Los Olivos Real Estate News
Friday | via Edhat
The people of Santa Barbara had better wake up! Our city is being overrun by illegal vacation rentals in our R Zoned residential neighborhoods. It is against Santa Barbara zoning laws for any type of short-term hotel/motel type rental in R zoning. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Noozhawk
The Santa Barbara Association of Realtors represents approximately 1,200 members from all real estate specialties, including residential sales, commercial sales, development, property management and appraisals. Our SBAOR, easy-to-navigate website provides a free link to the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service, which contains home listing information that is updated in real time, not 24 hours later like other real estate websites. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via Noozhawk
Equity Choices , an authorized originator for EquityKey Real Estate Participation Agreement, has announced it has started offering its services throughout Santa Barbara County. Instead of taking existing equity out of a property or burdening homeowners with debt, the Real Estate Participation Agreement focuses on the property's potential future value. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via Noozhawk
True North Research President Dr. Timothy McLarney presents the key findings of the Coastal Housing Coalition's workforce housing study during Friday's Santa Barbara Housing Conference. Hosted by the nonprofit Coastal Housing Coalition , this year's Santa Barbara Housing Conference "Housing Needs and Opportunities Revealed" on Friday addressed its recent study exploring the lack of affordable workforce housing in south Santa Barbara County. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via Noozhawk
The Real Estate Fraud Advisory Team, REFAT, has been established in conjunction with the District Attorney's Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program . It is comprised of individuals from every aspect of the real estate community. Comment?
Yesterday | via Daily Kos
As Capital & Main explained : "It happens every spring: The start of baseball season and the Chamber of Commerce's assault on legislation designed to improve the lives of Californians - many of them our most vulnerable residents." This time, The California Chamber of Commerce put Assembly Bill 244 on their "Jobs Killer" list. Comment?
Friday | via WTVM
Are you considering selling your house this spring? Trulia is out with a list of hot and not so hot cities for home sales. The real estate website Trulia looked at the number of homes for sale on Feb. 5 and then the number still on the market April 5 and here's what they found. Comment?
Friday | via American Thinker
On April 15 Tax Day, Americans paid about the same amount of income tax as total student loans outstanding. The St. Louis Federal Reserve on the same day published a report titled ' Student Loan Delinquency: A Big Problem Getting Worse? ' The Fed has determined that of the $1.3 trillion in non-bankruptcy-dischargeable student loans, the delinquency rate for students in repayment is over 27 percent. Comment?
Thursday | via Huntington News
U.S. home prices have recently enjoyed a modest to strong rebound, rising by an average of 0.6% nationwide, according to FNC's Residential Price Indexa , released on Thursday, April 16, 2015. This increase in home prices marks a sharp reversal in the downward spiral of price trends over the past five to six months. Comment?
Thursday | via Pleasanton Weekly
With the spring home-selling season off to a robust start, California's drought appears to be having little impact on buyers and sellers who continue to close pricey deals with multiple offers. "Quite frankly, people are so interested in a home they like that the drought is not a major concern," one Realtor says. Comment?
2 min ago | via Boca News Now
It's another DUI charge for another Boca Raton real estate agent. This time, Debra Segal of the 5500 block of North Military Trail is charged with DUI following her early morning arrest by Boca Raton Police. Comment?
2 min ago | via The Daily Caller
"Fuck you and your entire extended family. And the cunt you came out of. Got it?" was the message sent to New York state Republican Committee Director of Communications David Laska after he received an invite to meet Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Real Deal
A new 70-city survey shows that the Chinese housing market is cooling. But that doesn't have developers worried - they're still seeing double-digit gains. Comment?
22 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
As house prices in the country's biggest city spiral out of control, Auckland homeowners are cashing in their chips and buying mansions in the regions. Thousands of property owners are now sitting on million-dollar goldmines thanks to rampant capital gain. Comment?
28 min ago | via South China Morning Post
At issue is whether an equities boom will be fuelled by investors cashing out of property, or whether a wealth effect from bulging share portfolios will wash back into property. Photo: Nora Tam While the edicts of mainland stock regulators may test the conviction of some investors riding high on the Hong Kong market rally, Chan Ching-pak is adamant that equities will trump other investment options - including property. Comment?
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