Portola Valley Real Estate News
Yesterday | via Patch.com
Why do sales numbers rise while time on the market decreases in April? Let's explore a few Portola Valley real estate trends. Several trends are happening in the real estate market in Portola Valley, one of the most noticeable being the speed at which homes sell in the month of April. Comment?
22 hrs ago | 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 | 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?
Yesterday | via Mortgage News Daily
Hundreds of capital markets folks have returned, bleary-eyed, to their roosts around the country. Unfortunately, as Cantor Fitzgerald's Dave Gottfried aptly phrased it, New York is a "world class city with developing country airports." Comment?
Yesterday | 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?
10 hrs ago | 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?
Yesterday | 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?
Saturday May 16 | via The Orange County Register
Not so long ago, Orange County was a comparatively affordable place to buy a home. Not anymore. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Chronicle Herald
Just when I thought I knew everything about selling a home, I learn something new. A week ago I read a great story in Consumer Reports about how to make your home more saleable. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Chronicle Herald
For a homeowner who has decided to sell, it can be a stressful time - prep work, cosmetic fixes and making sure the home is clean and ready for viewing. I do realize there are many people who sell without using a Realtor and many more who do not use a home stager, but imagine the advantages and possibilities? Home stagers are contacted by Realtors to look at the homes they attempting to sell. Comment?
25 min ago | via The Washington Post
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. A first-quarter economic chill won't deter the Federal Reserve from its plan to raise interest rates this year, Chair Janet Yellen said, assuring investors that the pace of subsequent tightening will be gradual. Comment?
43 min ago | via Sunday Herald
FUND manager James Anderson, who runs the 3.7 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, has warned there continues to be "unjustified greed" in a banking sector that has shown little appetite for change. FUND manager James Anderson, who runs the 3.7 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, has warned there continues to be \"unjustified greed\" in a banking sector that has shown little appetite for change. Comment?
43 min ago | via Sunday Herald
Nationwide building society's chief executive Graham Beale is to retire next year after reporting record profits of 1.2billion, rising market share at the expense of the banks, and a 500m planned investment in its branch network. Nationwide building society's chief executive Graham Beale is to retire next year after reporting record profits of 1.2billion, rising market share at the expense of the banks, and a 500m planned investment in its branch network. Comment?
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