San Quentin Real Estate News
Real Estate news for San Quentin, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sunday | via Contra Costa Times
The year 2014 saw a 13 percent jump in home prices, multiple offers and eager buyers, but it might best be remembered for what one real estate agent deemed "a kink in the hose." The median price jumped to $999,000, according to the Marin County Assessor's Office, and observers deemed 2014 "a good year." Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Business Wire
The bonds are expected to price the week of February 2 through negotiation. Gross revenue pledge and mortgage pledge of the obligated group . Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via ABC News
A Marin County, California Superior Court judge dismissed charges against James Simon on Jan. 6, 2015, for a July 2014 road rage altercation. A judge in California dismissed charges Tuesday against a doctor accused of trying to kill a man in a violent road rage confrontation. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 31 | via Los Angeles Times
San Francisco is home to one of the nation's hottest labor markets and also some of its highest median home prices, according to a new report from City National Bank. San Francisco is home to one of the nation's hottest labor markets and also some of its highest median home prices, according to a new report from City National Bank. Comment?
Dec 26, 2014 | via SFGate
A typical supply of inventory in Marin is about 4.5 months. The highest level we saw was 2.3 months in May and again in September - so at best, only about half of our normal supply. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via CNN
That's according to a new report from RealtyTrac, which estimates that 7.3 million so-called "boomerang buyers" will return to the U.S. housing market over the next eight years. Foreclosures and short sales skyrocketed after 2007 during the darkest years of the financial crisis and Great Recession. Comment?
Sunday | via Seeking Alpha
Royal Bank of Canada just announced another big move into the US. In a deal expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2015, Royal is acquiring City National Bank, a California-based full-service bank catering to high net worth clients across a wide variety of industries. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via National Mortgage News
Rising home prices have helped the nation's homeowners by increasing equity and lifting more of them out of 'underwater' mortgage situations - where the combined loan amount owed is higher than the home's estimated market worth. According to a new report released today by RealtyTrac Inc., a California-based real estate data firm, the number of properties in the United States that were 'seriously underwater,' that is, where the loan amount owed is at least 25 percent higher than the home's market value, dropped to 13 percent at the end of 2014. Comment?
Dec 19, 2013 | via Electrical Construction and Maintenance
A multi-institutional research team of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkley Laboratory, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, universities, and appraisers found that home buyers consistently have been willing to pay more for homes with host-owned solar photovoltaic energy systems - averaging about $4 per watt of PV installed - across various states, housing and PV markets, and home types. This equates to a premium of about $15,000 for a typical PV system. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Pleasanton Weekly
California's regional housing markets ended the year with mixed results as statewide home sales inched up from a year ago for the first time in nearly a year and a half. According to a report by the California Association of Realtors, home sales were down on a statewide basis, with pockets of gains in sales activity, especially in Southern California and the Central Valley, where home sales were higher than the prior month and year. Comment?
5 min ago | via Reuters
Around two million Britons who may have been mis-sold insurance to cover events such as credit card fraud will be asked to vote for a scheme that could cost top high street banks hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation. The scheme, which affects security products on credit and debit cards over an eight-year period, comes after banks have already set aside more than 24 billion pounds to compensate customers mis-sold loan and mortgage insurance. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Reuters
New investor account openings in China have rebounded and margin financing have hit a record high as a regulatory crackdown on riskier forms of leveraged trade failed to deter investors. That's good news for the country's stock market rally, one of the few bright spots in China's financial markets as housing prices have slid and yields on fixed income products have come under pressure. Comment?
8 min ago | via Mid Devon Star
TWO thirds of people living in the South West believe their household finances could cope with a rise in the mortgage base rate, according to a new survey. With experts predicting a first rise in the base rate towards the end of the year or in early 2016, 64 per cent of people surveyed said it would only impact their monthly budget a little or not at all. Comment?
8 min ago | via This Is Staffordshire
A former rock star has locked himself in the attic of his recording studio at his country home - to protest against a mortgage company trying to repossess his property. Former Wishbone Ash bassist Mervyn Spence, 55, took the drastic step after he was unable to meet the A 1,400-a-month repayments. Comment?
9 min ago | via Mortgage News Daily
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