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Housing Trends eNewsletter

To find out important Real Estate information about your home and/or your future dream home, take a look at my Housing Trends eNewsletter.   Click here to see eNewsletter

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Coachella Valley Real Estate Market stats for Apr 2015

 The Market Watch Monthly Desert Housing Report April 2015 PSRAR monthly report – April 2015

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CoreLogic Reports 273,000 Residential Properties Regained Equity in Q3 2014

January 08, 2015, Irvine, Calif. – —5.1 Million Properties Remain in Negative Equity— CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released new analysis showing nearly 273,000 U.S. homes returned to positive equity in the third quarter of 2014, bringing the total number of mortgaged residential properties with equity to […]

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Home Prices Remained Unchanged While Home Sales Dropped 21 Percent in November, According to Latest Redfin Report

November Saw the First Year-Over-Year Drop in Number of Homes for Sale in 2014 Seattle – Dec. 29, 2014: The number of homes sold plunged 21 percent in November and was down 5 percent from this time last year, even as home prices have held steady for the past three months, according to the latest Real-Time […]

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Stronger Economy, Solid Job Growth Expected to Boost Home Sales in 2015

Media Contact: Adam DeSanctis WASHINGTON (January 7, 2015) – Existing-home sales are forecasted to rise about 7 percent in 2015 behind a strengthening economy, solid job gains and a healthy increase in home prices, according to National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a newly-released video on his 2015 housing market expectations. In the NAR-published video, Yun […]

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CoreLogic Reports Home Prices Rose by 5.5 Percent Year Over Year in November 2014

January 06, 2015, Irvine, Calif. – ––National Home Prices Projected to Decline Month Over Month in December 2014––   CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its November 2014 CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI®) report. Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 5.5 percent in November 2014 compared […]

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C.A.R. reports 3rd Qtr housing affordability

November 7, 2014 Housing affordability in California holds steady in third quarter but improves in Bay Area LOS ANGELES (Nov. 7) – Lower interest rates and minimal home price gains kept California’s housing affordability in check in the third quarter of 2014 and even helped improve affordability in some high-cost counties in the San Francisco […]

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October home sales and price report

November 18, 2014 Low mortgage rates fail to perk California home sales in October Bay Area continues to experience low inventory and strong price and sales growth LOS ANGELES (Nov. 18) – The lowest mortgage rates in 18 months failed to spark the California housing market in October as sales stayed flat and home prices […]

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ZIP Codes of the Super Rich

  Ten percent of ZIP codes in the San Jose metro have median home values of more than $2 million. RICHARD FLORIDA   Jul 3, 2014 When the housing market crashed in 2007, it was hard to imagine that, less than a decade later, home prices would return to and exceed these already stratospheric levels in […]

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How Taxpayers Subsidize Freddie Mac

  By JOE LIGHT Because of a relatively obscure quirk in the mortgage market, taxpayers in effect subsidize Freddie Mac FMCC +0.00% to the tune of $400 million to $600 million annually, according to an Urban Institute report released Wednesday. Freddie Mac, along with competitor Fannie Mae FNMA +0.85%, plays a central role in the bond market by backing and issuing securities whose payments are drawn […]

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