Dixon Real Estate News
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50 min ago | via Davis Enterprise
Kim Eichorn of Lyon Real Estate in Davis is one of three Champions of home honorees selected by the California Association of Realtors. The recipients are Realtors who have changed their clients' lives for the better, raised the standards for others and led by example, a news release said. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via The Daily Democrat
Sales of California homes remained robust in July, with the number of houses and condos sold hitting a nine-year high for the second month in a row, a research firm reported Wednesday. CoreLogic Inc. reported an estimated 46,065 new and existing single-family homes sold in California in July. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via The Daily Democrat
This year's spring buying season, as evidenced from June's solid gain in closings, has been the strongest since the downturn, according to the National Association of Realtors. “Buyers have come back in force, leading to the strongest past two months in sales since early 2007,” said National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a news release. Comment?
Jul 26, 2015 | via The Daily Republic
The industrial real estate market for Solano and Napa counties remains solid, based on recently released second quarter market research reports. Colliers International's Fairfield office announced the findings in press release that revealed the industrial vacancy rate in the second quarter decreased by 0.2 percentage points from 6.0 percent to 5.8 percent for both counties combined. Comment?
Jul 20, 2015 | via Business Journal
Residential brokers say capital-area luxury-home sales took a substantial jump during the second quarter of the year as the economy continues to improve. Compared to the same quarter in 2014, sales jumped by 47 percent in Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado counties, according to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage . Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Los Gatos Weekly-Times
Housing affordability is becoming a major issue in California, as home prices rise beyond the reach of majority of home buyers. A recent analysis of home prices and income found only seven California counties are affordable to home buyers who earn the median household income for their area, while homes in 25 counties were out of reach for the typical household. Comment?
Wednesday | via Inside Bay Area
Computers have brought a major change to libraries, so it seems the way to keep libraries viable is to increase ebooks and have more programs and activities. Another lure is their increased material meant strictly for adults, which can be checked out to any age while holding parents responsible -- though the parents do not necessarily know what their minor has checked out. Comment?
Wednesday | via Contra Costa Times
When billionaire candidate Donald Trump was asked during the first GOP presidential debate about the four bankruptcies declared over the years by companies he controlled, Trump didn't flinch. "I have used ... the laws of this country, the chapter laws, to do a great job for my company, my employees, myself and my family," he said. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 1 | via San Diego Source
Dave Gillingham provides real estate agents an overview of the California Real Estate Purchase Agreement , Residential Income Property Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions , and Purchase Agreement Addendum . Comment?
Tuesday Sep 1 | via San Diego Source
The Cultural Arts Office is supporting the films being shown at Ruby G. Schulman's Auditorium. Visit website for film schedule and tickets. Comment?
10 min ago | via Bucksfreepress.co.uk
Younger home buyers and people taking their first step on the housing ladder spend less than an hour on average viewing a property before snapping it up, a survey has found. One in 20 people surveyed had not viewed their property at all before buying it, according to the findings from Which? Mortgage Advisers. Comment?
15 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
Some pundits are speculating short term mortgage rates could drop below 4 per cent after Bank of New Zealand put the cat among the pigeons with a rate cut. BNZ believed it had got a jump on its rivals by dropping the interest rate on its "one-year classic home loan" to a record-low advertised rate of 4.35pc, down from 4.59 per cent. Comment?
15 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Uncle Sam is spending borrowed dollars at an alarming clip, guaranteeing that higher and higher percentages of total tax revenue will be used for debt servicing. If the Federal Reserve hikes borrowing costs, consumers will have to pay more to service adjustable loans and mortgages; businesses will have to pay more to service the interest on corporate bonds. Comment?
25 min ago | via The Tribune
With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives. That's because a healthy job gain would provide one of the final pieces of evidence the Fed needs to start raising interest rates from record lows on Sept. Comment?
29 min ago | via Professor Bainbridge on Wine
Abstract : This congressional testimony summarizes the effects on consumers and the economy of Dodd-Frank, the Durbin Amendment the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and other government regulations enacted in the wake of the recent financial crisis. The testimony notes that the combined effect of these laws and regulations has resulted in higher bank fees, a dramatic reduction in access to free checking, an increase in the number of unbanked consumers, a dramatic reduction in access to credit cards for low-income consumers, and continued low access to mortgages, especially among lower-income and higher-risk borrowers. Comment?
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