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California foreclosure activity hits 6-year low

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A real estate research firm says California home foreclosure activity has fallen to a six-year low.

01/23/2013

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Fewer US homes repossessed by banks in 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lenders took possession of fewer U.S. homes in 2012 than a year earlier, as the pace of new homes entering the path to foreclosure slowed.

01/16/2013

Spain to offer residency for foreigners who buy houses

MADRID (AP) – Want to live in Spain? It looks like you’ll be welcome there, as long as you buy a house or apartment that’s worth more than $200,000. The plan outlined today by the […]

11/19/2012

HMO lays off 530 Calif. workers

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation’s largest HMOs, has laid off 530 employees in Southern California. The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports the cutbacks are spread across the company’s 60,000 staff […]

11/17/2012

Irvine may sell park land after depleting funds

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) – The city of Irvine is considering selling off more than 1,000 acres of land that had been destined for a signature park to rival the likes of New York City’s Central […]

10/27/2012

99 Cents Only in Beverly Hills … really! (audio)

99 Cents Only Stores® announces a search for a retail property on Rodeo Drive to bring great deals and everyday low prices to the affluent Beverly Hills, CA shopping hub. Anyone with information on available […]

10/17/2012

Tech mogul purchases 11th Malibu property

MALIBU (CNS) – Computer multi-billionaire Larry Ellison, who just bought a Hawaiian Island, has obtained his 11th property in Malibu, it was reported today. The $36.9 million purchase is the highest sale in Malibu this […]

09/29/2012

U.S. new-home sales rise to match 2-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose 3.6 percent in July to match a two-year high reached in May, the latest sign of a steady recovery in the housing market. The […]

08/23/2012

California home sales, prices post strong gains

(CNS) – Home sales in California increased last month, and the median price of a home reached its highest level in nearly four years, the Los Angeles-based California Association of Realtors reported today. Closed escrow […]

08/17/2012

US homebuilder confidence at 5-year-high in August

(AP) – U.S. homebuilders grew more confident in the housing recovery in August, as many reported that prospects for sales are the best they’ve been since the home bubble burst five years ago. The National […]

08/15/2012

The most beach side bang for your buck

Edy Roberts of Teles Properties in Beverly Hills tells Money101’s Bob McCormick that home buyers get the most bang for their buck in Baldwin Hills. Want a condo near the beach? Try Playa Del Rey, […]

08/13/2012

Island for sale

(AP) – An island with killer views of San Francisco can be yours — at a discount. Realtor Steven Higbee says the owner of Red Rock Island has lowered the price to a mere five […]

07/09/2012

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