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Another Nail…

Posted on by Phil Querin

For the big banks, another nail in the foreclosure coffin:  The Portland Business Journal reports today: “Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced Wednesday that Oregon will join with other U.S. states to investigate faulty foreclosures. The 50-state probe will be conducted by state attorneys general, and bank and mortgage regulators.” This is a good thing. Previously, it […]

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Read digestable summaries of real estate information on the national and local fronts in Snippets.

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Housing Buzz

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HIVE Houston will not be your ordinary live/work artists’ colony.  But if it is ever completed, it will certainly look like a colony – for bees.   The aerial rendering is a sight to behold.  A giant walled compound, consisting of hundreds of stacked multi-colored shipping containers, suitable for habitation and an eco lifestyle. According to […]

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Summer Heat – Oregon’s Woodstove & Fireplace Insert Law

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Woodstove & Fireplace Insert Certification Law As of August 1, 2010, Oregon law requires all sellers of “residential structures” to remove and destroy uncertified woodstoves or fireplace inserts (collectively “Inserts”) prior to closing of the sale.  A “residential structure” includes: (1) Any structure that contains one or more dwelling units and is four stories or […]

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