Santa Rosa Real Estate News
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Wednesday Nov 25 | via SFGate
Home prices have risen sharply, but not enough to trigger an increase in the maximum loan that can be purchased or guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac next year. The baseline conforming loan limit will remain at $417,000 in 2016 for the 11th straight year , the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Wednesday . Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via Business Wire
The outstanding bonds are secured by a gross revenue pledge, mortgage, and a debt service reserve fund for each series of bonds. SOLID PERFORMANCE IN BUSY YEAR: The Positive Outlook reflects Episcopal Senior Communities' good financial performance since Fitch's last rating review in November 2014, while successfully executing on several projects/transactions led by a capable management team. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
Sonoma County planning commissioners heard impassioned arguments Thursday on both sides of the thorny issue of vacation rentals, before recommending 4-1 that more options be put into place to regulate them, including banning new vacation rentals in unincorporated residential zones. "I vote yes with a great deal of discomfort, dissatisfaction and frustration," said Commission Chairwoman Paula Cook, who noted that no one likely will be happy with the recommendations commissioners came up with after a series of workshops and public hearings. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
After a year-long process of taking stock of current regulations - and receiving input from an often-aggrieved Sonoma resident population - the Sonoma County Planning Commission will consider a series of revisions to the county's Vacation Rental Ordinance that were put forth Thursday, Nov. 19, at its monthly meeting in Santa Rosa. Update: At the end of the evening, the Planning Commission voted 4-1 to endorse the ordinances as presented by staff, with two minor changes. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Four Lights Tiny House Company The Four Lights Tiny House Workshop by tiny house movement pioneer Jay Shafer is coming to Santa Cruz this weekend, Nov. 7-8. “I want to buy a piece of land and build a tiny house for my daughter, her husband, and my future grandchild. Comment?
Thursday | via Inman News
There's a lot to be thankful for in the world, no doubt - and while you're counting your blessings today, perhaps you'll include two organizations that are helping real estate agents promote social good and elevate their communities. Giveback Homes partners with Habitat for Humanity to build homes in Nicaragua, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County , San Diego, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver and New York. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Campbell Reporter
California's housing market saw a softening of home sales and prices in October but is still on target to meet forecast projections, according to the California Association of Realtors. Although home sales exceeded the 400,000 level in October for the seventh consecutive month and posted higher on a year-to-year basis for the ninth straight month, closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled 403,510 units in October. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of this year, following a slight decrease in 2014. Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of this year, following a slight decrease in 2014. Comment?
Saturday Nov 21 | via Recordpub.com
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a California company accused of failing to deliver promised mortgage loan modification services to Ohio consumers. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Go Local
Morningstar conducted their annual ranking of the states' different 529 college savings options. The criteria include five P's Performance, Price, Parent, Process, and People. Comment?
22 min ago | via This Is Somerset
First-time buyers saving into the Government's new Help to Buy Isa scheme will be offered rates as high as 4%. Banks and building societies have started to unveil details of the products they will be offering under the initiative, as competition to attract savers heats up ahead of the scheme's launch next week. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Daily Commercial
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of new single-family home sales in the United States in September dropped 11.5 percent to an annual rate of 468,000. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
"Ultimately, everyone should want to create value when they are building their real estate business," says Cleve Gaddis of Gaddis Partners, RE/MAX Center. Read on for insight on creating stable systems and a successful business you can be proud of. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Whether triggered by market changes, competition, mergers, or an outdated image, every branding strategy needs periodic updates to keep pace with the latest and greatest in the industry. As a REALTORA , you are your brand. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Heritage Oaks Bancorp acts as a bank holding company of Heritage Oaks Bank. Other than holding the shares of the Bank, the Company conducts no significant activities, although it is authorized, with the prior approval of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, to engage in a variety of activities that are deemed closely related to the business of banking. Comment?
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