Vancouver Real Estate News
Tuesday Apr 14 | via The Columbian
It's shaping up to be a strong spring season for Clark County homesellers and an unusually tight market for homebuyers, in part due to an influx of buyers seeking refuge from rising rents. The inventory of homes for sale in March dropped to the lowest level in years, with a 2.6 month supply of homes on the market, according to a report released Tuesday by RMLS, the regional real estate listing service. Comment?
Sunday Apr 12 | via The Columbian
Vancouver-based telecom service provider Integra has made several new executive appointments as a result of its recent formation of Integra Business and Electric Lightwave units. Christopher Camut joins Integra Business on Monday as president. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via Vancouver Business Journal
What are the largest commercial/residential real estate agencies in Clark County? We ranked them by total number of licensed agents. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via OregonLive.com
ABOVE: Downsizing and selling a home in preparation for retirement can be very liberating, but can also present many emotional, physical and financial challenges. Attendees at a recent "Upside of Downsizing" conference learn about overcoming the potential obstacles, along with the six key steps of the downsizing process. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Business Journal
Joe Reitzug has joined Cascade Sotheby's International Realty as its vice president of operations for Portland and southwest Washington. Now Joe Reitzug 's stepping into the role of vice president of operations for one of the newest residential real estate firms to land in Portland. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Journal Gazette
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official charged with rooting out government fraud and waste, pleaded not guilty Thursday after a federal grand jury indictment charged him with filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of more than $1 million in stolen property related to his former ... (more) Comment?
Thursday | via KNUS-AM Aurora
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official tasked with rooting out government fraud and waste, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property. The 41-page indictment was unsealed Thursday, alleging various misdeeds by Kelley in connection with mortgage title services companies he previously ran. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
OB Jacobi , Windermere Real Estate president, has been working for several years to help launch a residential real estate program at the University of Washington. He spoke at the Puget Sound Business Journal's 35th Anniversary Roundtable discussion last week. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. High student debt, poor job prospects and shifting attitudes are inhibiting homeownership among younger Americans who came of age during the latest recession, potentially hindering the accumulation of wealth for that generation, Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard said on Thursday. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via SNL Financial
The Federal Reserve said the companies must take immediate action to reflect suggested improvements in their 2015 plans, due Dec. 31. Without pointing out specific issues with specific banks, the regulators noted that common deficiencies in the living wills included unrealistic or inadequately reported assumptions in the likely behavior of consumers, regulators, investors and central clearing facilities; as well as inadequate analysis regarding interconnections within firms. the 2013 living wills of all 11 banks required to submit them. Comment?
8 min ago | via Hampshire Chronicle
The battle between lenders to chop down the mortgage rates on offer has intensified, with a company unveiling a new five-year deal with a record low rate of under 2%. On Monday, HSBC said it will launch a five-year fixed-rate mortgage with a rate of 1.99%. Comment?
11 min ago | via Journal Gazette
They did their best to spruce up wherever they lived, but they always found themselves in less-than-friendly neighborhoods, ones in which they were fearful of letting their children play outside and some that harbored well-known drug houses. Comment?
11 min ago | via Journal Gazette
Fees from corporate mergers and commissions from trading fueled profits at big financial firms. Comment?
19 min ago | via WTVM
A Montgomery couple's experience navigating the real estate market will be documented on HGTV's guilty pleasure reality show "House Hunters." Destiny Sadler and her husband, David Sadler, love watching HGTV real estate-centered shows and after submitting an online application and a few phone interviews, three months went by. Comment?
27 min ago | via Marshall Independent
Soon after the wedding is over - and the chaos of planning had subsided -many newlyweds start asking themselves questions related to their financial situation. Should we buy a home? Should we merge accounts? Who pays the electric bill? How much should we be saving for a rainy day? Can we afford to take a trip? It's smart for newlyweds to take some time to focus on establishing their new financial lives together. Comment?
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