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The world’s largest corn maze is right here in good old California. Sound like a fun place to visit and explore? Not so fast. Every year the police in Solano County get emergency calls from tourists who wander around the 63 acres of corn maze and then panic when they can’t find their way out. »
- Regulator OKs some Fannie, Freddie foreclosure buybacks at fair value
- Moonlighting no help to Americans seeking to buy a home
- New home sales squeak out weak gain in October
All offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 1. »
C.A.R. addressing safety of members and creating solutions. »
Pending home sales in California picked up steam in October and rose for the second straight month. »
FHFA keeps the 2015 maximum conforming loan limits at $417,000 in most areas and a cap of $625,500 in high-cost areas.  Loan limits were increased in Monterey, Napa, San Diego, and Ventura counties. »
HUD Secretary Julián Castro stresses need for expanding credit and reforming housing finance system at C.A.R.’s inaugural Real Estate Summit. »
Low mortgage rates fail to perk California home sales in October, while Bay Area continues to experience low inventory and strong price and sales growth.  »
hpi_2015leadershipChris Kutzkey is President, Pat “Ziggy” Zicarelli is President-elect , Geoff McIntosh is Treasurer, and Joel Singer is Chief Executive Officer. »
hpi_appleNow is the time to enroll in the comprehensive health insurance program offered exclusively to C.A.R. members! »
Housing affordability in California holds steady in third quarter but improves in Bay Area. »
Contrary to popular belief, millennials still highly value homeownership, and a majority expect to buy a home in the next five years. »
hpi_2015forecastWith more available homes on the market for sale, California’s housing market will see fewer investors and a return to traditional home buyers as home sales rise modestly and prices flatten out in 2015. »

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