Trail Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Trail, OR continually updated from thousands of sources.
Oct 18, 2014 | via The Courier Mailer
County assessors across Oregon started dropping property tax bills in the mail this week, and some homeowners may be in for a case of sticker shock. Oregonians voted in the mid-1990s to decouple property taxes from property values, opting instead for slow, regular increases of 3 percent a year. Comment?
Jul 29, 2014 | via Medford Mail Tribune
Residential properties in Ashland were red hot before the Great Recession sent home prices crashing. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Business Journal
A San Francisco mortgage refinancing company likes what it sees in Oregon enough to make the Beaver State its third market. Lenda , a web-based platform that allows homeowners to complete a mortgage refinance completely online, is expanding from California and Washington into Oregon. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via OregonLive.com
That's how much you should earn in order to afford a $288,900 house in the Portland area, according to HSH.com , the mortgage data firm. HSH crunched numbers and concluded it would take $60,603.50 in income to afford the principal, interest, taxes and insurance on a house priced at the median, which HSH determined is currently $288,900. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via The Oregonian
Gov. John Kitzhaber had good reason to tolerate and even encourage fiancee Cylvia Hayes' consulting, which ultimately ended his career. A review of public records, tax filings and other government filings by The Oregonian/OregonLive provides only a partial but revealing look at Kitzhaber's finances. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via OregonLive.com
Houses in popular urban areas still draw up to a dozen offers and sell for prices well above the listed price, says a busy agent. But in real life, said Jenelle Isaacson , owner of Portland's Living Room Realty, the pressure on buyers is "relentless." Comment?
Thursday Feb 5 | via Portland Real Estate Blog
Buying a home used to be the default American Dream. The real estate market crash/bursting of the bubble changed the market to some extent. Comment?
6 min ago | via Bloomberg
Economists expect Premier Li Keqiang to announce a growth target of around 7 percent for 2015, down from 7.5 percent last year. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg -- China showed its determination to combat a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy, cutting interest rates before a yearly gathering of the legislature where the Communist leadership typically unveils its goals for the year. Comment?
6 min ago | via WBOC-TV Salisbury
Credit card debt is the third largest source of household debt in the United States behind student loans and home mortgages, according to data from the New York Federal Reserve. The New York Fed reports the average household debt includes $15,000 in credit card bills, $155,000 in mortgages, and at least $32,000 in student loans. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
Further policy easing in China has buoyed the market ahead of our own rates decision tomorrow, while Myer plunges on news boss Bernie Brookes is leaving. Woolworths has historically maintained a dividend payout ratio of 70 per cent , but this be could be forced up to 73 per cent if a forecast dip in earnings per share transpires. Comment?
12 min ago | via Reuters
Home prices across Australia's capital cities edged higher in February as the Sydney market extended its blistering run in what is increasingly becoming a headache for policy makers. Figures from property consultant CoreLogic RPData showed dwelling prices across all of Australia's major cities rose 0.3 percent in February from January, to be 8.3 percent higher than a year earlier. Comment?
19 min ago | via Scoop
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that if a secured creditor votes its secured debt in a liquidation meeting, the vote is invalid - and the security remains. Liquidation meetings are for unsecured creditors. Comment?
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