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Real Estate News!!!

Latest Realty News from NAR

Home Prices Jump 6.2 Percent in Second Quarter; Eclipse 2016 High

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2017) — The headstrong supply and demand imbalances in much of the country slightly tempered the pace of sales and caused home prices to maintain their robust growth in the second quarter, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.

The national median existing single-family home price in the second quarter was $255,600, which is up 6.2 percent from the second quarter of 2016 ($240,700) and surpasses the third quarter of last year ($241,300... Read More

Realtors® Report Finds 11 Percent Increase in Commercial Member Income, 19 Percent Increase in Sales Transaction Volume

WASHINGTON (August 2, 2017) – Commercial real estate markets continue to improve, with Realtors® specializing in commercial real estate reporting both an increase in member’s gross income and sales volume, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Commercial Member Profile.

The annual study's results represent Realtors®, members of NAR, who conduct all or part of their business in commercial sales, leasing, brokerage and development for land, office and... Read More

Pending Home Sales Recover in June, Grow 1.5 Percent

WASHINGTON (July 31, 2017) — After declining for three straight months, pending home sales reversed course in June as all major regions, except for the Midwest, saw an increase in contract activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index*www.nar.realtor/topics/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, climbed 1.5 percent to 110.2 in June from an upwardly revised 108.6 in May. At 0.5 percent, the index last month increased annually... Read More

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Vegetarian Foil-Packet Meal


Need a meatless Monday option or a simple dinner everyone can enjoy? This foil-packet meal full of delicious, healthy veggies is the perfect option!

 

Ingredients:

  • Small eggplant, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • Small zucchini, cut in half and sliced
  • Diced tomatoes, drained
  • Garlic salt
  • Black pepper
  • Olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Lay out a piece of foil, and spray with cooking spray. Place all of the vegetables in the center, and season with olive oil, garlic salt, and pepper.
  2. Fold the long ends of the foil together, leaving room for the steam to gather inside. Then fold the short sides in on each end.
  3. Cook the packet on the grill for 15 minutes.
  4. When the vegetables are tender, carefully open the packet and season with more olive oil, garlic salt, and pepper, if needed.

 

Strawberry Mousse Pretzel Pie

Strawberries are so delicious in summer, it’s imperative to use them in your cooking for as long as you can. This cool and creamy pie is full of fresh strawberry flavor, combined with salty, crunchy pretzels for a contrast of flavor and texture in every bite!

Ingredients:
CRUST

  • 2 cups finely crushed pretzel sticks
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ¼ cup firmly packed light brown sugar

FILLING

  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon strawberry gelatin,
  • or ½ (3-ounce) package
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries, pureed and
  • strained, seeds discarded
  • 2 cups whipping cream, divided
  • â…“ cup sugar

Instructions:

  1. Crust: Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix all ingredients; firmly press on the bottom, up the side, and onto the lip of a lightly greased 10-inch pie plate. Bake 10–12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from oven to a wire rack, and cool completely.
  2. Filling: Beat condensed milk, cream cheese, and gelatin at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add strawberry puree, and beat at low speed just until blended. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Beat ¾ cup whipping cream at high speed until soft peaks form; gently fold into strawberry mixture. Spoon into prepared crust. Cover, and freeze 8–12 hours, or until firm.
  4. Beat remaining 1¼ cups whipping cream at high speed until foamy; gradually add sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Spread over pie.
  5. Freeze 1 hour, or until whipped cream is firm. Serve chilled.

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Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90275
Phone: 310-493-7016
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