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A 3,780 foot-tall skyscraper called “The Bride” is going to go up in Basra, Iraq in the coming years. At 1,000 feet taller than the second tallest in Dubai and full of every possible amenity, this edifice is considered the first “vertical city” in the world. The Bride will run entirely on the solar power generated from Iraq’s intense daytime heat. »
- Down payment on a home not a priority for renters
- Homes with good schools unaffordable on average wages
hpi_gfee-taxC.A.R. has issued a statewide Call for Action asking California REALTORS® to contact their Member of Congress to oppose a proposal to tax mortgages to pay for highways. »
hpi_closed The C.A.R. offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving.   »
California REALTORS® disappointed FHFA did not increase Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conforming loan limits. »
Pending home sales bounced back from the previous month at the statewide level in October. »
C.A.R.’s “Find a REALTOR®” search is replacing current member profiles with new profiles from realtor.com. »
hpi_2016leadershipPat “Ziggy” Zicarelli is C.A.R. President.  Serving with Zicarelli are president-elect Geoff McIntosh, Treasurer Jared Martin, and CEO Joel Singer. »
California’s housing market softened in October as both statewide sales and median price contracted from the previous month. »
hpi_nar-zf-mbNAR is partnering with zipLogix to provide zipForm® Plus as a new member benefit nationwide. »
hpi_housingafford_repHigher interest rates reduced the number of Californians who could buy a home in the third quarter. »
hpi_2016forecastCalifornia’s housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a shortage of homes on the market and a crimp in housing affordability also will persist. »


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