Watsonville Real Estate News
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Friday Oct 2 | via Monterey County Herald
I read the article in the Thursday edition and was left shaking my head. My first thought was how unfair it is that this group of people should benefit from a windfall. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via KSBW-TV
Home values are continuing to rise, but for many homeowners on the Central Coast, it's a mixed bag of news. ERIN: GOOD EVENING EVERYONE. Comment?
Sep 8, 2015 | via Monterey County Herald
I don't know where Fred Nolan is coming from when he writes that a new hotel at the American Tin Cannery site is out of character for Pacific Grove . He claims that this hotel would not be used by locals to put up visiting relatives. Comment?
Sep 7, 2015 | via Monterey County Herald
In 1994, 175 single family homes, available only to low and moderate income households, were approved by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors as the Moro Cojo subdivision. On Wednesday, the county Planning Commission will consider an application by 161 of the homeowners seeking to be released from the permanent deed restriction of affordability, thus allowing all of the homes to be sold at market rate, and permanently lost to the county's stock of truly affordable housing. Comment?
Aug 13, 2015 | via Wines & Vines
Finding the capital for expansion can be tough for smaller wineries, vineyards and wine-related businesses. Despite the wine industry's recovery back to pre-recession profitability, many banks shy away from complex, cyclical, commodity-driven businesses like wine. Comment?
4 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?
19 hrs ago | 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?
Thursday | via Sys-Con Media
The C.A.R. forecast sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent next year to reach 433,000 units, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold. Sales in 2015 also will be up 6.3 percent from the 383,300 existing, single-family homes sold in 2014. Comment?
3 min ago | via Thetelegraphand Argus
Male house hunters are more likely than women to prioritise being close to work and having decent transport links when looking for somewhere to live, research has found. The findings also suggest that a w oman's home is her castle, as female house hunters are more likely to value indoor space above anything else , according to Santander Mortgages. Comment?
15 min ago | via WIVB-TV Buffalo
Buffalo Assemblyman Michael Kearns has been staging a weekly "Shame the Banks" campaign since August-hoping major banks would start taking care of the vacant properties they have foreclosed on. Just to show all bank foreclosures, also known as "zombie properties", are not limited to Buffalo and the first ring suburbs, the assemblyman took his campaign to Grand Island, Friday, blaming HSBC for the latest eyesore. Comment?
18 min ago | via KTVN Reno
Lennar Homes has been well-known for building new houses for sale, but now they are also in the rental business. Frontera at Pioneer Meadows began as the company's first rental-only community in the United States. Comment?
29 min ago | via Boston.com
Condominium sales and prices in downtown Boston climbed in the third quarter, continuing a strong year for the city's real estate market. The median sales price rose by nearly 7 percent to $640,000 for the three months ending in September, compared with $599,500 during the same period last year, according to LINK, a firm that tracks sales in a dozen central Boston neighborhoods, including the North End, Seaport, Back Bay, and Fenway. Comment?
34 min ago | via The Republic
If the town of Hope doesn't settle a contract dispute with the Hope Volunteer Fire Department, there could be costly consequences for every property owner in the community. That's the concern expressed by Ohmer Miller, newest member of the Hope Town Council, appointed this summer to fill a vacancy. Comment?
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