Vancouver Real Estate News
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Saturday | via The Columbian
Eagle Home Mortgage, a lender affiliated with national housing developer Lennar Corp., has leased 8,340 square feet of office space at the 805 Broadway Building in downtown Vancouver. Eagle Home Mortgage is a subsidiary of Universal American Mortgage Company, a division of Florida-based Lennar Corp. The company said in a news release that the new offices will provide a flagship location for Eagle Home Mortgage, a top Southwest Washington lender. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via The Columbian
Proud Ground, an Oregon nonprofit agency that aims to provide affordable homeownership for low- to middle-income, first-time homebuyers, has won a grant to expand its services into Clark County. The Urban County Policy Board has awarded Proud Ground $153,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via The Columbian
As detailed recently by Columbian Business editor Gordon Oliver and staff writer Justin Runquist, home sale prices throughout the county remain far below pre-recession levels. For each ZIP code examined, prices range anywhere from 10 percent to 43 percent below what they were at their peak between April 2006 and April 2008. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via The Columbian
David Capolarello and his wife bought their home in a quiet Hazel Dell neighborhood in 2008, and he says it's still worth far less than their purchase price. David Capolarello and his wife bought their home in a quiet Hazel Dell neighborhood in 2008, and he says it's still worth far less than their purchase price. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via The Columbian
David Capolarello bought his home in a quiet Hazel Dell neighborhood in 2008. At the time, housing prices were near their peak following a stratospheric climb that was fueled by easy money and low or no-down payment deals. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via New York Sun
The generally predicted, long-awaited, and richly deserved rout of Obamaism in what was its last election has been the most hopeful political event in the United States since George H. W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis in 1988. This latest blessed event was highlighted by the opening of the trap-door under Harry Reid and his disappearance with the speed of gravity as the serious impediment to American government that he has been these eight years as Senate majority leader. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via Reason Magazine
"I got driven down the tiny house road because of affordability, simplicity, sustainability, and then mobility," says Jay Austin, who designed a custom 140-square-foot house, which is part of a showcase community of minuscule homes located in an alley lot in Washington, D.C. Despite its size, Austin's house-The Matchbox-is stylish, well built, and it includes all of life's necessities : a bathroom, a shower, a modest kitchen, office space, and a bedroom loft. There is even a hot tub outside. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Business Journal
This is one of many high-end homes in the Redmond area, where home prices average $694,456. This home is in zip code 98053. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Money Morning
The Dow Jones today added 187 points as U.S. stock markets soared Tuesday, regaining momentum from last week's big performance. The S&P 500 ended the day above its 50-day moving average for the first time in nearly a month. Comment?
Oct 3, 2014 | 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?
7 min ago | via Scotsman.com
PENSIONER poverty has fallen over the past decade, but there has been a big increase in the number of younger people living in poverty, according to a new study. Research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation also found a huge change in the labour market, with big rises in zero hours contracts, part-time work and low-paid self employment. Comment?
8 min ago | via Rant Finance
Are you spending too much money? Unless you keep track of your spending, you could very well be living above your means. Here are 15 common signs. Comment?
23 min ago | via People's Daily Online
The interest rate cut is set to become another major boon for the sluggish property market and, following the easing of mortgage rules on Sept. 30, will fuel demand, analysts said. Comment?
25 min ago | via Daily Mail
Girls want to graduate in marriage: Majority want to wed and start a family within ten years of leaving university Women graduates say on average that they would like to have a husband by the age of 28 It found half the young men and almost two thirds of women who have achieved degrees want to be married and starting a family within a decade. Women graduates say on average that they would like to have a husband by the age of 28 and a baby by 30. The findings, published by insurance company Endsleigh, suggest that a majority of the country's best educated women would like to marry earlier than the age at which in reality most women do. Comment?
45 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Kiwibank has halted lending to low equity mortgage borrowers after getting too close to restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank. Loan-to-value ratios introduced by the central bank in October 2013 mean lenders must limit new loans to borrowers with less than 20 per cent equity to no more than 10 per cent of the total value of their loan books. Comment?
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