jesse Freitas, authorities said Wednesday. Petaluma police Lt. Comment?
Wednesday | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Freddie Mac recently released its updated Multi-Indicator Market IndexA showing that the U.S. housing market experienced some winter doldrums. While an improving labor market and attractive mortgage rates continue to promise a strong spring homebuying season, housing market stability stumbled a bit due to the cold winter and a softening of economic growth. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Heartland Institute
Important attention has been drawn to the shameful condition of middle income housing affordability in California. The state that had earlier earned its own "California Dream" label now limits the dream of homeownership principally to people either fortunate enough to have purchased their homes years ago and to the more affluent. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Auto Channel
March 25, 2015: Every day is Earth Day during the month of April along the 101 mile California Highway 1 Discovery Route. Visitors can participate an entire month of stewardship travel adventures, wine and culinary events, and lodging deals from more than 500 hotels, motels, B&Bs and vacation rentals along 10 destinations located along Coastal San Luis Obispo County. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Independent Women's Forum
The middle class is the backbone of our country. It's been an aspiration for the poor or those new to our shores. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Signal
Keep Your Home California recently announced a new pilot program to help low- and moderate-income senior homeowners avoid foreclosure on their reverse mortgages. Senior homeowners who are at risk of losing their home to foreclosure due to delinquent property expenses associated with their Federal Housing Administration insured reverse mortgages could qualify for as much as $25,000 in assistance. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business Wire
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25 min ago | via VDARE
What makes this all the more tragic is the implicit acknowledgement by the MSM that there wasn't much racial injustice or public anger to begin with. As the New York Times wrote: For years, local leaders in Ferguson ran unopposed in elections that drew 12 percent of registered voters, only single-digit percentages of black residents and almost exclusively white candidates. Comment?
43 min ago | via WBOC-TV Salisbury
Thursday evening's Sussex County Planning and Zoning meeting in Georgetown attracted a full house of homeowners eagerly waiting to express their concerns about the development proposed by Ocean Atlantic, LLC. The Schell Brothers, a well-known luxury home developer in Delaware, want to build a 147-unit 55 and older housing complex behind Tulip Dr. in Lewes, right along Coastal Highway and adjacent to the Villages of Five Points . But opposed neighbors are saying the site where they want to build currently has only one entrance and exit along Route 1. Kaya Elliot lives on Tulip Dr. in a community known as Dutch Acres. Comment?
51 min ago | via Blown Mortgage Blog
Many people think that it is beneficial to pay off a car loan before applying for a mortgage . In reality, this could be a bad idea and actually cause you to lose your mortgage approval. Comment?
57 min ago | via Holtville Tribune
Today, the President is in Birmingham, Alabama to speak about the progress we have made to build a safer and stronger financial system and to protect families from the types of abuses that led the economy to near collapse - and his commitment to safeguarding that progress. Before the financial crisis, the irresponsibility and recklessness that was allowed to prevail on Wall Street may have seemed remote from Main Streets across the country. Comment?
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