Rents on the Rise

Apartment rents in 79 U.S. metro areas were up, according to the Reis report. San Francisco and San Jose were among two of the cities experiencing fast rental growth increases, with rents increasing more than 6 percent. The Oakland/East Bay area also was on the rise, with rents up by 4.6 percent.

Palm trees lining streets in San Jose, California
Palm trees lining streets in San Jose, California (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mortgage Rates

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Mortgage rates haven’t budged, remaining at historic lows throughout the year amid economic growth that has generated 2.5 million net new hobs over the past 12 months and a record high stock market. But uncertainty looms in light of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s announcement that the economic stimulus program known as “quantitative easing” will halt by year’s end. Moreover, an increase in the short-term Fed funds rate is expected by the middle of 2015. The course of U.S. monetary policy, in short, will be less accommodating going forward



A Taste of Redwood Valley

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Saturday November 22nd at 11:00 am

This is a rare opportunity to taste the wines and catch a behind-the-scenes glimpse of small producers. Many of the wineries will have artisan foods and works of art for sale. BARRA of Mendocino/Girasole Vineyards will present a “Medieval Holiday Faire” with local artists and their creations from jewelry to jellies! There’s something for everyone. Please bring your own glass.

6th Annual Holiday Boutique

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This popular event is hosted by the Ukiah Valley Girl Scouts. 75+ vendors/artisans/businesses. Kids craft tables, festive music, homemade Mexican food, baked goods, beverages and more.

Carl Purdy Hall, Ukiah Fairgrounds

November 29th 10 am to 3 pm