San Mateo Real Estate News
Saturday | via The Reporter
The meteoric rise of home prices in Solano County slowed in April and were overtaken by price hikes in most other Bay Area counties, though homes here were virtually flying off the market, the latest industry report shows. And though it's falling, Solano County still has the Bay Area's highest percentage of short sales , according to CoreLogic's latest. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | 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?
Thursday May 21 | 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 May 20 | 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?
Thursday May 21 | 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?
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?
5 min ago | via The Republic
U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5 percent in March from 12 months earlier, the S&P said Tuesday. Comment?
1 hr ago | via KOLO-TV Reno
More Americans bought new homes in April - fresh evidence that the improved job market is powering the real estate sector. The Commerce Department says new-home sales climbed 6.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000. Comment?
9 min ago | via Housing Wire
S&P Case Shiller's adjusted 20-city house price index rose a very solid and slightly higher-than-expected 1.0% in March with gains across all cities and well balanced gains across all regions. These gains, however, were not confirmed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency house price index, which rose a lower-than-expected 0.3% in March. Comment?
9 min ago | via Housing Wire
The Federal Housing Finance Agency house price index rose a lower-than-expected 0.3% in March, not confirming a much stronger 1.0% gain for the S&P Case-Shiller index also released Tuesday. The gain for FHFA is below low-end analyst expectations though the year-on-year came in at a respectable plus 5.2%, down only one notch from February's revised 5.3%. Comment?
11 min ago | via Reuters
Gold dipped almost 2 percent on Tuesday as the dollar extended gains following a raft of strong U.S. data and recent comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that reinforced the central bank's tightening bias on monetary policy. Spot gold dropped to a two-week low of $1,185.35 an ounce earlier and was down 1.6 percent at $1,187.59 by 1413 GMT. Comment?
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