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California Home Values up 4% – What About Sacramento?

The housing market recovery appears to turning the corner, but Sacramento is behind the curve and still playing catch-up.

According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Home Price Index, home prices rose by a seasonally adjusted 0.7 percent between May and June 2012. The index is now up 3.0% over the past 12 months, and made its biggest quarterly gain since 2005 last quarter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on August 28, 2012 in Housing Analysis

 

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HELP For Homeowners Underwater and What About New Homebuyers?

One month after posting a multi-year high, the Pending Home Sales Index retreated to 99.3 in June — a strong reading in its own right.

At the same time, millions of homeowners find themselves underwater, unable to refinance and take advantage of these historic low rates.

There is help now – click here !

And more help maybe on the way – click here ! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 27, 2012 in Housing Analysis

 

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Foreclosure Starts On The Rise Again!

Foreclosure changes June 2012

Nevada, Arizona, Georgia and California post top state foreclosure rates in first half of 2012.

The number of U.S. homes receiving foreclosure notices topped one million through the first six months of 2012, according to RealtyTrac. California registered the nation’s fourth highest state foreclosure rate the first six months of 2012, with 1.56 percent of housing units with a foreclosure filing. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 18, 2012 in Housing Analysis

 

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Is The Real Estate Market in Sacramento Really Getting Better?

For that matter, is the Real Estate Market in California truly getting better?

84 U.S. Markets Improved In July, and the Wall Street Journal proudly called an end to the housing crisis, a declaration made without hedge, stating, “the housing bust is over.”

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Posted by on July 12, 2012 in Housing Analysis

 

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Housing Starts Up 26% Over Last Year

Housing StartsSometimes, the housing data headlines tell just half the tale. The stories on May’s Housing Starts figures are proving to be a terrific illustration.

Tuesday, the Census Bureau released its monthly Housing Starts report. A “housing start” is a home on which construction has started.

The report is separated by property type with a separate count for single family homes such as detached residences and town homes; for multiple-unit homes such as 2-unit, 3-unit and 4-unit structures; and, for buildings of 5-units of more such as new condominiums. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 20, 2012 in Housing Analysis

 

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A Recovery in the Housing Market in Sacramento, on Whose Planet?

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Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Mortgage Blog

 

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Report Shows Uneven Recovery For U.S. Housing

Case-Shiller Home Value Changes

Recent data suggests that the U.S. housing market is in recovery. However, the data also shows this to be an uneven recovery.

According to the monthly S&P/Case-Shiller Index, for example, home values rose in three of 20 tracked markets between December 2011 and January 2012. 17 tracked markets showed home prices still in decline. Unfortunately, Sacramento is not one of the 20 markets tracked, but you can gleam a general trend from this report. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 29, 2012 in Housing Analysis

 

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