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Santa Clarita Real Estate & Market Report: October 17, 2014

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By: Fred Arnold Santa Clarita Real Estate & Market Report: If you watched or listened to any news this week regarding the stock market, that is exactly what it sounded or looked like judging by trading behavior.  One minute the stock market is down over 400 points, only to come back 300 points. Then go up again. Today up over ...

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Santa Clarita Real Estate & Market Report: October 10, 2014

Santa Clarita Real Estate & Market News

By: Fred Arnold If you like roller coasters, you don’t need to go to an amusement park.  Just watch the stock market over the last few days and you will get an incredible ride. However, if you want the full experience, then be an active investor. This way you can get the full jolt of the markets biggest rises and ...

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Santa Clarita Homeowners Face Higher Property Taxes

Santa Clarita Homeowners Face Higher Property Taxes

Santa Clarita Valley resident’s property tax bill may increase more than the 2 percent anticipated this year. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Homeowners who saw lower tax bills during the recent decline in housing values may receive higher property tax bills as property values recover. “When housing prices rise, Proposition ...

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Real Estate & Market Report: May 16, 2014

Real Estate & Market Report: May 16, 2014

Mortgage rates have been slowly falling over the last month and mortgage rates have hit new lows for 2014.  In fact mortgage rates currently are about at the same level as October of last year. This should help the housing market slowly recover from a slow first four months of the year. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita ...

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Real Estate & Market Report: May 09, 2014

Real Estate & Market Report: May 09, 2014

By: Fred Arnold The good news…mortgage rates will remain low for the foreseeable future.  More good news…mortgage rates have dropped to the lowest point thus far in 2014.  The bad news…the economy is slowing.  More bad news…the housing market seems to be stalling considerably.  Finally…the labor markets are not recovering at the pace in which the Fed had hoped.  This ...

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Real Estate & Market Report: May 02, 2014

Real Estate & Market Report: May 02, 2014

Outside of Monday’s volatile trading day, the stock market was unusually stable for the remainder of the week through Thursday’s closing bell.  On Monday the stock market took a wild ride in the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 177 points before recovering back to close higher than where it started the day.  Monday’s volatility was more having to do ...

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Real Estate & Market Report: April 25, 2014

Real Estate & Market Report: April 25, 2014

I consider myself a glass half full individual and always look for the bright side in everything, I found myself this week struggling to find housing news that would be positive for my friends. Heading into this week I was very optimistic about the numerous housing reports to be delivered only to be disappointed. The first housing report of the ...

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Real Estate & Market Report: April 21, 2014

Real Estate & Market Report: April 21, 2014

In a positive sign for the real estate market, housing starts picked up in March. Although not as much as expected, the increase was welcome news for a market that has not seen growth in recent months as so many experts has predicted would occur.  The best part of the report is that the strength in the data came from the single-family ...

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Real Estate & Market Report: April 11, 2014

Real Estate & Market Report: April 11, 2014

What was shaping up to be a typical trading week in the stock market radically changed on Thursday. Monday through Wednesday trading volume was moderate and the indices remained in close proximity to plus or minus 100 points on a daily basis. Thursday the market, almost from the opening bell, tanked.  By the time the smoke cleared the DOW had dropped 266 points. What ...

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