Wallace Real Estate News
Wednesday May 6 | via The Union Democrat
There were 173 homes sold in Tuolumne County in the first quarter of 2015, the same number sold in the first quarter of 2014. In Calaveras County, 176 homes sold in the first quarter, a 6 percent increase from the first quarter of 2014. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via My Mother Lode
Realtors in Calaveras County hope that steady spring home sales will herald solid gains for this year's crucial spring-summer selling season. In its first quarter of 2015 report the Calaveras County Association of Realtors indicates the market is in a "slow but steady recovery." Comment?
Jan 23, 2015 | via My Mother Lode
This just out; a mostly encouraging Calaveras County Association of Realtors sales report for 2014, indicating a more than 14 percent increase in its median residential sell price and a nearly 19 percent increase in new listings since 2013. The median sell price of $235,250 for a Calaveras County home was up just over 14 percent from the previous year's price of $206,000. 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?
12 min ago | via GantDaily.com
Paying your bills is part of saving the world. In fact, the better you are at handling your money, the more of it you'll have to put toward fun, travel, retirement, student loans or your next big game-changing idea. Comment?
15 min ago | via Canada NewsWire
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16 min ago | via The Hill
If congressional Republicans offered the president a deal that would make the tax code markedly more progressive, raise more revenue and also fund several of his second-term priorities, would he agree to such a thing? The answer the White House would undoubtedly give would be a guarded "yes" - but that such a deal would never come from the Congress. That is certainly true, but the White House could propose precisely such a deal and come out with an undisputed political and policy victory, regardless of whether Republicans accept the deal. Comment?
22 min ago | via PropertyProf Blog
It is no secret . . . that many borrowers are overcharged for title insurance. In 2007, the Government Accountability Office warned that the price of title policies was inflated by lack of competition in the title-insurance market, as well as apparently illegal kickbacks paid by title agents to realtors, mortgage brokers, loan officers and others who sent business their way. Comment?
33 min ago | via Tony's Kansas City
Everything real estate agents say is always in the best interests of their commission . . . So be careful following their advice. Comment?
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