Meadow Vista Real Estate News
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Tuesday May 12 | via Business Journal
Market indicators continue to suggest a downright hot homebuying summer for the Sacramento region, with new home sales, open escrows and median prices all continuing upward in April. From new houses to existing ones at the lower end of the market, the Sacramento region continued the slow, steady simmer of recent months in April. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via Los Angeles Times
Teachers travel to a series of rallies by bus in April during negotiations for a new contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District. Teachers travel to a series of rallies by bus in April during negotiations for a new contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via Business Wire
1, CA ratings at 'AA-': All of the CFD special tax bonds are secured by the combined proceeds of annual special taxes levied and collected from property within CFD Nos. 1, 2, and 3. The special tax levy is capped at currently-levied maximum rates, with automatic annual adjustments of 2%-3%, for various parcel categories. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Home
The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007. For more than one in four renters, housing and utilities consume at least half their family income, according to an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance affordable housing. Comment?
Apr 28, 2015 | via Rocklin and Roseville Today
A federal grand jury returned a 21-count indictment against Abolghasseni "Abe" Alizadeh, 56, of Granite Bay, and Mary Sue Weaver, 62, of Roseville, charging them with various counts of mail, wire and bank fraud in connection with schemes to defraud lenders in large commercial real estate transactions between mid-2004 and April 2008, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, Alizadeh, a property developer, was formerly the principal partner in Kobra Properties, a company that owned numerous commercial real estate properties in Northern California. Comment?
1 hr ago | via LA Daily News
Welcome to Flip-Boom-Bust, the game show that tests your knowledge of reckless government housing policy! Here's your question: Ding! Ding! You're right! Both A and B are correct answers to: “How can the government possibly justify its destructive meddling in the housing market?” On Dec. 16, 2003, President George W. Bush signed the American Dream Downpayment Act , announcing, “We want more people owning their own home.” Standing in front of a wall-size drawing of a house with “A Home of Your Own” written in large, friendly letters across the roof, the president declared that home ownership was “in our national interest.” The down payment aid was one of many bipartisan efforts to fuel easy credit for home buying. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via Mortgage News Daily
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are now ten cities that have a population of greater than 1 million with California and Texas each home to three of these cities. San Jose, CA has now been added to the top 10 most populous cities, which also includes Los Angeles and San Diego. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Counterpunch
Jay Shafer got the attention of the US in 2007 with an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show to promote his "tiny house" idea. He was living alone deep in the country in a 9-square metre wooden house on wheels, full of ingenious ideas. Comment?
Thursday | via MarketWatch
The fact that "Generation Rent" - 25- to 34-year-olds in the U.S. - isn't getting off the fence when it comes to buying homes has been well documented. Even with near record-low interest rates, just 38% of this cohort - also known as millennials - owned homes in 2012, according to CoreLogic, compared with nearly 52% of the same age group in 1980, when mortgage rates were in the double digits. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Daily Herald
There's plenty you can do to affect how much money you make on a home sale or spend on a purchase, according to Consumer Reports' recent survey of real estate pros. In a typical transaction, the money you stand to gain from making smart moves -- or lose from making poor ones--can be substantial, from 11 percent to 20 percent of a home's value, according to the survey. Comment?
Thursday | via Data Storage Today
Ellie Mae Named Winner of Tech & Innovation Award -- San Francisco Business Times recognizes Ellie Mae in Enterprise category for its Encompass all-in-one mortgage management solution. solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, has been honored with a Tech & Innovation Award by the San Francisco Business Times. Comment?
19 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Monty and Mavis, who wish to retire early, built their wealth the old-fashioned way, by spending a lot less than they made. Gino Donato for the Globe and Mail Monty and Mavis, who wish to retire early, built their wealth the old-fashioned way, by spending a lot less than they made. Comment?
20 min ago | via HeraldSun.com
She lives in the home her parents owned, which was built in 1974. This fall, volunteers will pitch in to help update and renovate her home, which was selected for the annual Fix-A-Home project spearheaded by the Greater Chapel Hill Association of REALTORS. Comment?
21 min ago | via Patch.com
Zillow is teaming up with "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to boost one lucky winner's down payment on a new house by $25,000. To enter, fill out a short entry form describing "what home means to you." Comment?
25 min ago | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
When it comes to expertise in the San Diego real estate market, few top Jim Carmichael. He grew up in San Diego and has spent the past 35 years in the real estate industry, focusing on East County communities. Comment?
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