Watsonville Real Estate News
8 hrs ago | 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?
Tuesday Apr 21 | 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?
Mar 19, 2015 | via Courthouse News Service
A federal judge denied a nationwide loan administrator's request to stop two California district attorneys from enforcing fraud laws against it. Loan Payment Administration and its corporate parent Nationwide Biweekly Administration sued district attorneys in Monterey and Marin counties in October 2014 after a Monterey deputy district attorney said their solicitation letters violated state law. Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via Patch.com
You may want to rethink taking those extra deductions to minimize your tax liability this year if you plan to get a mortgage. Writing off expenses you incur as a W-2 employee can have lasting negative repercussions on your real income, an anchor component of how home lenders determine your creditworthinessa You bring a mortgage company your w-2a 2s and pay stubs supporting high income. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
California's housing prices plummeted after the bubble burst in 2008 , but now are approaching levels not seen since the market's height-especially along the Southern California coast and around San Francisco Bay. This has reignited the perennial question: What should policy makers do to promote "affordable" housing? Earlier this month, the state Supreme Court heard arguments in a Northern California case that could have statewide impact, given that it ponders the constitutionality of one way officials promote the construction of lower-cost housing. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
Seven years after the housing bubble popped, there are still homeowners who owe the bank more than their house is worth. But rising prices have put many long-term homeowners in the comfortable ranks of the "equity rich." Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Bloomberg
In the aftermath of the housing crisis, it seemed like millennials might give up on homeownership in favor of a lifetime spent renting squalid apartments in gentrifying urban centers. Fears of that grim scenario have mostly passed, and it's not uncommon to hear of young faces at open houses, or to read surveys in which renters say they're finally ready to fork over a down payment. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via Inside Bay Area
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider how far cities can go in trying to provide more affordable housing across the state as housing prices and rents continue to soar. In a challenge to San Jose's five-year-old affordable housing ordinance, the state's high court will hold arguments in Los Angeles in a case that tests a policy tool now in place in cities stretching from Santa Monica to Napa. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via Inside Bay Area
The statewide housing crunch is raising prices and putting lower income groups into deeper financial straits as they attempt to keep up with housing costs, according to a new state report. "California's High Housing Costs: Causes and Consequences," released March 17 by the state Legislative Analyst's Office, examines the shortage of housing and says the state needs to revamp policies to build several hundred thousand new dwellings. Comment?
6 min ago | via Lancaster Guardian
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. A new housing development in Lancaster has become one of the most sought after places to live in the North West. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Palm Beach Post
Aerial of flooding caused by Tropical Storm Isaac near Lake Worth Road and South Shore Blvd. in Wellington in 2012. Yet all policy holders this year are being defaulted to partial-year resident policies unless they document that the home they're insuring is the one they live in most of the year. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Cape Gazette
Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty has announced the recent addition of nine realtors to its team of real estate professionals. "We are thrilled to have these agents on board with us at Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's," said Justin Healy, broker at OASIR. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Citizens' Voice
The Crestwood Middle School Student Council bagged groceries for tips at Gerrity's in Luzerne on Sunday, April 12. They raised $350 for Homes For Our Troops which is a privately funded nonprofit organization. HFOT builds specially adapted, mortgage-free homes nationwide for the most severely injured veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Century 21 Signature Properties is proud to announce the addition of another experienced real estate sales professional to its team. Nicole Mello joins Century 21 Signature Properties from a local independent firm. Comment?
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