Real Estate

Distressed sales down in Fresno, Madera counties

Distressed home sales accounted for 11.6 percent of all home sales in California during April.Distressed home sales dropped in Fresno and Kings counties in April, but the same couldn't be said of Tulare and Madera counties.

Valley home sales increase in April

April homes sales were up 7.4 percent in California compared to the month before.Home sales shot up throughout the San Joaquin Valley in April although not enough to reach last year's levels.

De Young to start presales of Park View Homes

De Young Properties will kick off presale for its newest community, Park View, at a pre-grand opening event at the Clovis Welcome Center on Armstrong Avenue, south of Gettysburg Avenue in Clovis from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Granville to unveil Home of Hope

Granville Homes, in conjunction with eight local nonprofits and local dignitaries, will unveil the ninth annual Granville Home of Hope at 5:30 p.m. today at 11325 N. Blue Sage Ave. in Fresno.

Home affordability still falling in Q1

Throughout California, 33 percent of homebuyers could afford a home in the first quarter of 2014..Those shopping for a home may have a harder time following a first-quarter report showing affordability still dropping throughout the San Joaquin Valley compared to last year.

Year-to-year Fresno home prices up

CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, has released its March CoreLogic Home Price Index report showing a big year-over-year jump in Fresno area home prices.

Sleep Train store to open near Fashion Fair

A new Sleep Train Mattress Center is expected to open this summer in the site of the former Yen Ching Restaurant in front of Fashion Fair Mall.

Distressed home sales down in March

Distressed home sales accounted for 12.4 percent of all home sales in California during March.Distressed home sales continued to fall in March, replaced by a more stable real estate market throughout the Valley and state.

Feds to leave Fresno's Guarantee Savings Building

The federal government plans to move out of the Guarantee Savings Building on Fresno's Fulton Mall as part of a cost cutting measure of the General Services Administration.

CoreLogic: Foreclosure rates continue to fall

Foreclosure rates in Fresno decreased for the month of February over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and services provider in the United States and Australia.