Boulder Creek Real Estate News
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Friday Feb 27 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Kendra Negro and Cody Reed have been outbid several times in the past year making offers to buy a home in Santa Cruz County. Median price: $665,000 Unsold Inventory Index: 3.8 months Median price: $394,500 Unsold Inventory Index: 4.0 months SANTA CRUZ >> Javier Zamora, 49, sold his house in Tracy to buy a home here, to be closer to the fields where he grows organic strawberries. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
A gift is the best tool of all. Although it is possible to buy a home with just 3 percent down, it is no secret that coming up with the down payment is still the biggest obstacle to homeownership. Comment?
Jan 30, 2015 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
What happens when the appraised value comes in below the price the buyer agreed to pay for the home? Fortunately, this is not a common occurrence in Santa Cruz County these days but when it does happen, there hopefully will be a solution so the transaction can close. Whether a home is being purchased or refinanced, the appraisal of the property is a critical ingredient for final loan approval. Comment?
Jan 16, 2015 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
The first of the year is a good time to take stock of the important investment you have in your home and it starts with a mortgage checkup. With mortgage rates nearly 1 percent less than last year, it is an ideal time to investigate your mortgage options. Comment?
Jan 6, 2015 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
CAPITOLA >> Tourism promoters hope to boost fees on hotel guests and vacation rentals to $1.75 to $3 per night to raise $1.9 million for marketing initiatives designed to bring more overnight visitors to Santa Cruz County. Representatives from the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council will be on hand when the Capitola City Council considers the proposal at 7 p.m. According to STR, which tracks the industry, occupancy for the first nine months of 2014 was 65.5 percent and the average daily room rate $144. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
A California man will spend the next 24 years in prison for leading a mortgage fraud scheme through which he stole $5.8 million in fees and monthly payments from struggling homeowners. In September, Alan Tikel, 46, was convicted of 11 counts of mail fraud and one count of money laundering stemming from his role in a "large-scale mortgage fraud scheme," and this week was sentenced to 24 years in prison, California Attorney General Kamala Harris and United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California Benjamin Wagner announced Thursday. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via Holtville Tribune
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California Benjamin B. Wagner today announced that Alan Tikal, the principal operator of a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme, was sentenced to 24 years in prison. "Alan Tikal's actions were illegal and will not be tolerated in California. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via NBC12
The On Your Side Investigators tracked down the owner of a blighted property in Richmond all the way in California. Shortly after the Blight On Your Block segment about a property on Sewell Street aired, Jaime McNeal called our newsroom. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via Business Wire
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Wednesday Mar 4 | via Inman Real Estate News
The United States attracts more Chinese real estate buyers than any other country. Chinese investors are buying U.S. property in order to diversify their assets outside of China, for investment purposes, for immigration reasons or because they have a child studying in the U.S. According to the National Association of Realtors , Chinese buyers spent an estimated $22 billion on U.S. properties last year. Comment?
15 min ago | via San Diego Source
Paying for a college education is no easy task. Much has been written about outstanding student loans now totaling more than $1 trillion, more than credit card debt and second only to mortgage debt. Comment?
17 min ago | via Zillow Blog
When it comes to real estate listings, the picture you're painting with certain words can be worth thousands of dollars. First impressions matter. Comment?
30 min ago | via MyHighPlains.com
A new study by realtytrac finds that more than half of the 3.3 million borrowers with a home equity line of credit facing an interest rate reset from this year to 2018 still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. Home equity lines of credit are usually second loans after the primary mortgage and were popular between 2005 and 2008. Comment?
30 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
On a hot summer day, the air hangs heavy inside Plasco Energy Group's hangar-like building on the outskirts of Ottawa, with the pervasive stench of garbage more suggestive of a town dump than a leading-edge technology centre. On a hot summer day, the air hangs heavy inside Plasco Energy Group's hangar-like building on the outskirts of Ottawa, with the pervasive stench of garbage more suggestive of a town dump than a leading-edge technology centre. Comment?
35 min ago | via WISW-AM Columbia
The five bedroom French Mediterranean-style home has a newly remodeled master suite complete with a "sexy bathroom," according to the listing by real estate agent Barbara Alpert. The two-story home has a family room with a wet bar, a sunken living room and a formal dining room. Comment?
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