Real Estate News Roundup

Builder Online shares the 10 Green Building Trends for 2011.  Sharing and comparing energy usage is one, will you share your energy usage on Facebook?

SFGate reports that Redevelopment plans threatened by CA budget cuts

Brown’s forecast for California: A long slog to full recovery  Read more.  Do you agree?

For a combination of news and what’s new in home building, check out the Builder Concept House 2011

Money reports that Existing home sales jump 12%.

And finally!  Home building permits soar 17% from CNN Money.

And saving the best for last, the Wall Street Journal reports that  Home Sales Gains Seen http://on.wsj.com/g19c86