Watsonville Real Estate News
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Tuesday Jan 31 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Median price: $805,000 Listings: 281 Sales volume: 122 Unsold Inventory Index: 2.3 months Median price: $507,000 Listings: 69 Sales volume: 38 Unsold Inventory Index: 1.8 months SANTA CRUZ >> The best month to buy a home this year? February, according to ATTOM Data Solutions , which checked 16 years' worth of numbers and found the price per square foot is 6 percent less than the rest of the year. Tom Brezsny, veteran agent at Sereno Group, has been advising Santa Cruz County homeowners to get ready to sell on March 1. “Probably the highest sales of the year are in March,” said Century 21 Showcase agent Ronnie Trubek, who does a lot of business in San Lorenzo Valley. Comment?
Jan 10, 2017 | via WNED
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Dec 27, 2016 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
A three-bedroom, one-bath home on an oversized lot at 313 California St., Santa Cruz, listed for $765,000 but not yet posted at MLSListings.com, got seven showings by midafternoon Tuesday. Median price: $800,750 Listings: 389 Sales volume: 144 Median price: $479,000 Listings: 93 Sales volume: 47 SANTA CRUZ >> Debbie Calhoun, an agent with David Lyng Real Estate, watches for new listings for her buyers. Comment?
Dec 20, 2016 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Since the election, it's apparent the era of low mortgage rates has ended - a concern in our already impossibly expensive area. First, the rates have been steadily increasing for five weeks, hitting 4.38 percent on average at the end of last week for 30-year-fixed loans . Comment?
Dec 2, 2016 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
In November of each year Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and HUD announce the maximum loan amounts that they will accept from lenders for the next calendar year. These loan limits are referred to as 'conforming' loan limits and they typically carry the lowest mortgage rates available. Comment?
Sunday | via The Real Deal
The affordable-housing crunch worsened last year. In the final quarter of last year, Americans spent the highest share of their incomes on mortgage payments since 2010, according Zillow. Comment?
Saturday Feb 18 | via San Mateo Daily Journal
A mortgage services company signed a $225 million settlement with California regulators on Friday to settle allegations it overcharged active-duty military members, was late in providing key information for some civilian borrowers seeking to modify their loans and violated other laws. Florida-based Ocwen Loan Servicing agreed to pay $20 million to reimburse borrowers and make $198 million in loan modifications over three years that will lower costs for thousands of California borrowers. Comment?
Friday Feb 17 | via Los Angeles Times
A mortgage services company signed a $225-million settlement with California regulators Friday to settle allegations that it overcharged active-duty military members, was late in providing key information for some civilian borrowers seeking to modify their loans and violated other laws. Florida-based Ocwen Loan Servicing agreed to pay $20 million to reimburse borrowers and make $198 million in loan modifications over three years that will lower costs for thousands of California borrowers. Comment?
Thursday Feb 16 | via Federal Bureau of Investigation
When California homeowners couldn't make their mortgage payments and faced foreclosures during the Great Recession in 2008, some turned to a Long Beach church pastor for help. For almost six years, Karl Robinson offered mortgage rescue services under his name and through companies such as Stay in Your Home Today, 21st Century Development, and Genesis Ventures Corporation. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company. The Company offers banking products and services primarily to small and medium-sized businesses and individual customers, through its subsidiaries. Comment?
18 min ago | via South China Morning Post
United Kingdom tax legislation is becoming ever more complex. Property ownership as an investment has been the focus of several recent legislative changes in an effort to cool the housing market, and most of these are designed to discourage buy-to-let investment. Comment?
46 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
A Profit for the year: DKK 3,116m A Profit for the year corresponded to an annualised return of 10.3% on opening equity A Capital ratio 18.3%, of which Common Equity Tier 1 capital ratio of 16.5% A The launch of a share buy-back programme in the equivalent value of up to DKK 500m to run over the period from 1 March up to and including 29 September 2017 A The Supervisory Board will make a motion at the Annual General Meeting in March 2017 for the distribution of ordinary dividend in the amount of about DKK 500m for the financial year 2016 In connection with the publication of Jyske Bank's Annual Report 2016, Anders Dam, Jyske Bank's CEO and Managing Director states: "In 2016, Jyske Bank achieved a return on equity after tax of 10.3%. Comment?
56 min ago | via Daily Texan
There is no denying that Austin has been gaining popularity - people move here from across the country, and it even topped the list of the 20 best U.S. cities to live in for 2017. But even a city as incredible as Austin has unfavorable aspects that need to be addressed. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Chicago Sun-Times
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1 hr ago | via China Daily
The looming debt risks in China's real estate industry are generally within control, analysts said Monday, calling for more attention on businesses' increasingly diversified financing channels. At a seminar hosted by the Xinhua-owned China Economic Information Service , Feng Jun, deputy head of China Real Estate Association, urged more focus on businesses using insurance and credit for leverage. Comment?
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