10-Year Treasury yield continues fall, now at 1.55 percent

Yesterday, we reported that the 10-year Treasury yield fell 12 basis points to a 60-year low of 1.63 percent. Today, the bond yield fell even further, to 1.55 percent, based on concerns […]

By |May 31st, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

Home prices improving: this is not an illusion

We have talked quite a bit recently about positive trends in home prices. This article will provide a summary of our reports from the past month, and more evidence for […]

By |May 31st, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

US 10-year bond yield hits 60-year low

Stocks dropped 1 percent today, as investors showed fears about the danger of Greek and Spanish debt contributing to a global economic slowdown. European leaders are openly discussing the risk […]

By |May 30th, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

Mortgage Matters Notebook – U.S. Housing Market Shows Strength

The outlook for the future of the U.S. economy is generally one of growth, according to strengthening economic indicators and a survey from the National Association of Business Economics. The […]

By |May 29th, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

Jobless claims down, durable goods up

Jobless claims have declined this past week, and are now trending back at March levels. Jobless claims for the May 19 week (370,000) are down 2,000 from the previous week. […]

By |May 24th, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

Central Coast Lending Joins Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce

PASO ROBLES – It is official: Central Coast Lending is part of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce community. On Monday, May 21, 2012, Central Coast Lending officially cut the ribbon […]

By |May 23rd, 2012|Press|0 Comments

Why to avoid household chemicals and how to use healthier options

When people think of pollution, it’s usually clouds of exhaust fumes spewed from cars and choking streams of industrial waste. As bad as this type of pollution is, the typical […]

By |May 22nd, 2012|SLO County Locals|0 Comments

April existing home sales up from March

Good news in the housing market; existing home sales are up 3.4 percent from March, when sales fell a revised 2.8 percent.

Though a larger gain was expected, news is still […]

By |May 22nd, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

April median existing home sale price increases

The median home price for existing home sales in April rose to $177,400, which is a 10 percent increase year-over year.

Is the housing market suddenly making a huge comeback?

Diane Olik […]

By |May 22nd, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments

Estate Planning Basics Part 4 – Avoiding Taxes

The fourth goal in estate planning is avoiding taxes. Below is a brief explanation of how estate planning can eliminate or minimize the tax burden of the assets that you […]

By |May 21st, 2012|CCL Market Updates|0 Comments