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1 hr ago | via West Linn Tidings
It may seem like the size of your home is the be-all and end-all of your home's value. But there are many other factors that come into play when determining the listing price of a particular home. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via Business Wire
Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 376,480 units in November, according to information collected by C.A.R. from more than 90 local REALTORA associations and MLSs statewide. Sales in November were down 5.3 percent from a revised 397,400 in October and down 3.4 percent from a revised 389,580 in November 2013. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Bennington Banner
This Monday, July 14, 2014 file photo shows a home for sale in Alameda, Calif. A booming economy has minted crowds of would-be homebuyers, drawn by low interest rates and pushed by rising rents, but the latest home sales report shows they're stuck once again in a competitive market marked by bidding wars and all-cash buyers, pushing prices ever higher. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Campbell Reporter
Simone Underwood, with her son, Aiden, 9, go for a walk near their apartment in a small affordable apartment complex owned by the Community Working Group in Palo Alto, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. For Simone, the most important thing is to take care of her son. Comment?
Yesterday | via SFGate
Bay Area home sales plummeted last month to their lowest level for the month of November since 2008, largely the result of falling inventories and a calendar quirk, according to a report issued Tuesday by CoreLogic DataQuick. The incredible shrinking supply of homes on the market is creating a vicious cycle in which would-be sellers are reluctant to list their homes because they are afraid they won't be able to buy another one. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
An opposite day version of Christmas comes early to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development , as community groups in several cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston will present local HUD officials with their "Grinch of the Year" award for refusing to fix a controversial program that auctions off the ownership of homes of troubled borrowers, which the advocates say is driving foreclosures. The community groups are calling for changes to the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program, created in 2012 by the Federal Housing Administration. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via Business Wire
Designed to ... )--Fifth Third Bancorp today announced the appointment of Katherine B. Blackburn, executive vice president of the Cincinnati Bengals, to the Bancorp Board o... )--The Maryland Health Care Commission has recognized Cigna as the top-performing Preferred Provider Organization-type plan in 2014, based on f... )--Hershey is the first to bring a 3-D chocolate candy printing exhibit to the public. Comment?
Tuesday | via Los Angeles Times
The California Assn. of Realtors is predicting prices will grow 5.2% statewide next year, the slowest pace since 2011. Comment?
Monday | via News Max
California's Department of Motor Vehicles is bracing for a massive increase in demand when it begins issuing driver's licenses to illegal immigrants starting Jan. 2. The agency has hired close to 900 new workers, expanded its hours and opened four new field offices in order to deal with the more than 1 million applications that are expected from illegals. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation authorizing the change in October 2013, and since then, state officials have been urging residents who are illegally in the country to apply for driver's licenses. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via San Bernardino County Sun
First-time home buyers have caught a break, thanks to a 3 percent down payment program re-introduced by mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. They have accepted 5 percent down payments but larger ones have been the general rule since funky mortgages issued during the last decade helped trigger the Great Recession. Comment?
5 min ago | via FindLaw
The plaintiff, Noroton Properties, LLC, appeals from the judgment of the trial court, rendered after a trial to the court, in favor of the defendant, Sherif M. Lawendy, in this action to foreclose a commercial mortgage. The court concluded that the plaintiff failed to prove that the defendant was in default of the mortgage note and, accordingly, declined to award the plaintiff an appraisal fee, a title search fee, late fees, default interest, or attorney's fees. Comment?
Saturday Dec 13 | via Pocono Record
Dear Avid Reader : It is absolutely not a requisite that you have bad credit to get a secured credit card. But if you don't have bad credit, then I don't see any reason to get a secured card. Comment?
22 min ago | via Utah Business
The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index decreased 0.2 percent from October to November on a non-seasonally adjusted basis. The index has increased 0.5 percent since this same time last year. Comment?
22 min ago | via The Washington Post
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd. and 15 peers have rallied an average of 48 percent this year in China, after losing about one-third over the previous four years. Chinese banks listed in Hong Kong have gained 13 percent. Comment?
23 min ago | via Inman News
Southern California's amazingly hot real estate market of 2013 and 2014 produced many listings with multiple offers. For a while, in fact, multiple offers were the norm. Comment?
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