Fresno Real Estate News
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Thursday Oct 1 | via The Fresno Bee
But starting Saturday, a new federal change in mortgage disclosure rules will condense some of the paperwork to streamline the process and better prepare consumers to close a home transaction. There could be some hiccups as the new rule is implemented. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via The Fresno Bee
Fresno Realtors know how to sell homes, but they aren't always on the sweaty, dirty end of actually building one. This month, members of the Fresno Association of Realtors are picking up hammers, paint brushes and other construction tools to help Habitat for Humanity Fresno County build two houses. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via The Fresno Bee
It's been awhile since I've shared underwater mortgage activity. That's because the number of borrowers who owe more than the value of their homes has fallen dramatically as the economy recovers and the housing market strengthens. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
This Thursday's Fed interest rate decision may mark the end of a seven-year era of incredibly low mortgage rates and corresponding high affordability in housing. "The potential move away from zero interest rate policy, for short-term rates, is a harbinger of higher mortgage rates ahead and the beginning of the end of this seven-year era of incredibly low mortgage rates and corresponding high affordability," stated Jonathan Smoke, chief economist for realtor.com . Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via The Fresno Bee
Home sales and prices across California, including the central San Joaquin Valley, cooled down in August after a strong summer run, according to the California Association of Realtors . In Fresno, the median price of a single-family home was $222,660 last month compared to $223,860 in July. Comment?
2 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?
17 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
SourceMedia's Partner Insights program enables marketers to deliver relevant content and insights directly to the National Mortgage News audience via SourceMedia's digital media platforms. Partner Insights content is produced by the marketer. Comment?
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?
22 hrs ago | 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?
Thursday | via Sys-Con Media
The C.A.R. forecast sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent next year to reach 433,000 units, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold. Sales in 2015 also will be up 6.3 percent from the 383,300 existing, single-family homes sold in 2014. Comment?
5 min ago | via Halstead Gazette
Male house hunters are more likely than women to prioritise being close to work and having decent transport links when looking for somewhere to live, research has found. The findings also suggest that a w oman's home is her castle, as female house hunters are more likely to value indoor space above anything else , according to Santander Mortgages. Comment?
22 min ago | via Daily Camera
Coming into this season, the common belief was that Colorado had enough firepower on offense to compete in the Pac-12. If the defense could just stop somebody, the Buffaloes might be in for a good year. Comment?
30 min ago | via Sunday Herald
The Lloyds share sale could help create a new generation of investors in the stock market and a positive shift in financial culture, the UK's wealth managers said this week. Analysts said the chancellor's generous terms meant that anyone applying for A 1000 of shares would be looking at an equivalent 20 per cent return by holding onto them for a year. Comment?
47 min ago | via The Orange County Register
Anthony Hsieh is photographed on a Viking 50 Sport Cruiser in this file photo. Hsieh's company, founded in 2010, has filed for an initial public offering. Comment?
57 min ago | via NBC12
According to a new study from the National Association of Realtors 38% of the general public are first-time home buyers. Provided the sale goes through, the next step is managing the monthly mortgage. Comment?
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