Feb 3, 2009 | via Humboldt Beacon
In the latest sign of a crumbling economy, Marin's million-dollar home sales took a dive last year to match plummeting sales of high-end homes statewide. 9 comments
Saturday May 18 | via The Campbell Reporter
On his website and in his newspaper ads, Palo Alto real estate agent John Forsyth James touts the state test score rankings of schools in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties because potential homebuyers frequently ask for those numbers. Comment?
Tuesday May 14 | via San Jose Mercury News
Despite a monthly uptick in default filings against delinquent homeowners, foreclosure activity continued a long-term downward march in April, according to a report Tuesday. Comment?
Wednesday May 15 | via SFBG Politics Blog
San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and San Francisco Magazine posed an intriguing question at a forum they sponsored last night in the W Hotel: "San Francisco's Housing Crisis: Can the Tech Boom Help Us?" Unfortunately, it wasn't a question they ever really addressed at an event of, by, and for developers and their most ardent supporters. Comment?
Tuesday May 14 | via Patch.com
San Mateo has 238 homes still in some stage of foreclosure, according to information released today by Realty Trac. Comment?
Yesterday | via Whittier Daily News
State Sen. Ron Calderon's legislation limiting taxation of forgiven mortgage debt was approved this week by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Wave
Southern California real estate powerhouse Prudential California Realty, one of the top five brokerages in the nation, is honoring Shalan Lee Nowak of its Newport Beach office for her commitment to professional excellence, dedication and outstanding performance. Comment?
Tuesday May 7 | via JD Supra
A recent California case appears to contradict the general rule holding that a successor bank that has acquired a commercial loan through an FDIC receivership may owe a duty to a commercial borrower to reasonably investigate the pre-acquisition loan history. Comment?
Friday | via WOI
The principal of the Oklahoma elementary school where seven children died in a tornado says her teachers did everything they could to save their lives. Comment?
Friday | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
No one answered the tax-help hotline at the IRS. Forget about getting advice on avoiding foreclosures at any of the Housing and Urban Development offices nationwide. Comment?
11 min ago | via IcNetwork
The comedian said fashion designer Macdonald told him he could take 20 years off his appearance and still not stand a chance of catwalk success. Comment?
13 min ago | via Independent.ie
Although Bank of Ireland now allows people to move house and hold on to their valuable tracker mortgages, there are still many homeowners who will lose their tracker if they move. Comment?
15 min ago | via Independent.ie
'Never strip nowt 'til May is out." As smiling summer sun and wicked winter winds fight it out - and confuse the hell out of us - I'm reminded of this wisdom given to me by my grandfather. Comment?
23 min ago | via Bloomberg
Consumer spending was probably little changed in April as Americans pocketed the savings from lower gasoline prices and smaller utility bills, economists said before a report this week. Comment?
25 min ago | via Sunherald.com
The score matters a lot and can make a big difference in what you pay for everything from a mortgage to a car loan. Comment?