San Quentin Real Estate News
Real Estate news for San Quentin, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
58 min ago | via Oakland Post
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco broke new ground in Novato last week at the Mt. Burdell Place,1112 4th Street, near Grant Street. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Marin Independent Journal
After years of foreclosures, falling prices and upside-down mortgages, many Marin residents are finally seeing the market value of their homes surpass what they owe. Experts say there's a lot homeowners can do with this new-found equity. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via Marin Independent Journal
Nearly 92,000 tax bills seeking $851 million will be dispatched from the Civic Center next week. The tax take is up $41 million from last year - and $100 million more than 2010. Comment?
Saturday Sep 6 | via Marin Independent Journal
Mount Tamalpais and Richardson Bay are pictured in this 2004 photograph of Marin County. A real estate website called Marin the state's best county to live in. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via SFGate
The "best county" in California is Marin, according to real-estate site Movoto. Of course "best" is a very subjective term, but Movoto used 2010 Census data on unemployment rankings, percent of families below the poverty line, average commute time , as well as the median household income, median rent, median home price and high school graduation rate . Comment?
4 hrs ago | via The Las Vegas Sun
A federal judge could rule Wednesday on a bankruptcy exit plan for Stockton, an inland port city in California that in 2012 became the largest city in the U.S. to file for Chapter 9 protection before Detroit filed last year. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein has scheduled a hearing in Sacramento in a trial that has lasted more than four months. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Housing Wire
This year, for the first time, the Chinese surpassed Canadians as the top investors in American residential real estate. According to the National Association of Realtors , during the 12-month period that ended in March, investors from China invested $22 billion into the U.S. housing market. Comment?
Tuesday | via GlobeNewswire
CARETS, a service that tracks real estate activity in the Multiple Listing Service for Southern California, reports that in August 2014, an average sold home in Pasadena closed escrow at $1,099,000 at $506 per square foot. On average, single family houses sold at 100% of asking price. Comment?
Tuesday | via National Mortgage News
Your Staff Should Look Like Your Customer Base: Capital One's Grace Huebscher Given the customer base in the banking industry, success depends on embracing diversity, says Grace Huebscher, who heads multifamily finance for Capital One. Edward J. DeMarco, who worked to shrink Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as their U.S. overseer after the 2008 financial crisis, started a new job this week: senior fellow at the Milken Institute's Center for Financial Markets. Comment?
Tuesday | via CBS Atlanta
A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old... A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old granddaughter... Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over. Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with a habit of ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over - an act of defiance that ultimately got him killed. Comment?
5 min ago | via Canada.com
Former PNG photographer Stuart Davis' video captured a stray humpback whale as it wandered around Howe Sound towards Horseshoe Bay and Bowen Island, Sept. 29. Davis said he heard the fluke splashes and ran out to shoot the video from his the deck. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Reuters
Almost a fifth of British mortgage holders say they would "really struggle" with any increase in interest rates, according to a survey released on Thursday by a public body. Most economists expect the Bank of England to start to raise interest rates early next year as Britain's economy continues to grow rapidly, but the BoE has said that high household debt is a major reason why it is likely to proceed cautiously. Comment?
14 min ago | via Yahoo!
An increase in home building activity is most likely the best way to rein in rapid rise in house prices, the Reserve Bank says. In 2013/14 house prices grew more than 10 per cent nationally and 15 per cent in Sydney, driven by a big rise in investor activity, mostly in existing homes. Comment?
16 min ago | via Law.com
The suit against Gennady Litvin and two firms where he is a principal partner alleges the firms deceptively induced homeowners to pay a monthly fee by representing the firm would provide a plan so homeowners could avoid foreclosure or obtain a mortgage modification. Comment?
18 min ago | via Reuters
If you want to cash in as a short-seller, better to do some forensic accounting rather than looking for silly valuations. Short selling, the tactic of selling a borrowed security in the hopes it can be bought back later at a lower price to repay the loan, falls broadly into two categories. Comment?
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