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Feb 12 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
What has been reported nationally about the resurgent single-family housing market and the reasons for its recent growth spurt undoubtedly applies to California. Low inventory, rising median sales prices and a swarm of cash investors are just a few of the explanations, but it's important to remember that the local market is unique inits own right. From
Feb 06 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
The CoreLogic Pending HPI indicates that January 2013 home prices, including distressed sales, are expected to rise by 7.9 percent on a year-over-year basis from January 2012 and fall by 1 percent on a month-over-month basis from December 2012, reflecting a seasonal winter slowdown. Excluding distressed sales, January 2013 house prices are poised to rise
Jan 28 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
If California is a setter of future real estate trends -- as it has been in the past -- a report that foreclosures in the Golden State fell to the lowest level since 2006 is good news for the entire nation. According to San Diego-based DataQuick, the number of California homeowners pushed into the foreclosure process fell last quarter to the lowest level in
Jan 23 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Sales of existing homes slipped 1 percent in the month of December as strict mortgage lending standards and scant inventory restricted sales, according to data on the latest real estate market trends released today by the National Association of Realtors.
Total existing homes, including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops declined
Jan 22 Published in Tribute, Productivity, Local News, Local Event, Local Business, Employment, Economics, Current Events, Cruzioworks, Cruzio, coworking by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
Chris Guillebeau presented his new book 'The $100 Startup' on Monday, January 21st with over 175 people in Cruzio's coworking space, Cruzioworks. Chris discussed the focus of his new book briefly but a majority of his time was spent as "Q&AA" which stands for Questions and Attempted Answers. Chris took questions from everything regarding his thoughts on
Jan 21 Published in Untagged by member601767 | Comment (0)
Wow, it's hard to believe the only thing I could come up with back then was "single and looking."
Not that it isn't the case, but... other things loom. I'm trying to finish my screenplay about four girls in their senior year at a school a little like SCHS. It's the closest to done as it has ever been.
I've been writing poems on a site called "Hello
Jan 21 Published in Martin Luther King Jr, Holidays, Cruzio by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
Cruzio is a service company and we must be open on most holidays. We thank our staff for supporting our members, and we try to honor and celebrate Martin Luther King day, even though we are at the office.
Here is an email from a Cruzio manager to the Cruzio Tech Support staff on an MLK day several years ago :
"From brittany Mon Jan 15 11:49:07 2001
Jan 18 Published in writing, Technology, Foodie, Cruzio by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (1)
Cruzio customer service has a challenging job. We need to help you with your computer, even though we aren't in the room with you. That means our staff needs to be very good at explaining things.
What does that have to do with Peanut Butter and Jelly, that classic of American Cuisine?
To keep staff up-to-date in our fast-changing industry, we spend a lot
Jan 14 Published in Local Event, Local Doings, Local Business, Cruzioworks, Cruzio, Community, 877 Cedar Street by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
With over 1,400 attendees last year, we knew we had to throw another awesome party. We always love an excuse to celebrate, promote and support small business growth, entrepreneurs and telecommuters in our state-of-the-art downtown facility. You'll be able to visit and talk with over 40 new businesses in one spot!
The night will be a celebration
Jan 13 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
After years of declining home values and a buyers’ market, 2013 could be the year of the seller.
Though the situation varies by region, we’ve seen a glimmer of hope for sellers and the housing market in general over the past six months. Homes that didn’t move for a year started getting activity as buyers came off the sidelines, their confidence in the
Jan 09 Published in Santa Cruz coworking, Santa Cruz, Local Projects, Local News, Local Event, Local Doings, Local Business, Current Events, Cruzioworks, Cruzio, Code for America by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
The City of Santa Cruz and Code for America, a national nonprofit that uses talented web professionals to improve government services, are proud to announce the public launch of OpenCounter, an online small business permitting system.
Designed and developed throughout 2012, OpenCounter reduces the confusion of starting a business by creating an online
Jan 09 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
When housing prices first went off the cliff, most mortgage lenders refused
Five years and billions of dollars in losses later, many banks can't cut those deals fast enough, writing off large chunks of mortgage debt and even paying homeowners to move out.
In recent months,
Jan 04 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Behind these price gains—which come as good news to millions of homeowners counting on the value of their houses to carry them into retirement, or those looking to sell or borrow
Dec 29 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
If you're looking for the source of this year's home price recovery, look West.
Dec 21 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Citing increased demand, strained inventory, record-low mortgage rates and robust investor interest, a real estate information service reported this month that Santa Clara County continued its rise in this fall.
DataQuick reported that the median home price in Santa Clara County rose to $550,000 in November, up 21.7 percent from $452,000 a year earlier.
Dec 20 Published in Untagged by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
I know it's not really the end as the Mayan calender says but more like the completion of a cosmic cycle, but just in case it actually is the end I'd like to briefly summarize what I think of my life till now. I haven't achieved all I want to achieve, and I'm not where I thought I'd be at this age, but I have lived the life I've wanted to live, and for
Dec 20 Published in Santa Cruz Warriors, Reflections, Local News, Local Doings, Local Business, downtown, Current Events, Cruzioworks, Cruzio, coworking by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
Cruzio's Industy — telecommunications — keeps changing and our valiant staff works hard to stay ahead of the curve. Every year, we adopt new technology and even invent new ways of doing business. 2012 was a busy year for us, culminating in a being named Business of the Year from the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce (a huge honor!)Here's a look back at we've
Dec 16 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
U.S. home prices will likely continue rising in 2013, according to the latest round of predictions from Freddie Mac. The government-controlled mortgage giant expects the U.S. house price index to rise by 2% to 3% in 2013.
On December 11, 2012, Freddie Mac published the latest installment of their U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook. The monthly report
Dec 12 Published in writing, short story, Onion Rings, Foodie, Comedy by Angus McMahan | Comment (0)