Fresno Real Estate News
Friday Mar 27 | via GreenBuildingAdvisor
Solar leasing is going gangbusters, but when it comes time to sell the house, leased rooftop panels may be a problem Leased solar panels are an area of strong growth for the residential photovoltaic industry, but the agreements that bind homeowners to solar installers can get in the way when a home sale is pending. Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via The Fresno Bee
HireLive, a company that organizes events across the country to match job seekers and employers, will hold one of its career fairs in Fresno on April 8. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel Convention Center at Ventura and M streets in downtown Fresno. The fair is free for job seekers, and HireLive is also recruiting companies to participate and promote their job openings. Comment?
Sunday Mar 22 | via Los Angeles Times
Some homeowners have had to buy out their solar leases, at huge cost, when they wanted to sell their homes Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof cost you money - or give you headaches - when you go to sell the house? Say you get pitched by one of the growing number of companies offering solar panels at no upfront cost that they claim will save you lots of money on electricity bills. Sounds like a slam-dunk. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via KSEE-TV Fresno
The real estate market in Fresno continues to be on the rise, which means there is more opportunity for all kinds of buyers to make a purchase. The real estate market in Fresno continues to be on the rise, which means there is more opportunity for all kinds of buyers to make a purchase. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via The Fresno Bee
Nearly 29,000 properties in Fresno County remain underwater on their mortgage, according to a fourth quarter 2014 negative equity report released Tuesday. That's just about the same as the third quarter of the year, but an improvement over the same time in 2013. Comment?
Sunday | via Planetizen
Los Angeles home prices have long since skyrocketed above median income. A report by the Legislative Analyst's Office shows how difficult it would be to build L.A. out of its predicament. Comment?
Saturday Mar 28 | via Hesperia Star
A recent report from the California Rental Price Monitor revealed that the state's rental growth has outpaced the rest of the U.S. every month for the last year. But for the High Desert rental market, where rates have been traditionally low, the Victor Valley continues to be one of the least expensive places to live in the Golden State. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Campbell Reporter
A student volunteer fills in a check during a Mad City Money program put on by Travis Credit Union at Paradise Skate Roller Rink in Antioch on July 29, 2014. Credit unions in the Bay Area outperformed their counterparts statewide during 2014, a trend that underscores the strength of this region's economy, according to information released Friday by the California Credit Union League. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Laguna Woods Globe
Jurrors and court workers, a cross section of Orange County, California, leave the Santa Ana courthouse on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Surging Latino and Asian populations accounted for virtually all of California's population growth over the last decade, new census data showed on Tuesday. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
The Los Angeles and Orange County area becomes even more unaffordable when it comes to housing: In last two years home prices up 28 percent while wages are up 2 percent. L.A. is the most unaffordable housing market in the entire country. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Peninsula
Asian markets rallied Tuesday, led by Hong Kong and Shanghai after China's decision to ease mortgage rules fuelled hopes for further stimulus measures, while improved confidence weighed on the safe-haven yen. Traders were given another strong lead from Wall Street, where the three main indexes surged more than one percent, supported by the Chinese move while dealers are awaiting key US jobs data at the end of the week. Comment?
7 min ago | via National Review Online
In 2014, his final year in office as governor, Maryland had the second-highest foreclosure rate in the nation. Now he wants to ride this embarrassing record to the White House. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Standard
Hong Kong stocks ended 0.18 percent higher Tuesday after China's central bank eased mortgage rules to boost the mainland property market, but Shanghai retreated on profit-taking after a recent surge sent it to a seven-year high. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index added 45.77 points, to 24,900.89 on turnover of HK$148.88 billion. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Las Vegas Sun
When Paula Lane toured Vantage Lofts a few years ago, the stylish, mothballed Henderson condo complex was a scary sight. Windows were boarded up, birds were flying inside, upscale appliances had vanished, and air conditioners were caked in dirt. Comment?
17 min ago | via RTE.ie
The rate of house price inflation appears to be slowing - that is the view of the Central Statistics Office and this morning a report from the property website, MyHome.ie, adds further weight to that view. Conall Mac Coille, chief economist at Davy - who authored a report accompanying the MyHome.ie index - explained that the CSO index is a three month average based on completed transactions. Comment?
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