Menlo Park Real Estate News
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Tuesday Nov 24 | via Almanac
Recent television shows and online documentaries paint quite a sensational portrait of Bay Area real estate, with over-the-top personalities, $2 million teardowns, frenzied bidding wars and prices that seemingly have no ceiling. These trends are the result of population growth that is far outstripping housing demand - a rush that's been on as the Bay Area's economy has exploded. Comment?
Saturday Nov 21 | via Almanac
Home sales data are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county recorder's office. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via San Mateo Daily Journal
Families forced to move elsewhere due to the local housing crisis are pulling their students from local high schools, according to school officials who attribute a declining enrollment rate to the escalating cost of living in San Mateo County. James Lianides, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, told the school board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 11, the considerable expense of living locally has caused enrollment rates to slow at Sequoia and Woodside high schools. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via MarketWatch
In some places, like Atherton, Calif., it's basically impossible to buy a home in a district with a good school on an average wage. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. zip codes with good schools are unaffordable to homebuyers making an average wage, according to a study released Thursday. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Contra Costa Times
Home sales slowed in October across the Bay Area, dropping by 2.5 percent from the year before, according to new data from the CoreLogic real estate information service. The October sales dip marked a break from the brisk market of recent months: sales of new and existing homes and condominiums had risen year over year during each of the previous seven months, beginning in March. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Washington Post
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Thursday Nov 26 | via Inman News
There's a lot to be thankful for in the world, no doubt - and while you're counting your blessings today, perhaps you'll include two organizations that are helping real estate agents promote social good and elevate their communities. Giveback Homes partners with Habitat for Humanity to build homes in Nicaragua, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County , San Diego, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver and New York. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via The Campbell Reporter
California's housing market saw a softening of home sales and prices in October but is still on target to meet forecast projections, according to the California Association of Realtors. Although home sales exceeded the 400,000 level in October for the seventh consecutive month and posted higher on a year-to-year basis for the ninth straight month, closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled 403,510 units in October. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of this year, following a slight decrease in 2014. Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of this year, following a slight decrease in 2014. Comment?
Saturday Nov 21 | via Recordpub.com
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a California company accused of failing to deliver promised mortgage loan modification services to Ohio consumers. Comment?
10 min ago | via The Beaumont Enterprise
In this Nov. 19, 2015 photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. calls on a reporter during a news briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comment?
25 min ago | via Iol.co.za
Factory activity in the Midwest shrunk in November and contracts to buy previously owned US homes rose marginally, the latest suggestions that economic growth will probably remain modest in the fourth quarter. The raft of weak economic reports is not likely to stop the Federal Reserve from hiking interest rates next month provided job growth does not slow significantly in November, economists say. Comment?
26 min ago | via China Daily
New home prices in 100 major Chinese cities have been rising both on yearly and monthly basis for the fourth consecutive month in November, according to a survey by China Index Academy. Average price per square meter in the sampled cities grew 0.46 percent month on month to 10,899 yuan in November, an increase of 2.93 percent from a year earlier, according to the independent research institute. Comment?
37 min ago | via Reuters
Dec 1 Growth in Chinese new home prices quickened in November from a year earlier, two private surveys showed on Tuesday, adding to signs of a mild recovery in the housing market. Prices of new homes in 288 cities rose an average 2.0 percent in November from a year earlier, the fourth straight month of gains, a poll by property services firm Real Estate Information Corporation showed. Comment?
49 min ago | via NWAonline
Slightly more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in October, a modest rebound after two prior monthly declines. The figures add to evidence that the housing market has lost some of its momentum after rapid sales growth earlier this year. Comment?
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