Portola Valley Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Portola Valley, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
11 hrs ago | via Press-Telegram
The war was over and the fruit of the boom could be seen playing in huge numbers outdoors in the new parks and schools and streets of the great expansion of Long Beach's eastern end. On and around my block in Los Altos, we had 22 kids who were my same age, plus or minus three years. 1 comment
Wednesday Feb 25 | 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?
Friday | 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 Feb 26 | 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 Feb 26 | 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 Feb 25 | 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?
7 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
If it were true that without debt there'd be no money, then it would be impossible to have an economy where there was money but no debt. In fact such an economy is perfectly possible. Comment?
33 min ago | via Hot Air
We've had far too much depressing news this week, so it's time for something good. And by something good, I mean something great . Comment?
46 min ago | via Dominion Post
Dream home: Lee and Andrew Cameron built a home in the Mangatarere Valley west of Carterton and planned to retire there, then pass the equity on to their two children. A Wairarapa couple have spent two years cut off from their home, land and retirement dreams by a dam project. Comment?
50 min ago | via Lucianne.com
Don't let your jaw drop too far, this fundamental change is not just happening in college application processes. This exact same methodology is also being applied to Credit Scores for home mortgages and car loans. Comment?
57 min ago | via The Cyprus Weekly
Based on market records of previous years, normal transactions for Cyprus reach about 10,000 per year. With that in mind, it is expected that transactions in 2015 will be in the region of 50% to 60% of normal years. Comment?
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