Housing Economics

The latest news from the financial front forecasts a housing rebound. Some relevant links: Mortgages under 5% are back in bloom California housing prices on the rebound A housing rebound? Yes, its possible These findings are good news for both potential buyers and sellers. If you are planning on selling or buying in the next few years, it’s a good idea to see what is on the market and...
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Niche Market: Student Rentals

I want to talk a little bit about a niche market of real estate that has a lot to offer. It’s called student rentals. While some might think of Animal House upon hearing the term, I have a different perspective to offer. Here is why I think student rentals have potential as a real estate investment: Student housing is in high demand Quality of housing does not have to be pristine...
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Santa Cruz Air = Best in Nation

If you are reading this in Santa Cruz County, take a deep breath. The State of the Air 2010 report just named Santa Cruz air as some of the cleanest in the nation! This is great news for county residents, and provides more proof that Santa Cruz is an ideal place for investing in a home. The report, which looked at counties across the nation, gave grades for both ozone pollution and particle...
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