Vancouver Real Estate News
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Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Columbian
Clark County home sales cooled during September, with listings, sales, and median prices all down from August numbers, according to the latest "Market Action" report from RMLS, the regional real estate listing service. However, the real estate market still showed year-over-year growth from last September, with a 19 percent increase in closed sales and a 4.2 percent rise in median sales price, to a September median of $245,500, RMLS reported. Comment?
Saturday Oct 11 | via OregonLive.com
The way the numbers tell it, metro home prices are nearly back to where they were at the height of the housing bubble. But tell that to Dan Gering, who sold his house in Tualatin this week - after dropping the price three times. Comment?
Sep 17, 2014 | via Dissident Voice
Great email response to my piece on Autism & The Lie of the Entrepreneur, which will be posted below with some pining in by me to clarify my positions. Great to have readers read and respond. Comment?
Sep 9, 2014 | via Realtor Magazine
Kendrick Kim has an advanced degree that only eight other REALTORS in the entire country have - and with that, he's wasting no time in educating tomorrow's real estate professionals. Kim, ABR, GRI, broker-owner of Evergreen Real Estate Group in Cerritos, Calif., was part of the first-ever graduating class of REALTOR University's Master of Real Estate program this May. Now he's teaching classes in real estate practice and real estate law at California's Fullerton College, which is also his alma mater. Comment?
Sep 10, 2014 | via The Columbian
A former mortgage adviser was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for embezzling nearly $800,000 from the Vancouver Masonic Temple while serving as the organization's treasurer. Just before Jesten Jay Galland III, 47, was sentenced, the organization's leaders revealed that the monetary loss from his thefts has forced them to put the Vancouver Masonic Center, 2500 N.E. 78th St., up for sale. Comment?
Friday Oct 3 | via HeraldNet
LoanStar in Everett adds branch support manager Erik Noet recently joined LoanStar as a branch support manager at the Everett branch. Noet attended Kamiak High School in Mukilteo and studied forestry at the University of Washington. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via The Washington Post
U.S. stock-index futures fell, signaling shares will extend a drop after their worst week in eight, as protests escalated in Hong Kong and investors weighed economic data to gauge the timing of higher interest rates. Apple Inc. declined 1.2 percent after falling for two straight weeks. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via Bloomberg
European stocks fell as investors awaited data on American personal spending and income, as well as pending home sales, to gauge the timing of any Federal Reserve interest-rate increases. U.S. stock futures and Asian shares also dropped. Comment?
Sunday Sep 28 | via Journalgazette.net
WASHINGTON Bruce Hottle's $10,000 computer systems upgrade in February at his Pennsylvania concrete plant may be his last investment for another two years. More than 1,100 miles south in suburban Miami, Maggie Cruz- Ledon and her husband have set a 2015 deadline to buy a house, upping their budget in the process. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Minyanville
This past week was certainly turbulent. On Thursday, we got a surprise selling event, with a wide variety of causa proximas attributed to the event - the best was that Mario Draghi was cashing in on the ECB's dollar-denominated equities due to the favorable changes in the Euro exchange rate. Comment?
Friday | via Business Wire
A.M. Best Places Ratings of Allied Professionals Insurance Company, A Risk Retention Group, Inc. Under Review With Negative Implications )--A.M. Best has placed under review with negative implications the financial strength rating of A- and the issuer credit rating of "a-" of Allied Professio... )--Today, after 34 months of intense planning, development and training, Alan Eustace, supported by Paragon Space Development Corporation and its Stratospheric Explore... )--Greg Miller, CPA, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Wellesley Investment Advisors, Inc. was recently named to Barron's list of the Top 100 Independent Financ... )--Equity Residential today announced that the company has been named as the 2014 North American Residential - Large Cap Sector Leader by the Global Real Estate S... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following final ratings and Rating Outlooks to Real Estate ... (more) Comment?
8 min ago | via Cape Gazette
Contemporary, pond-front home in the amenity-rich community of the Henlopen Landing. Offering an open floor plan with hardwood, designer kitchen with cherry cabinetry, sunroom, gas fireplace, irrigation with a separate well, paver patio, full basement, & security. Comment?
23 min ago | via Alabama Live
Phenix City area residential sales totaled 80 units in September, a slip in sales growth of 5.9 percent from the same period a year ago. September sales were 2 units below our monthly forecast . Comment?
57 min ago | via Nashua Telegraph
A steady decline in recent weeks brought down the average rate for a 30-year fixed home loan below 4 percent to 3.92 percent this week, the lowest level in more than a year. As recently as January, the average was 4.53 percent, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Prince George Citizen
In the time it takes a downtown Vancouver resident to get to the nearest Ikea store, a Prince George resident can go from the centre of the city to the region's rural, agricultural community. For those wishing to live and work in that world, and only venture into the city for business and recreation, Prince George represents a ripe opportunity. Comment?
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