REAL ESTATE: Relevant News Links 4/8/2016

THIS WEEK'S RELEVANT NEWS editable 02-05-2016 SQUAREBelow is the “Pick of the week” from this week’s Relevant News links, compiled by John M. Deely. To view the full compilation, CLICK HERE.


Traders: How to play the housing sector
Shares of homebuilder and home improvement companies largely fell on the day with broader markets. But traders said some stocks in the sector are primed to rally.
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/04/07/traders-how-to-play-the-housing-sector.html

 

Coldwell Banker Bain | Seal: Community Connection

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We would like to thank all of our brokers and highlight their dedication to enriching their communities. Coldwell Banker Bain | Seal firmly believes that we are the best because of the quality of our brokers and the effort they put forth to giving back to others.

Coldwell Banker Bain in Puyallup:

For the last 18 months, Coldwell Banker Bain Puyallup has been supporting the St. Francis House Feeding site in downtown Puyallup. St Francis House is primarily a resource for people in transitional situations and/or homeless. They run a clothing bank, furniture bank, emergency food bank and provide emergency assistance for utilities and resources for new households.

They also provide an evening feeding center 5 nights a week at the National Guard Armory in downtown Puyallup which is where we fit in. We provide food and beverages as well as serve evening meals for 60 to 75 men, women and children every other month. In March we served a traditional St Patrick’s dinner of Corned Beef, Potatoes & Cabbage, salad and rolls to 64 people. We usually have 10 – 14 Brokers, family and friends to set up, serve and clean up along with other’s who contribute food or cash.

This has been a very rewarding endeavor because we immediately see the faces of the lives we impact. Most of the clients we serve are very respectful, thankful, and grateful for our efforts. It has truly touched the hearts of many of us to help understand the needs of our community and be able help others in a significant way.

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REAL ESTATE: Relevant News 4/1/16

THIS WEEK'S RELEVANT NEWS editable 02-05-2016 SQUAREBelow is the “Pick of the week” from this week’s Relevant News links, compiled by John M. Deely. To view the full compilation, CLICK HERE.


For Mortgage Borrowers, a Property-Tax Trap
Lenders include property taxes when calculating a borrower’s ability to repay a home loan. As a result, in cities with high taxes, borrowers may have trouble qualifying.
http://www.wsj.com/articles/for-mortgage-borrowers-a-property-tax-trap-1459349067

A house in Pompton Plains, N.J., the state with the highest property taxes in the country.
PHOTO: JESSE NEIDER FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL