Monterey Park Real Estate News
Thursday Apr 16 | via LA Daily News
Some green shoots finally sprouted in Southern California's housing market in March, as sales increased 11 percent from a year earlier and the median price hit its highest level in more than seven years, a market tracker said Thursday. Last month, sales of new and previously owned houses and condominiums in the six-county region rose from 17,638 in March 2013 to 19,603, the company said - a jump of 44 percent from February's 13,650. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. The Federal Reserve said Monday it is seeking feedback on the details of a program it plans to use to help control short-term interest rates. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via Credit.com
In most of the country, you can afford a median-priced home if you make the median household income in that area. That is completely untrue in San Francisco. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via American Reporter
Readers who see three YouTube videos on our front page this past week must be curious. Has The Americzan Reporter become tabloid? Is the editor out of his mind? There is a simple explanation, and it is a news-related one. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via The LookOut news
With tens of millions of dollars collected each year in hotel taxes, Santa Monica officials are looking closely at the estimated 1,700 units now being rented as illegal short-term vacation rentals that don't pay the taxes levied on traditional hotels, motels, inns and bed-and-breakfast establishments. Airbnb, one of the most popular sites for such rentals, has agreed to begin charging Malibu's 12 percent hotel tax on April 20 on behalf of the residents there who rent their homes for short-term stays, the Los Angeles Times reported. Comment?
Saturday | via Daily Kos
As Capital & Main explained : "It happens every spring: The start of baseball season and the Chamber of Commerce's assault on legislation designed to improve the lives of Californians - many of them our most vulnerable residents." This time, The California Chamber of Commerce put Assembly Bill 244 on their "Jobs Killer" list. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via WTVM
Are you considering selling your house this spring? Trulia is out with a list of hot and not so hot cities for home sales. The real estate website Trulia looked at the number of homes for sale on Feb. 5 and then the number still on the market April 5 and here's what they found. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via American Thinker
On April 15 Tax Day, Americans paid about the same amount of income tax as total student loans outstanding. The St. Louis Federal Reserve on the same day published a report titled ' Student Loan Delinquency: A Big Problem Getting Worse? ' The Fed has determined that of the $1.3 trillion in non-bankruptcy-dischargeable student loans, the delinquency rate for students in repayment is over 27 percent. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Huntington News
U.S. home prices have recently enjoyed a modest to strong rebound, rising by an average of 0.6% nationwide, according to FNC's Residential Price Indexa , released on Thursday, April 16, 2015. This increase in home prices marks a sharp reversal in the downward spiral of price trends over the past five to six months. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Pleasanton Weekly
With the spring home-selling season off to a robust start, California's drought appears to be having little impact on buyers and sellers who continue to close pricey deals with multiple offers. "Quite frankly, people are so interested in a home they like that the drought is not a major concern," one Realtor says. Comment?
8 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
WARWICK – Realtor Jen DiCostanzo recently joined the Green Team Home Selling System, a full-service real estate brokerage at 7 Main St. Amodeo, of LaGrange, has worked with M&T for five years. Comment?
12 min ago | via Reuters
Asking prices for homes on sale in England and Wales hit an all-time in the month to early April, pushed up by a fall in the number of properties on the market, property website Rightmove said on Monday. The numbers echo other surveys which have suggested that house price growth in Britain is picking up again after slowing last year when regulators introduced tougher mortgage rules. Comment?
53 min ago | via Scoop
"With price rises at just 0.1 percent over the last year, the Reserve Bank must reduce its Official Cash Rate next week. It is well past time it did so," says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg. Comment?
54 min ago | via Scoop
Today's record low inflation figure of 0.1 percent for the year to March 2015, well below the Reserve Bank's target band, gives the Bank scope to cut the Official Cash Rate later this month but it is unlikely to given National's failure to address Auckland's housing crisis, the Green Party said. A lower Official Cash Rate would likely to lead to lower domestic interest rates which would lower the costs of borrowing to help businesses, exporters, and those with mortgages. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Insurance News Net
The Residential Senior Care Franchises industry has experienced strong growth during the past five years. The industry, which provides residential and personal-care services for elderly individuals who are unable to fully care for themselves, has boomed on account of the aging population and the growing need for dementia care for seniors with memory impairment. Comment?
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