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New Poll Finds 88% of Public Use Web Sites as Primary Source for Latest...

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -. A new survey finds that 88% of public rely on Web sites as their primary source for the latest real state news and information, with newspapers coming in a distant second at 12%. The poll reinforces the results of a study earlier this month by the National Association of REALTORS(R) concerning the use of the Internet to buy or sell homes.

First American LoanPerformance Releases September 2007 House Price Index

Home Prices Depreciate in 17 States over the Past Year, While Wyoming, Utah and North Carolina Show Gains

California Has Record $5 Billion in Foreclosure Sales in October

DISCOVERY BAY, Calif., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- ForeclosureRadar, the only web site that tracks every California foreclosure with daily updates on foreclosure auctions, issued its monthly California Foreclosure Report today which showed October foreclosure sales increased by 40 percent from September.

Foreclosure Activity Up 30 Percent in Third Quarter According to RealtyTrac U.S. Foreclosure Market...

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- RealtyTrac(R), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its Q3 2007 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows a total of 635,159 foreclosure filings -- default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions -- were reported on 446,726 properties nationwide during the third quarter, a 30 percent increase from the previous quarter and an increase of nearly 100 percent from the third quarter of 2006.

Unprecedented Opportunities for Buyers as Bay Area Market Struggles in the Third Quarter

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Home sales declined by 30 percent in the Bay Area, year-over-year, across all housing types, according to a third quarter report released today by the research division of Prudential California Realty based on an analysis of MLS data.

Avery Dennison Turns Business Cards Into a Marketing Tool for Realtors

BREA, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether a Top Producer or a Rookie, realtors across the country use thousands of business cards every year, which can be very costly. One office product company is offering a new business card alternative that not only saves time and money, but lets agents turn their cards into a marketing tool.

Foreclosure Activity Decreases 8 Percent in September According to RealtyTrac(R) U.S. Foreclosure Market Report

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- RealtyTrac(R)), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its September 2007 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows a total of 223,538 foreclosure filings -- default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions -- were reported during the month, down 8 percent from the 32-month high in the previous month, but still up 99 percent from the number reported in September 2006.

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Royce Pushes for Better Flood Risk Mitigation and Transparency

U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned expert witnesses about his proposal to help local communities mitigate flood risk and ways to increase transparency in flood insurance coverage for homeowners during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled “Flood Insurance Reform: A Community Perspective."

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Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced for Rigging Bids at Public...

A Northern California real estate investor was sentenced yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced.