Mountain View Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Mountain View, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Tuesday Nov 18 | via The Dollar Stretcher
We all know that when it comes to real estate, nothing trumps location. And when it comes to location, California is home to the most expensive average home prices in the nation. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Milpitas Post
The average sale price of a single-family home in Santa Clara County in October was up 12.5 percent and the average condo price was up about 9.9 percent year-over-year, according to MLSListings statistics. In October the average sale price of single-family homes was $1,163,065, up from $1,017,541 in October 2013. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via GlobeNewswire
The Bank's members re-elected Scott C. Syphax to a public interest nonmember independent director position. Mr. Syphax is president and chief executive officer of Nehemiah Corporation of America, Sacramento, California. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via San Jose Mercury News
California housing affordability remained in check in the third quarter of 2014 due to lower interest rates and smaller home price gains, according to the California Association of Realtors. Affordability even improved in some high-cost counties in the San Francisco Bay region during the July-September period of this year. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via GlobeSt.com
Apartment properties in Silicon Valley are benefiting from strong job growth in the technology sector and high home values continue to soar, according to a recent report from Marcus & Millichap . San Jose is the first large metropolitan area to record a median household income above $100,000 per year, a major milestone and testament to how much tech firms are willing to pay for talented workers. Comment?
29 min ago | via Business Wire
Loan limits were increased in Monterey, Napa, San Diego, and Ventura counties: "C.A.R. applauds the FHFA for retaining the existing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conforming loan limits, and even raising the limit in some California counties," said 2015 C.A.R. President Chris Kutzkey. "The FHFA recognizes that home prices have risen significantly in California, especially in high-cost coastal areas, where lowering the loan limits would have hurt the housing recovery." Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Deseret News
If you're considering refinancing your mortgage, you're likely to be looking for the lowest possible mortgage refinance rate. Before you start shopping around for the lowest rates, you should establish your objectives and prepare your finances to improve your chances of qualifying for the lowest interest rate. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Los Angeles Times
The number of Southern California homes bought for $2 million or more in recent months is the highest on record. Above, Rafael Lopez, left, and his wife, Jacqueline, step out of a model luxury home in Irvine's Orchard Hills community. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via CBS Local
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Thursday Nov 20 | via Renewable Energy News
Earlier this year, the state of California announced a $10 million loan-loss reserve to solve the Federal Housing Finance Agency's severe restrictions on using property-tax based financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy on residential property. It's a great concept, but evidence from on of California's best property assessed clean energy programs suggests the reserve should be three times larger, at a minimum. Comment?
58 min ago | via The Age
Local shares are set to open flat ahead of the hype-fuelled initial public offering of Medibank. What you need2know: SPI futures down 5 pts at 5349 AUD at 86.11 US cents, 101.84 Japanese yen, 69.25 Euro cents and 54.85 British pence On Wall St in late trade, S&P 500 +0.2%, Dow +0.05%, Nasdaq +0.28% In Europe, Euro Stoxx 50 +06%, FTSE -0.3%, CAC +0.5%, DAX +0.5% Spot gold down 0.3% to $US1197.93 an ounce Iron ore inches 0.2% higher to $US70.42 per metric tonne Brent oil down 0.8% to $US79.75 per barrel What's on today Australia speech by Reserve Bank deputy governor Philip Lowe; US economic growth, home prices, consumer confidence: Euro zone OECD economic outlook. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Reuters
BARCELONA/LONDON, November 24 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Portugal-based Caixa Economica Montepio Geral's Long-term Issuer Default Rating at 'BB', Support Rating at '3' and Support Rating Floor at 'BB'. Fitch has also affirmed Montepio's Viability Rating at 'b+'. Comment?
16 min ago | via Vancouver Sun
Pat Quinn gets inducted into the Canucks' Ring of Honour on April 13. See photos of the legendary coach and GM through the years. Whistler couple Norm and Natasha Strim's little gourmet condiment business Nonna Pia pays off on Dragons' Den. Comment?
22 min ago | via The Chronicle Herald
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said there is a modest amount of overvaluation in the country's housing markets, however other risk factors such was overheating, price acceleration, and overbuilding are not present. In its house price analysis and assessment Monday, CMHC said overall, Canadian housing markets are "broadly consistent with underlying demographic and economic factors such as employment and interest rates." Comment?
25 min ago | via KTVN Reno
A new report finds the number of Southern California homes bought for $2 million or more in recent months is the highest on record. The Los Angeles Times cites figures from CoreLogic DataQuick that show a record 1,431 homes worth $2 million or more were sold in the six-county region during the third quarter. Comment?
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