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news analysis: The Border Realities Beneath the Fury

The Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policies, and rhetoric, are straining the daily cross-border existence of those in Cali-Baja.
Tags: News, Asylum, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Homeland Security Department, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Customs and Border Protection (US, San Diego (Calif, Tijuana (Mexico, Your-feed-photojournalism

Homes with Close Proximity to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations List for 1.5 Times More® analysis finds that you’ll pay a premium to live in a metro that accommodates electric vehicles Santa Clara, CA – April 22, 2019 (PRNewswire) A new analysis by®, the Home of Home Search℠, released today found that home prices in the nation’s top 20 neighborhoods that are most accommodating to electric vehicles are listed 1.5 times higher than their surrounding metro area on average, and 2.6 times higher than the rest of the country. Nine of the top 20 ZIP codes are in...
Tags: Texas, California, Tesla, Radio, United States, Electric Vehicles, News Corp, Santa Clara, Calif, Austin Texas, Orlando Fla, COLUMBUS Ohio, San Diego Calif, HONOLULU Hawaii, Irvine Calif, Santa Clara Calif

news analysis: The Tricky Realities of Trump and the Border

The Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policies, and rhetoric, are straining the daily cross-border existence of those in Cali-Baja.
Tags: News, Asylum, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Homeland Security Department, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Customs and Border Protection (US, San Diego (Calif, Tijuana (Mexico, Your-feed-photojournalism

How to Manage Reverse Mortgage Expectations for Condo Owners

The difficulties that surround establishing a reverse mortgage transaction with a condominium as the liened property is a persistent issue in the larger reverse mortgage industry, and requires a degree of sensitivity from loan officers working with potential borrowers who are trying to use  a condo as the basis for a reverse mortgage. Because of restrictions that descend from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regarding condos and Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), loan officers ...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Hoa, Clearwater Fla, FHA, Tennant, San Diego Calif, Lenders, Federal Housing Administration FHA, Christina Harmes, Harmes, Mac Tennant, Access Reverse Mortgage Corporation, C2 Reverse, Financial Corp

Upcoming Training Workshop Teaches You to Better Listen to Your Customers

The ability to listen to your customers more effectively has introduced new challenges and opportunities. Because of digital technology, your customers can let you know how they feel on your website, social media channel, blog, and other outlets. Applied Marketing Science (AMS) is holding a training workshop titled, “Listening to the Voice of the Customer” to teach you how to listen and use the information for better engagement. According to AMS, the course will present the Voice of the Custome...
Tags: New York, Microsoft, Washington, Boston, Toronto, Sales, Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Pacific, Voice, SUNNYVALE, Toronto Ontario, Dallas Texas, Lakewood, Small Business Administration

This Event is for Women Entrepreneurs Only

Sorry guys, this is for women entrepreneurs only. Beachpreneurs Beach Camp 5 is going to be held in Daytona Beach, Florida to teach women entrepreneurs how to optimize their business to create a lifestyle they’ll love. As the event hosts said, “You CAN create an income that isn’t 100% dependent on your time.” Beachpreneurs Co-Founders Nicole Dean and Kelly McCausey are the hosts of the event. And they have held 8 Beach House Retreats and 5 Beach Camp Hotel Events. Women across a range of expert...
Tags: Microsoft, Washington, Boston, Sales, Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Philadelphia, Voice, Beach House, Daytona Beach, Don, FRANKFURT Germany, Lakewood, San Diego Calif, DAYTONA BEACH Fla

California Is Swooning Over a Heavenly Super Bloom of Wildflowers

Exceptional beauty is a welcome respite in a place that has been battered by extreme climate conditions.
Tags: News, California, National Parks, John, Sierra Club, Deserts, James, Henry, Muir, Frederick Law, Flowers and Plants, Hikes and Hiking, San Diego (Calif, Monuments and Seashores, Parks and Other Recreation Areas, Yosemite National Park (Calif

Chicago Workshop Teaches Small Businesses about the Voice of the Customer

The Voice of the Customer (VOC) grows louder every day. Customers can now share a bad experience easily with the world. They can take to social media, a website, blog, review sites, or forums to voice their discontent. Handle the problem quickly. Otherwise your brand could take a big hit. Applied Marketing Science (AMS) plans a workshop titled “Listening to the Voice of the Customer,” to teach how to accelerate your marketing efforts by using VOC research. Attendees will participate with hands-...
Tags: Boston, Toronto, Sales, Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Voice, FRANKFURT Germany, Toronto Ontario, Dallas Texas, Lakewood, San Diego Calif, DAYTONA BEACH Fla, University Club, Sunnyvale Calif, Redwood City Calif

