Noozhawk: 11 Things You Need to Know About Santa Barbara’s City Council District Elections

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk News Editor | @magnoli | Published on 03.29.2015 After lengthy deliberations over how to divide city, council to pick final map Monday as required by settlement of California Voting Rights Act lawsuit Santa Barbara voters will elect council members by district instead of at large starting in November, as a result of the […]

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When Lenders’ Requirements Tighten, Borrowers Should Consider These Options.- Commercial Investment Real Estate – By A. Barry Cappello

Investors soon may feel the effects of a cooling real estate market through subtle and not-so-subtle shifts in the way lenders view commercial real estate loans. The industry experienced strong surface growth last year: National overall vacancy rates fell to 14.7 percent at the end of the year and rents experienced the highest percentage increase in five years, according to Reis.com.

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