State Farm Steps Up to Help Prevent Future Wild Fires in California

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- To help firefighters keep communities safer from wildfires, State Farm is contributing $250,000 total to CAL FIRE and to the California Fire Safe Council.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. to Participate in the 2007 Wachovia Global Real Estate Securities...

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO) announced today that Steven R. Goldman, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a lodging roundtable at the 2007 Wachovia Global Real Estate Securities Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York City.

Sutter Regional Medical Foundation Opens New Fairfield Care Center

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With Sutter Regional Medical Foundation's newly completed third building on Sutter Fairfield Medical Campus, community residents now have access to a full-range of state-of-the-art health care services in one convenient location.

Beverly Hills Greater Los Angles Board of REALTORS® to Host Luxury Homes Designation Program

The Beverly Hills Greater Los Angles Board of REALTORS® has agreed to host the Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS) program, a designation distributed by REALTYU the largest network of real estate educators in the nation. The program will be delivered on December 6 & 7th, 2007 at the Beverly Hills Greater Los Angles Board of REALTORS® office.

San Francisco Condo Market Breaks Records in 2007

With prices sky high and demand refusing to soften, 2007 has beat all sales records in the "super luxury" condo market. Price and number of sales for condos priced above $2 million have reached levels never before seen in the city by the bay, according to San Francisco Realtor Damion Matthews.

East Los Angeles Homeowner Celebrates Solar Enhancements

Enterprise Home Ownership Partners premieres new Green Grant program for low-income homeowners

SB Architects Announces Three New Principals

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting the firm's growth and expanding horizons, SB Architects is pleased to announce the addition of three new principals to the practice. Based in the firm's San Francisco office, Bruce Wright, AIA, Thomas Sprinkle, AIA and Mark Sopp, LEED AP embody the vision and dedication that have driven the firm's tremendous success and growth in recent years.

AMB Property Corporation(R) to Present at the UBS Global Real Estate Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMB Property Corporation(R) (NYSE: AMB), a leading developer and owner of industrial real estate, today announced that Thomas S. Olinger, the company's chief financial officer, is scheduled to make an appearance at the UBS 2007 Global Real Estate Conference being held at the Renaissance Chancery Court Hotel in London.

Capital Properties Unveils Plans for San Francisco’s Rincon Residential Towers

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based Capital Properties has announced development plans for its recent purchase of the Rincon Residential Towers, citing renovations, new upscale amenities, and plans for converting a portion of the project into a new flexible living luxury rental concept.

YellowPages Launches Real Estate Directory for San Diego With SanDiego RealEstateYellow Pages.com

YellowPages Corporation, provider of online directories and local telephone books, now launches local real estate directories to several major metropolitan cities and states, including San Diego with SanDiegoEstateYellowPages.com

The Abbey Company Breaks Ground on a Billion Dollars

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When the shovel hits the dirt at 265 North El Cielo in Palm Springs on November 29th, The Abbey Company hits two milestones: breaking ground on their first ground-up construction office building in Palm Springs; and announcing gross commercial asset value of over one billion dollars in California

Give Them What They Really Want This Year: A Smaller Mortgage

Countrywide's Credit Card Rewards Feature Enables Cardmembers to Pay Down Their Mortgages Faster; Rewards Fully Transferable to Friend, Family Member's Countrywide Mortgage - Survey: 71 percent of cardmembers opting to redeem points to pay down their mortgage

BUILDER Magazine Provides Answers in November Story on Fire Prevention

Recent California wildfires have builders searching for information about fire prevention features.

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.

Data: U.S. Rep. Baca Can Act to Save 3,243 Homes in Congressional District From...

Estimate of Number of Homeowners Who Could Save Home Based on Publicly Available Data from Center for Responsible Lending; Rep. Baca Urged to Support Pending Bills to Eliminate Unfairness in Mortgage Foreclosure Process

Solomon Financial Opts for Web Conferencing Seminars Provided by Vereconference

Fred Solomon Jr., noted southern California real estate broker and financial coach, provides his exclusive clientele with a state of the art web conferencing room by Vereconference.

In Response to Signature Submission, Broad Coalition Blasts Landlords’ ‘Hidden Agendas’ Proposition That Would...

Seniors, Homeowners, Renters, Business, Labor, Environmental and Local Government Leaders Are Close to Submitting Signatures for Eminent Domain Reform that Protects Homes Without the Adverse Consequences of Landlords' Hidden Agendas Schem

State, Lenders Agree to Wide-Scale Loan Modifications in Calif.

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and California mortgage lenders Countrywide, GMAC, Litton and HomeEq announced today that they plan to follow the direction of FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair and institute systematic loan modifications for borrowers with resetting ARMs.

As Value in Dollar Declines, Property Investments in France by Americans on the Rise

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- While the U.S. real estate market continues to plummet, foreclosures rise at record rates and homes sit vacant for months at a time, the French real estate market is on a roll. In fact, more than 1,000 people move into France each month, causing a severe housing shortage.

Colliers International Selects LoopNet to Power the Available Property Listings on Their Website

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LoopNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), which operates the largest online commercial real estate marketplace, today announced that Colliers International, one of the largest commercial real estate services organizations in the world, selected LoopNet's market-leading LoopLink property search and display technology to power the available property listings on the Colliers.com website.

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Rep. Huffman Votes Against Partisan Government Funding Package

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against a destructive, partisan funding bill for fiscal year 2018 that would cut much-needed funding and investments from national priorities like education, infrastructure, and health care, while undermining the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to protect clean air and clean water.

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AGUILAR ANNOUNCES OVER $625,000 IN HOUSING SUPPORT FOR SAN BERNARDINO VETERANS

Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that Knowledge and Education for Your Success, Inc. (KEYS), a nonprofit organization affiliated with the San Bernardino Housing Authority, received $625,325 in renewal funding for the fifth consecutive year from the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. The program aims to provide services to low-income veterans and their families who are living in, or transitioning to, permanent housing.