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Nov 14 Published in 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
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.
Feb 28 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Almost every corner of the Bay Area is poised for robust home-price appreciation this year in a surge that will outpace projected national growth, according to a forecast from real-estate information site Zillow.com.
Looking at 245 Bay Area ZIP codes, Zillow projects that 244 will see home values ratchet up by significant margins in 2013, with 27 ZIPs
Feb 15 Published in Westside Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Turnaround trends continued apace in the Bay Area housing market last month with the strongest January sales in six years and the tenth straight year-over-year increase in the median sale price, a real estate information service reported.
A total of 5,501 new and resale houses and condos were sold in the nine-county Bay Area last month. That was down 28.4
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 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
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.
Aug 28 Published in Santa Cruz, Politics, Local News, Local Event, Local Doings, Local Business, Current Events, Cruzio by Listingmaverick | Comment (0)
Inside Scoop: Ice Cream and Conversation with the Santa Cruz City Council Candidates
Santa Cruz NEXT, Cruzio Internet, Civinomics, and Santa Cruz Geeks are joining forces to hold a ice cream social with the Santa Cruz City Council candidates.
Come mix and mingle with the candidates over drinks and ice cream on Wednesday, September 19th from 6 to 9 pm
Feb 21 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
Median home prices went down and home sales enjoyed a slight rise for the whole of California, according to recently reported figures from DataQuick, a research company based in San Diego. This was attributed to the increase of distressed home sales around the San Francisco area and real estate investors in Southern California.
According to DataQuick's
Feb 13 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Residential property prices the US decreased again in the fourth quarter of 2011 and few areas are likely to see increases in 2012, according to the latest data from Zillow.
It's latest Home Value Index fell 1.1% but there were less significant declines in the previous two quarters and overall the drop in 2011 was 4.7%.
Zillow predicts that home values will
Jan 16 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Home sales in Santa Cruz County in December were brisk as median price, the midpoint of what sold, was $475,000, remaining less than $500,000 for 11 of the past 12 months. The figures come from Gary Gangnes of Real Options Realty, who noted the December volume was up 24 percent from a year ago. It was the highest since 2004, when the boom was on and the
Jan 11 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Has the U.S. housing market hit a bottom? Do we have further to go? When will a recovery start? These are the questions every homeowner and real estate investor are currently asking themselves - or should be.
Wall Street firms have optimistically been betting that the bottom's here. Research firms like Zelman & Associates predict the sector will pick up this
Nov 07 Published in Zen, Weather, Santa Cruz by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
What a surprising sight. What a delight.
Out of what looked like a common gopher hole, by the path on West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, peeked a long-tailed weasel. Much, much cuter than a gopher, with catlike grace but a much longer, skinnier body, the weasel popped in and out of its hole a few times, then scurried down the cliff face to the bay. We haven't
Oct 31 Published in Santa Cruz, Holidays by Cruzio Reporter | Comment (0)
Pacific Avenue: the place to be on Halloween
And it's only going to get crazier as the evening wears on...
Oct 28 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate, Mortgage, Foreclosure, Economics, Current Events by member364276 | Comment (0)
SANTA CRUZ --" The median sales price for a single-family home in Santa Cruz County in September was $490,000, the same as in August. The median, which is the midpoint of what sold, has topped $500,000 only one month this year unlike last year, when the median topped half a million for most of the year.
There were 145 sales in September, about the same as a
Oct 18 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate, Mortgage, Foreclosure, Economics, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
U.S. home prices may get a boost from an unlikely source: a pickup in sales of properties in default before they reach the stage where they are repossessed by the bank and sold. There has been a "dramatic shift" in banks' willingness to sell a property for less than the mortgage balance to avoid foreclosing, said Ron Peltier, chairman and chief executive
Oct 11 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
In a survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate, results found that 9 out of 10 brokers said "the economy is delaying baby boomers' plans to sell their homes, compared to a few years ago."
The big issue is the huge number of foreclosures we are seeing. Jim Gillespie, CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate said it really depends on how long it will take to work
Sep 27 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
The time is limited for homeowners who want to ensure they aren't hit with a big tax bill because they had to walk away from a mortgage obligation.
At the height of the housing crisis, when foreclosures across the country began a troubling increase, Congress passed the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007, designed to provide at least some
Sep 18 Published in Santa Cruz, Russian, Classes, Animation by Polar Star | Comment (0)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCsJZV7aCdY ß with English subtitles
http://veehd.com/video/4568428_Yuriy-Norshteyn-Hedgehog-in-the-Fog-Yozhik-v-tumane-1975 ß with English subtitles
Aug 31 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz Real Estate, Santa Cruz, Real Estate, Foreclosure, Economics, California Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)
If the Obama administration really wants to save the housing market, it should speed up the foreclosure process -- not prolong the inevitable, experts say.
Four years into the housing crisis, the real estate market is still teetering on the edge. The Obama administration has tried one program after another to stem the tide of foreclosures with limited
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