Amazon will open 2 new California warehouses, in Eastvale and Tracy

Amazon will open 2 new California warehouses, in Eastvale and Tracy Amazon fulfillment center   E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. will open two new warehouses in California, bringing to nine the number of shipping facilities the company operates in the state. The sprawling warehouses -- which Amazon calls "fulfillment centers" -- will open in Eastvale in the … Continue reading Amazon will open 2 new California warehouses, in Eastvale and Tracy

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RIVERSIDE GOES “OVER THE EDGE” TO SUPPORT VETERANS

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RIVERSIDE GOES “OVER THE EDGE” TO SUPPORT VETERANS RiversideRusty Bailey Posted By Staff — May 19, 2016 Mayor Bailey, City Council members going “Over the Edge” Friday for Habitat for Humanity The event, dubbed “Over the Edge,” will feature Mayor Rusty Bailey and City Council members Mike Gardner and Paul Davis on … Continue reading HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RIVERSIDE GOES “OVER THE EDGE” TO SUPPORT VETERANS

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Home sales rise in April — thanks mainly to the Midwest

Home sales rise in April — thanks mainly to the Midwest A recently sold house in Walpole, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Associated Press idwestern home buyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales in April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady despite rising prices and tight inventories.Sales of existing homes rose 1.7% … Continue reading Home sales rise in April — thanks mainly to the Midwest

17 Gorgeous Bathroom Upgrades That Only Look Expensive

17 Gorgeous Bathroom Upgrades That Only Look Expensive From Buzzfeed 5/20/16   Not going to lie, I am going to try out a couple of these.

Best of the Best Google Apps

Take a look at the Google Play Award Winners with special nods to the Houzz app. I utilize this myself from time to time. Check it out and let me know if you like it.

California starter home crisis tops national charts

First-time homebuyers in the Bay Area need to pay between 69% and 110% of their total household income to support a 30-year fixed rate mortgage (FRM) for a starter home, according to a new report by Trulia. Conventional wisdom concerning a balanced economy holds this allocation for shelter ought to be closer to 30% for … Continue reading California starter home crisis tops national charts

America’s Fittest (and Fattest) Cities: How Does Yours Rank?

From Yahoo Fitness 5/18/16 Outdoor spaces that allow for running and exercise are key. (Photo: Gallery Stock) The ninth annual ranking of the most- and least-fit cities — based on the American Fitness Index — has just been released from the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation. And coming in at No. 1 in … Continue reading America’s Fittest (and Fattest) Cities: How Does Yours Rank?

Fed likely to raise interest rates in June if economy keeps improving

From Associated Press 5/18/16 Catching many investors off guard, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that an interest rate increase in June is likely if the economy keeps improving. The minutes of Fed officials’ meeting in late April show they widely felt it would be time to raise rates at their June 14-15 meeting as … Continue reading Fed likely to raise interest rates in June if economy keeps improving

The Regulatory Cost of Homeownership

From the MReport 5/12/16 Regulations in the housing market are not only an added responsibility for mortgage companies, but it seems that compliance costs are spilling over into American households. A recent study titled, "Government Regulation in the Price of a New Home" by Paul Emrath, Ph.D., VP of Survey and Housing Policy Research for the National … Continue reading The Regulatory Cost of Homeownership