San Diego inventories of properties dropped significantly. The previous average number of active homes in all of San Diego County real estate MLS (multiple listing service) was 11,000 to 12,000 since 2007. The current number of active homes in all of San Diego County just dropped...

Improved employment figures and record home affordability levels could spawn a minor housing recovery this year, analyst Mark Fleming said Wednesday in the CoreLogic MarketPulse report. Fleming says economic concerns peaked in the summer of 2011 when politicians were stuck wrangling over the nation's debt ceiling and...

Mortgage delinquencies of 60 days or more are forecast to rise through the first quarter of 2012 and then decline to about 5% by the end of 2012, according to TransUnion. After six consecutive quarterly declines between the fourth quarter of 2009 and the second quarter...

Pending home sales soared more than 10% in October and remain above year-ago levels, in a hopeful sign for the nation's housing market, according to the National Association of Realtors. NAR's pending home sales index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, surged 10.4% to 93.3 in...

Driven by a substantial increase in the multifamily sector, California housing starts surged in August posting a 30 percent increase over the same month a year ago, the California Building Industry Association announced today. According to statistics compiled by the Construction Industry Research Board (CIRB), permits...

It’s a highly competitive market for home sellers right now. More homes to compete with means that the impression your homes makes - from the curb, and on the inside - matter now more than ever. You can increase your chances of selling faster -...

Pending home sales in California fell 1.7 percent in July, according to C.A.R.’s Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)*.  The index was 117.0 in July, down from June’s index of 119.0, based on contracts signed in July. The index was up 4.9 percent from July...

The Basic Steps of Foreclosure Fannie Mae has publicly assured homeowners going through foreclosure that they will be protected from losing their homes while applying for a federally funded loan modification. They can apply for a modification at any point before or during the foreclosure process....