Menlo Park Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Menlo Park, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
13 hrs ago | via Palo Alto Weekly
East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged them to organize. Comment?
Monday | via San Mateo Daily Journal
While considering affordable housing needs in Belmont, one councilman is seeking a creative way to assist teachers and also city employees increasingly finding themselves deemed low-income earners. Councilman Charles Stone proposed city officials take a look at four consecutive properties along El Camino Real and Hill Street purchased with redevelopment agency funds. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Almanac
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 Jan 21 | via Inside Bay Area
A former FBI employee and his wife were sentenced to 90 days in prison plus six months monitoring and 200 hours of community service for bank fraud, the United States Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Charles Espinel, 61, and Jeannette Espinel, 59, of Daly City, were both originally charged in June, with one count of bank fraud, according to the DOJ. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Daily Camera
The county's home prices blasted through the roof in April, as the median price of a single-family home hit a record $921,000, a new report revealed. The price was up 24 percent from April 2004 and eclipsed the previous record set in March of $896,000, according to the San Mateo County Association of Realtors. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via OpEdNews
Homeowner's Associations, created by deed provisions to serve homeowners in condominium developments, are often at odds with individual owners of units. Just last week, news out of New York reported that an HOA was suing a homeowner for parking his own pickup truck in his own driveway. Comment?
Yesterday | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter. Some residents are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the Denver officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl who police say hit an officer with a stolen car. Comment?
Yesterday | via CNN
That's according to a new report from RealtyTrac, which estimates that 7.3 million so-called "boomerang buyers" will return to the U.S. housing market over the next eight years. Foreclosures and short sales skyrocketed after 2007 during the darkest years of the financial crisis and Great Recession. Comment?
Sunday Jan 25 | via Seeking Alpha
Royal Bank of Canada just announced another big move into the US. In a deal expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2015, Royal is acquiring City National Bank, a California-based full-service bank catering to high net worth clients across a wide variety of industries. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via National Mortgage News
Rising home prices have helped the nation's homeowners by increasing equity and lifting more of them out of 'underwater' mortgage situations - where the combined loan amount owed is higher than the home's estimated market worth. According to a new report released today by RealtyTrac Inc., a California-based real estate data firm, the number of properties in the United States that were 'seriously underwater,' that is, where the loan amount owed is at least 25 percent higher than the home's market value, dropped to 13 percent at the end of 2014. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
As the key spring homeselling season approaches, buyers are finding deals on new houses as builders focus on boosting revenue. Dwayne Saunders purchased a house in Eastvale, Calif., in December, paying $450,000 after builder D.R. Horton Inc. cut the price by 4.5%, threw in a washer-dryer and covered his closing costs. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
The business of bundling riskier U.S. mortgages into bonds without government backing is gearing up for a comeback. Just don't call it subprime. Comment?
18 min ago | via Daily Business Review
The heat has returned to the Miami's real estate market. Construction for over 300 new residential towers are in the pipeline and business is booming. Comment?
19 min ago | via Al Bawaba
When looking for a real estate agent you can trust, the first thing to take note of is their license and other credentials. Overestimating the selling price for a property is one of the oldest tricks in the real estate agent's book. Comment?
23 min ago | via WAVE-TV Louisville
Two suspected drug mules from Michigan and an Oldham County mortgage broker all busted at a local mall with thousands in cash and illegal prescription pills meant for Kentuckiana streets. Comment?
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