Realtors: California Home Sales Rise in January Good news!  Sales of New Homes in U.S. Rise More Than Forecast From Burlingame Patch: Sustainability Plan Connects Housing and Transit.  At SummerHill we're committed to sustainability, did you know that our newest community will be all solar?  That's right, every home at The Enclave at Waverly Park will...

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The LA Times reports:  When will housing come back in California? Five experts offer their views. Foreclosures in the state are still high. Sales of new homes are at historic lows. And millions of homeowners are underwater on their mortgages. So what's the outlook for 2011 and beyond? - Well if this story is any indicator, the outlook ahead is still to be determ...

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A roundup of some of the top recent stories about the Real Estate Market.  Signs are pointing to a stable market that is increasing. Associated Press: Home price index shows 1st annual gain in 3 years Yahoo! News (AFP): US new home sales up sharply in March Yahoo! News (Associated Press): New home sales, orders for most durable goods rise CNNMoney:Â...

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This year we are grateful for many, many things, including: - New members of the SummerHill family: our new homeowners at Merimont, Park Station, Parkwood, Redwood Gate, Rosewood, Satake Estates, Talavera and Village Square; new babies of SummerHill team members; and new members of the SummerHill team. (more…)......

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It's been a while since our last round of Real Estate in 6 lines or less... hope you enjoy! The news this week has mostly focused on our sister market, commercial real estate, as it continues to struggle through this tough time- see this Forbes.com summary article. Meanwhile, CNN published a story about the ups and downs of small real estate business. Local new...

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Redfinnian that is. Just checking out the recent newsletter from RedFin (a real estate brokerage firm) that reviewed the recent Case Shiller index. Why does this matter? Because they report that home prices and sales are up! (more…)......

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Robert Freed, president and CEO of SummerHill Homes interviewed by Carolyn Said of San Francisco Chronicle ..."We've definitely seen an uptick in buyer traffic and an increase in sales velocity that appears to be driven both by the tax credits as well as very favorable interest rates and very favorable new home pricing," Freed said... (more…)......

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