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Sunday Nov 9 | via Xtra!
Judging by the lawn signs in my neighbourhood and casual conversations with, well, just about everyone, it looks like Gregor Robertson and Team Vision are poised to dominate city hall again. Like many Vancouverites, I'm planning to vote based on issues of housing and affordability on Nov 15; unlike many Vancouverites, I don't think developer-friendly Vision is the right slate to vote for. Comment?
Saturday Nov 22 | 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?
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?
23 min ago | via Asia News Network
Vietnamese people still find it hard to buy a house due to their very low salaries, even though the property prices are not high, said Nguyen Tran Nam, deputy minister of construction. "The housing prices have been relatively in conformity with the purchasing power. Comment?
25 min ago | via Watertown Daily Times
Watertown Savings Bank has acquired the renovated Roxy Hotel on Broadway through a deed in lieu of foreclosure agreement with its owner. The bank, which held the mortgage on the property, obtained title to the property Friday from Cape Vincent Roxy LLC, North Babylon, according to a deed filed at the Jefferson County clerk's office. Comment?
27 min ago | via Big News Network.com
Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states. Comment?
1 hr ago | via American Reporter
It was Monday evening and the phone rang - again. It was probably the fifth time in two hours. Comment?
1 hr ago | via American Reporter
Will wonders never cease? I never thought the right-wing Republicans of the House of Representatives would join arms with the progressive Democrats that populate this newspaper and put the kibosh on President George W. Bush's greedy, unrealistic and anti-American $700 billion bailout plan for Wall Street. We hear the arguments about the impending ctastrophe, and we even admit that a few catastrophes are more than likely going forward without the plan. Comment?
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