Posts Tagged: "California"

Living

Hot Vacation Home Markets

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The vacation home market is red hot again, and we have the rebounding economy and aging baby boomers mostly to thank for it. According to a recent survey by the...

Real Estate

Santa Ana, CA Real Estate Update

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Like much of the Golden State, home sales in the Greater Santa Ana area have been heating up in recent months! That is certainly good news for anxious sellers, and...

Real Estate

Long Beach, CA Real Estate Update

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As California’s 7th largest city, Long Beach is home to more than 462,000 residents. A diverse economy and a favorable position as the nation’s second busiest seaport ensures that real...

Mortgage

“Fiscal Cliff” Threatens Housing Market

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The impending “Fiscal Cliff”-a complex combination of changes in tax law and government spending-is a hot topic in today’s media. The cliff potentially threatens the nascent US economic recovery, threatening...

Mortgage

Fewer Foreclosures Means Higher Home Prices

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If you’re searching for a good deal on a distressed property, time may be running out. According to a recent article from NBC News, foreclosure rates are trending down, which...

Real Estate

Property Tax Debate In California – Proposition 13

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For Californians Proposition 13 can be a very touchy issue. The People’s Initiative to Limit Property Taxation, a 1978 amendment to the state constitution restricts the amount of property tax...

Real Estate

Foreclosure Numbers Update – Rate Dipped 2.9% in July

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The real estate information company, RealtyTrac publishes a monthly report of foreclosure activity in the US. Although the initial findings are disturbing, the overall report shows that foreclosures across the...

Living

Location Most Important for International Home Buyers

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In June, the NAR published its latest “Profile of International Home Buying Activity.” It is a detailed analysis of property purchases that took place from March 2011 through March 2012....

Living

Tips For Buying a Vacation Home in California

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The following is a post courtesy of Joseph Miller of HomeAway.com. The perfect vacation home sets the stage to relax, has a few luxurious amenities and a fantastic location. Vacation...