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Thursday Sep 17 | via Marin Independent Journal
I think it is interesting to note that in June, the Board of Supervisors refinanced existing bond debt, raising almost $26 million to ostensibly make long-overdue, much-needed repairs to our beloved Civic Center. The Board of Supervisors will be using $23 million of the refinance proceeds to cover raises for already well-paid union employees, including a 4.2 percent raise for the supervisors themselves. Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via Marin Independent Journal
Regarding your opinion of Assemblyman Marc Levine's request for an audit of San Rafael resale inspections, I am very familiar with the issues because I am a Marin Realtor and a Marin resident for 30 years. The resale inspection process in several Marin cities is burdensome and unfair to owners trying to sell their homes. Comment?
Aug 21, 2015 | via TheFrontSteps
Following on the heels of our Where to Buy A Home For Your Money in San Francisco post, we thought you'd like to know what your hard earned cash gets you in Marin . The charts below are based upon 2015 transactions reported to Marin MLS by August 15th, breaking out the towns and cities with the most sales within given price points. Comment?
Jul 26, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
Financing solar, water conservation and related efficiency systems has become easier for property owners in unincorporated areas after county officials expanded a program providing funding that is repaid through a property tax bill assessment. Marin County supervisors, who joined the statewide Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE program in 2012, previously approved one financing vendor, but signed off on four more last week, broadening opportunities for property owners to move ahead with efficiency projects. Comment?
Jul 19, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
Walkker and Beyer conduct both onsite tours and computer work in the internship, giving Beyer broad experience in real estate work. “She understands the value of a view or a nice neighborhood,” said Walkker, an agent with Coldwell Banker. Comment?
2 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?
9 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?
Yesterday | via National Mortgage News
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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?
Friday Sep 25 | via FindLaw
Heavican, C.J., Wright, Connolly, Mccormack, and Miller-lerman, JJ. John A. Kinney and Jill M. Mason, of Kinney Law, P.C., L.L.O., Omaha, for appellant. Comment?
32 min ago | via Green Left Weekly
In our "A World to Win" series, Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance activists speak on issues that affect young people. This week, Emma Fields discusses the right to free, decent housing for all. Comment?
50 min ago | via The Jersey Journal
Nearly all candidates in the race for five open seats on the Bayonne Board of Education participated in the Bayonne Rotary's public forum last week, coming to the table with diverse backgrounds ranging from education to real estate to law enforcement. In a half-packed auditorium at Bayonne High School on Oct. 1, 18 out of the 20 candidates spoke for five minutes each to tell a crowd of around 150 people their qualifications, why they want to sit on the board and their goals as a board member. Comment?
54 min ago | via The Wave
Showing large, expensive homes takes more time, requires an appointment, requires the sellers' agent to be present and actually conduct a practiced tour of the home. Versus a smaller property that might take only a few minutes to tour, can be scheduled within less than an hour, and doesn't require anyone to point out all the special features. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Boston Herald
From the outside, the two-story colonial at 8 Arlington Road in the Chestnut Hill section of Brookline has the heavy look of a New England home built for harsh winters, with its red brick facade and slate roof. But go inside, and the house is stunningly bright and open, with large windows in the living and dining rooms, skylight windows in the white kitchen and a sunroom in the back. Comment?
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