Monthly Archives: March 2013

Santa Barbara Beach List March 2013

    MARCH 2013 The following is a list of “beach” properties either privately or publicly for sale by various agents.

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For-Sale Inventory Continues To Fall

For-Sale Inventory Continues to Fall, But Shortages May Be Easing by Skylar Olsen March 7, 2013 In past quarters, we’ve been able to spotlight the significant reduction in the number of available homes for sale in every price tier in … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Slip on Constrained Inventory

Pending Home Sales Slip on Constrained Inventory WASHINGTON (March 27, 2013) – February pending home sales flattened with limited buyer choices, but remained at the second highest level in nearly three years, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

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Boomerang buyers return to the market after foreclosure

Boomerang buyers return to market after foreclosure By Les Christie March 11, 2013 Borrowers who lost homes to foreclosure during the housing bust are starting to buy again.

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Mortgage Rates for Spring Homebuying Season

Mortgage Rates Stage for Start of Spring Homebuying Season MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwire – Mar 21, 2013) – Freddie Mac(OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates reversing course from the previous week and heading … Continue reading

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Homes Sales & Prices Rise in February

Existing-Home Sales and Prices Continue to Rise in February WASHINGTON (March 21, 2013) – February existing-home sales and prices affirm a healthy recovery is underway in the housing sector, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales have been above … Continue reading

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Top 10 Remodeling Projects

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What Buyers Are Looking For

Buyers Value Storage Space, In-Law Suites, NAR Survey Finds Purchasing a home is an important life decision, and many factors can influence the home choices buyers make.

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Mortgage Rates Up, Signs of Improving Economy

Mortgage Rates up on Signs of Improving Economy MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwire – Mar 14, 2013) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey(R) (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates rising this week on stronger … Continue reading

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Underwater Homeowners Coming Up For Air

Many underwater homeowners are coming up for air By Kenneth R. Harney March 15, 2013, 8:25 p.m. WASHINGTON — Home equity is back, and it’s growing fast. According to the latest data from the Federal Reserve, Americans’ net equity in … Continue reading

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