Menlo Park Real Estate News
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Saturday Oct 10 | via Almanac
During a low week in sales , two homes sold for eight figures. They include the $11 million sales along Almendral Avenue in Atherton, which is quite the alliteration, and another $11 million sale along Juniper Drive in Atherton. Comment?
Thursday Oct 8 | via San Francisco Magazine
Airbnb has sunk a whole lotta cash into the fight against Proposition F , the San Francisco ballot initiative that would cap vacation rentals at 75 nights per year. How much? Oh, a cool $8.8 million so far, which is 44 times the amount that's been raised by the measure's proponents. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 7 | via Saratoga News
Photograph by Rose Meily Realtors bid generously and were able to raise over $37,000 for the newly created SILVAR veterans Scholarship Fund. Members of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors honored the country's veterans, including their own, at "Realtors Honor Veterans," held Sept. Comment?
Saturday Oct 3 | via The Daily Republic
Nowhere has there been so much hand-wringing over a lack of "affordable housing," as among politicians and others in coastal California. And nobody has done more to make housing unaffordable than those same politicians and their supporters. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via The Gaston Gazette
Nowhere has there been so much hand-wringing over a lack of "affordable housing" as among politicians and others in coastal California. And nobody has done more to make housing unaffordable than those same politicians and their supporters. Comment?
Saturday Oct 10 | via Redlands Daily Facts
California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a housing shortage and a lack of affordability in some areas will also persist, according to the California Association of Realtors' 2016 California Housing Market Forecast. The forecast, released this week, sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent to reach 433,000 units next year, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold. Comment?
Friday Oct 9 | 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?
Friday Oct 9 | via National Mortgage News
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Thursday Oct 8 | 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?
Thursday Oct 8 | 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?
3 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
A new report from research firm Nielsen has found New Zealanders use up to five different tools in their search for property. Its 2015 Real Estate Report found 337,000 people are planning to buy or sell a house or flat in the next year, up from 316,000 last year. Comment?
6 min ago | via Bellingham Herald
"I am a progressive, but I am a progressive who likes to get things done, and I know how to find common ground, and I know how to stand my ground, and I have proved that in all of the positions I've had," said Hillary Rodham Clinton as the media work during the CNN Democratic presidential debate Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders and three other 2016 Democratic White House hopefuls squared off Tuesday in the party's first presidential debate. Comment?
12 min ago | via Daily Echo
Following on from the hugely successful first launch, Southbrook Rise is now about to launch the 2nd floor of the popular South Block with an Exclusive First Time Buyer & Help to Buy event. The event, which is happening on Saturday 17th October from 10am - 1pm, will allow buyers the opportunity to see the new show apartment, plus meet with a mortgage advisor to find out more about the governments Help to Buy scheme. Comment?
26 min ago | via Bangkok Post
Thailand's economy will expand between 2.5% and 3% next year, says Tris Rating Co, indicating that economic recovery may be slow. Growth of Southeast Asia's second-largest economy next year will be propelled by public infrastructure investment, the government's stimulus package, tourism and the US economic recovery, said Nopalak Rakthum, senior executive vice-president of the Thai ratings agency. Comment?
28 min ago | via Reuters
Odds on a cut in Australian interest rates narrowed on Wednesday when the country's second-largest lender sprang a surprise rise in mortgage rates, threatening to dampen home prices and consumer sentiment in an already fragile economy. Westpac Banking Corp lifted its variable mortgage rates for occupiers and investors by 20 basis points, saying the move was necessary to cover rising regulatory costs. Comment?
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