By Jeff Collins | Southern California News Group PUBLISHED: March 19, 2019 at 5:02 am | UPDATED: March 19, 2019 at 7:38 am Travis Page, owner of Clover’s Lawn Service, rakes leaves at an Opendoor house on Joltaire Way in Winchester in December. Opendoor became the fourth iBuyer to start operating in Southern California. Although iBuyers have been active since 2014, the online home-buying model didn’t reach Southern California until 2017. (Photo by Frank Bellino, contributing photographer) Southern California is relatively new to the iBuyer trend, which prefers markets with large expanses of cookie cutter tract housing to make it easier to accurately price houses. While iBuying has been in full swing in places like Phoenix for several years, the first iBuyers started working in Southrn California in 2017. In the past six months, RedfinNow expanded from the Inland Empire into Orange and Los Angeles counties. Opendoor and Zillow Offers recently announced plans to expand … [Read more...] about What’s an iBuyer? These companies will buy your home quicker, but at what cost?
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Larry Edelman Globe Staff December 14, 2018 There are many ways to illustrate the corporate disaster that General Electric has become — declines in cash flow, increases in insurance liabilities — but here is one that we can all easily understand: $100 of GE stock bought in 1980 was worth $10,670 by Aug. 28, 2000; today, that same stock is worth $2,269.That nugget comes from a massive story that The Wall Street Journal published Friday morning on its website. Weighing in at over 11,400 words (most front-page stories in the paper run 1,000 to 2,000 words), “GE powered the American Century — then it burned out” is an impressive piece of reporting, offering an inside view of events that Boston readers could never have expected when the company moved from Connecticut to Fort Point Channel in the summer of 2016.If you can, read the story by … [Read more...] about Nine takeaways from the Journal’s sprawling tale of GE’s collapse