Moraga Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Moraga, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
12 hrs ago | via ClayCord.com
Column: East Bay Real Estate with Nancy Bennett - Leaves Are Changing.Just Like Today's East Bay Real Estate Market Real estate markets often evolve with each season, and here in the Bay Area this phenomenon is happening right now. It's almost October and home values are leveling off in Claycord and beyond. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via SFGate
Today I have answers to reader questions on putting a new spouse on title to a home and California's new paid sick-leave law, plus an update on the state's Medi-Cal estate-recovery bill. Q: Julie B. asks, "I own and reside in a house in El Cerrito, which I bought by myself and am the sole title holder. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Pleasanton Weekly
Luxury home sales and the median sale price in the East Bay continued to rise last month with sales jumping more than 29% from a year ago, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the Bay Area's leading provider of luxury real estate services. The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service data of all homes sold for more than $1 million last month in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Comment?
Monday Sep 15 | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A Contra Costa County man accused of defrauding homeowners in California and elsewhere has been convicted in federal court in Sacramento for his role in a multimillion-dollar foreclosure rescue scheme. After a one-day bench trial, U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley on Monday found 46-year-old Alan Tikal of Brentwood guilty of 11 counts of mail fraud and one count of money laundering, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office news release. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via SiliconValley.com
The Bay Area's housing market is cooling off after a red-hot spring and summer, according to an August sales report released Thursday by real estate information company CoreLogic DataQuick. Steady price increases have made the region one of the hottest markets in the nation, but sales have been constrained by a lack of inventory. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via RecordNET
Returns on single-family home rentals in San Joaquin County, as well as much of California, are relatively poor because of strong median home prices, RealtyTrac Inc. reported today. In comparing gross returns on rental homes in nearly 600 U.S. counties, based on median prices for a three-bedroom home and fair market rents, San Joaquin County stands in the lower third of the rankings, 453rd, and its 6.8 percent gross yield is well below the national average 9 percent return. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via The Las Vegas Sun
A federal judge could rule Wednesday on a bankruptcy exit plan for Stockton, an inland port city in California that in 2012 became the largest city in the U.S. to file for Chapter 9 protection before Detroit filed last year. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein has scheduled a hearing in Sacramento in a trial that has lasted more than four months. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
This year, for the first time, the Chinese surpassed Canadians as the top investors in American residential real estate. According to the National Association of Realtors , during the 12-month period that ended in March, investors from China invested $22 billion into the U.S. housing market. Comment?
Tuesday | via GlobeNewswire
CARETS, a service that tracks real estate activity in the Multiple Listing Service for Southern California, reports that in August 2014, an average sold home in Pasadena closed escrow at $1,099,000 at $506 per square foot. On average, single family houses sold at 100% of asking price. Comment?
Tuesday | via National Mortgage News
Your Staff Should Look Like Your Customer Base: Capital One's Grace Huebscher Given the customer base in the banking industry, success depends on embracing diversity, says Grace Huebscher, who heads multifamily finance for Capital One. Edward J. DeMarco, who worked to shrink Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as their U.S. overseer after the 2008 financial crisis, started a new job this week: senior fellow at the Milken Institute's Center for Financial Markets. Comment?
5 min ago | via WTOP-FM Washington
Consumers tend to regard the offer of "free" stuff suspiciously, and rightly so, especially when it relates to credit cards. In the past, companies that have offered free credit scores or free credit reports have enrolled unsuspecting consumers into monthly programs that charged fees. Comment?
6 min ago | via WTOP-FM Washington
Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark. The couple had pleaded guilty in March, admitting that they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans. Comment?
6 min ago | via Carlsbad Current-Argus
The European Central Bank plans to start buying a type of bonds known as asset-backed securities. The move is aimed at spurring bank lending to companies and getting a slack economy moving again. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WITN
AP "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice and her husband Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice walk out of a Garden State federal courthouse The pair, accused of using phony documents to get million of dollars in mortgages and loans, pleaded guilty to several counts of fraud in March. According to NBC, the case stems from the couple's 2010 bankruptcy filing, which they abandoned after Joe Giudice pleaded the Fifth Amendment when questioned about hiding assets and income. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Local TV Station KTVZ
The suspect in the killing of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was asked this week by reporters: "Why Beverly?" Authorities have said they believe Lewis was a stranger to Carter, 49, whose body was found Tuesday in a shallow grave near Cabot, about 20 miles northeast of central Little Rock, Arkansas. "I work as a team with my daughter. Comment?
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