Dec 03 Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
CoreLogic a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, today released its October CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI(®)) report. On a month-over-month basis, including distressed sales, home prices increased by only 0.2 percent in October 2013 compared to September 2013*. Year over year, home prices nationwide, including
Nov 17 Santa Cruz Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Nov 14 Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz by member364276 | Comment (0)
If the real estate recovery is a baseball game, we're in the fourth or fifth inning.
So what will the rest of the game look like?
Experts from the Urban Land Institute unveiled their view of how the rest of the recovery will play out in their Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, released this week at the land use and planning nonprofit's annual
Nov 07 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
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Oct 11 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 Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
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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 17 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 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,
Aug 30 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 22 Santa Cruz Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
The U.S. housing recovery continues to make gains. New home sales have
Aug 15 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,
Aug 01 member364276 | Comment (0)
In June, home sales with equity value jumped again to their highest level in over a year. At the same time, a large drop in distressed sales, fueled by a 200% drop in bank owned sales showed that the real estate market is growing a healthy, wide spread recovery.
"These are the types of good numbers everyone can be happy with," said Chris Pollinger, Senior
Jul 23 Santa Cruz Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
In 2012, the housing market got a boost from the long-term stability of mortgage rates. The Federal Reserve’s stimulus measures helped keep borrowing costs near record lows for much of last year, and through the first few months of 2012.
Low rates helped bring home buyers off the sidelines and into the market, driving home prices north across much of the
Jul 15 Santa Cruz Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
While judicial foreclosure auctions jumped 34% between June 2012 and last month, national foreclosure activity decreased 14% in June from the previous month, down to its lowest level since December 2006, according to locally based
Jul 03 Santa Cruz Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Jun 14 Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
For the Monterey County real-estate industry, it’s game on. Key indicators across the board are showing a vibrancy not seen since the financial market crash of 2008.
More homeowners are seeing equity return as fewer mortgages are underwater. Home sale prices are back to within a whisker’s width of where they were in 2008 at the start of the real-estate
Jun 02 Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Are you finally off the fence and doing a little home shopping? As the market heats up and sellers regain control, here are a couple of trends to consider.
Low mortgage rates
The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace is currently hovering near historic lows, at 3.78 percent. And while rates have crept up this past week, they're not going
Mar 13 Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
California home sales continued strong last month as investors snapped up mid- to high-end homes, though it was unclear whether the rebound will continue through the year, real estate research firm DataQuick reported Wednesday.
The region recorded its highest February sales in six years, with 15,945 homes sold in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San