Governor Jerry Brown today released his proposed Budget Summary for 2017-18 which includes the Governor's goals and objectives for the forthcoming year and highlights significant issues, policies, and initiatives.

This proposed Budget confirms the Governor's resolve to work with the Legislature to ...

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January 05, 2017 by Lenny Mendonca and Pete Weber

No one is coming to the rescue to solve California’s housing crisis. So let’s do it ourselves.

The first signs appeared years ago, in our own neighborhoods, when we noticed just how many grown kids and grandkids were still living in their par...

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Inland Empire economic growth outpaces state but challenges remain

QVC’s warehouse facility in Ontario is expected to bring in 500 jobs by 2018 and 500 more by 2020.FILE PHOTO QVC’s warehouse facility in Ontario is expected to bring in 500 jobs by 2018 and 500 more by 2020. 

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HUD No. 16-185
Brian Sullivan
(202) 708-0685
December 1, 2016



WASHINGTON - The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced the agency's new schedule of loan limits, and due to an increase in housing prices, most areas in the ...

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One of the biggest obstacles to homeownership is often the down payment. If you want to purchase a home, but are struggling with this issue, follow these five tips from Down Payment Resource, a trusted partner with the Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS, to help get the funding you need.


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First-Time Home Buyers: Start Here

So, you're buying a house. Or, at least, you're thinking about buying a house.

That's excellent news. Homeownership is a terrific way to create stability in your life, and to start building wealth for your future.

But, it's also an emotional time, and one which ...

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Is the generation that rented its way through the recession ready for homeownership? Some builders think so and are beginning to explore ways to capitalize on pent-up demand. But turning the youngest Gen-Xers and the oldest millennials into homebuyers won’t happen overnight.

Additionally, it’s ...

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There’s something interesting and important going on in the mortgage market today: borrowers who took out mortgages in the past five years have rarely defaulted, making them better at paying their mortgages than any other group of mortgage borrowers in history. 

This is happening for two main re...

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It’s never too early to start planning for retirement, and no matter how old you are, there are steps you can take now to prepare your finances for the kind of retirement you’d like to have.

In your 20s and 30s

If you’re in your 20s and 30s, a lot can change between now and your retirement y...

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Dive Brief:

  • released its rankings Thursday of the 20 hottest real estate markets for August, and California still dominates the list. Similar to its findings in July, the real estate site said the pace of this month's sales were the fastest the market has seen in a decade.
  • Year over y...

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