Mountain View Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via Builder
RealtyTrac vp Daren Blomquist has one of his good-news-only data releases, as he offers topline commentary on the RealtyTrac 2017 U.S. Home Sales Report, which looks at what home sellers realized in terms of gains from their original purchase price. Blomquist notes that 2015, like 2014, was a year for the average residential property seller to make a gain vs. the price he or she had paid to own in the first place. Comment?
Saturday Feb 6 | via Mountain View Voice
The big sale in Mountain View on this week's list was a 29,600 square foot lot with a home in the Martens-Carmelita neighborhood, which went for $3,600,000. Read the details of this sale and others, below. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Palo Alto Weekly
At the beginning of 2015, I wrote the column "A long-term cyclical view" and pointed out the high probability of a temporary correction in property pricing in Palo Alto, assuming everything is cyclical and looking back at the two price declines of the past 17 years. The median home price in Palo Alto for all sold transactions in 2015 actually rose by another 14 percent to reach $2.485 million. Comment?
Thursday Feb 4 | via MarketWatch
Home sellers in this Silicon Valley county raked in the most dough of residents anywhere: They saw a 65% difference between the price they paid for their homes when they bought them and what they sold them for in 2015, according to an analysis released Thursday by real-estate analytics firm RealtyTrac . The main reason sellers saw such large profits is that the area is popular with tech executives and high-paid employees, says Daren Blomquist, the vice president of RealtyTrac. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via Los Altos Town Crier
Participating Mountain View businesses will offer special deals through Sunday as part of Chamber of Commerce Mountain View and the Central Business Association's Super Bowl 50 festivities. At a ceremony Jan. 14, California Association of Realtors 2013 President Don Faught administered the oath of office to new president-elect Denise Welsh, a realtor with Alain Pinel Realtors Los Altos, and new treasurer Phyllis Carmichael, a realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Los Altos. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
California is routinely ranked as one of the most expensive places to live in the nation, mostly due to our state's sky-high housing costs. In fact, the average price of a California home is roughly $440,000, more than double the national average of $179,000. Comment?
Jun 20, 2012 | via City Journal
Say this for the $92 billion budget that California's legislature sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Friday: at least it wasn't late. 'The deadline was met,' state senate leader Darrell Steinberg announced with little fanfare or much evident pride. Comment?
Oct 19, 2008 | via City Journal
Treasury secretary Hank Paulson has spent the past six months using the trillions of dollars in promises and loans that only the government is powerful enough to make to avert the immediate collapse of the insurance giant AIG and those two mortgage behemoths, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Government officials had hoped that their actions would persuade the financial world's private lenders, trading partners, and customers to stop fleeing financial institutions in a Depression-style terror. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Local TV Station KTVZ
The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services warned consumers Thursday not to seek loan modification services from Liberty One Mortgage, a California-based unlicensed and unregistered company that has engaged in mortgage fraud. The department, through its Division of Financial Regulation, has issued two orders requiring Liberty One Mortgage to stop all unlawful activity in Oregon and assessed $30,000 in civil penalties against the company. Comment?
Thursday Feb 4 | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follow... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed 10 classes of UBS Commercial Trust 2012-C1 commercial mortgage pass-through certificates. A detailed list of rating actions follo... )--Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. , today announced that the highly-anticipated Westin Nashville will o... )--Second row in list of dates for release dated February 2, 2016, should read: Ex-date: 02/11/2016 . Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Realty Times
We have all heard about the high costs imposed on homebuyers -- ranging from lender points, title insurance and settlement fees. However, if you are selling your house, you should understand you will be hit for some closing costs also. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via WebWire
According to the National Flood Insurance Program , a flood is a general and temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are inundated by water or mudflow. There are many natural and manmade conditions that can result in a flood. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via HeraldNet
DeForest Soaries is a man on a mission. The senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey, is passionately concerned about something that entangles a large part of the population: consumer debt. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Influence peddling lobbyists are pariahs. These sharp-eyed pariahs, who do not fit in with the morals of society, hand pick promising political candidates, help them raise money, support their causes, and, once the political candidate is elected, the politician becomes devoted to the lobbyists. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Reuters
But Polish regulator, KNF, requires all sellers to keep banks' foreign currency mortgage portfolio, as it poses the risk for the financial sector. According to Puls Biznesu, GE wants to keep the foreign currency credit portfolio under the BPH banking license, while the rest of the BPH business would be extracted and sold to Pekao, Poland's No.2 bank. Comment?
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