Menlo Park Real Estate News
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Tuesday Nov 25 | via Contra Costa Times
Sorry, we can't have it all. Even in San Mateo County, one of the most desirable places to live in the U.S., there are limits. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Pacifica Tribune
Congratulations to the environmentalists who won their election races last week: Sue Digre and John Keener, Pacifica City Council; Nicole David and Captain Tom Mattusch, San Mateo County Harbor Commission. Ever since scientists showed the endocrine-system-disrupting effects of the industrial chemical BPA, manufacturers have discontinued its use in water bottles, baby bottle, and binkies. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Investor's Business Daily
Homeownership is unaffordable in some of the biggest and most popular U.S. cities. So says the new edition of an annual study that looks at how the cost of buying a home stacks up against income and expenses in various metro areas. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via Business Journal
The Silicon Valley cities of Los Altos, Saratoga, Redwood City and Los Gatos all rank among the top five most expensive U.S. housing markets, according to a new report. Coldwell Banker Real Estate studied 51,000 four-bedroom, two-bathroom homes in 2,000 cities across the country, which pinpointed a total of seven Bay Area cities among the 10 priciest markets nationwide. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 12 | via Palo Alto Weekly
It's no secret that property on the Midpeninsula costs a pretty penny. A one-bedroom condominium in Palo Alto was recently listed for more than a million dollars. Comment?
Wednesday | via Business Wire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Names 2015 Affordable Housing Advisory Council Members to Represent Hawaii, Idaho, and Montana; Oregon and Utah Representatives Named Chair and Vice Chair )--The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle today announced the appointments of Michelle Griffith of Ketchum, Idaho, and Andrea Davis of Missoula, Montana, to the... )--Fitch Ratings rates Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, California's promissory notes as follows: --$26 million refunding promissory notes 2014... )--Cartera Commerce today released its "Top Three Ways to Shop Smarter" list in an effort to help consumers save money and find the best deals this holiday season. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via Inside Bay Area
Pittsburg has gone through several names and makeovers since it began more than 165 years ago. While it was incorporated in 1903, its beginnings date back to 1849, when Col. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via Business Journal
Pending home sales in California picked up the pace in October and rose for the second straight month, with the trend likely to continue through the rest of the year, according to the California Association of Realtors. Pending home sales, based on signed contracts, rose 2 percent in October from September, the first back-to-back increase since early this year, when pending sales rose for three straight months beginning in January, Los Angeles-based C.A.R. said. Comment?
Sep 10, 2014 | via East Bay Express
Two years ago, during the height of the foreclosure crisis, Attorney General Kamala Harris and the California legislature drafted and passed a series of laws collectively called the Homeowner Bill of Rights. These new laws banned the shady practices banks used to foreclose on people's homes, and provided borrowers with strong protections, including the ability to sue their mortgage servicer to prevent a wrongful foreclosure, and even to obtain damages. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via SiliconValley.com
A for sale sign is posted outside a house in Los Angeles, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. A new report finds the number of Southern California homes bought for $2 million or more in recent months is the highest on record. Comment?
29 min ago | via Reuters
Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and discriminatory lending in the Chicago area. The lawsuit is the latest accusing major banks of biased mortgage lending that harmed major American cities, such as Los Angeles, Miami and Baltimore, and prolonged the nation's housing crisis. Comment?
39 min ago | via Alabama Live
Baldwin County condo sales increase 5.2% in October compared to last year. YTD sales up 1.7%. Comment?
53 min ago | via Cleveland Daily Banner
Local real estate agent Donna Mason believes being thankful and positive has a great impact on the trajectory of a person's life and career all year-round - not just on holidays like Thanksgiving. The Cleveland native recently celebrated 30 years as a Realtor for Bender Realty. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Globe and Mail
Lena and Louis have good jobs and manage their money well. She is 38, he is 39. They have two children, ages 1 and 3. Lena is in the Canadian Armed Forces, while Louis works as a manager. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Scotsman.com
MORTGAGE lenders have trimmed more of their rates to rock bottom lows as the battle for homeowners' business hots up in the run-up to Christmas. On Monday, HSBC will launch its lowest ever five-year fixed-rate mortgage at 2.48 per cent for borrowers with a 40 per cent deposit willing to pay a A 999 upfront fee. Comment?
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