San Diego Real Estate News
Friday | via Chron
White holds a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from The University of Texas , Austin, and prior to obtaining her real estate licenses, she worked for an engineering firm as a project manager. "I love the construction aspect of homes, plus the floor plans and possibilities. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
There's nothing like foreclosure rates to put a few things into perspective. After a series of reports highlighting low inventory, higher asking prices and an increasing number of homes sold, Zillow released its Negative Equity Report last week that found San Antonio has the highest percentage - 12.3 percent - of "underwater" homes in Texas. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Inman Real Estate News
HAR.com, the popular consumer-facing real estate search portal operated by the Houston Association of Realtors, has officially relaunched with listings from throughout the state of Texas. Last year HAR announced that it had become the first multiple listing service to join syndicator ListHub's Real Estate Network as a publisher. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Seeking Alpha
This confirmation of home builders strong year-to-date sales reports is a very encouraging sign especially given Texas appears to continue to perform well. "Sales of new single-family houses in February 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000This is 7.8 percent above the revised January rate of 500,000 and is 24.8 percent above the February 2014 estimate of 432,000." Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Dallas Morning News
While residential prices have shot higher in North Texas in recent years, Dallas-Fort Worth homes are still more affordable than the U.S. average, according to a new report by Realtor.com The Internet real estate marketing operation compared median home prices and annual income levels in more than a dozen major U.S. markets. In the D-FW area, it takes just under 26 percent of median income to afford a mid-priced house, Realtor.com found. Comment?
14 min ago | via Victorville Daily Press
A recent report from the California Rental Price Monitor revealed that the state's rental growth has outpaced the rest of the U.S. every month for the last year. But for the High Desert rental market, where rates have been traditionally low, the Victor Valley continues to be one of the least expensive places to live in the Golden State. Comment?
20 min ago | via The Straits Times
On Sunday morning - the day of Mr Lee Kuan Yew's state funeral - The Straits Times spoke to people already on the ground preparing for the procession that starts at 12.30pm. Real estate agent Joanne Lee, 35, had been waiting with her friend since 6.45am in front of Parliament House, where a crowd of about 30 had gathered 45 minutes later. Comment?
33 min ago | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Editor's Note: This is the first in an occasional series about the challenge of renting in Santa Cruz County. SANTA CRUZ >> Holly Giegerich is living in limbo, looking for a new place to rent after getting a notice from her landlord that she must move out, finding only one possibility, wondering if she will be homeless on April 2. “I just want a place to live,” said Giegerich, 54, a petite brunette, breaking into tears as she discussed her situation in her neat one-bedroom rental near La Barranca Park, a couple of blocks from the ocean. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Washington Post
At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn't what bothers her. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Independent
Exclusive: Report warns there are more than 3m in 'severe problem debt', and 18m are worried about making their income last until their next pay packet More than half a million people - 577,677 - have sought help in the past year alone, their individual debts averaging A 14,650, the report by debt charity StepChange says. It also warns that the number of people needing help to manage their debts has risen by 56 per cent since 2012. Comment?
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