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Items Tagged with 'Hawaii'


Living the Hawaii life is about to get more expensive

Median home prices in Honolulu expected to reach $700,000 for the first time ever
Ben Lane
Hawaiian home prices and mortgage rates are expected to increase over the next two years, making it a little more expensive to live the “lei’d” back lifestyle.
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It's California vs. the Nation in housing affordability

5 most affordable and unaffordable markets
Brena Swanson
Although America is separated into 50 states, when you look at housing affordability you can more effectively split the U.S. as California versus everyone else, with most of the unaffordable cities falling on the West coast.
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RightStart Mortgage adding 25 retail branches

Estimates to grow originations volume by 200%
Brena Swanson
RightStart Mortgage is expanding its retail branch operations to keep up with a growing demand for mortgage loans in 2014, adding 25 retail branches, mostly in the western U.S.
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4506-T electronic signatures begin

Megan Hopkins
On Jan. 2, President Obama used an autopen to sign the fiscal cliff bill, while vacationing in Hawaii. This may be a sign as to the...
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Fannie Mae to pay foreclosure attorneys higher fees

Jon Prior
Foreclosures are taking more time and cost more to complete, so Fannie Mae raised limits on how much its mortgage servicers pay foreclosure attorneys and trustees...
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City law freezes foreclosures in Washington, D.C.

Jon Prior
The Washington, D.C., foreclosure system remains frozen 18 months after the city council passed a law that made it possible to void a future filing.In November...
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State, regional job employment improves slightly

Paul Dang
With the coming summer, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a slight, but steady improvement for the job market in April, showing that the unemployment rate...
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FinCEN: Reports of potential mortgage fraud rose in 2011

Kerri Ann Panchuk
The number of suspicious activity reports grew 31% in 2011 when compared to 2010, according to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.Suspicious activity reports do not suggest...
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Mortgage fraud reports swell 20% in third quarter

Justin T. Hilley and Christopher Whalen
Suspicious mortgage fraud activity that occurred at least four years ago induced filings in the third quarter to spike 20% from a year earlier.Financial institutions filed...
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The view from upstairs

Liz Enochs
San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood is home to the haves, and the have-lesses.It is a distinction that may seem like a comparison between a Ferrari and...
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