Monthly Archives: September 2011

Local Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Foreclosure Auctions

Two Bay Area real estate investors have agreed to plead guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids and to commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Contra Costa Alameda Counties, the Department of … Continue reading

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MTC Ignores Pending State Audit and Approves Real Estate Speculation Deal

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), with a 10 – 6 vote decided to move forward with the $179 million acquisition and renovation of an office building in San Francisco.  MTC Commissioners immediately went into a closed door session and began … Continue reading

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Looking at Housing Climate Year by Year, Glass is Half-Full

With 2011 entering its last quarter, now might be a good time to take a fresh look at the Novato real estate market. During the darkest days of the market downturn, Marin’s most attractive affordable option suffered more than its … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rate Spreads Widen

Article source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/44705733?__source=RSS*blog*&par=RSS

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MTC on track to leave Oakland for San Francisco

Blanca Torres Reporter – San Francisco Business Times Email The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Bay Area Toll Authority plan to meet Wednesday morning to re-affirm their decision to move their offices to San Francisco. The commission and toll authority … Continue reading

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