Nov 07 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Christopher Thornberg, economist and founder of Beacon Economics:
"Fundamentals are improved. Corporations are making money. Income is rising at a better pace. Real estate is starting to turn the corner," he said. "The biggest problem we have are with our leaders in Washingotn, D.C., who seem disparate to upset the apple cart at some
Nov 01 Published in writing, The Arts by Purple | Comment (0)
Dave Letterman often quips, “There is no off position on the genius switch.” Now that NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has landed, I wish that were true for me. The only thing for which I have no off switch is my internal editor. I guess majoring in literature, teaching English for twenty-seven years, and writing on a daily basis will do that to a
Oct 27 Published in Russian, Olympics by Polar Star | Comment (0)
The Sochi Winter Games organizers say the Olympic flame has traveled to the North Pole aboard a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker. The torch relay reached the North Pole on Oct. 19.
The Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay began in Moscow on 7 October and will end at the Sochi
Oct 21 Published in Untagged by member364276 | Comment (0)
Attached is my latest video "Your Local Real Estate Minute"-How to Save Thousands on Your Next Home Purchase...
Oct 15 Published in Russian, Olympics by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Oct 15 Published in Olympics by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Over the next two weeks, the Olympic flame will journey to and from the North Pole. The flame is aboard Russian icebreaker ship “50 years of victory” and will travel more then 3,000 miles from Murmansk, Russia, to the North Pole for a lighting ceremony and back to Murmansk.
Oct 11 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
It's not breaking news that the California housing market is heating up, but now the California Association of Realtors is confirming it on the record, predicting that the trend will continue upward into 2014.
In its latest forecast, CAR predicts primary home buyers will make a comeback after a period of tough competition with investors for what has been a
Oct 04 Published in Untagged by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
On Wednesday night, over a hundred people mixed and mingled at Cruzioworks coworking space prior to the commencement of the second installation in a three-part series on the tech economy in Santa Cruz hosted by the Santa Cruz New Tech Meet up. As organizer and host, Doug Erickson mentioned, this was the fifth year of the New Tech Meetup in Santa Cruz and
Oct 04 Published in Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
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Sep 26 Published in Untagged by member364276 | Comment (0)
The technology-powered real estate brokerage, Redfin has issued its Fastest Markets Report for August which shows home-selling speeds fell for the fourth month in a row.
In August, 27.9 percent of homes went under contract in less than two weeks, down from 29 percent in July and 33.7 percent in April.
As Redfin's latest Bidding War Report shows, the
Sep 26 Published in Sports, Space, Russian by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Spacecraft delivers 3 to orbiting space station
Sep 17 Published in Westside Santa Cruz Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
The sizzling Bay Area housing market cooled in August following one of the most dramatic run-ups in recent years, according to a report released Friday.
After months of increases, single-family home sales dropped 3.2 percent from a year ago, and were down 8.8 percent from July, according to real estate information service DataQuick. While the median
Sep 05 Published in Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
This list shows how single-family home prices changed from July 2012 to July 2013. These rankings are based on a repeat-sales index that tracks increases and decreases in sales prices and includes distressed sales.
1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA +22.62%
The Southland housing market includes the cities of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Glendale,
Sep 01 Published in Russian, Mrs. Globe, Beauty Contest by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Belarus’ Kuznetsova crowned Mrs. Universe 2013
MINSK, 12 August (BelTA) - Belarus’ representative Svetlana Kuznetsova has triumphed at the international beauty contest Mrs. Universe 2013, BelTA learnt from Natalia Trofimova, the national director of the contest Mrs. Universe Belarus.
This year the prestigious international contest had two winners: one was
Sep 01 Published in Literature, art by Purple | Comment (0)
Ghosts of Killer Nashville
The elevator of the Hutton Hotel howled like an aggrieved ghost. The occupants exchanged nervous glances even though we were mystery writers on our way to a conference called Killer Nashville. For an hour we could watch a grisly slideshow of bones and listen to Dr. Hugh E. Berryman discuss cleaning the remains with Biz soap, but
Aug 30 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
The Bay Area's housing market staged a breakthrough in July, reaching the highest level of sales for any month in nearly seven years, according to a report Thursday. The housing recovery has been bogged down by a lack of inventory. This month's report indicates that is no longer the case, as sellers respond to double-digit price increases.
Aug 29 Published in Internet, Cruzio by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
Given revelations over the last several years that US citizens are under surveillance by the NSA and other government agencies which are assisted by large communications and media corporations as reported in the press, we at Cruzio Internet have received requests from our customers for information on our privacy policies as well as our policies and
Aug 22 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
The U.S. housing recovery continues to make gains. New home sales have
Aug 19 Published in Technology, Santa Cruz, Politics, Local Business, Internet, gigcity, Economics, Current Events, Cruzio by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
Last week we rolled down to Carmel to speak for our alloted 3 minutes at an open CPUC meeting. This is what we said:
Re: Central Coast Broadband Investment
In the past, telecommunications was classed as a public utility: similarly to electricity, gas or water, infrastructure was regulated and shared due to the high costs of construction and maintenance.
Aug 15 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
The red-hot Southern California housing market finally got a dose of cold water.
The region's median home price in July remained flat from a month earlier,