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12 hrs ago | via Los Angeles Times
Home prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties jumped 6.1% in May compared to a year earlier, according to a closely watched gauge released Tuesday. Nationally, home prices rose 4.4%, a slight pickup from the 4.3% increase recorded in April, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index showed. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 22 | via Los Angeles Times
Low-wage earners packed the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting, which ended with a vote to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021. Low-wage earners packed the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting, which ended with a vote to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Whittier Daily News
Home sales across Southern California jumped 18 percent in June from a year ago, reaching their highest level since the summer of 2006 and indicating that the long-awaited residential real-estate market comeback is gaining traction, a tracking firm said Thursday. Sales rose by double digits percentage-wise in all six counties last month, said CoreLogic, and it was the biggest year-over-year jump in three years. Comment?
Jun 16, 2015 | via Whittier Daily News
Fueled by an increase in home sales, the assessed value of all taxable property in Los Angeles County rose 6.13 percent in 2015 - the largest jump since 2010 - the county assessor reported Thursday. Assessor Jeffrey Prang released the 2015 Assessment Roll, which showed the county's taxable properties were valued at a net total of $1.264 trillion, a $73.1 billion increase from last year. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Patch.com
The median price of a home in Los Angeles County rose by 8.7 percent in June, compared with the same month a year ago, while the number of homes soared by 18.2 percent, a real estate information service announced today. According to CoreLogic, the median price of a Los Angeles County home was $500,000 last month, up from $460,000 in June 2014. Comment?
Monday | via Los Angeles Times
Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business section. I'm assistant Business editor Nancy Rivera Brooks filling in for David Lazarus. Comment?
Saturday Jul 25 | via The Alpenhorn News
Local Farmer's Insurance Agent Shelli Wimmer told those attending a recent meeting of Crestline Connect, a networking group of businesses and community leaders, that most California admitted insurance companies working under the rules of the California Insurance Commissioner are not writing any new homeowners policies until the Lake Fire in the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area is declared 100 percent contained. That may be a while; a long while, according to fire officials who say full containment on the devastating wildland fire isn't expected until winter. Comment?
Monday Jul 20 | via Vallejo Times-Herald
Only 23 U.S. cities are worse than Vallejo for first-time home buyers, according to a new WalletHub study. The study found half the 10 worst cities for first-time home buyers - and none of the top 10 best - are in California. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
California pending home sales continued to gain steam in June, registering seven months of continued annual increases and the fifth consecutive month of double-digit increases, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSA . In a separate report, California REALTORSA responding to C.A.R.'s June Market Pulse Survey saw a reduction in floor calls, listing appointments, and open house traffic, compared with May. The Market Pulse Survey is a monthly online survey of more than 300 California REALTORSA , which measures data about their last closed transaction and sentiment about business activity in their market area for the previous month and the last year. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
Los Angeles one of the top area Americans are ditching: Areas losing Americans but gaining people from outside the country. I've talked about the reality that many native Californians have been leaving the state in droves over the past decade. Comment?
26 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
Timberland Bancorp, Inc. today reported net income of $2.16 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, for the third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2015. This compares to net income of $1.45 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 and net income of $1.43 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Comment?
29 min ago | via San Jose Mercury News
The share of Americans who own their homes fell to the lowest level in almost five decades, extending a multiyear decline as families struggle to regain ground lost during the financial crisis and rentals gain favor. The U.S. homeownership rate was 63.4 percent in the second quarter, down from 63.7 percent in the previous three months, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
Silver has probably not found a bottom yet, but when it finally does, investors can expect a double, a triple, or an even greater increase. Does that sound ridiculous? It's not if you look at what has happened in the past. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
Ladies and gentleman I would like to thank you for standing by and welcome to the Fourth Quarter Earnings Tele Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the conference over to your host and facilitator, Mr. Craig Blunden. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Truth About Mortgage
Every year, housing demand picks up during the traditional spring buying season and eventually begins to fade as summer takes hold and kids make their way back to school. Apparently they're still touring properties in droves, but they're less likely to make an offer. Comment?
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