Portola Valley Real Estate News
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18 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?
22 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?
Thursday | via Mountain View Voice
Wednesday | 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 Oct 7 | 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?
21 hrs 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?
9 hrs ago | via San Bernardino County Sun
California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a housing shortage and a lack of affordability in some areas will also persist, according to the California Association of Realtors' 2016 California Housing Market Forecast. The forecast, released this week, sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent to reach 433,000 units next year, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold. Comment?
Yesterday | 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?
Yesterday | 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?
Yesterday | 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?
16 min ago | via New York Magazine
As record-breaking sales continue, the borough has become a choice, rather than a priced-out-of-Manhattan necessity and Queens is rising too. For as long as there have been rivalries, Manhattan has often been presented as the place where people would rather live, and the other boroughs honorable mentions that will do nearly as nicely. Comment?
23 min ago | via The Mecklenburg Times
A recent study by RealtyTrac reveals the best times to buy a home and close a sale transaction. The study found the best month to close on the purchase of a home is October. Comment?
24 min ago | via ABC News
It was 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008. I was exhausted, mentally and emotionally drained, but I could not sit. Comment?
52 min ago | via The Washington Post
The rules that financial pros say people should follow if they want to build wealth are usually straightforward - pay your bills on time, have cash on hand for a rainy day and invest money for your future. Sounds easy enough, but for many people these milestones can feel out of reach. Comment?
58 min ago | via The Oregonian
Portland ranked dead last among about 90 metro areas in a new report analyzing the number of homes within the budget of a typical construction worker. Only 9.2 percent of area listings are affordable on the median Portland construction worker's salary of $27,000, the real estate website Zillow found. Comment?
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