Elevate Your Digital Influence with this Event

Today’s entrepreneurs must become proficient in marketing. Digital marketing tools include websites, social media, blogs and press releases (PR). Communicating with customers remains an essential part of running a business. The Elevate Your Digital Influence event will teach you how to leverage larger media outlets. And the event will help build relationships with the media. The all-day working event happens at the Providencia Pond Retreat in Issaquah, Washington. The event happens Saturday, Ap...
Tags: Boston, Digital, Toronto, Sales, Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Voice, FRANKFURT Germany, Toronto Ontario, Lakewood, Social Media Examiner, Oakland Calif, San Diego Calif, DAYTONA BEACH Fla, Redwood City Calif

How to Serve Clients on the Borderline Between HECM and Jumbo Loans

As proprietary products gain appeal among prospective reverse mortgage borrowers, some companies are confronted with a new conundrum: prospects who qualify for both jumbo and Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) options. “California has a lot of borrowers with homes valued between $700,000 to $800,000,” says Christina Harmes, assistant manager of the C2 Reverse division of C2 Financial Corp in San Diego, Calif. “Since a lot of our business is in California, we have a lot of experience prese...
Tags: Featured, California, Finance, Products, LOC, San Diego Calif, Fairfax Virginia, HECM, MacNaughton, Laurie MacNaughton, Christina Harmes, Harmes, Atlantic Coast Mortgage, C2 Financial Corp, Financial Corp

Restaurant Review: A San Diego Chef Taps the Crosscurrents of the Mexican Border

At El Jardín, Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins synthesizes the Indigenous, colonial and immigrant influences in Mexico’s cooking.
Tags: News, Mexico, Restaurants, San Diego, Claudette, Mexican Food (Cuisine, San Diego (Calif, El Jardin, Zepeda-Wilkins, El Jardín Claudette Zepeda Wilkins

Boston Event Teaches Innovation Through Better Listening to your Customers

Small business owners have always needed to listen to their customers. But with digital technology, it’s become absolutely essential. You need to stay on top of customer engagement. This is because customers now use many platforms to talk about your brand, both the good and the bad. The “Listening to the Voice of the Customer” training workshop by Applied Marketing Science (AMS) will teach you to accelerate innovation through better listening. Better market research provides the key. The AMS co...
Tags: Boston, Toronto, Sales, Atlanta, Frankfurt, Brooklyn, Nashville, Voice, Toronto Ontario, Lakewood, Social Media Examiner, San Diego Calif, Chicago Illinois, John Burns, Boston Mass, Voice of the customer

The Impacts of Proprietary Products on Reverse Mortgage Volume

In areas of the United States that have a prevalence of highly valued properties, jumbo proprietary reverse mortgages are increasingly becoming attractive options for lenders as the larger reverse mortgage industry observes generally reduced volume of government-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs). For those companies that are active in both the jumbo proprietary business and the HECM space, analyzing the dividing line between the levels of each kind of business could help to ill...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Virginia, United States, Products, FHA, San Diego Calif, HECM, MacNaughton, Laurie MacNaughton, Christina Harmes, Harmes, Atlantic Coast Mortgage, C2 Financial Corp, Financial Corp

Pittsburgh is Top Metro for Housing Affordability Based on Income

The most affordable metropolitan area in the United States is in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area, which would require an annual salary of at least $37,659.86 in order to adequately afford the purchase of a median-priced home. Conversely, the least affordable metro in the country is in the San Jose, Calif. area, which requires an annual salary of at least $254,835.73 for the same reason. This is according to data compiled by mortgage resource The full tabulation includes a total of 50 Americ...
Tags: Featured, Washington, Finance, Data, United States, Pittsburgh, SAN JOSE Calif, NAR, CLEVELAND Ohio, Cincinnati Ohio, San Diego Calif, Memphis Tenn, Birmingham Ala, Portland Ore, Los Angeles Calif, Pittsburgh PA

Take Your Social Media Marketing to the Next Level with this San Diego Event

If you want to take your social media marketing to the next level, Social Media Marketing World in San Diego is the place to be. From March 20 to 22, the three-day event will have some of the leading experts in social media marketing addressing everything there is to know about these marketing channels. Brought to you by Social Media Examiner, the event attracts more than 100 of the world’s top professionals specializing in social media marketing. This includes experts in the most popular platf...
Tags: Boston, Toronto, Sales, Atlanta, Chicago, Frankfurt, Brooklyn, San Diego, Nashville, Voice, Toronto Ontario, Lakewood, Social Media Examiner, Oakland Calif, San Diego Calif, DAYTONA BEACH Fla

