Pleasanton Real Estate News
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Sunday May 22 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Real estate company Better Homes Realty Premier announced today that it will now operate as CENTURY 21 Marquis, a real estate brokerage franchise affiliate of Century 21 Real Estate LLC. The company will provide residential real estate services to buyers and sellers throughout the Bay Area. Comment?
Saturday May 21 | via Vallejo Times-Herald
With high demand and a tight market, Bay Area housing prices continue to soar, setting record highs in April in Santa Clara and Alameda counties. The median price of a single-family home in Santa Clara County hit seven figures for the first time last month - $1 million on the button. Comment?
Thursday May 19 | via San Jose Mercury News
The East Bay economy and job market turned in a solid performance during 2015, marking an upswing that is expected to continue thanks in large measure to the region's edge in office costs and housing prices, according to a new forecast released Thursday. "Office space is cheaper, the environment is good, housing is less expensive and companies are coming to the East Bay," said Christopher Thornberg, principal executive with Beacon Economics, which presented its study to the East Bay Economic Development Alliance. Comment?
Thursday May 19 | via Fremont Bulletin
As rental rates and home prices continue to climb across the Bay Area, Hayward city leaders say they see potential relief in a bond measure proposal being floated by county supervisors. The $500 million housing bond proposal, which could be on the November ballot, was discussed during Tuesday's Hayward City Council meeting, where all seven members coalesced around the concept. Comment?
Wednesday May 18 | via The Daily Republic
Record highs in the San Francisco Bay area helped lift California home prices last month to their loftiest levels since September 2007, a research firm said Wednesday. Sales were soft. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via SFGate
The number of U.S. homes repossessed by banks fell 29 percent last year to the lowest level since 2006, a year before the subprime mortgage crisis erupted, according to data released Thursday by foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc. less The number of U.S. homes repossessed by banks fell 29 percent last year to the lowest level since 2006, a year before the subprime mortgage crisis erupted, according to data released Thursday by foreclosure ... more Attorney General Kamala Harris thanks California Gov. Jerry Brown, right, after he announced his endorsement of her for the U.S. Senate during a news conference at the California Democratic Party headquarters in Sacramento. Comment?
Thursday May 26 | via Washington Times
The cost of housing is so high in urban areas of California that paying for rent or a mortgage routinely eats up half of a household's income, or more, visiting desperation not just on the working poor but increasingly the middle class. The problem is so severe that East Coast media have a new genre: housing horror stories from the Golden State, such as one about the Silicon Valley fire department where 15 well-paid firefighters commute from more than 100 miles away. Comment?
Wednesday May 25 | via Freshnews
According to recent data from LERETA, a leading national real estate tax and flood service provider, the Northeast region has the highest property tax bill average at $4,991 . The information studied was collected for the most current billing cycles as of January 2015 through April 2016. Comment?
Wednesday May 25 | via Pleasanton Weekly
Higher wages and lower seasonal home prices combined to push California housing affordability higher in the first quarter of 2016, compared to the previous quarter. According to a new report by the the California Association of Realtors, affordability was flat when compared to the previous year as rising home prices offset income gains. Comment?
Wednesday May 25 | via The Wave
As someone who grew up in California, I have seen my home state go from a place where hard work and education made dreams come true to a place where high taxes, overregulation and lack of educational opportunities are keeping people down and driving jobs away. Helping restore the American Dream in California starts with working to make California affordable. Comment?
8 min ago | via UnionLeader.com
One of the most important financial numbers you need to know is your credit score. Comment?
30 min ago | via The Grand Junction Sentinel
And for years, the annual meeting of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership was primarily an opportunity to inform people about those economic development efforts. Roughly 400 people are expected to attend the inaugural daylong event at Colorado Mesa University, which will feature two keynote presentations and a dozen breakout sessions covering a host of industries and topics related to economic development. Comment?
31 min ago | via Observer
One doesn't need to go far to realize that blighted and abandoned properties plague our communities, and their negative influence results in dilution of the real estate market, increased crime, incurred public expenses, neighborhood disinvestment, and a general lack of pride in our neighborhoods. It has been widely recognized that the tax foreclosure process, which results in the sale of marginal to poor properties to the highest bidder, doesn't typically result in an optimal outcome. Comment?
39 min ago | via Deseret News
Could online lending cause the next financial crisis? While the odds seem overwhelmingly against it, the recent turmoil at LendingClub - a leading online lender - makes it hard not to ask the question. There are some disquieting parallels with subprime mortgages, which seemed beneficial until sloppy and fraudulent lending practices triggered a wider collapse of confidence. Comment?
42 min ago | via The Decatur Daily
Dear Dave: My wife and I are both in our early 20s, we're debt-free, and we're just a couple of months away from having a fully loaded emergency fund of six months of expenses. We both also have 401 plans at work, and we're looking forward to starting additional investments later this year. Comment?
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