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California Median Home Price Reaches New All-time High in March as Nearly Two-thirds of Homes Sell Above Asking Price, C.A.R. Reports

– Existing, single-family home sales totaled 446,410 in March on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, down 3.5 percent from February and up 19.7 percent from March 2020. – March’s statewide median home price was $758,990, up 8.6 percent from February and up 23.9 percent from March 2020. – Year-to-date statewide home sales were up 17.1 percent in March. Los Angeles, CA – April 16, 2021 (PRNewswire) Fierce competition drove California’s median home price to reach a new record high in Ma...
Tags: Real Estate, News, California, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Car, Radio, United States, San Diego, Kings, Nevada, Napa, Monterey, Orange, Santa Clara


How to Save Money as a One-Car Household (and Make It Work)

How to Save Money as a One-Car Household (and Make It Work) is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! A few months ago, we sold my husband’s car and downsized to become a one-car family. I’ve always said that my husband and I would ultimately drive both of our cars into the ground before getting a new one. Well, his car ultimately kicked the bucket first once it hit over 200,000 miles and became too expensive to maintain or repair. This has...
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Here's Car Talk's 100 Percent Effective Way To Teach Someone To Drive A Stick

Turns out, there’s a 100 percent effective way to teach people to drive a stick shift. I first heard it several years ago from the sainted Tappet Brothers, and I’ve taught maybe 25 or 30 people to drive a manual with it since — with a zero percent failure rate. Read more...
Tags: Car, Transmission, Lifehacks, Clutch, Ray, Tom, Joanne, Tappet Brothers, Mechanical Engineering, Manual Transmission, Mechanics, Manufactured Goods, Semi Automatic Transmission, Clutch Control


Elon Musk declares you can now buy a Tesla with Bitcoin in the U.S.

Tesla made headlines earlier this year when it took out significant holdings in bitcoin, acquiring a roughly $1.5 billion stake at then-prices in early February. At the time, it also noted in an SEC filing disclosing the transaction that it could also eventually accept the cryptocurrency as payment from customers for its vehicles. Now, Elon Musk says they’ve made that a reality, at least for customers in the U.S., and he added that the plan is for the automaker to ‘hodl’ all their bitcoin paymen...
Tags: TC, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Ceo, Car, Cryptography, Open Source Software, Bitcoin, Mining, United States, Electric Vehicles, Currency, SEC, Mobility, Cryptocurrencies


Funny Caption 91: Flying Car

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Do homebuyer ‘love letters’ violate fair housing laws?

What if it’s time to move after spending 40 years teaching piano in the living room of your home? What if you receive six offers to buy your home, and one of them includes a letter explaining that the buyers’ daughter is an accomplished pianist, including a photo of the family gathered around the piano, with a Christmas tree visible in the background? What if you accept the offer from the piano-playing family – who happen to share your ethnic and religious background? In a competitive housing ma...
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Apple could reportedly make the Apple Car without a big-name automaker as negotiations hit speed bumps

Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Apple may not pursue a partnership with a big automotive company, Bloomberg reports. The company could use a contract manufacturer to assemble its cars, while sourcing its own parts. Foxconn and Magna International could be likely partners for an Apple Car, per Bloomberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple is considering working with a contract manufacturer to find its own car pieces and assemble them, a...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Transportation, News, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Car, Ferrari, Bmw, Morgan Stanley, Hyundai, Electric Car, Foxconn, Mark Gurman


The 3 best ice scrapers and snow brushes of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good scraper will effectively remove snow and ice from your car's mirrors and windows for safety. The Hopkins SubZero is our top choice thanks to its flexible blade, built-in squeegee, and extendable handle. On far too many frigid winter mornings, scraping snow and ice off of your car is an unavoidable chore. Fortunately, ice scrapers and snow brushes allow you to remove the top layer of snow and then chisel away at the ice coating the windows.For areas t...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Winter, Trends, Features, Car, Buying Guide, Car accessories, Garage, Steven John, Ford Excursions, Insider Picks Guides, Guide Update, Home (Reviews, Hopkins SubZero, Chevy Suburbans


