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Nov 25, 2014 | via Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB+' rating on the approximately $186.8 million bonds issued by the Association of Bay Area Governments Finance Authority for Nonprofit Corporations on behalf of Episcopal Senior Communities includes five continuing care retirement communities in Northern California with a total revenue base of over $100 million. The Webster House is a sixth CCRC in process of joining the obligated group. Comment?
Nov 14, 2014 | via Credit.com
Buying or refinancing a home in a high-cost market and need a big mortgage loan? With such low interest rates and the various loan programs available in the lending environment today, determining which is best for you to successfully pull off your transaction can be no minor feat. A conventional mortgage is a traditional home loan typically considered to be the ideal choice in the lending world. Comment?
Nov 4, 2014 | via FindLaw
SECURITY SERVICE FCU , v. FIRST AMERICAN MORTGAGE FUNDING, LLC, Defendant-Third Party Kevin B. Jordan; Construction Disbursement Services, Inc.; First American Mortgage, Inc.; William Douglas Depuy; Jeffrey Jordan; Shaun Jordan; Mark Campbell, Stewart Title of California, Inc.; Lawyers Title Company; Orange Coast Title Company, Terry Anderson; Linda Anderson; Brian L. Barker; Sharlene P. Bentley; Gerald Carleo; Sharon Carleo; Gloria Dixon; Robin Freestone; Margaret Freestone; Shiloh Griffiths; Donald Grubb; Sharon Grubb; David P. Guzy; Terrance Hafler; Donna Hafler; Russell E. Hardiman; Charles Hess; Barbara Hess; Kenneth Ingram; Simon Kroon; Joanna Kroon; John Laing; Susan Laing; Tracy Larsen; ... (more) Comment?
Oct 4, 2014 | via Credit.com
Looking to purchase real estate other than a traditional cookie-cutter single-family home? If you've ever been told you can't get residential mortgage financing on a certain type of property, think again. As challenging as it may be to get a loan for an alternative property type, it can be done. Comment?
Oct 6, 2014 | via The Business Journal
The Sonoma County Harvest Fair honored Bloomfield Organics with its first-annual award for Excellence in Food Production, citing fresh local food delivered to hundreds in the North Bay, thousands invited to come and pick their own produce straight from the farm, and an innovative program to reduce food waste as just a few of the reasons for the award. Owned by Mike and Karen Collins, Bloomfield Organics farms 45 acres between Bloomfield and Valley Ford, growing an array of certified organic and GMO-free products including: pastured eggs, lettuce, strawberries, kale, tomatoes and potatoes. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via National Mortgage News
Rising home prices have helped the nation's homeowners by increasing equity and lifting more of them out of 'underwater' mortgage situations - where the combined loan amount owed is higher than the home's estimated market worth. According to a new report released today by RealtyTrac Inc., a California-based real estate data firm, the number of properties in the United States that were 'seriously underwater,' that is, where the loan amount owed is at least 25 percent higher than the home's market value, dropped to 13 percent at the end of 2014. Comment?
Dec 19, 2013 | via Electrical Construction and Maintenance
A multi-institutional research team of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkley Laboratory, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, universities, and appraisers found that home buyers consistently have been willing to pay more for homes with host-owned solar photovoltaic energy systems - averaging about $4 per watt of PV installed - across various states, housing and PV markets, and home types. This equates to a premium of about $15,000 for a typical PV system. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Pleasanton Weekly
California's regional housing markets ended the year with mixed results as statewide home sales inched up from a year ago for the first time in nearly a year and a half. According to a report by the California Association of Realtors, home sales were down on a statewide basis, with pockets of gains in sales activity, especially in Southern California and the Central Valley, where home sales were higher than the prior month and year. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via GlobeSt.com
Due to its high quality modern design and construction, Tuscany Ridge is an ideal candidate for a value-add repositioning strategy, says one source. TEMECULA, CA-GlobeSt.com has exclusively learned that San Diego-based MG Properties Group has purchased the Tuscany Ridge Apartments in Temecula, CA for $39 million. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Contra Costa Times
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is working quickly in her bid for the U.S. Senate, already securing an endorsement from Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts just one day after entering the race. Warren has quickly become a populist champion within the Democratic Party with her pointed criticism of Wall Street's influence in Washington. Comment?
9 min ago | via Yahoo!
A top U.S. Republican lawmaker will revisit a plan to reduce government involvement in the country's housing finance system, and expects Senate colleagues to be receptive to potential changes, according to an interview aired on C-SPAN on Sunday. Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Committee on Financial Services, said shepherding legislation to remove a government backstop for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be a "huge priority," adding that he is willing to compromise to get a bill passed. Comment?
16 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Says no credible source confirms rideshare's claim of higher pay than taxis, while huge body of internet complaints show just the opposite. In the ongoing story regarding taxi medallions and Medallion Financial Corporation , I thought investors should hear from an industry veteran, rather than rely on anonymous sources from short sellers whose claims can never be verified. Comment?
17 min ago | via National Review Online
He derives most of his income, directly or indirectly, from state patronage. If he is in the private sector - and he is more likely to be a lobbyist, politician or bureaucrat than a businessman - he'll be an instinctive monopolist, keen to persuade ministers and officials to raise barriers against his potential rivals. Comment?
18 min ago | via The Real Deal
Miami-Dade home sales rose in December, contributing to a record year for sales of single-family houses in 2014. Yet, condo sales declined, as new projects bit into demand for existing inventory, according to a report released Friday by the Miami Association of Realtors. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy
The new Congress has a chance at giving us a tax reform that would save us taxpayers something less than, but approaching, $168 billion dollars a year. A significant amount of taxpayer savings could be realized by streamlining the tax collection process. Comment?
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