Palo Alto Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Palo Alto, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday | via Patch.com
The San Jose metro area has transformed from a small farming community with vast amounts of land, to the thriving high tech hub with a housing shortage that it is today. But how bad is that housing shortage, really? Well, the San Jose metro area's city of Mountain View serves as an example of just how dire things have gotten. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via MarketWatch
The $750,000-to-$1 million price range is the hottest part of the housing market, according to data released Monday . But what $1 million buys you in, say, San Francisco, is a lot different from what it can purchase in Peoria, Ill. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via Patch.com
The housing market in Woodside is unique among markets in many other Silicon Valley cities and towns. With a median household income of $171,126 and a median family income of $196,505, this town of about 5,200 residents is consistently ranked as one of the wealthiest in the United States. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via Seattle Times
With spring approaching, houses are hitting the market. That means would-be buyers can expect to see an increase in open houses, when real-estate agents allow prospective buyers to tour a home, usually within days after it's been listed for sale. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
With new numbers released Wednesday showing that the number of existing homes sold in January in the East Bay, South Bay and Peninsula saw double-digit drops to levels not reached in years, thanks to the dearth of houses on the market, Firoozi can finally breathe easy and enjoy the Saratoga home she was finally able to snag. “Over the past two years, the prices kept going up significantly and we felt like we were falling further and further behind,” said Firoozi. Comment?
Yesterday | via 13WHAM
The truck driver who police said caused a train crash in California earlier this week has been released from jail. LOS ANGELES -- It looked hot when Lupita Nyong'o wore it Oscar night. Comment?
Thursday | via GuruFocus.com
U.S. luxury home builder, Toll Brothers Inc. , is said to have reported a 78% jump on higher home sales and prices. The largest U.S. luxury-home builder has earned quarterly profits more than the expected estimates. Comment?
Thursday | via My Mother Lode
A proposed $75-dollar fee on real estate transaction documents would go towards developing affordable housing for lower income California residents. It's part of a proposal introduced yesterday by Democratic Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via San Diego Source
A lot of folks around the country laugh at California because of its virulent anti-business attitude, environmental insanity and being known as "the land of the fruits and nuts." Yet they fail to see that California is a most incredible economic machine and a demographic powerhouse. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Wichita Eagle
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced a proposal Wednesday to expand affordable housing in California by charging a $75 fee to record some real estate documents. The San Diego Democrat's plan would send cities hundreds of millions of dollars for development benefiting poor and middle-class Californians. Comment?
2 min ago | via South China Morning Post
That was the stark message to potential homebuyers dished out by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah yesterday. Meanwhile, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said the measures were needed to protect the city's financial system should interest rates rise. Comment?
17 min ago | via Newberry Observer
South Carolina State Housing will be the topic of discussion this week. Clayton Ingram, director, Marketing and Communication, will focus attention on Housing Opportunities for buying or assistance keeping a home; programs to create opportunities to buy affordable housing, and SC HELP, the foreclosure prevention program. Comment?
18 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
The Block NZ 2012 winner Ben Crawford and his girlfriend Kylie are building their dream home. Share their proud moments and pitfalls here every week. Comment?
32 min ago | via Examiner.com
Wish you had taken better care of your credit ? Shopping for an interest rate will make your head ache if you missed a car payment or overlooked paying your Capital One card. Even if your accountant is Mr. Creative, or you can't wait to spend Granny's inheritance as down payment on a home, it is not going to help you receive a better interest rate if your credit is compromised.. Comment?
40 min ago | via Planetizen
The rise of shale oil in Alberta over the past decade has made Calgary one of the most vibrant cities on the continent. But with oil slumping around $50 per barrel, the fortunes of an industry town look less rosy. Comment?
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