Upcoming Workshop Focuses on Voice of the Customer

Because of the way in which consumers can now interact with the companies they do business with, listening to their voices is extremely important. The  so-called Voice of the Customer (VOC) remains an excellent way to collect feedback consumers share about their experiences and expectations from a brand. Listening to the Voice of the Customer Workshop will teach you how you can use VOC research to accelerate your marketing efforts. The workshop has a live and interactive format to build skills ...
Tags: Boston, Sales, Atlanta, Chicago, Frankfurt, Brooklyn, Nashville, Voice, Lakewood, Social Media Examiner, Oakland Calif, San Diego Calif, DAYTONA BEACH Fla, University Club, John Burns, Atlanta United States

VC-backed Gossamer Bio goes public

San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company Gossamer Bio has raised $276 million for its IPO after pricing its 17.25 million shares at $16 per share. The stock began trading February 8, 2019 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “GOSS.” BofA Merrill Lynch, SVB Leerink, Barclays and Evercore ISI are the lead underwriters. Gossamer’s pre-IPO backers include Omega Funds and and ARCH Venture Partners. PRESS RELEASE SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 – Gossamer Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOSS), a clinical-stage b...
Tags: Ipo, Boston, Trends, IPOs, Barclays, Healthcare, San Diego, Securities And Exchange Commission, Omega, Evercore ISI, San Diego Calif, GOSS, BofA Merrill Lynch, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Equity Capital Markets, Long Island Avenue Edgewood NY

‘A Light for Me in the Darkness’: For Migrant Detainees, a Bond Forged by Letter

Residents of San Diego began writing to migrants in an immigration detention center just a few miles away. The letters opened new worlds for both of them.
Tags: News, California, Asylum, San Diego, San Diego State University, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Right of, Immigration Detention, San Diego (Calif, CoreCivic Inc, Otay Mesa Detention Center

RMD Report: What Originators Want From New Proprietary Reverse Mortgages

The emergence of new, proprietary offerings in the reverse mortgage market has been seen by originators and business observers as a general boon to the larger industry. Certain firms recently shared with RMD that, in the case of proprietary “jumbo” loans that are outside the purview of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) oversight, they’ve seen a sharp uptick in interest in both proprietary interest and business. Still, as popular as the jumbo proprietary products appear, originators still s...
Tags: Featured, California, Finance, Data, Products, Mi, Clearwater Fla, FHA, San Diego Calif, Ormond Beach Fla, GSE, Federal Housing Administration FHA, HECM, REDDING Calif, PLF, Scott Harmes

Join Small Business Trends Founder Anita Campbell for this Upcoming LinkedIn Webinar

What is one of the biggest challenges small businesses are facing in a tight labor market? Finding qualified talent. A new webinar from LinkedIn titled, “How to Tackle Top Small Business Hiring Challenges” looks to provide insights into attracting and hiring top talent. Small Business Trends Founder and CEO Anita Campbell and Alice Bredin of Bredin, Inc. will be sharing their experience and discussing ways to recruit candidates and plan for long-term success. They will be addressing, tips for a...
Tags: Boston, Sales, Linkedin, Atlanta, Chicago, Brooklyn, Nashville, Las Vegas, SAN JOSE Calif, Dallas Texas, Oakland Calif, San Diego Calif, INS, Sunnyvale Calif, JOHANNESBURG South Africa, San Francisco Calif

Silicon Valley Still Reigns Supreme for Hottest Housing Markets, but the South Will Heat Up in 2019

San Jose claims the top spot for the second straight year, but Southern markets with growing tech economies make up half of the top-10 list of the hottest housing markets this year Seattle, WA – Jan. 15, 2019 (PRNewswire) The hottest housing market this year will be San Jose, California, according to Zillow®, the second year in a row that Silicon Valley earns that distinction even as the winds are gradually shifting in the nation’s priciest housing market. Meanwhile, the South is drawing new res...
Tags: Amazon, Real Estate, News, San Francisco, Radio, Nashville, Silicon Valley, San Jose, West Coast, Seattle, Zillow, Jacksonville, South, Orlando, Glassdoor, Metro

As Government Pulls Back, Charities Step In to Help Released Migrants

With detention facilities overwhelmed, federal officials are releasing more migrant families with no provision for their well-being, leaving charities scrambling to fill the void.
Tags: News, California, Asylum, Philanthropy, Illegal Immigration, Catholic Charities, Jewish Family Services, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Immigration Detention, San Diego (Calif, El Paso (Tex

