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Sacramento-area home sales remain sluggish

Larry O. Doss Saturday, August 22, 2009

Sacramento-area home sales remain sluggish

By Jim Wasserman
jwasserman@sacbee.com

http://www.sacbee.com/business/story/2130021.html


Sales of existing homes in the Sacramento area climbed 2.6 percent from June to July – far short of the surprising 7.2 percent rise nationally that sent stocks soaring Friday.

A July report showed sales of 3,495 existing homes in Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties, according to San Diego-based researcher MDA DataQuick.

Buyers also closed escrow on 320 new homes to pu... Read more

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Use of short sales on rise in Sacramento housing market

Larry O. Doss Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Use of short sales on rise in Sacramento housing market

By Jim Wasserman
jwasserman@sacbee.com

http://www.sacbee.com/business/story/1933643.html


For years real estate agents have steered buyers away from "short sales," labeling them a mind-numbing, difficult experience that could exhaust the patience of the biblical Job.

Now buyers can hardly avoid them.

"When it’s 50 percent of the inventory you don’t have a choice," said Scott Williams, a Roseville-based ReMax broker. Williams specializes in a complex transaction that may be... Read more

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