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California home prices up a record 28.5%, sales tumble 3.5%

The median price paid for a home in California last month was $352,000, skyrocketing by a record 28.5 percent from $274,000 in June 2012. Meanwhile the sale of all homes – new and resale houses and condos – drooped 3.5 percent.

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Callifornia’s May equity sales up; REO share in single-digits

Prices boom, sales falter   CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS – The share of equity sales in California continued to grow in May, making up nearly four of every five home

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Home buyers’ interactive, online tool sorts 230 CA home buyer asssitance programs

More than 230 assistance programs in California can help home buyers overcome a top obstacle to home buying - the down payment. But finding them can be a dilemma. That's

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California’s home prices at highest level in 5 years; competition intensifies

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - Strong sales in higher-cost coastal regions and heated market conditions drove home prices in California to the highest levels in March since May

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Holy Sacramento!

Remember when Sacramento was one of the hardest hit cities in the nation during the housing crisis? Now, with the nation's largest drop in homes for sale, Sacramento, CA

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Infographic: Housing is back, baby!

The housing recovery is here to stay, according to a survey of some 330,000 ActiveRain members who say 2013 will prove them right. The surveyed real estate agents said: •

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$1 million grant to put more teeth into enforcing California’s ‘Homeowner Bill of Rights’

CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced a $1 million California Homeowner Bill of Rights (HBOR) implementation grant to The National Housing Law Project. This

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California home sales slump with short supply; demand boosts median price 21%

DATAQUICK - An estimated 28,719 new and resale houses and condos sold statewide last month. That was down 0.5 percent from 28,871 in January, and down 3.1 percent

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Infographic: Why sellers rule in the Golden State

Movoto looked at California's 10 largest cities (by population) to get a better idea of what caused the state's turnaround from a buyer's market to a seller's market

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California, U.S., 12 states sue S&P for using ‘magic numbers’ to inflate mortgage-backed securities’ ratings

CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris on Feb. 5, filed a lawsuit against one of the nation’s major credit rating companies for

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SF Bay Area leading California’s accelerating housing recovery

They don't call them the Golden State and the Golden Gate for nothing. California is often the mother lode in any national housing recovery and the San Francisco

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California Homeowner Bill of Rights effective Jan. 1, 2013

New consumer protections for California homeowners are effective Jan. 1 2013. The California Homeowner Bill of Rights (CHBR), extends key mortgage and foreclosure protections to California homeowners and

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Norris: California home prices to rise 20 percent in 2013

Bruce Norris, of the Norris Group in Riverside CA is known for having his finger on the pulse of California's housing market. He says home values will rise in

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California single-family home prices up 25%, condo prices rise 26%

"As we approach the new year, it is likely that sales and price will remain solid moving forward, dependent upon the strength of the economy and if Congress

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CalFHA offers fiscal cliff cushion for unemployed homeowners

Unemployed homeowners, concerned federal unemployment benefits could end if Congress doesn't provide a remedy for the fiscal cliff, could get help with their mortgage from the California Housing

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