Baby Boomers Need Far More Money in Retirement Than They Think

Baby boomers will need far more money in retirement savings than many of them believe, and generally prefer many major metropolitan areas to retire to. This is according to a new survey by Provision Living Senior Communities with over 2,000 respondents in an attempt to determine the ideal retirement scenarios for American seniors. Other highlights of the information gleaned by the survey includes seniors’ ideal retirement age, most popular foreign country to retire in and various lifestyle qu...
Tags: New York, Featured, Retirement, Finance, Data, United States, Orlando Fla, San Diego Calif, Miami Fla, Denver Colo, Provision Living Senior Communities

Master the Art of Digital Brand Building at Social Media Marketing World

The integration of social media with digital commerce has transformed the way businesses operate. From March 20 to 22, 2019 there will be 7,000 marketers and influencers heading to San Diego for a three-day event to learn and teach the best techniques at Social Media Marketing World. More than 100 of the world’s top professionals specializing in different aspects of social media will be sharing their knowledge. Discussion will include marketing with Facebook, Instagram, Messenger bots, live vid...
Tags: Boston, Sales, San Diego, Dallas, Miami, Nashville, Las Vegas, Soho, SAN JOSE Calif, Dallas Texas, Gleacher Center, London UK, NorCal, Oakland Calif, San Diego Calif, INS

RMD Report: Reverse Mortgage Market Looks to New Year After Rocky 2018

In light of the changes made to the reverse mortgage product over the past 15 months, observers and originators in the reverse mortgage business find themselves at a crossroads. Some express frustration over opportunities having been affected by rule changes implemented to principal limit factors (PLFs) in October 2017, while others express encouragement by recent developments like the growing prevalence of new proprietary product offerings and the business’ ability to adapt to new changes. ...
Tags: England, Featured, News, Finance, Bank Of England, Data, Bank, FHA, San Diego Calif, Metairie, FAR, Pinnell, Milligan, CRMP, Live Well Financial, REDDING Calif

For Reverse Mortgage Originators, Government Shutdown is Business as Usual

Although new endorsements of Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs) have been halted due to the partial government shutdown that began on December 22, reverse mortgage originators are largely conducting business as usual in spite of the gridlock plaguing Washington, D.C. Certain FHA services related to pre-existing HECM loans will still be available during the shutdown, according to an announcement from the U.S. Federal Housing Administration (FHA). “The shutdown has not affected me at this...
Tags: Featured, Congress, Finance, White House, Regulation, House Of Representatives, Hud, U.s. Government, FHA, Bellingham Wash, San Diego Calif, Ormond Beach Fla, Lenders, HECM, LRS, Christina Harmes

iReverse Home Loans Acquired by Reverse Mortgage Industry Veteran

San Diego, Calif.-based reverse mortgage broker iReverse Home Loans Corporation has been acquired by longtime mortgage producer and manager Michael A. Mazursky, according to a press release from the company distributed on Monday. Terms of the acquisition deal were not publicly disclosed. “Mr. Mazursky has a proven eighteen-year track record in the mortgage industry and plans to take advantage of the increasing pool of mortgage professionals seeking branch and origination opportunities with on...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Products, San Diego Calif, Lenders, iReverse, Michael A Mazursky, Mazursky, FHA VA Conventional

He Was a Gay Man on Staff at a Catholic Parish. Then the Threats Began Coming In.

Some Catholic parishes have quietly welcomed gay parishioners and staff. But in the aftermath of the sex abuse crisis, there is a campaign to push them out.
Tags: News, Priests, Roman Catholic Church, Clergy, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, San Diego (Calif

Reverse Mortgage Originators Mixed on Borrower Outreach During the Holidays

Since the reverse mortgage product is primarily aimed at seniors that are at least at the age of 62, reverse mortgage originators that serve as a primary point of contact to guide their clients through the loan process often understand that their jobs come with special senior-specific sensitivities that often need to be catered to. While the holiday season is traditionally a time for people to reconnect with friends and family, some firms also use the season to express positive sentiment toward ...
Tags: News, Finance, San Diego Calif, Pinnell, Reverse Mortgage, REDDING Calif, Scott Harmes, Harmes, Vitek Mortgage Group, Rich Pinnell

Reverse Mortgage Business Welcomes Increased 2019 HECM Lending Limits

Late last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced changes in the lending limit for federally-backed reverse mortgages, with the new maximum claim amount for 2019 set at $726,525. This represents both an increase for a third consecutive year, and a welcome development for many reverse mortgage originators who have contended with changes to principal limit factors handed down to the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program in October, 2017. “This increase c...
Tags: News, Finance, Hud, Clearwater Fla, FHA, MCA, San Diego Calif, HECM, Main Street America, Reverse Mortgage, Shelley Giordano, REDDING Calif, American College of Financial Services, Scott Harmes, Mac Tennant, IMIP