Trail Real Estate News
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?
19 hrs ago | via OregonLive.com
It's getting harder and harder for the average wage-earner to consider buying a house in the Portland area. It's getting harder for the average Portland-area resident to buy a house -- more than three times harder over the last two years, a new study has found. Comment?
Wednesday | via Canadian Business Magazine
Looking for a ray of hope in Canada's beaten-down commodity industries? Take a gander at forest company stocks. This sector has been almost counter-cyclical to the much larger energy and mining sectors for more than a decade. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via Beach Connection
Still looking for an idea on where to stay on the Oregon coast for spring break? There is a dizzying array of options, but not everyone has openings right now. Or perhaps you just don't know where to look. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via The Oregonian
Homeowners are often stuck when they owe more than they can sell their homes for. Foreclosures and short sales helped reduce the number of underwater mortgages and the housing market has begun improving. 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?
Wednesday | via FindLaw
Kimelyn Minnifield, an attorney proceeding pro se, appeals the trial court's order dismissing her wrongful foreclosure action against Wells Fargo Bank, N. A., and Richard B. Maner, P.C. She contends that the trial court erred by failing to notify her that the court was converting Wells Fargo's motion to dismiss to a motion for summary judgment and by concluding that collateral estoppel barred her claims. Because Minnifield had sufficient notice of the documents outside the pleadings that the trial court considered and because her claims are barred by collateral estoppel, we affirm. Comment?
21 min ago | via Las Vegas Review Journal
The assessor's office provides an aerial image of your house - and your entire neighborhood, for that matter - and displays it on the agency's website. Other websites provide similar views. Comment?
22 min ago | via Las Vegas Review Journal
I could rattle off economic facts about tourism trends, underwater mortgages and unemployment numbers, but Nevadans don't need statistics to tell them what they see with their own eyes. Washington is out of control. Comment?
27 min ago | via Reuters
Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 16 to 20 points higher, or up 0.3 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed 1.4 percent lower at 6,895.33 points in the previous day, bringing the drop since a record high hit on Tuesday to 2.4 percent. Comment?
56 min ago | via Community Advocate Newspaper
Daniel Crossin, assistant vice president of real estate lending at Homefield Credit Union, was raised in Grafton; he and his family live not far from the neighborhood where he grew up. "Grafton is a great place to be," Crossin said. Comment?
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