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Santa Cruz's Artful Appeal

Mon, 04 Apr 2011 16:21:29 UTC

Stroll through Santa Cruz and you will be confronted by eye-catching murals, adorning buildings and breathing fresh life into some very unexpected places. From community based mosaics to photographic tile murals to vast painted landscapes, the variety of work on show never fails to delight passers-by.

Have A Whale Of A Time In Santa Cruz

Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:20:14 UTC

The beautiful California city of Santa Cruz has been attracting tourists, surfers, artists and home buyers for many decades. But an altogether different kind of migration has been taking place here for millennia.

Foreclosed Homes Making Money for Squatters and Fraudsters

Tue, 14 Dec 2010 21:02:25 UTC

Squatters are not just setting up house in these vacant homes for their own benefit either; many phoney home “owners” are trying to make a buck with these bank owned properties as well. Many renters have been taken in by Craigslist and other advertisements for rental properties that are being rented out by people who do not actually own the property.

Another $902 Million for California's High Speed Rail System Sure to Help Economic Recovery

Wed, 27 Oct 2010 15:30:00 UTC

These additional funds are a tremendous vote of confidence for California's high-speed rail project. As the nation's largest infrastructure project, California's high-speed rail system will create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, reduce pollution, boost economic growth and link Californians from one end of this great state to the other.

Instant House Value Estimation

Fri, 30 Jul 2010 04:33:24 UTC

Instant estimation of the value of your house is a great way and easy to use when you know what you are doing. It will help you a lot to easily determine the price of your house and land package and sell it faster.

Loan Modifications Need to Fit the Customer

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 17:30:00 UTC

The result of this combination of situations is that many people just can’t pay their mortgage payments, some people have mortgages in default, and others have walked away from their homes, while a growing number have homes in foreclosure.

Will Recent 85K Jobs Lost Lead to More Foreclosures?

Mon, 11 Jan 2010 18:07:44 UTC

While tentative headlines keep promising that the recession is just about ready to be over, the numbers have come out about another batch of job cuts; it seems that employers around the country aren’t buying the line about a recovering economy just yet. How this recent loss of jobs will affect the looming swell of foreclosures on the horizon is really only a matter of degrees in an already increasing bloat.

The Property Market in Galveston County

Thu, 06 Sep 2007 07:00:00 UTC

The Galveston County property market in Texas can be confusing to first time home buyers, or anyone unfamiliar with the best Galveston county neighborhoods. Some houses seem to be outrageously expensive, while others seem to be suspiciously cheap. Much of this is a recent development, and can be attributed to one or two major factors.

The first of these is of course the current housing crisis, brought on by changes to sub-prime lending legislature.

Best Fort Bend County Neighborhoods

Wed, 05 Sep 2007 07:00:00 UTC

In Fort Bend County, you will find plentiful cities and towns, as well as un-incorporated areas that are wonderful to live in and some of the best Fort Bend County neighborhoods. Throughout this area there are many neighborhoods that are top notch and are some of the best places to live in America. Some of the top places to live in here are in Houston, which is located partially in Fort Bend County as well as in the city of Sugar Land.

The Houston Real Estate Market

Wed, 05 Sep 2007 07:00:00 UTC

If you are looking to find some of the top homes for sale in Houston, you might need to look a little harder this year. That is not to say that there are no good bargains out there - far from it! In fact, due to current restrictions in the subprime lending market, sales in many parts of Houston have declined slightly since May 2007. So what does this mean for property investors?

Well, for starters the subprime lending issues represent both good and bad news.