Tag Archives: Market trend

The O C Register: $645,000 – How O.C. home prices got back to pre-recession peak, and why experts aren’t worried

From The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER by Jeff Collins, The median price of a home – or price at the midpoint of all sales – hit $645,000 in April, making Orange County the first Southern California county to get back to … Continue reading

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Weekly Mortgage Newsletter

From the Weekly Mortgage Newsletter by M. J. Lachica Mortgage rates continued to follow equities, last week, slumping downward as global concerns dominated discussion, along with an economy showing signs of deceleration. The LEI revealed a small decline, while weekly … Continue reading

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C.A.R.: 2016 CALIFORNIA HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

From the California Association of Realtors: California’s housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a shortage of homes on the market and a crimp in housing affordability also will persist, according to C.A.R.’s “2016 California Housing Market Forecast,” … Continue reading

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O C REGISTER: O.C. median home price hits $580,000

From the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER – Marilyn Kalfus: Sales of new and luxury homes in March helped boost the Orange County median home price to $580,000, the highest point in seven years, according to DataQuick Information Systems. Click here for … Continue reading

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CAR: February home sales and price report

From the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS: LOS ANGELES (March 17) – California home sales fell in February, but housing inventory increased as sellers gear up for the spring home-buying season, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported.  Click here for … Continue reading

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INSRANCE JOURNAL: Southern California’s Construction Sector Continues to Heat

From the INSURANCE JOURNAL – Don Jergler: Southern California’s construction sector continues to gain momentum, making good on positive outlooks issued late last year, and agents and brokers who deal in this segment can’t be any happier – especially those who … Continue reading

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DQNews: California Foreclosure Starts Dip to Eight-Year Low

From DataQuick News – Andrew LePage: La Jolla, CA.–The number of California homeowners pulled into the formal foreclosure process dropped to an eight-year low last quarter, the result of an improving economy, foreclosure prevention efforts and higher home prices, a real … Continue reading

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C.A.R: The Future of California Real Estate

From the California Association of Realtors: Esteemed authors, futurists, and social commentators joined CEO Joel Signer for the first Thought Leadership panel at the California Association of REALTORS’ annual EXPO. Panelists concluded that the future is not a given when … Continue reading

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L A Times – 3 things to know about interest rates in 2014

From The Los Angeles Times – Trey Garrison: Interest rates will go up. Or they will stay the same. One of those two things will definitely happen in 2014, economists say, and some lenders and investors may have trouble adjusting … Continue reading

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L A Times – Record rebound in home equity gives owners new options

From The Los Angeles Times – Kenneth R. Harney: WASHINGTON — The biggest story in American real estate in 2013 hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves, so let’s shout this out: Homeowners’ net equity holdings soared $2.2 trillion from the third … Continue reading

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