Watsonville Real Estate News
Nov 18, 2014 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
The University Village Apartments, the affordable housing development off of 2nd Avenue in Marina on March 18, 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?
Tuesday May 12 | via Monterey County Herald
Monterey >> With nearly $1 million of accumulated federal housing grant money, the city of Monterey is on the hunt to buy a residence for low-income renters. But skyrocketing home prices, a lack of homes on the market and a tight deadline have made it a challenge to spend the $962,704 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Monterey County Herald
Moss Landing >> As two of their principal backers continue to battle it out in Monterey County Superior Court, competing Moss Landing desalination project proposals are forging ahead through the regulatory process. Last week, People's Moss Landing Water Desalination Project backer Nader Agha and Deep Water Desal partner David Armanasco were unable to reach an agreement during a court-ordered settlement conference in a lawsuit involving the competing desal projects. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via Patch.com
Buying a home? You will need need patience, resilience to rejection, and sound financial planning, if are serious about pulling it off. Your income is important, but the rest of your financials need to be in order as well. Comment?
Mar 22, 2015 | via Monterey County Herald
Monterey >> Home affordability hit record lows in 2014 for Monterey County and much of California, according to the California Association of Realtors. Only 27 percent of homes were considered affordable in Monterey County based on median household income and current home prices - a major change from the beginning of 2011 when more than half of all homes were considered within reach. Comment?
Friday | 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?
42 min ago | via This Is Money
Fixed rate mortgages have hit record lows, but while focus often zooms in on five-year fixes borrowers may be missing better rates on offer over four years. Both types of mortgage have fallen to record lows, but data from Moneyfacts, actually shows it is four-year deals that have seen the biggest rate drops in recent years - with the lowest rate available currently just 1.84 per cent. Comment?
17 min ago | via Philly.com
The Revenue Department says it collected more than $100 million in delinquent real estate taxes last year, the most ever; boosted tax foreclosure filings to more than 1,000 a month in late 2014, up ninefold from a year before; raised more than $30 million this fiscal year by revoking business licenses and "sequestering" rents from tenants of deadbeat businesses; and now is seeking a vendor to sell tax liens online. The city is also adding document scanning, credit-card payment, electronic deposit, and other basic payment aids that banks have had for decades. Comment?
21 min ago | via Buteman Today
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Port Bannatyne on Bute has been named as the most affordable seaside location in Britain in which to buy a home. Comment?
22 min ago | via Reuters
Poland's main opposition party celebrated its first national election win in a decade on Monday, after its candidate for the presidency unexpectedly defeated incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski in a result that unnerved financial markets. Andrzej Duda won Sunday's vote by 52 percent to 48 percent, an exit poll showed. Comment?
49 min ago | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
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