Mountain View Real Estate News
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2 hrs ago | via The Campbell Reporter
A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Inman Real Estate News
The challenge in this industry has always been how to convince industry groups to work to raise the barrier to entry. I say agents offer critical and valuable negotiation skills, local knowledge and industry expertise and that agents need to get more involved in transactions -- not less. Comment?
Yesterday | via Mountain View Voice
Yesterday | 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?
Wednesday | via Los Altos Town Crier
For any business, two online marketing goals are to get found when people search for you and to get found when people search for your profession in a given area, according to "social media evangelist" Tim Hmelar, who spoke to members of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors in Los Altos last month. According to a Cornell University study, the first result on a Google results page receives 56.46 percent of clicks, compared with the No. Comment?
39 min ago | 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?
15 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
SourceMedia's Partner Insights program enables marketers to deliver relevant content and insights directly to the National Mortgage News audience via SourceMedia's digital media platforms. Partner Insights content is produced by the marketer. Comment?
22 hrs ago | 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?
20 hrs ago | 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?
Yesterday | via Sys-Con Media
The C.A.R. forecast sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent next year to reach 433,000 units, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold. Sales in 2015 also will be up 6.3 percent from the 383,300 existing, single-family homes sold in 2014. Comment?
8 min ago | via Housing Wire
First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation , which provides correspondent, wholesale and retail mortgage origination channels, announced the addition of Nicholas Imbimbo as director, third-party origination operations. "Nicholas brings FGMC exceptional TPO Operations management experience," said Dea O'Hopp, chief operating officer, First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation. Comment?
12 min ago | via Mortgage News Daily
Mortgage rates were generally quiet today as bond markets wound down ahead of the 3-day weekend. While stock markets and many businesses will be open as usual on Monday, banks and bond markets will be closed. Comment?
51 min ago | via Mountain View Voice
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?
15 min ago | via The Arizona Republic
Agent can work for both buyer, seller An agent can work for both buyer, seller and be compensated on both sides of the deal. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1LmjU0F Question: Is it legal for a real estate agent to work with the seller and the buyer, and if it is, then get both commissions? Answer: It is legal for a real estate agent to work with both a buyer and a seller. Comment?
22 min ago | via Patch.com
In an effort to protect buyers and to make sure we don't see another housing crash, the federal government has instituted new regulations. When the housing market collapsed in 2007, it was understandably necessary for the federal government to react by making a point to keep a tighter leash upon the financial industry. Comment?
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