Hughson Real Estate News
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May 9, 2016 | via RecordNET
San Joaquin County housing affordability improved dramatically in the first three months of the year, with 47 percent of area residents able to buy the $295,000 median-priced home, compared to 38 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, the California Association of Realtors reported Monday. But it wasn't due so much a change in mortgage interest rates, which dropped about 0.5 percent from quarter to quarter, or housing prices, which increased. Comment?
Jan 13, 2016 | via Holtville Tribune
Tony Huy Havens, 42, of Modesto, was sentenced Monday by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill to three years and five months in prison for his role in two mortgage fraud schemes, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Havens had earlier pleaded guilty to committing mail fraud and wire fraud in the two schemes, which were charged in separate criminal cases. Comment?
Dec 14, 2015 | via Sunherald.com
Freed from custody while awaiting sentencing on federal fraud charges, Xue Heu of Modesto, Calif., in April bilked $6,000 from an unsuspecting homeowner in need of a loan modification, authorities say. A few weeks later, he scammed $3,500 from a high school buddy by selling him counterfeit fantasy game trading cards, and invoked Donald Trump in an effort to bleed more money. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Inman News
The California Association of Realtors filed a federal lawsuit against Massachusetts-based PDFfiller Inc., alleging the tech firm has copied, published and sold at least 64 of CAR's copyrighted real estate forms "many hundreds of thousands of times, and possibly millions of times" through its website without authorization. Apartment List released its July rent report for Los Angeles, finding rents were flat over June, but L.A. continues to be one of California's most expensive cities for renters. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Wave
Jennifer and Bob Hochstadter of Dana Point no longer needed five bedrooms' worth of space, so they sold their Laguna Niguel home and moved into their smaller Dana Point rental, pocketing cash for travel and retirement. Lake Forest agent Jenean Hill has had at least five clients seeking to cash out their California homes over the past several years. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Wave
For more than a generation, opportunistic California politicians have barraged voters with woeful tales about how the most productive, inventive, wealthy and enterprising Californians are leaving this state in droves to avoid high taxes and excessive government regulation. These stories, used successfully by the likes of Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger while running for governor, and unsuccessfully by failed candidates from Bill Simon to Meg Whitman and Neel Kashkari, tell of rich Californians seeking greener pastures in more laissez faire states like Texas and Idaho. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Inside Bay Area
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced they are backing state Attorney General Kamala Harris, a longtime political ally of the president, in California's historic Democrat-on-Democrat U.S. Senate race. The president praised Harris as a "lifelong courtroom prosecutor" who has fought international gangs, oil companies and the big banks responsible for the mortgage crisis. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Los Angeles Times
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced they are backing state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, a longtime political ally of the president, in California's historic Democrat-on-Democrat U.S. Senate race. Comment?
6 min ago | via Independent.ie
The high proportion of cash buyers is also due to difficulties ordinary home buyers have getting approval for mortgages since the bursting of the property bubble. The rise of cash buying is also due to high numbers of speculators buying so-called distressed property assets, properties where the borrowers have defaulted on the loan. Comment?
17 min ago | via The Mercury
COMMUNITIES joining forces to create mini electricity grids that generate, store and share solar power have been hailed as "the way of the future". The developer behind a new housing project in Northcote says home buyers will be able to reduce dependence on the traditional poles and wires electricity network by 60 to 70 per cent. Comment?
25 min ago | via Christian Science Monitor
Many Americans don't save enough for retirement. To avoid this predicament, make sure you are using a retirement calculator to effectively calculate how much you should be saving right now. Comment?
26 min ago | via South China Morning Post
Housing Authority received 52,800 applications for Ping Yan Court in Tin Shui Wai and Ka Shun Court in Sha Tin Wong Shing-hei, who has lived in public rental housing for most of his life, has walked away the proud owner of a new flat. He was yesterday one of the successful applicants for the latest batch of 3,677 subsidised flats put up for sale under the government's Home Ownership Scheme. Comment?
26 min ago | via The Daily Caller
The analysis, conducted by residential real estate company Redfin , shows that the condominium values in several Trump-branded properties have fallen during the otherwise generally steady housing market of 2016. Prior to Trump's presidential candidacy, Trump properties around the country enjoyed a "Trump premium," which meant that buyers paid more - sometimes as much as 70 percent more - for condos located in buildings festooned with the Trump name. Comment?
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