Moraga Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Moraga, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Pleasanton Weekly
Luxury home sales in the East Bay climbed more than 28% in July from a year ago while the median sale priced edged lower. The report from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was based on figures from Multiple Listing Service data of all homes sold for more than $1 million last month in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Business Journal
An East Bay developer who was a top executive at Discovery Sales Inc., created by builder Albert Seeno , has pleaded guilty to mortgage fraud in a case prosecutors said eventually cost banks $75 million. Ayman Shahid , 39, of Danville, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Oakland on Monday. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Business Journal
Slightly lower home prices in the East Bay and Silicon Valley and higher demand for inland counties gave the Bay Area its highest July sales numbers since the downturn. A report by industry tracker CoreLogic counted 6,765 single-family home sales across the nine-county region. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via New York Business.com
Hedge-fund manager John Paulson, who made billions wagering against subprime mortgages, has started to profit from a U.S. housing bet that took longer to ripen: owning land. After acquiring about 35,000 lots since 2009, Paulson & Co. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via SiliconValley.com
Diane Nesom rents a tiny cottage -- just 600 square foot and one-bedroom -- at the end of a cul-de-sac in Fremont for $1,400 a month. And while that eats up about 50 percent of her take-home pay, the 35-year-old accountant regards it as "a steal" and can't imagine moving up to a larger rental in the current runaway market. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Los Gatos Weekly-Times
Housing affordability is becoming a major issue in California, as home prices rise beyond the reach of majority of home buyers. A recent analysis of home prices and income found only seven California counties are affordable to home buyers who earn the median household income for their area, while homes in 25 counties were out of reach for the typical household. Comment?
Yesterday | via Inside Bay Area
Computers have brought a major change to libraries, so it seems the way to keep libraries viable is to increase ebooks and have more programs and activities. Another lure is their increased material meant strictly for adults, which can be checked out to any age while holding parents responsible -- though the parents do not necessarily know what their minor has checked out. Comment?
Yesterday | via Contra Costa Times
When billionaire candidate Donald Trump was asked during the first GOP presidential debate about the four bankruptcies declared over the years by companies he controlled, Trump didn't flinch. "I have used ... the laws of this country, the chapter laws, to do a great job for my company, my employees, myself and my family," he said. Comment?
Tuesday | via San Diego Source
Dave Gillingham provides real estate agents an overview of the California Real Estate Purchase Agreement , Residential Income Property Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions , and Purchase Agreement Addendum . Comment?
Tuesday | via San Diego Source
The Cultural Arts Office is supporting the films being shown at Ruby G. Schulman's Auditorium. Visit website for film schedule and tickets. Comment?
19 min ago | via Albany Times Union
As budget season starts, town leaders are weighing the imposition of a highway tax to maintain the growing miles of roads that wind through its subdivisions and cul-de-sacs. The Highway Department is looking to raise $1.2 million a year to pay for blacktopping and equipment upgrades that would cost the average property owner about $180 a year. Comment?
19 min ago | via The Arizona Republic
Phoenix ranks No. 8 among big cities for affordable homes Metro Phoenix's calling card to new residents has long been its affordable home prices. Comment?
23 min ago | via Oxford Times
A few years ago I visited a long road of semi detached houses in Southampton to collect some books from the home of a deceased Unitarian. Virtually the whole street was multi occupied by students in buy-to-let properties, although most of them didn't want a garden. Comment?
27 min ago | via Greenwich Citizen
In this Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 photo, a for sale sign is posted in front of a home in Miami. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac on Thursday, Sept. Comment?
38 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
The only person you have complete control of is you - and that's the only thing that matters for your success. I remember my first couple of years in sales - many years ago. Comment?
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