Palm Desert Real Estate News
Friday Apr 17 | via WebWire
With the Buying Season normally starting in March of each year, March 2015 numbers are up almost 6% over last year's numbers. Corelogic Dataquick just reported March 2015 numbers and they are looking pretty good for anyone looking to put their home on the market soon. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via The Press-Enterprise
Reps. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, and Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, joined Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., in sponsoring the "Ending Taxpayer Subsidies for Yachts Act," which eliminates a tax provision allowing yacht owners to write off their mortgage interest payments if they claim their yachts as second homes. "This is a commonsense bill that closes a tax loophole so that middle-class families no longer subsidize yachts for the ultra-wealthy," Aguilar said in a news release." Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via Patch.com
When the music starts Friday for the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, it'll mark the official start of an annual event that has become one of the region's most important financial boons. The sold-out festival will be held at the Empire Polo Club Friday through Sunday and again April 17-19, with the same lineup performing both weekends. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via WebWire
In 2015 Riverside County has seen a steady decline in foreclosure activity for area homes. The numbers have not been at this low level since 2006 which was just prior to the ramp up to prices when homes were increasing in value month over month. Comment?
Saturday Mar 28 | via Hesperia Star
A recent report from the California Rental Price Monitor revealed that the state's rental growth has outpaced the rest of the U.S. every month for the last year. But for the High Desert rental market, where rates have been traditionally low, the Victor Valley continues to be one of the least expensive places to live in the Golden State. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
California's housing prices plummeted after the bubble burst in 2008 , but now are approaching levels not seen since the market's height-especially along the Southern California coast and around San Francisco Bay. This has reignited the perennial question: What should policy makers do to promote "affordable" housing? Earlier this month, the state Supreme Court heard arguments in a Northern California case that could have statewide impact, given that it ponders the constitutionality of one way officials promote the construction of lower-cost housing. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
Seven years after the housing bubble popped, there are still homeowners who owe the bank more than their house is worth. But rising prices have put many long-term homeowners in the comfortable ranks of the "equity rich." Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Bloomberg
In the aftermath of the housing crisis, it seemed like millennials might give up on homeownership in favor of a lifetime spent renting squalid apartments in gentrifying urban centers. Fears of that grim scenario have mostly passed, and it's not uncommon to hear of young faces at open houses, or to read surveys in which renters say they're finally ready to fork over a down payment. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via Inside Bay Area
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider how far cities can go in trying to provide more affordable housing across the state as housing prices and rents continue to soar. In a challenge to San Jose's five-year-old affordable housing ordinance, the state's high court will hold arguments in Los Angeles in a case that tests a policy tool now in place in cities stretching from Santa Monica to Napa. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via Inside Bay Area
The statewide housing crunch is raising prices and putting lower income groups into deeper financial straits as they attempt to keep up with housing costs, according to a new state report. "California's High Housing Costs: Causes and Consequences," released March 17 by the state Legislative Analyst's Office, examines the shortage of housing and says the state needs to revamp policies to build several hundred thousand new dwellings. Comment?
7 min ago | via WINK-TV Fort Myers
CAPE CORAL, Fla,. - Southwest Florida is all about giving back to our community, and Saturday began a very important project. Comment?
15 min ago | via Sun-Star
SOME 500 families now occupy their new homes in a 6.5-hectare relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City. The families are part of the 1,200 identified beneficiaries of the City Government's housing project for residents living along the Mahiga Creek and Butuanon River. Comment?
17 min ago | via Bangor Daily News
A bill meant to help municipal governments in Maine more quickly deal with abandoned and blighted properties is picking up solid support in the Legislature. The measure, LD 1203 , sponsored by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, is scheduled for a work session and possible vote before the Legislature's Judiciary Committee on Monday, April 27. "Because of abandoned properties in my hometown, we are faced with blight, public safety hazards, theft, vandalism, and demolition costs at the taxpayers' expense," Libby said in a prepared statement. Comment?
37 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
This spring will be a good time to buy or sell a home. But life isn't perfect, so expect to run into a couple of hurdles, especially if you are a buyer. Comment?
54 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Century 21 Signature Properties is proud to announce the addition of another experienced real estate sales professional to its team. Nicole Mello joins Century 21 Signature Properties from a local independent firm. Comment?
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