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Wednesday Sep 30 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
The sellers of this Seacliff home built in 1960 decided against a major remodel before putting it on the market, opting instead for “warm interior paint and light nautical staging,” which kept the price lower and gave a prospective buyer “a blank canvas,” according to listing broker Shelley Lawrie. Median price: $709,000 Listings: 571 Sales volume: 175 Median price: $450,000 Listings: 110 Sales volume: 51 SANTA CRUZ >> Home sellers and home buyers watch the median home price - the midpoint of what sold - but in Santa Cruz County that number could be deceptive. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
SANTA CRUZ >> A Santa Cruz City Council discussion to impose a 45-day moratorium on creation of new short-term and vacation rental sites citywide drew significant public response but little action Tuesday night. The council ultimately opted to discard the emergency moratorium with a unanimous vote calling for city staff to investigate vacation rental-managing ordinances in other cities, gather more public input and hire a temporary Planning Department part-time employee to assist in the process. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
CAPITOLA >> Developer Joe Appenrodt wants to build a compact cluster of 11 homes with 28 parking spaces at 1375 38th Ave., a 0.7-acre site where Capitola Freight & Salvage operated until May. Appenrodt, who bought the property in July for $1.15 million, will ask for feedback at 7 p.m. Thursday from the City Council before investing further in architectural and engineering plans. New home construction that boomed in Santa Cruz County before the 2008 crash has yet to return. Comment?
Saturday Sep 19 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Valéria Miranda is a dancer, teacher and social entrepreneur starting a nonprofit to provide training for formerly incarcerated men and women. What: Three-month pilot program for two startups focused on solving critical social and environmental issues in Santa Cruz County. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
To find out more about how to volunteer or how Habitat for Humanity Santa Cruz County can help you, visit habitatsc.org. LIVE OAK >> Allison Langholff typically helps with the paperwork on mortgages as a customer service representative at Wells Fargo home mortgage in Santa Cruz. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via San Bernardino County Sun
California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a housing shortage and a lack of affordability in some areas will also persist, according to the California Association of Realtors' 2016 California Housing Market Forecast. The forecast, released this week, sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent to reach 433,000 units next year, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Patch.com
The California median home price is forecast to increase 3.2 percent to $491,300 in 2016, the slowest appreciation rate in five years. California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a shortage of homes on the market and a crimp in housing affordability will persist as well, the California Association of Realtors said Thursday in its 2016 California Housing Market Forecast. Comment?
Yesterday | via National Mortgage News
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Yesterday | via Housing Wire
California's housing market is expected to improve in 2016, but a shortage of available inventory and continuing high costs are expected to limit the improvement, according to a report released Thursday by the California Association of Realtors . According to CAR's 2016 California Housing Market Forecast, existing home sales are expected to rise in 2016 by 6.3% over 2015's expected total. Comment?
Yesterday | via Bloomberg
International buyers are accounting for the smallest share of California home sales in at least eight years as prices climb and investors from China, the biggest source of foreign purchases, slow buying, according to the state's Realtors group. The share of international buyers fell this year to less than 4 percent, compared with a peak of 8 percent in 2013, the California Association of Realtors said in a report Thursday. Comment?
18 min ago | via GlobalNews
The 39-year-old suffers from schizo-affective disorder and lives on a fixed income, supplemented with some work as a peer support worker. He's been living in the same North Vancouver apartment for 13 years but the building was recently sold and rent has gone up. Comment?
29 min ago | via Bangor Daily News
Along with roll call votes, the Senate also passed the DHS Social Media Improvement Act to authorize the Homeland Security Department to establish a working group on social media and passed the Transnational Drug Trafficking Act to give the Justice Department more tools to target extraterritorial drug trafficking activity. Comment?
37 min ago | via Patch.com
Hundreds of Prospect School students enjoyed a fun run and family gathering on September 25 as part of a new school fundraiser event. As part of ongoing strategic planning efforts, School District 181 is conducting a community-wide survey from October 25 through November 8. Clarendon Hills Middle School is welcoming all community members to a Heroin Education Family Night on Wednesday, October 28 from 7-9pm. Comment?
39 min ago | via Patch.com
If you're a Sox fan, a Cubs hater or just like beer, McNally's in Morgan Park is offering free beer for every Cardinals home run. Comment?
48 min ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
Wells Fargo Bank has filed for foreclosure on Fifth Third Center, 21 E. State St., after the Texas-based owners of the Capitol Square skyscraper defaulted on the mortgage. Dallas-based Tier REIT, formerly known as Behringer Harvard REIT, acquired the Fifth Third Center in 2007 as part of a larger $1.4 billion acquisition of IPC US REIT, a Toronto-based real-estate investment trust that owned about 10 million square feet of office buildings in the United States. Comment?
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