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Wednesday | via Saratoga News
The 2014-2015 president, board of directors and officers of the Chinese American Real Estate Association were formally installed at a banquet dinner on Nov. 14 at the Dynasty Restaurant in Cupertino. Coco Tan, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Cupertino and member of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, will lead the group this upcoming year. Comment?
Wednesday | via Star Tribune
Amazon.com Inc. has slashed the price of its struggling Fire smartphone again, to $199 for an unlocked 32-gigabyte version with no contract. The $250 discount comes as the Seattle-based company struggles with sales - the Fire Phone has flopped since it began selling in July. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via Mountain View Voice
City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable housing in Mountain View. Up for debate is whether to raise fees that affordable housing advocates have long said are too low -- fees that developers must pay when developing offices, and when building homes if affordable housing is not included in the residential development itself. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via Creative Mac
Morf Media Inc ., USA, the premier developer of gamified intelligent e-learning systems , today announced that Fidelity National Title and other top financial services firms are leveling up their professional education programs in a new pilot program with Morf Media. Tapping into what makes games so alluring the new Morf Media e-learning app delivers enterprise training that can be played as a mobile gamefor serious business. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via The Dollar Stretcher
We all know that when it comes to real estate, nothing trumps location. And when it comes to location, California is home to the most expensive average home prices in the nation. Comment?
Wednesday | via Business Wire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Names 2015 Affordable Housing Advisory Council Members to Represent Hawaii, Idaho, and Montana; Oregon and Utah Representatives Named Chair and Vice Chair )--The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle today announced the appointments of Michelle Griffith of Ketchum, Idaho, and Andrea Davis of Missoula, Montana, to the... )--Fitch Ratings rates Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, California's promissory notes as follows: --$26 million refunding promissory notes 2014... )--Cartera Commerce today released its "Top Three Ways to Shop Smarter" list in an effort to help consumers save money and find the best deals this holiday season. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via Inside Bay Area
Pittsburg has gone through several names and makeovers since it began more than 165 years ago. While it was incorporated in 1903, its beginnings date back to 1849, when Col. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via Business Journal
Pending home sales in California picked up the pace in October and rose for the second straight month, with the trend likely to continue through the rest of the year, according to the California Association of Realtors. Pending home sales, based on signed contracts, rose 2 percent in October from September, the first back-to-back increase since early this year, when pending sales rose for three straight months beginning in January, Los Angeles-based C.A.R. said. Comment?
Sep 10, 2014 | via East Bay Express
Two years ago, during the height of the foreclosure crisis, Attorney General Kamala Harris and the California legislature drafted and passed a series of laws collectively called the Homeowner Bill of Rights. These new laws banned the shady practices banks used to foreclose on people's homes, and provided borrowers with strong protections, including the ability to sue their mortgage servicer to prevent a wrongful foreclosure, and even to obtain damages. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via SiliconValley.com
A for sale sign is posted outside a house in Los Angeles, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. A new report finds the number of Southern California homes bought for $2 million or more in recent months is the highest on record. Comment?
41 min ago | via Keighleynews.co.uk
Mortgage lenders have trimmed more of their rates down to rock bottom lows as the battle for home owners' business hots up in the run-up to Christmas. On Monday, HSBC will launch its lowest ever five-year fixed-rate mortgage at 2.48%. Comment?
44 min ago | via Egypt Today
Egypt is the largest real estate market in the region and its demographics suggest huge potential for growth The post Future read more Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Arizona Republic
Does Arizona's anti-deficiency statute apply to Rocky Point condo? Does Arizona's anti-deficiency statute apply to Rocky Point condo? Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rEkcbR Question: We bought through a Mexican trust a condominium in Rocky Point, Mexico, during the "boom" time. The mortgage financing for the purchase of this condominium was with our bank in Arizona. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Herald
Q. We would like to sell our house For Sale By Owner. However, we predict that we will be bothered by "just curious" lookers. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Herald
Some people are not cut out to be homeowners. I call them NOHOs. What distinguishes them is not their income, their mobility, or where they live -- rather, it is how they live. Comment?
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