San Ramon Real Estate News
Friday | via East Bay Express
Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. A federal grand jury has opened a criminal probe into the cozy relationship between PG&E and the state agency that was supposed to regulate it - the California Public Utilities Commission , the Chron $ reports. As part of the probe, investigators served search warrants on the homes of former CPUC chair Michael Peevey and ex-PG&E executive Brian Cherry. Comment?
Thursday | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
April home sales in the Bay Area increased 13.5 percent from March totals and 2.4 percent from April 2014 sales. The 7,778 new and existing houses and condominiums sold in the region's nine counties is the second highest April total since 2006, only trailing April 2013, when 7,801 homes sold. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via The Campbell Reporter
A for-sale sign is posted in front of a home for sale on Feb. 23, 2015, in San Rafael. How high does this ladder stretch? With spring buyers vying for a limited number of properties, the median price for Santa Clara County homes reached yet another all-time high in April, climbing to $905,000. Comment?
Thursday | via San Jose Mercury News
A for-sale sign is posted in front of a home for sale on Feb. 23, 2015, in San Rafael. April home sales in the Bay Area increased 13.5 percent from March totals and 2.4 percent from April 2014 sales. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via Kiplinger Online
You are empty nesters and you are thinking: Our five-bedroom family home sure seems a bit, well, large, not to mention a money drain. It's time to move to a smaller place. Comment?
Friday | via Banker & Tradesman
A new report from real estate data collector RealtyTrac shows U.S. foreclosure filings were up 3 percent in April compared with March and up 9 percent from the same time last year, reaching their highest levels in over a year. The U.S. foreclosure rate in April was one in every 1,049 housing units with a foreclosure filing, according to RealtyTrac. Comment?
Thursday | via Monterey County Herald
The University Village Apartments, an affordable housing development off Second Avenue in Marina, are under contruction in March 2014. Monterey >> Rising home prices so far this year have kept Monterey County home affordability at near-record lows, contributing to an increase in rents. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Palo Alto Weekly
Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via JD Supra
Policyholders seeking insurance funds to settle a case often face an insurer's demand that some amount should be allocated to uncovered claims or parties. The issue arises often under directors and officers liability policies, when settlements resolve the liability of covered directors and the uncovered company. Comment?
Saturday May 16 | via The Orange County Register
Not so long ago, Orange County was a comparatively affordable place to buy a home. Not anymore. Comment?
25 min ago | via The Orange County Register
Do you bank with Chase, Wells Fargo, WESCOM Credit Union, or Bank of America? Do you shop at Ralphs, Trader Joes or Pavilions? Coke or Pepsi? Steve Madden or Jimmy Choo? Realty One Group, Coldwell Banker, Berkshire Hathaway or Keller Williams? Which will you choose? And why? I propose to you that it is all about the people you are dealing with that matters in most cases. Let's deal with the people-less brand options to start. Comment?
25 min ago | via Banker & Tradesman
As a little girl, Beth Ann Meehan vacationed on Nantucket Island and vowed someday to live there year-round. In September 1994, she kept that promise, established a career and became a champion for affordable housing. Comment?
25 min ago | via Banker & Tradesman
Building a community from the inside out, one household at a time, is Andrew Sobers' vocation. That's the observation of his nominator at Urban Edge, a nonprofit CDC serving Jamaica Plain, Roxbury and surrounding Boston communities. Comment?
25 min ago | via Mydigitalfc.com
To tap their interest, HDFC and a number of property developers are undertaking special marketing campaigns including by way of organising property fairs in places with high NRI population such as the US and the UK. Interestingly, the non-resident Indians living abroad are showing a renewed interest in the Indian housing market at a time when the local demand is relatively sluggish. Comment?
26 min ago | via Mydigitalfc.com
The country's largest real estate firm achieved gross sales bookings of Rs 3,850 crore in 2014-15 fiscal, down 5 per cent from Rs 4,070 crore achieved in the previous year. In a conference call with analysts, DLF Executive Director Saurabh Chawla said that the sales bookings target for 2015-16 fiscal is Rs 3,500-4,000 crore. Comment?
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