CoreLogic US Home Price Report Shows Home Prices Up 6.8 Percent Year Over Year in February 2016


—Forecast Projects Increase of 5.2 Percent by February 2017— CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ data for February 2016 which shows home prices are up both year over year and month over month. Home prices nationwide, including […]

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Interesting History Of Del Paso Blvd


I’m not sure how many Sacramentans know the history of our community. It is certainly rich, colorful and full of historical significance form the downtown area to the far corners of the county. North Sacramento is particularly interesting as it was the gateway to the growth of our community. I found the following video to […]

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Half of Americans Can’t Afford Their Home…


Over half of Americans (52%) have had to make at least one major sacrifice in order to cover their rent or mortgage over the last three years, according to the “How Housing Matters Survey,” which was commissioned by the nonprofit John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and carried out by Hart Research Associates. These sacrifices  include getting a second job, deferring […]

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Housing Investors In A Holding Pattern – Values Trending Sideways?


After a buying binge that helped drive the housing recovery, big investors are being forced to rethink the home-rental business.  With bargains less plentiful, executives are slowing property purchases and turning their focus to generating steady income from tenants.  A spike in home prices over the past two years was quicker and more striking than many expected, squeezing returns and raising […]

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REALTORS: Home Buyers and Sellers Survey Shows Lingering Impact of Tight Credit


REALTORS: Home Buyers and Sellers Survey Shows Lingering Impact of Tight … – HNN Huntingtonnews.net NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said tight credit continues to impact home buyer households. “Single home buyers have been suppressed for the past three years by restrictive mortgage lending standards, which favor dual-income households who are more likely to have […]

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Take the big stress out of a big move


Take the big stress out of a big move – CNNMoney Greg and Lauren Martin scout out Louisville, Colo. NEW YORK (Money Magazine) After living in Frederick, Md., since long before they were married, Lauren and Greg Martin decided this spring it was time to move on. The couple’s plan was to be near Boulder, […]

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Make agent reviews work for you, not against you


Make agent reviews work for you, not against you – Inman.com Explosion of agent review, ratings sites make reputation building a challenge Real estate agents agree that accolades from clients are critical for growing their business. But the explosion in agent review and ratings sites makes it tricky for real estate professionals to implement a […]

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Industrial market picks up pace with portfolio sale


Industrial market picks up pace with portfolio sale – Sacramento Business Journal The hot market in Sacramento for industrial properties is attracting some new players, as seen with more than 450,000 square feet of space bought by two firms. ScanlanKemperBard Companies, based in Portland, and Oaktree Capital Management, based in Los Angeles, have acquired the […]

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Tahoe seeing strong home price improvement


Tahoe seeing strong home price improvement – Sacramento Business Journal Even a slight spike in interest rates toward the end of summer hasn’t slowed down the market around Lake Tahoe, according to real estate industry members in the area. The volume of home sales rose 60 percent, and by 293 percent for homes selling for […]

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New home sales drop sharply


New home sales drop sharply – Sacramento Business Journal New home sales dipped in the region last month, but it’s not out of line with the expected overall trend, said Michael Strech of the North State Building Industry Association. The 79 homes sold in August — down from July’s 162 — likely reflect some apprehension […]

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