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Friday Jul 31 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
The modern interior of a luxury apartment is shown by Elements Real Estate agent Sean Haghi on Saturday. Median price: $725,000 Unsold Inventory Index: 2.4 months Median price: $450,000 Unsold Inventory Index: 2.4 months SANTA CRUZ >> Home sales in Santa Cruz County sizzled in June with 221 properties changing hands, the most in two years, including a storybook four-bedroom gated estate on Capitola's Depot Hill fetching $4.85 million, landing the median at $725,000. Comment?
Jul 23, 2015 | via Planning
July 23 -- SANTA CRUZ -- County planners, acknowledging escalating rents and home prices add up to a housing crisis, fielded questions aplenty Wednesday from planning commissioners Renee Shepherd and Denise Holbert on changes eyed to address the issue. Yet planning commissioners Casey Hemard and Martin Garcia voiced support for changes, saying they expect to deal with the details later. Comment?
Jul 22, 2015 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
SANTA CRUZ >> A report due for a public hearing at 9 a.m. Wednesday describes the county's current housing situation as a crisis. The county Planning Commission, meeting in the basement cafeteria room at 1080 Emeline Ave., will take public input and send the report, known as the draft housing element 2016-2023, to the Board of Supervisors on Aug. 4. In her introduction to the 200-page report , county planning chief Kathy Previsich lists four top concerns: the escalating cost of rental housing, the shortage of rental housing, single-family dwellings making up 72 percent of the county's housing stock, and locating new development where it will contribute to the community's environmental and financial sustainability. 3 comments
Jul 20, 2015 | via KSBW-TV
While some people are searching online for summer vacation rentals, others are taking advantage of that by advertising fake rentals. Each year, thousands of vacationers fall prey to scams after applying on Craigslist and here on the Central Coast, it's no different. Comment?
Jul 18, 2015 | via KION 46
Tourism is the bread and butter of Santa Cruz County's economy, especially during the summer months. It's the second largest industry, following agriculture. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via Los Angeles Times
As head of the Los Angeles office of global engineering firm Arup, Jon Phillips has a panoramic view of the economy - through his diverse array of clients. When the real estate market crashed in 2007 and 2008, the firm shifted a significant chunk of business overseas to projects in China and the Middle East. Comment?
Yesterday | via West Hawaii Today
A 40-year-old Pahoa man believed to be the sole suspect in the slaying of his mother is a lawyer who was allowed to resign from practice in California with disciplinary action pending and later disbarred in New York. Sean Alan Rutledge, aka Alan Frank, was disbarred by the state Supreme Court in New York on Nov. 26, 2013, based on an order by the Supreme Court of California on July 13, 2011, accepting Rutledge's resignation from the practice of law with charges pending. Comment?
Yesterday | via Los Angeles Times
Prospective home buyer Jennifer Centazzo walks through the dining area of a Westchester home during an open house in December. Prospective home buyer Jennifer Centazzo walks through the dining area of a Westchester home during an open house in December. Comment?
Friday | via WebWire
Foreclosure rates have been steadily decreasing in most parts of the country. According to recent media reports, even with this trend, California still has one of the highest number of completed foreclosure rates in the country. Comment?
Friday | via The Daily Record
Short of cash, burdened by student debt and unsettled in their careers, young adults are biding time in apartments for longer periods and buying their first homes later in life. The typical first-timer now rents for six years before buying, up from 2.6 years in the early 1970s, according to a new analysis by the real estate data firm Zillow. Comment?
7 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The strongest news of the week was the upward revision of 2Q GDP from 2.3% to 3.7% . All sectors contributed. Comment?
12 min ago | via Atlanta Real Estate Forum
As a new home builder, KM Homes understands how important the Atlanta real estate agent community is to our success. We also understand that the reputation of an agent hangs on presenting homes that offer quality, value and meeting the needs of clients. Comment?
17 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
The firm currently has an "outperform" rating on the insurance provider's stock. RBC Capital's target price indicates a potential upside of 13.11% from the company's previous close. Comment?
32 min ago | via Stroudnewsand Journal
China's economic problems are "unlikely" to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has claimed. The Chinese slowdown and rattled investor confidence this week prompted expectations that rate increases might be taken off the agenda in the short term in both the US and UK, where the cost of borrowing has remained at 0.5% for more than six years. Comment?
40 min ago | via Philip Greenspun's Weblog
A recent newsletter from the bank notes that the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 effectively saddles people with an income over $258,000 with higher tax rates. Comment?
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