Sacramento Real Estate News
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Tuesday | via Sonoma Index Tribune
To combat air pollution from wood-burning stoves and fireplaces, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is proposing a rule that would phase out burning wood for heat in the Bay Area. Designed to eliminate every wood-burning fireplace within 30 years, the proposal, which will be submitted for vote early June, would have exemptions for households that only have wood as a heat source. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via Sacramento Today
Everywhere you drive in the Sacramento and Roseville area you can't help but see sign twirlers pointing the way to new model homes. I love seeing them after so many years of almost no new homes being built. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Business Journal
Market indicators continue to suggest a downright hot homebuying summer for the Sacramento region, with new home sales, open escrows and median prices all continuing upward in April. From new houses to existing ones at the lower end of the market, the Sacramento region continued the slow, steady simmer of recent months in April. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Realtor Magazine
The spike in foreclosures from the housing crisis led to one of the greatest migrations in U.S. history among minorities and whites that could alter American cities for years to come, according to research from Cornell University, which will be published in the American Sociological Review in June. About 9 million Americans lost their homes to foreclosure in the aftermath of the housing crisis, and the hardest hit were blacks, Latinos, and racially integrated neighborhoods, according to the study. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via Holtville Tribune
Edgar L. Gill Jr, 50, of Elk Grove, has been appointed senior deputy commissioner of the Division of Corporations at the California Department of Business Oversight. Gill has been a senior vice president team lead at U.S. Bank, National Association since 2011. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Daily Herald
There's plenty you can do to affect how much money you make on a home sale or spend on a purchase, according to Consumer Reports' recent survey of real estate pros. In a typical transaction, the money you stand to gain from making smart moves -- or lose from making poor ones--can be substantial, from 11 percent to 20 percent of a home's value, according to the survey. Comment?
Friday May 22 | 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?
Thursday May 21 | 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?
2 min ago | via Business Wire
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3 min ago | via ABC News
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing market. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.87 percent from 3.84 percent a week earlier. Comment?
3 min ago | via Seattle Times
Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that steady job growth is strengthening the real estate market. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index climbed 3.4 percent to 112.4 last month. Comment?
3 min ago | via Paradise Post
Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes. When indictments were unsealed Wednesday charging nine soccer officials and five other men with racketeering, money laundering and wire fraud related to bribes and kickbacks stretching back more than two decades, the U.S. government revealed Blazer pleaded guilty 1 1/2 years ago. Comment?
5 min ago | via Patch.com
John Bilek, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the Chadds Ford office was recognized for outstanding performance in April. The office led the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Main Line, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, and New Castle county in Delaware, for resale listings, resale revenue units and resale dollar volume. Comment?
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