CFPB secures $27.7 million judgment against foreclosure relief scammers

The next president needs to speak up about housing right now

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CFPB, DOJ take action against Provident Funding for discriminatory lending

Could pay $9 million in damages
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The ULTIMATE spite house hits the auction block

Seattle’s Edith Macefield famously turned down $1 million for home
Ben Lane
The tale of Edith Macefield is apparently local legend in the Seattle area. In 2007, she famously turned down $1 million for her home, even as developers were literally building a shopping mall around it. Now her famous home is on the verge of being auctioned off.
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Who wins the Super Bowl…of real estate?

Redfin deflates Patriots' homeowners
Ben Lane
The players on the field will decide who wins this weekend's Super Bowl, but who wins the battle off the field? Who has bragging rights no matter what happens in the game? Bostonians or Seattleites?
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Here are the hottest neighborhoods for 2015

This year it’s all about affordability
Brena Swanson
This year, buyers are finally shifting away from urban and expensive homes. Instead, it’s all about affordability, and this new list from Redfin found the best of both worlds — the most affordable and convenient neighborhoods for 2015.
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Freddie Mac: Top 5 improving metro markets for housing

Slowdown? Not here.
Brena Swanson
Despite the majority of the housing market losing momentum, there are a handful of divergent regions that haven’t slowed. But they all have something in common: they are the hardest hit markets.
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Windermere Real Estate joins RealtyTrac’s broker network

Company represents more than 40% of all real estate sales in Seattle
Ben Lane
“The addition of Windermere Real Estate to the RealtyTrac Network furthers our mission of aligning with top brokerages in the nation to leverage RealtyTrac’s many resources and further establish them as highly credible, sought after authorities on the housing market,” said Jamie Moyle, CEO of RealtyTrac.
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Home loan bank merger will take over Northwest

Doesn’t face a lot of opposition in Washington D.C.
Brena Swanson
If the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle are cleared to merge, the new bank would cover the vast majority of the Northwest. And so far, the merger is not facing much opposition.
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How much does it cost to live in America’s five “coolest” cities?

Being cool need not break the bank
Ben Lane
Forbes ranked the top 20 "coolest" cities in America, and we're not talking about weather here. But how much would it cost you to live amongst all of that coolness? Click on to find out.
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RTS Pacific, Regional Trustee Services complete asset purchase agreement

New company expands Butler & Hosch brand into Seattle
Brena Swanson
Regional Trustee Services announced it completed an asset purchase agreement. Under the purchase, the complete assets including client base, open matters and employee base, are transferred from Regional Trustee Services Corporation to RTS Pacific.
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Northwest housing market picks up into summer

Brena Swanson
The Northwest housing market is improving, as several key indicators witnessed increases from 2013, including inventory and pending sales.
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Top 13 cities for freshly minted millennials

Where should you live?
Brena Swanson
Many millennials are topping off the final days of their college educations and entering the beginning stages of their career. So where are they choosing to live, or better yet, where should they live?
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