San Lorenzo Real Estate News
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Wednesday Jul 27 | via East Bay Express
A new report by the California Reinvestment Coalition and the legal advocacy group Housing and Economic Rights Advocates shows that the nation's largest banks and mortgage servicing companies continue to violate standards and laws mandated by the National Mortgage Settlement, the California Homeowner Bill of Rights, and new federal mortgage servicing rules. The result is that many homeowners who qualify for loan modifications continue to be wrongfully foreclosed on, further damaging California's communities by displacing families, evaporating their savings, and depressing local tax revenues. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via The Daily Democrat
The median price for single-family homes in the Bay Area set yet another record last month, reaching $755,000, while Yolo County homes also rose in value. But even as the price tag went up, the number of sales went down, reflecting what by now is an all-too-common refrain in the region's housing story: high cost, low supply. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via Inside Bay Area
The median price for single-family homes in the Bay Area set yet another record last month, reaching $755,000. But even as the price tag went up, the number of sales went down, reflecting what by now is an all-too-common refrain in the region's housing story: high cost, low supply. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via NBC Bay Area
The median price of a Bay Area home set another record while year-over-year sales dropped for a third straight month, reflecting a housing crunch that continues to stymie sales throughout the coveted region. The median price of a house or condo in the nine-county, tech-heavy Bay Area hit $712,000 in June, according to numbers released Wednesday by research firm CoreLogic Inc. It was the third straight month of setting a new price high. Comment?
Jun 28, 2016 | via KRON 4
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to place an affordable housing bond measure on the ballot in November. "The Affordable Housing Bond will provide $580 million in investment in affordable homes for low-income renters, down payment assistance for first time home buyers and an innovation fund to seek new solutions," Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan said in a statement. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via US News & World Report
Homes in the largest suburbs in United States, "The Valley." San Fernando Valley, part of the city/county of Los Angeles, California. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 26 | via New York Sun
The battle over Airbnb is taking center stage at the Democratic National Convention. The fight is emblematic of the dispute between Republicans and Democrats over who should steer the economy: government regulators, on the one hand, or consumers and business innovators on the other. Comment?
Monday Jul 25 | via Inman News
The California Association of Realtors filed a federal lawsuit against Massachusetts-based PDFfiller Inc., alleging the tech firm has copied, published and sold at least 64 of CAR's copyrighted real estate forms "many hundreds of thousands of times, and possibly millions of times" through its website without authorization. Apartment List released its July rent report for Los Angeles, finding rents were flat over June, but L.A. continues to be one of California's most expensive cities for renters. Comment?
Sunday Jul 24 | via The Wave
Jennifer and Bob Hochstadter of Dana Point no longer needed five bedrooms' worth of space, so they sold their Laguna Niguel home and moved into their smaller Dana Point rental, pocketing cash for travel and retirement. Lake Forest agent Jenean Hill has had at least five clients seeking to cash out their California homes over the past several years. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Wave
For more than a generation, opportunistic California politicians have barraged voters with woeful tales about how the most productive, inventive, wealthy and enterprising Californians are leaving this state in droves to avoid high taxes and excessive government regulation. These stories, used successfully by the likes of Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger while running for governor, and unsuccessfully by failed candidates from Bill Simon to Meg Whitman and Neel Kashkari, tell of rich Californians seeking greener pastures in more laissez faire states like Texas and Idaho. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
In July 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was launched with a mission that's contrary to the Latin phrase "caveat emptor," or "let the buyer beware." For the CFPB, headed by former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, it's more like "let the businesses beware." Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sunday Herald
Could banks really charge you for depositing your cash? The answer is yes they could, but no they probably won't. But with the Bank of England likely this week to cut the base rate to 0.25per cent, within a whisker of zero, the spectre of negative interest rates has become the latest financial scare. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Marin Independent Journal
San Rafael city leaders and the public will have a chance to mull alternatives to the city's controversial residential resale inspection program Monday, though no decisions will be made. The City Council will discuss five possible options for changing the program, which drew fire from San Rafael Assemblyman Marc Levine after his house failed inspection. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Seattle Times
A: That can happen if the company's share count shrinks, such as via share buybacks. Imagine that the One-Legged Chair Co. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Star Tribune
Bree St. Peters walked around the kitchen of the home she's refurbishing with her daughter Zea Andriolo, 4, in her arms on Friday. She and others who bought abandoned north Minneapolis houses at a special Hennepin County auction last year - under the condition they fix them up and live in them - are racing against a one-year Sunday deadline to get the projects done. Comment?
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