Boulder Creek Real Estate News
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15 hrs ago | 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?
Wednesday | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
But there's a new investor afoot, buying homes to rehab them for sale and donating part of the proceeds to charities. The September median price, the midpoint of what sold, was $665,000 versus $725,000 in July, according to Gary Gangnes of Real Options Realty, who tracks the numbers. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
SCOTTS VALLEY >> The Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will honors its community award winners 6-10 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Scotts Valley Community Center, 360 Kings Village Road. This year, there are two new awards: "Senior Citizen of Year" and "Educator of the Year." Comment?
Monday Oct 27 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Christopher Moffett, who was hired from the day worker center in Live Oak, paints the outside walls of the Rusty's Retreat house in Felton Zayante on Monday. The once red-tagged house is now being renovated and will be sold to benefit nonprofits for children. Comment?
Friday Oct 24 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
The ability to buy a home with no money down is one of the benefits offered to military personnel plus other qualified recipients of VA benefits. This benefit was first created in 1944. Comment?
Thursday | via Housing Wire
A Huntington Beach man who was involved in a nationwide foreclosure scam that included several Sacramento-area homeowners among its victims has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to an article in The Sacramento Bee. Jeremy Michael "Mike" Head, 34, was sentenced Wednesday in Sacramento, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office news release. Comment?
Thursday | via Patch.com
The City Council scheduled a Nov. 12 vote on whether to force banks and mortgage lenders to pay a proposed $356 fee to cover inspections of vacant homes, as part of the city's efforts to prevent blighted foreclosure properties. The inspection fee is aimed at strengthening the city's four-year-old Foreclosure Registry program, which was set up amid the nationwide foreclosure crisis to track such properties, and to deter banks and lenders from allowing the homes to become derelict. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via Los Angeles Times
A homeless man sits in a vacant bank-owned house on 111th Street in South Los Angeles. More than 35,000 houses have been listed on the L.A. foreclosure registry since it was launched last year Los Angeles is poised to tack a new fee on foreclosed properties, in a move that the city hopes will help keep the homes from turning into crumbling wrecks. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Holtville Tribune
Susan Johnson, 67, of Rescue, has been appointed to the California Private Security Disciplinary Review Committee, North. Johnson was principal and owner of Tallent Johnson Consulting from 2001 to 2011 and an independent residential sales agent at Leu Enterprises and at Keller Williams Realty from 2005 to 2010. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Silicon Alley Insider
Stocks staged a huge rally on Tuesday, with the Dow regaining the 17,000 level and the Nasdaq leading percentage gains among the major averages. The small-cap Russell 2000 was the day's biggest winner, gaining 2.6%. Comment?
7 min ago | via KQED
Chances are good you won't see much more there than you did in the summer of 2008 - just before the financial crisis hit. Average private-sector earnings are $24.53 an hour now, unchanged from 2008, after adjusting for inflation. Comment?
Yesterday | via Sydney Morning Herald
Figures detailing the explosion in investment in Sydney's property market have underlined Reserve Bank concerns that a wave of speculation is making the property market increasingly unbalanced. Investors have lit the fuse under the biggest residential property boom in more than a decade and account more than 55 per cent of all new property loans, according to ANZ Bank economists. Comment?
27 min ago | via The Harbor Times Soup
Walk to the shore and all the amenties of Rockland's "South End" from this stately Victorian. Currently a "up & down" two-family, could be returned to a single, or let your tenants make your mortgage payments. Comment?
45 min ago | via Post and Courier
Prosecutors in Charleston have charged a second man in a widespread property-flipping scam that caused $20 million in losses for federally insured mortgage lenders. Steven F. Weiss faces one count of mail fraud, wire fraud and bank fraud, according to a document filed with U.S. District Court this week. Comment?
52 min ago | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Virginia is the second lowest in the U.S., according to a report released Friday by the AAA. On average, drivers in the Commonwealth are paying $2.78 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Comment?
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