CA Real Estate Trends

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Real Estate Facts & Trends Placer & El Dorado Counties, CA
Sales have remained somewhat consistent for the last 15 months, allowing for seasonal fluctuations. The inventory is nearly half of what it was a year ago, however there is still a great selection of quality homes at bargain prices.  Speaking of Prices, we have seen an uptick in higher end home s...
California is ON SALE! Buyers are recognizing this and have come out along with the Sunshine to take advantage of great deals.  Correspondingly, inventory has dropped just as home buyers take action, leaving even less to choose from.  Simple economics indicate at this pace prices will start to ri...
Could the Home Affordable Refianance Program (HARP) (which is scheduled to expire in June) be a good  solution for folks trapped in a high interest mortgage? HARP is a component of the Make Home Affordable Plan, the fed's bailout for homeowners, which few were able to get through the process with...
Quoted from Debra Jones, Big Valley Mortgage: Hello, we are seeing mortgage rates pressured upwards for this Monday.  Here is the Commentary:  The credit market is currently being dominated by events in Japan and Libya.  Developing signs of stability in these areas has served to reduce global dem...
I agree with these statistic quoted from  For some time I have been saying, "where are all the displaced people going to go after their shortsales or foreclosure?  The will only stay with family an average of less than 6 months.  I am also getting inquires from many people looking for re...
The following graphs show the Sales Trends in the Greater Auburn Area.  There is still an abundance of  homes to choose from, inventory is slightly higher than last year and sales a just below January 2010 but, pending sales in Jan. took a jump up.  Prices are leveling out (chart 2) allowing for ...
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Just wanted to let you know that the Georgetown Divide Chamber of Commerce Mixer is tonight  a great opportunity for the communites of Cool, Pilot Hill, Greenwood, Georgetown, Garden Valley & Kelsey to network with business owners and community movers and shakers.  AT:  Wells Fargo Bank in Cool o...
Procrastination or waiting for home prices to inch down further could be what prevents you from obtaining home ownership this year.  Prices are near bottom and are not anticipated to drop dramatically this year.  However that is only part of the cost of owning a home.  The mortgage determines how...
Every year millions of consumers purchase items that they use in their homes regularly that are later found to have significant flaws or are down right dangerous.  The only way the manufacturer can contact the owners of these products is if they sent back the registration cards.  If you forgot to...

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