Troutdale Real Estate News
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Thursday Sep 4 | via The Newberg Graphic
Angelique Spotted Eagle has lived in Portland most of her life. A member of the Blackfoot tribe, she has conscientiously maintained her Native American identity, regularly attending powwows and Friday night Bow & Arrow Culture Club events at the Northeast Portland Native American Youth and Family Center with her son, Julius. Comment?
Sunday Aug 31 | via OregonLive.com
Mickey J. Lindsay, vice president and managing principal broker at Oregon First, said Bittler was sent packing because she never submitted any record of her dealings with Elmo and Melitta Marquette, as required by state law. Comment?
Saturday Aug 30 | via OregonLive.com
Last November, a two-acre parcel in Southwest Portland sold for $22,000, one-tenth of what Multnomah County considers its real-market value. Comment?
Monday Aug 25 | via The Oregonian
Editor's note: In 1990, The Oregonian's series "Blueprint for a Slum" identified bank practices that limited opportunities for homeownership in North and inner Northeast Portland, center of the city's African American community. Comment?
Aug 19, 2014 | via Business Journal
The Oregon housing market will be slower to recover due to a large number of foreclosure filings that have yet to be resolved. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via Local TV Station KTVZ
Bank of America has agreed to pay $31 million to settle a class action lawsuit that claims mortgage borrowers were forced to maintain excessive flood insurance coverage. The Oregonian reports Friday that U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon approved the settlement in an opinion filed Thursday. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via News-Register
A proposal for purchase of McMinnville's Jandina Park Apartment Complex, where 24 of 36 units are federally subsidized, has been submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's rural development arm. "Once can deem the applicant eligible, and the proposal it offers feasible, then we can deem it eligible," said Sherryl Gleason, a multi-family housing specialist working for the agency in Oregon. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via Estacada News
An allocation from Oregon lawmakers will allow homeowners to continue to receive counseling and meet with lenders to avoid foreclosures. But the $659,300 set aside Wednesday by the Legislative Emergency Board will continue the program only through March, when the full Legislature will be back in session. Comment?
Monday Sep 15 | via OregonLive.com
Steve Duin's Sept. 9 column about escrow officers overlooks existing statutory requirements in real estate transactions and substitutes his judgment on what they should do instead. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via OregonLive.com
Oregonians loaded with student debt will have to earn 24 percent more than their peers without student debt in order to buy an equivalent home, according to a recent study. Even so, a would-be homebuyer with a typical debt load can still get a mortgage to buy a median-priced Portland-area home, according to the analysis from real estate listings firm RealtyTrac . Comment?
15 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
The Federal Reserve must not be overly confident that inflation will return to its 2% target and be extra careful about raising interest rates given the economy's disappointing performance, Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota said Monday. "We want to make sure inflation is on the path back to 2%," he told the Economic Club of Marquette County. Comment?
21 min ago | via Huliq.com
Many homeowners often have no idea why their home isn't selling and then when their listing eventually expires they ask themselvesI3 4 why didn't my home sell? What was I missing? For the experienced, trusted Real Estate professional it's easy to know why a home doesn't sell, yet unfortunately when a homeowner chooses the wrong Real Estate Agent to sell their home, they only learn through trial and error. There are many times in life when we learn things through the trial and error method, yet when selling a home you shouldn't have to employ this method. Comment?
26 min ago | via St. Petersburg Times
Sales of single family homes in the Tampa Bay area rose slightly in August though median sales prices remained flat. Bay area buyers closed on 3,596 homes last month, a 3.7 percent increase over the same period last year. Comment?
28 min ago | via Business Wire
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36 min ago | via Business Journal
The number of luxury homes sold on Oahu declined in August but median prices increased, according to a report from Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties . The firm said that a total of 71 luxury single-family homes and condominiums were sold in August, compared to 85 sold in August 2013. Comment?
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