Fresno Real Estate News
Tuesday May 12 | via The Fresno Bee
Home affordability remained even in the central San Joaquin Valley during the first quarter of the year compared to the end of last year as interest rates stayed low and home prices stabilized. But affordability levels have dropped since 2012 when nearly three-quarters of the Valley's prospective buyers could afford a home, according to the California Association of Realtors . Comment?
Sunday May 10 | via The Fresno Bee
Jorge Valenzuela, left, cuts steel studs as coworker Troy Parker looks on at one of the North Pointe Business Park 32,000-square-foot buildings under construction in south Fresno. Local, regional and international companies call Fresno home due to its central location and proximity to other suppliers and producers It's land with a bunch of offices and warehouses hidden behind neighborhoods, shopping centers and on old farmland in areas few people like to venture. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via The Fresno Bee
Wells Fargo bank introduced its HomeLIFT Program in the Central Valley to provide low- to moderate-income homebuyers with $15,000 down payment assistance grants. The grant can be applied to a mortgage loan made by any approved lender and can be layered with other mortgage assistance programs. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
Have you ever wondered how Internal Revenue Service employees make ends meet on those skimpy federal salaries ? What with the competing demands of mortgages, feeding the kids, and those damned cable television bills, life can be expensive, so how to keep your head above water...? Ten former Internal Revenue Service employees were sentenced in the Western District of Missouri between January 26, 2015, and January 28, 2015, for the theft of Government property stemming from unemployment benefits fraud... The individuals were required to certify weekly, via the Internet or telephone, any work and earnings in order for [Missouri Division of Employment Security] to determine the validity of continued benefits. Comment?
Apr 11, 2015 | via The Fresno Bee
The Fresno County Office of Education honored three employees at its annual 2015 Pillar Awards. The recipients were chosen from nominations received by managers and colleagues of the FCOE staff. Comment?
Friday | via Banker & Tradesman
A new report from real estate data collector RealtyTrac shows U.S. foreclosure filings were up 3 percent in April compared with March and up 9 percent from the same time last year, reaching their highest levels in over a year. The U.S. foreclosure rate in April was one in every 1,049 housing units with a foreclosure filing, according to RealtyTrac. Comment?
Thursday | via Monterey County Herald
The University Village Apartments, an affordable housing development off Second Avenue in Marina, are under contruction in March 2014. Monterey >> Rising home prices so far this year have kept Monterey County home affordability at near-record lows, contributing to an increase in rents. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Palo Alto Weekly
Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via JD Supra
Policyholders seeking insurance funds to settle a case often face an insurer's demand that some amount should be allocated to uncovered claims or parties. The issue arises often under directors and officers liability policies, when settlements resolve the liability of covered directors and the uncovered company. Comment?
Saturday May 16 | via The Orange County Register
Not so long ago, Orange County was a comparatively affordable place to buy a home. Not anymore. Comment?
14 min ago | via Daily Mail
Dream mansion on PRIVATE ISLAND with New York City views and where Marilyn Monroe used to party goes on sale for $11 million More than a dozen protesters arrested in Cleveland after white cop is cleared in shooting of unarmed black couple through their windshield in 137-bullet barrage Mothers are losing the ability to give birth naturally and breastfeed their babies claims leading doctor who blames rise of C-sections and use of drugs NSA starts to wind down its controversial collection of phone records - after chaotic Senate fails to agree on top secret program General Motors faces criminal charges and fine in excess of $1 BILLION for failing to disclose ignition defect tied to at least 104 deaths 'It's really thrown me for a loop': Sandra Lee reveals emotional and physical struggle to recover after double mastectomy that saw her lose 15 pounds in just five days My affair with scared and ... (more) Comment?
9 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The official home price data for April showed an improvement in home prices for 70 major cities across China, for both new and existing homes. Looking at the data on a sequential basis , improving conditions seemed quite clear: for new homes, prices declined at the slowest rate since the correction began in May 2014, and prices for existing homes, prices rose for the first time since the downturn began last year. Comment?
9 min ago | via Newkerala.com
For India's realty industry, the initial euphoria has died down and the high expectations have also moderated in the absence of swift relief, as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government concludes one year in office on Tuesday. Yet, there is a strong hope of revival with sustained growth. Comment?
9 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Ten sector-topping dividend dogs showed 1-year analyst mean target price upside estimates averaging 27.89% as of May 22, 2016. None showed downsides. Comment?
12 min ago | via VDARE
The New York Times is fascinated with the ongoing cultural squabble in San Francisco, where two liberal groups have squared off over territory. Hispanics residing in the Mission neighborhood are angry that young tech workers are moving into "their" turf and taking scarce and increasingly expensive housing. Comment?
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