Petaluma Real Estate News
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Sunday Dec 7 | via Marin Independent Journal
A shopper browses on Grant Avenue in the Old Town section of Novato. The street is home to numerous shops and small restaurants, in addition to a Whole Foods Market that opened in 2010. Comment?
Oct 20, 2014 | via The Business Journal
Redwood Credit Union recently welcomed Christina Cook as senior vice president of accounting and finance. In this role, Ms. Comment?
Oct 18, 2014 | via Marin Independent Journal
A former Marin County mortgage broker who pleaded guilty in an alleged $2.4 million loan fraud scheme will not be sentenced until her codefendant is tried in January. Dianne Cobb, 57, admitted to 14 counts related to mail fraud and wire fraud, according to court documents. Comment?
Oct 1, 2014 | via Oakland Post
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco broke new ground in Novato last week at the Mt. Burdell Place,1112 4th Street, near Grant Street. Comment?
Sep 29, 2014 | via Patch.com
In the spring of 2009, I attended a series of public lectures about urbanism on the University of California, Berkeley campus. Among the speakers was a representative from Calthorpe Associates, the firm founded by leading edge urbanist Peter Calthorpe. Comment?
13 hrs ago | 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?
Yesterday | via Contra Costa Times
By most measures, the housing market these days is a bit sluggish. Prices are flat. Comment?
18 hrs ago | 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?
Thursday Dec 4 | via North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
Compared to other Californians, we Humboldters are twice as likely to live in a mobile home. Proportionately, there are also more military veterans and disabled people among us, and a whole lot more government workers. Comment?
Wednesday | via Housing Wire
An opposite day version of Christmas comes early to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development , as community groups in several cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston will present local HUD officials with their "Grinch of the Year" award for refusing to fix a controversial program that auctions off the ownership of homes of troubled borrowers, which the advocates say is driving foreclosures. The community groups are calling for changes to the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program, created in 2012 by the Federal Housing Administration. Comment?
9 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
Richard Elias, a former Justice Department lawyer, spotted a memo that jump-started the investigation that helped the Justice Department get nearly $37 billion in financial-crisis-related settlements from J.P. Morgan, Bank of America and Citigroup. Mr. Elias, shown above, now is in private practice in St. Louis. Comment?
13 min ago | via Sky News
Stamp duty changes are expected to see wealthy areas of London hit by stalling price growth, while other regions will benefit. Regional areas of the UK are set to see the biggest house price gains next year, according to a new surveyors' forecast. Comment?
15 min ago | via WRAL.com
"I'm so glad my mother made me study Chinese," laughed property broker Janie Lee, after showing a client from Beijing a $4 million home in the suburb of Medina. "I've been using it a lot." Comment?
18 min ago | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
Ameri... Graphic shows results of AP-GfK poll on commercial use of drones; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm; Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional,... Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying... Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state. Comment?
18 min ago | via KLAS-TV Las Vegas
Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential - a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects. Comment?
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