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Northern California, also commonly known as NorCal, is the large northernmost region of California that spans 48 counties, and includes some of the state’s most extraordinary real estate in redwood forests, mountain ranges, wine country and the Pacific Ocean. This region is home to Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe, Mount Shasta and Chicago Title’s NorCal Builder Services operation.

The professionals of Chicago Title’s NorCal Builder Services live and work throughout the region, with offices strategically located in Pleasanton, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Monterey and Santa Cruz. Our team specializes in land development and builder specific products and services, including best-in-class title insurance, escrow and closing. Together, we serve residents as well as investors that help keep California’s economy strong.

Discover what’s new and interesting in our backyard in the latest real estate news, provided courtesy of the Newsdesk.


The Latest Articles From the Newsdesk:

Second Century Ventures Opens Applications for 2023 REACH U.S. Programs, Appoints New Executive Director
...play a critical role in helping to drive that change," said NAR CEO and SCV President Bob Goldberg. "REACH companies get access to resources and expertise to help expand their network and accelerate...

Buying a house in Dallas: A how-to
...you should buy a house now or wait. On one hand, high mortgage rates make it a tough time to buy. The record-low mortgage rates that dominated much of 2020 and 2021 are now a distant memory. On...

Selling a home in Dallas
...might not be quite the Mavericks-style slam dunk you might expect. Rising mortgage rates are creating headwinds for the housing market, and Redfin data shows that median home prices have fallen...

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Remain Low in Third Quarter 2022
...buildings, shopping centers, or other income-producing properties. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) delinquency rates for bank and thrift held mortgages reported here do include...

JPMorgan Billionaire Dimon Warns Americans' Pent-Up Savings Will Deteriorate—Fueling Recession Next Year
...over as JPMorgan's CEO in 2006. Further Reading Not Just The Housing Market: Recession Threatens 'Unprecedented' Manufacturing Slowdown Dragging Into Next Year (Forbes) Labor Market Still

More Housing, Not Outrage, Is The Answer To Higher Rents
...the conundrum that local officials find themselves in once they overregulate the housing market; prices keep going up and there isn’t enough money to build more and more subsidized units of housing...

32 seconds ago Current Refinance Rates on Dec. 6, 2022: Rates Drop Off
...trail off. The average rates for 10-year fixed refinances also sank. Like mortgage rates, refinance rates fluctuate on a daily basis. With inflation at a 40-year high, the Federal Reserve has...

45 seconds ago Mortgage Rates for Dec. 6, 2022: Rates Decrease
Today a couple of important mortgage rates ticked downward, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. If you're shopping for a mortgage, see how your payments might be affected by...

KBRA Sees Falling CMBS Outlook Into 2023
...into the new year. More uncertainty, higher mortgage rates, reduced leverage, and lower CRE transaction volume have...

His And Hers Chardonnays Compete And Charm At Chalk Hill Winery
...Golden Knights, and is Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors for Fidelity National Financial FNF Inc. (NYSE: FNF). He believes in giving back to educational and community organizations...