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Residential construction gathers momentum in Valley

Residential construction gathers momentum in Valley

Residential construction is beginning to show signs of life after collapsing during the recession.

“Throughout the northern San Joaquin Valley and throughout the state, we’ve seen significant gains in 2013,” said Jeffrey Michael, director of the Business Forecasting Center at University of the Pacific.

Mobile technology dominates home buying process, Realtor survey finds

Mobile technology dominates home buying process, Realtor survey finds

Demonstrating the proliferation of mobile technology into nearly every facet of our lives, more than eight out of 10 home buyers are accessing home information on their smart phones and computer tablets, according to the California Association of Realtors’ (CAR) 2013 Survey of California Home Buyers. This information shouldn’t come as a surprise with 90 percent of media consumption being screen-based. Seems like this “trend” is becoming a lifestyle.

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Manteca paying $5.8M 'ransom'

Manteca paying $5.8M 'ransom'

Manteca paying $5.8M 'ransom'
Manteca Bulletin
Manteca's share this year is $5.8 million. In subsequent years the Manteca RDA will pay the state $1.2 million annually in exchange for continuing to be allowed to exist. That means a number of Manteca property owners who are paying taxes to cover RDA ...

291 housing starts so far

291 housing starts so far

291 housing starts so far
Manteca Bulletin
Manteca is in target to have its best year for new housing unit starts since 2007. Builders have sold or started 291 residential units so far this year through June 30. ...
 

Neighbors dislike apartment plan

Neighbors dislike apartment plan

Neighbors dislike apartment plan
Manteca Bulletin
Buyers of homes built in Dutra Estates are convinced the Manteca City Council has set in motion the decline of their neighborhood by allowing apartments to be built on the ...

Apartments lag behind homes

Apartments lag behind homes

Apartments lag behind homes
Manteca Bulletin
More than nine times as many single family homes have been built in Manteca during the past 25 years than apartments. And that - according to research by the Business Forecasting ...
 

Manteca: Ready for next round?

Manteca: Ready for next round?

Manteca: Ready for next round?
Manteca Bulletin
Manteca has more housing construction going on than anywhere else in San Joaquin County. We've got an apartment complex going in and infrastructure going in the ground for new subdivision (lots). The CenterPoint (Business Park) is coming fast down the ...