RealtyTrac’s CEO James J. Saccacio Receives Distinguished Alumni Award
May 13, 2011, News Release
RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today announced that RealtyTrac Chief Executive Officer James J. Saccacio will receive the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award from Southern Methodist University at a luncheon today, Friday, May 13, 2011, in Dallas, Texas.
April Home Sales in Southern California Hit Three-year Low
May 13, 2011, Los Angeles Times
April home sales in Southern California were down 9.2% from a year earlier. The figure, the lowest for April in three years, was 25.4% below the month's average since record-keeping began in 1988, DataQuick of San Diego reported Thursday.
The New Global City
May 13, 2011, Wall Street Journal
This spring, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner paid $100 million for a French chateau-style mansion in Silicon Valley, setting a record for the highest price ever paid for a single-family home in the U.S. In January, Ukraine's Rinat Akhmetov closed on two of London's most expensive apartments ever for a combined $222.5 million. In Paris, a Gulf princess spent $96.9 million last year for a mansion with an inner courtyard, garden and private chapel on the Left Bank.
Mortgages, Foreclosures Top Agenda at BofA Meeting
May 13, 2011, Associated Press
Foreclosures and home mortgage modifications took center stage at Bank of America Corp.'s annual meeting Wednesday.
The People vs. Goldman Sachs
May 11, 2011, Rolling Stone
This is America: Corporate stealing is practically the national pastime, and Goldman Sachs is far from the only company to get away with doing it. But the prominence of this bank and the high-profile nature of its confrontation with a powerful Senate committee makes this a political story as well. If the Justice Department fails to give the American people a chance to judge this case — if Goldman skates without so much as a trial — it will confirm once and for all the embarrassing truth: that the law in America is subjective, and crime is defined not by what you did, but by who you are.