California’s housing market will post modest gains next year amid tight supplies and the lowest housing affordability in six years, the California Association of Realtors forecast Thursday. Home sales are leveling off. Prices are rising more…Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/percent-730521-sales-year.html
What’s up with mortgage rates? Jeff Lazerson of Mortgage Grader in Laguna Niguel gives us his take.
RATE NEWS SUMMARY
From Freddie Mac’s weekly survey: This week the 30-year fixed averaged 3.42 percent, six beautiful basis points better than…
The California housing market is expected to grow increasingly unaffordable next year, driving would-be home buyers away from high-cost coastal regions and toward the more inexpensive inland stretches of the state, according to an industry forecast.
The California Assn. of Realtors on Thursday…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-housing-market-forecast-20160928-snap-story.html
Keeping watch over a small valley below the San Rafael Hills is a massive rock dome with a cleft that, when the sun is positioned just right, resembles the silhouette of a bird swooping down.
This dramatic natural formation inspired the name of the town that would grow to fill that isolated valley,…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-neighborhood-spotlight-eagle-rock-20161001-snap-story.html
The Los Angeles city attorney has reached a $13.5-million settlement with U.S. Bank to resolve allegations that the nation’s fifth-largest bank operated as a slumlord and allowed hundreds of foreclosed properties to deteriorate, fostering crime and blight in L.A. neighborhoods slammed by the housing…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-feuer-foreclosure-settlement-20160929-snap-story.html
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that’s designed to give widows and widowers a better shot at saving their homes when they fall behind on mortgage payments.
Senate Bill 1150 boosts protections against foreclosure for surviving spouses who own their home but are not on its mortgage…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-widow-foreclosure-20160929-snap-story.html
The Town of Apple Valley will be hosting its annual Happy Trails Chili Cook-off from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Local businesses, clubs and individuals are encouraged to participate in the “community cooks” division of the event, with a separate competition for the professional cooks who will compete in this International Chili Society sanctioned cook-off. Winners of the professional division qualify to move on to the 2017 World Championships. The public is also invited to taste […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160928/happy-trails-chili-cook-off-coming-oct-15?rssfeed=true
The Hi-Desert Fly Fighters will be hosting their Project Healing Waters at the Jess Ranch Fishing Lakes in Apple Valley on Oct. 22. The club will be assisting 15 wounded veterans traveling from the Long Beach Naval Hospital for a day of fly fishing. The event will feature an honor guard from the Apple Valley Fire Protection District along with a buffet lunch served to all guests. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 11495 Apple Valley Road, Apple Valley. For more information, […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160928/hi-desert-fly-fighters-to-host-wounded-vets?rssfeed=true
The Hesperia Elks Lodge will be hosting its Charity Arts and Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. There will be a donation bake sale where cakes, cookies and other baked goods can be purchased. Items donated by vendors will also be raffled off. Proceeds will benefit the Elks National Foundation, which provides scholarships, youth programs and veteran services. The Hesperia Elks Lodge is at 9202 E Ave., Hesperia. For more information, call Darlene Voltz at […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160928/elks-lodge-to-host-arts-and-craft-fair?rssfeed=true
An outlet mall is in the works off Highway 395 near Rancho Road, Mayor Rich Kerr said Wednesday. Kerr didn’t offer specifics, but his comments came during an Adelanto Rotary Club meeting where he discussed two tax measures on the November ballot.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160928/outlet-mall-planned-off-highway-395?rssfeed=true