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Tuesday Nov 25 | via OregonLive.com
I'm a Portland taxpayer, but I'm also an enrolled agent and tax preparer for individuals and small businesses. So instead of looking at the politics of the proposed new Portland street fee, I look at how it works - or doesn't - as an income tax. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via FindLaw
VENTANA PARTNERS, LLC, fka Montara Partners, LLC, and Studio 1235, LLC, an Oregon limited liability company, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. LANOUE DEVELOPMENT, LLC, an Oregon limited liability company; Chicago Title Insurance Company Of Oregon, an Oregon corporation; Harper Houf Peterson Righellis, Inc., an Oregon corporation; Lodestar Surveying, Inc., an Oregon corporation, fka G & L Land Surveying, Inc., an Oregon corporation; Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, dba Land America Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, fka Oregon Title Insurance Company, a Nebraska corporation; Stoel Rives, LLP, an Oregon Limited Liability Partnership; Howard M. Feuerstein, an individual, and Rene G. Gonzalez, an individual, Defendants-Respondents. Comment?
Monday Nov 10 | via The Oregonian
In the month of October, 746 foreclosure proceedings were launched in the 24 Oregon counties monitored by Eugene's Gorilla Capital , more than in any month this year. "The log jam of filings at the front end of the Oregon foreclosure system is finally breaking," John Helmick, Gorilla Capital's chief executive. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via OregonLive.com
The list of failures of our Portland city council grew today to include its own plan to increase what it defined as "affordable" housing. This means that despite the availability of funds from Urban Renewal Money and a policy of Targeted, UNLIMITED Neighborhood Concentration of Public Housing which allows the government to load any neighborhood of its choice with 100% Public Housing, the Portland city council would NOT comply with its own directive to increase housing availability in the Pearl District, where it had maximum leverage, for those below the local median household income. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via The Oregonian
About 6 percent of the housing units in the Portland metro area are "seriously underwater," according to a new report from the real estate data firm RealtyTrac. The firm defines "seriously underwater" as homes in which the owner owes at least 25 percent more than the estimated market value of the property. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via OregonLive.com
Both flowering and nonflowering weeds find a good home on farmland. But not so on a city lot. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via The Oregonian
Many Portlanders moved in with roommates to save money during the first 12 years of the new century. Almost a third more American adults lived together 12 years after the turn of the century than they did in 2000, meaning that the economy has missed the formation of an expected 5.4 million households, according to a new report from Zillow, the online residential real estate marketplace. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via OregonLive.com
It's an obscure data point, but Oregon had the nation's highest percentage of vacant homes going through the foreclosure process, according to RealtyTrac, the real estate data firm. About 18 percent of all properties in the foreclosure process nationally had been vacated, the firm says. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via OregonLive.com
While the housing market is recovering from a nationwide collapse, construction-related employment in Oregon remains far below its 2007 peak. Damon Runberg, Central Oregon Regional Economist with the Oregon Employment Department published a study last week noting that the industry supports 30,000 fewer jobs today than it did before the bubble burst. Comment?
Sep 10, 2014 | via The Oregonian
The housing data firm RealtyTrac says fewer residential properties are turning over, but the median price for sales is rising. Fewer houses sold nationwide in September than in the previous month and the previous year, according to figures released by data reporting firm RealtyTrac . Comment?
6 min ago | via Heraldseries.co.uk
An overhaul of the stamp duty tax on properties is the reform that home-movers would be most keen to see put in place after next year's general election, a property website has found. Rightmove asked more than 41,000 people who were in the process of buying a new home or planning to do so to choose from a wish-list of housing policies they would like to see put in place following the election next spring. Comment?
23 min ago | via Independent.ie
NEW rules on home loans being planned by the Central Bank will be among the strictest in Europe, estate agents have said. Delegates attending the European Confederation of Real Estate Agents Conference in Dublin expressed surprise that Ireland was introducing a 20pc deposit requirement when, out of 14 countries represented, a deposit was required in only one. Comment?
29 min ago | via The Baltimore Sun
A Baltimore-based nonprofit is preparing to build a commercial kitchen on a blighted tract in East Baltimore, the first step in the creation of a $16 million food production campus. American Communities Trust plans to use a 31/2-acre parcel at Gay and Wolfe streets - the site of a 19th-century city water pumping station - for the kitchen, a canning facility, a working farm and a produce market. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Wall Street Journal
Mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will allow homeowners who have been foreclosed upon to repurchase their homes at market value even if they owe more, reversing a policy that prohibited such transactions. Comment?
1 hr ago | via GlobalNews
One of Canada's largest banks is trying to tap a captive audience through an exclusive agreement to open new branches at the country's biggest airport. The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has opened six branches at Pearson International Airport which will offer services ranging from currency exchange to mortgages. Comment?
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