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Friday May 22 | via East Bay Express
Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. A federal grand jury has opened a criminal probe into the cozy relationship between PG&E and the state agency that was supposed to regulate it - the California Public Utilities Commission , the Chron $ reports. As part of the probe, investigators served search warrants on the homes of former CPUC chair Michael Peevey and ex-PG&E executive Brian Cherry. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
April home sales in the Bay Area increased 13.5 percent from March totals and 2.4 percent from April 2014 sales. The 7,778 new and existing houses and condominiums sold in the region's nine counties is the second highest April total since 2006, only trailing April 2013, when 7,801 homes sold. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via The Campbell Reporter
A for-sale sign is posted in front of a home for sale on Feb. 23, 2015, in San Rafael. How high does this ladder stretch? With spring buyers vying for a limited number of properties, the median price for Santa Clara County homes reached yet another all-time high in April, climbing to $905,000. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via San Jose Mercury News
A for-sale sign is posted in front of a home for sale on Feb. 23, 2015, in San Rafael. April home sales in the Bay Area increased 13.5 percent from March totals and 2.4 percent from April 2014 sales. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Vallejo Times-Herald
Mina Diaz will have two things to celebrate at Diaz & Loera Centro Latino's party Sunday afternoon: One year of serving the community and receiving United Way of the Bay Area's 'Achieve Award.” “We're very excited that United Way considered the centro and what they do for this award,” Diaz said by phone on Wednesday. “I'm humbled and honored to receive this and I'm blessed that I work with a wonderful group of volunteers that really, really care about Vallejo.” The award, which the center received Friday, serves to cap off a year that Diaz and others have worked to keep the center running and thriving. Comment?
Friday | 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?
Friday May 22 | via Banker & Tradesman
A new report from real estate data collector RealtyTrac shows U.S. foreclosure filings were up 3 percent in April compared with March and up 9 percent from the same time last year, reaching their highest levels in over a year. The U.S. foreclosure rate in April was one in every 1,049 housing units with a foreclosure filing, according to RealtyTrac. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Monterey County Herald
The University Village Apartments, an affordable housing development off Second Avenue in Marina, are under contruction in March 2014. Monterey >> Rising home prices so far this year have kept Monterey County home affordability at near-record lows, contributing to an increase in rents. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Palo Alto Weekly
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 May 20 | via JD Supra
Policyholders seeking insurance funds to settle a case often face an insurer's demand that some amount should be allocated to uncovered claims or parties. The issue arises often under directors and officers liability policies, when settlements resolve the liability of covered directors and the uncovered company. Comment?
40 min ago | via Alabama Live
Marshall County residential sales in April up 3% from prior month. Housing Inventory now down 6% from April 2010 peak. Comment?
43 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong, tables the budget in the Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C., Tuesday February 17, 2015 as Premier Christy Clark looks on. B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong, tables the budget in the Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C., Tuesday February 17, 2015 as Premier Christy Clark looks on. Comment?
46 min ago | via Phoenix Real Estate Guy
I recently went to lunch with a friend who is a former client. He asked me what home remodeling projects and upgrades he should do to his Chandler home. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Chronicle Herald
While Halifax experienced a buyers' market for home sales in April, the Conference Board of Canada is warning the trend may end soon. because we think the economy is going to improve in Halifax, " Robin Wiebe, senior economist for the Conference Board of Canada, said in an interview Monday. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Los Angeles Times
Opposition candidate Andrzej Duda celebrates with supporters his victory as first exit polls in the presidential runoff voting are announced in Warsaw on May 24. Opposition candidate Andrzej Duda celebrates with supporters his victory as first exit polls in the presidential runoff voting are announced in Warsaw on May 24. The old and the young joined forces in Poland to hand a surprising victory to conservative populist Andrzej Duda, whose presidential campaign promises included rolling back the retirement age and wresting control of domestic economic matters from the European Union. Comment?
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