Watsonville Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via Holtville Tribune
Susan Johnson, 67, of Rescue, has been appointed to the California Private Security Disciplinary Review Committee, North. Johnson was principal and owner of Tallent Johnson Consulting from 2001 to 2011 and an independent residential sales agent at Leu Enterprises and at Keller Williams Realty from 2005 to 2010. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Editor's note: The Sentinel is taking a look at candidates running for City Councils. Today's report on Watsonville candidate Jimmy Dutra is one in a series. Comment?
Sep 21, 2014 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
SANTA CRUZ >> In mid-June, after sales of million-dollar homes in Santa Cruz County took off, Aptos real estate broker Sebastian Frey sounded a cautionary note. "You know what they say: What goes up, must come down ... the real estate market has been on a real tear for some time now ... but is this crazy seller's market finally starting to peter out?" he wrote to clients in his newsletter, Santa Cruz Home Prices. Comment?
Sep 21, 2014 | via Deseret News
Rosemary Anderson of Watsonville, Calif., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, before the Senate Aging Committee hearing to examine Older Americans and student loan debt. Comment?
Sep 19, 2014 | via Monterey County Herald
SAND CITY >> Responding to news reports about the impending foreclosure on land slated for a luxury eco-resort, developer Ed Ghandour issued a press release Friday stating he intends to seek more than $300 million from the lenders who are suing him. New York-based Fourth Third LLC and its agent Medley Capital Corp. had filed a foreclosure suit in Monterey County court against Ghandour's company Security National Guaranty, Inc., saying he defaulted on a $29.5 million loan payoff due in June. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Housing Wire
A Huntington Beach man who was involved in a nationwide foreclosure scam that included several Sacramento-area homeowners among its victims has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to an article in The Sacramento Bee. Jeremy Michael "Mike" Head, 34, was sentenced Wednesday in Sacramento, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office news release. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Patch.com
The City Council scheduled a Nov. 12 vote on whether to force banks and mortgage lenders to pay a proposed $356 fee to cover inspections of vacant homes, as part of the city's efforts to prevent blighted foreclosure properties. The inspection fee is aimed at strengthening the city's four-year-old Foreclosure Registry program, which was set up amid the nationwide foreclosure crisis to track such properties, and to deter banks and lenders from allowing the homes to become derelict. Comment?
Yesterday | via Los Angeles Times
A homeless man sits in a vacant bank-owned house on 111th Street in South Los Angeles. More than 35,000 houses have been listed on the L.A. foreclosure registry since it was launched last year Los Angeles is poised to tack a new fee on foreclosed properties, in a move that the city hopes will help keep the homes from turning into crumbling wrecks. Comment?
Tuesday | via Silicon Alley Insider
Stocks staged a huge rally on Tuesday, with the Dow regaining the 17,000 level and the Nasdaq leading percentage gains among the major averages. The small-cap Russell 2000 was the day's biggest winner, gaining 2.6%. Comment?
Tuesday | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Home prices rose slightly at 0.2% in August, slower than the 0.6% rise in July, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite index released Tuesday. However, data through August 2014, released this week in the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, continue to show a deceleration in home price gains. Comment?
3 min ago | via NorthJersey.com
Real estate executives remain bullish on the market for apartment dwellings in North Jersey next year, however, some predicted that rent increases could stabilize and the best opportunities could be in older buildings, not new luxury properties. "Multifamily remains the darling of all the banks," said Robert Holland, president and co-managing director of Kislak Co. Comment?
4 min ago | via WICU12 Erie
Instead of flocking to sunny beach havens or downsizing to a condo in the city during their retirement years, a majority of Baby Boomers say they're just going to stay put in their old home. In a survey of 4,000 Baby Boomer households conducted by the non-profit Demand Institute, 63% of Boomers plan to stay in their current home once they retire. Comment?
4 min ago | via Keyboard Magazine
If you're in the market for real estate, or even if you're not, the Internet is full of articles with headlines like "What X amount of dollars buys you in Y city." Well, in Grand Rapids, Michigan $129,900 buys you a cozy one-bedroom home with a nice kitchen, hardwood floors, and oh yeah, a functioning 2,300-pipe organ with a three-manual console. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Real Deal
The Durst Organization received a $411.5 million construction loan to finance a 43-story rental tower at 625 West 57th Street on the far West Side. The mortgage has a four-year term with a one-year extension option. Comment?
6 min ago | via Communications Workers of America
Union Plus wants to make the dream of homeownership a reality for hard-working union members who are veterans of our armed forces. Owning a home is out of reach of far too many, especially those who sacrificed to protect our country. Comment?
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