San Andreas Real Estate News
Real Estate news for San Andreas, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Monday Sep 21 | via KCRA-TV Sacramento
Hundreds of people left homeless by the massive Butte Fire that burned through 70,000 acres in Calaveras and Amador counties, are starting to get some relief. Patty Hession is one of those residents left homeless by the Butte Fire, which turned her tiny town of Mountain Ranch into a moonscape. Comment?
Jul 10, 2015 | via My Mother Lode
The Calaveras County Realtors Association reports that second-quarter real estate figures indicate higher year-over-year home sales and prices for four straight months and that this past quarter's sales reached the second highest level in nearly two years. Along with the improving economy, CCRA spokesperson Teri Rogers notes, "Sellers are not being too greedyproperties are being priced for the market and buyers see the value in that and are making their offers closer to the asking price. Comment?
Jun 12, 2015 | via The Union Democrat
Any Realtor will tell you home prices right now are flying high and, as a May 20 story in The Union Democrat pointed out, rents are through the roof. A recent poll on The Union Democrat's website found 68 percent of website visitors thought rents in the county were too high. Comment?
May 6, 2015 | via The Union Democrat
There were 173 homes sold in Tuolumne County in the first quarter of 2015, the same number sold in the first quarter of 2014. In Calaveras County, 176 homes sold in the first quarter, a 6 percent increase from the first quarter of 2014. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via My Mother Lode
Realtors in Calaveras County hope that steady spring home sales will herald solid gains for this year's crucial spring-summer selling season. In its first quarter of 2015 report the Calaveras County Association of Realtors indicates the market is in a "slow but steady recovery." Comment?
Friday | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
The Case Shiller Index is one of the better long-term measures of housing price changes. It looks at repeat home sales so you know what you are tracking versus say an area where new home sales are jacking prices up while old crap shack stucco boxes lag the market. Comment?
Friday | via RollingStone
Wells Fargo was forced under the terms of a robo-signing settlement to launch its much-lauded home-buyer assistance program. All over the country, Wells Fargo is making headlines for launching a multimillion-dollar homeowner assistance program called HomeLIFT, which among other things offers $15,000 down payment grants to prospective home-buyers. Comment?
Friday | via National Mortgage News
Rebecca Mairone scarcely deserves a mention in the annals of finance, except for this: She's the only executive of a major U.S. mortgage lender found liable for her part in the 2008 financial crisis. Mairone was chief operating officer for a division of Countrywide Financial Corp., the California giant that came to symbolize the excesses of the subprime era. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via US News & World Report
Quiroz, an agent with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, shared his experience on the popular photo- and video-messaging app Snapchat. That night, he was shown on Snapchat worldwide, when his "snap," taken wearing a Berkshire Hathaway cap, was chosen as part of the daily featured Live Story, a stream of user snaps, in Los Angeles. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Freddie Mac reports on average U.S. mortgage rates on Thursday, Oct. 1. A state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought. State official say Californians have surpassed a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month, using nearly 27 percent less in August than the same month in 2013. Comment?
12 min ago | via Outlook
Some of India's biggest banks like the SBI are being forced to inject hundreds of millions of pounds to capitalise new UK subsidiaries under new rules. A recent tightening of regulations by the Bank of England for foreign banks offering retail services to UK consumers means that as many as 50 overseas lenders with branches in the country could face similar obligations, 'The Financial Times' reported. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Brandon Sun
Executive extradition: The extradition hearing of a Canadian former mining company CEO, detained in Bulgaria on corruption charges, is being held Monday in Vidic. The government of Kyrgyzstan wants Leonard Homeniuk, one-time CEO of Toronto-based Centerra Gold, to face charges there involving alleged revenue-splitting. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Daily Mail
Houses are expensive. The average home in the UK costs A 268,000, according to the Office of National Statistics - and that's almost ten times the average full-time salary of A 27,000. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Columbian
Parents Joel Hamilton and Lisa Hamilton with their children Ana, 8; Kenzie, 16 months; and Kailey, 4, at their home in Edmonds. The couple faced some difficult financial choices. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Columbian
Dear Mr. Berko: My husband and I are in our 70s, and we both retired several years ago from the real estate business. My husband has had four stents in the past five years. Comment?
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