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Monday Nov 17 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Median price: $715,000 Unsold Inventory Index: 3.2 months Median price: $468,250 Unsold Inventory Index: 3.2 months In October, the median price - the midpoint of what sold - reached $715,000, according to Gary Gangnes of Real Options Realty, who tracks the numbers. In October, there were 167 sales, compared to 197 in July, but high-end buyers were out in force, with 20 percent of sales over $1 million. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via KION 46
The busy tourist season may be over, but it's still on the minds of homeowners who rent to vacationers in part of Santa Cruz County. That's because more regulations could be coming to vacation rentals in Aptos/Seacliff area. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 12 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
SANTA CRUZ >> The Santa Cruz County Planning Commission voted 3-1 to recommend the Board of Supervisors to consider changes to the vacation rental rules and for staff to work with the community on potential regulations for the Seacliff and Aptos area. The proposed ordinance changes would require amendments to existing permits for building expansions, signage displaying local contact information and that contact information be sent to the Planning Department. Comment?
Saturday Nov 8 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Four years ago we appeared on the front page of this newspaper arguing against a proposed ban on vacation rentals in Santa Cruz County. At the time, officials backed down. Comment?
Friday Oct 31 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
There are many houses for sale that are in need of significant repairs or remodeling but without a rehabilitation loan, only buyers with all cash can purchase them. There is a mortgage for homes that are for sale that have been red tagged or that have a failing septic system or even for homes that need a new kitchen or bathroom. Comment?
Yesterday | via Business Wire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Names 2015 Affordable Housing Advisory Council Members to Represent Hawaii, Idaho, and Montana; Oregon and Utah Representatives Named Chair and Vice Chair )--The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle today announced the appointments of Michelle Griffith of Ketchum, Idaho, and Andrea Davis of Missoula, Montana, to the... )--Fitch Ratings rates Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, California's promissory notes as follows: --$26 million refunding promissory notes 2014... )--Cartera Commerce today released its "Top Three Ways to Shop Smarter" list in an effort to help consumers save money and find the best deals this holiday season. Comment?
Wednesday | via Inside Bay Area
Pittsburg has gone through several names and makeovers since it began more than 165 years ago. While it was incorporated in 1903, its beginnings date back to 1849, when Col. Comment?
Wednesday | via Business Journal
Pending home sales in California picked up the pace in October and rose for the second straight month, with the trend likely to continue through the rest of the year, according to the California Association of Realtors. Pending home sales, based on signed contracts, rose 2 percent in October from September, the first back-to-back increase since early this year, when pending sales rose for three straight months beginning in January, Los Angeles-based C.A.R. said. Comment?
Sep 10, 2014 | via East Bay Express
Two years ago, during the height of the foreclosure crisis, Attorney General Kamala Harris and the California legislature drafted and passed a series of laws collectively called the Homeowner Bill of Rights. These new laws banned the shady practices banks used to foreclose on people's homes, and provided borrowers with strong protections, including the ability to sue their mortgage servicer to prevent a wrongful foreclosure, and even to obtain damages. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via SiliconValley.com
A for sale sign is posted outside a house in Los Angeles, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. A new report finds the number of Southern California homes bought for $2 million or more in recent months is the highest on record. Comment?
10 min ago | via YoChicago
Reside on Clark is a 3-story mixed-use building at 2200 N Clark St in Lincoln Park . The building has retail space on the ground level and 28 apartments above. Comment?
21 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Lennar's focus on first-time home buyers is a smart move as this will allow the company to benefit from an improving economic scenario. The housing market is growing at a steady pace on the back of an economic recovery in the U.S. Looking ahead, the housing market is expected to get even better in 2015. Comment?
53 min ago | via Daily Herald
More newlyweds are opening up special bank accounts for wedding-goers to contribute cash to help them raise a down payment on a house, rather than traditional registries that ask for new china or linens. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Comment?
54 min ago | via Daily Herald
If you're thinking about taking out a new home equity line of credit, you're hardly alone. Credit lines tied to home equity -- popularly known as HELOCs -- are one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Asia News Network
Vietnamese people still find it hard to buy a house due to their very low salaries, even though the property prices are not high, said Nguyen Tran Nam, deputy minister of construction. "The housing prices have been relatively in conformity with the purchasing power. Comment?
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