Think Before You Move (Out) – CAR Infographic

Source: CAR.org
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'Next Gen' US Postal Service truck compared to a clown car

It looks like Lightning McQueen's ugly cousin. Grizmodo: Officials at the U.S. Postal Service held a press conference on Tuesday to announce the agency has awarded a $482 million contract to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense for a new fleet of vehicles scheduled to be rolled out in 2023. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, B-side, Bside, Car, Automotive, Usps, Lame, Wisconsin, Automobile, U S Postal Service, Lightning McQueen, Oshkosh Defense, Next Gen US Postal Service, Grizmodo


Mercedes recalls thousands of SUVs over a software error

SOPA Images / Contributor The software error could cause a car to move to one side during a maneuver, increasing crash risks. Over 40,000 sport utility cars are being recalled for the software fix that will start in April. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Mercedes-Benz US is recalling thousands of its sport utility vehicles over a program software error that could cause a car to move to one side during a maneuver. The error could increase the risk of a crash, the co...
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Housing Affordability For Black California Households is Half That of Whites, Illustrating Persistent Wide Homeownership Gap and Wealth Disparities, C.A.R. Reports

– Less than one in five Black California households could afford to purchase the $659,380 statewide median-priced home in 2020, compared to two in five white California households who could afford to purchase the same median-priced home. – At an affordability index of 20 percent, the affordability gap was similarly wide for Latinx households. – A minimum annual income of $122,800 was needed to make monthly payments of $3,070, including principal, interest, and taxes on a 30-year fixed-rate...
Tags: News, California, Fresno, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Car, Radio, United States, San Diego, Orange County, Santa Clara, San Bernardino, Calif, Riverside, San Mateo


This 1967 Porsche 911S is genuine fun in a period-perfect mustard yellow

This Porsche is always fun to drive, unless you are sitting in traffic. Even then it aint so bad. The 2.0L flat six weighing down the back of the car sounds amazing, and this era of Porsche offers a phenomenal driver connection to the road. — Read the rest
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Tesla's latest update introduces TikTok to its cars in China

Tesla Model 3. Tesla Tesla's latest software update allows drivers to interact with TikTok videos. The update was released for the Chinese New Year which started Friday. The feature can only be used during times of leisure, including when the car is charging. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Tesla rolled out a software update on Thursday that brings TikTok to its cars in China, according to transportation site Electrek.Tesla owners in China can now watch and interact...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, China, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Tesla, Car, Netflix, Hulu, Electric Car, Tech Insider, Tesla Tesla, Electrek Tesla, Tiktok


The 5 best snow shovels in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.With the right snow shovel, you can clear your porch, walkways, driveways, and more easily. The DMOS Alpha Expedition Shovel is the best shovel with a serrated blade that cuts into high piles of snow.If you're looking to move a ton of snow with minimal effort, read our guide to the best snow blowers.When a big snowstorm hits, the thought of shoveling snow probably is way l...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Outdoors, Snow, Trends, Features, Car, Buying Guide, Steven John, Shovel, Jada Wong, Best Guides, Guide Update, Outdoors (Reviews, Home (Reviews, Insider Reviews 2021


Bolt's CEO says his key to acing 12-hour workdays is a 5-kilometer walk and pristine sleep hygiene

The 27-year-old Estonian entrepreneur has been running the company for eight years. Bolt 27-year-old CEO of Uber rival Bolt Markus Villig walks a five-kilometer commute every day. The CEOs of Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Apple also back walking meetings and commutes. Research has shown that walking meetings bring people together and that walking supports creativity. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Running a startup is stressful - it can interfere with your health...
Tags: Apple, Google, Transportation, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Stanford, International, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Car, Creativity, Walking, Transport, Jeff Weiner






The best snow shovels in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.With the right snow shovel, you can clear your porch, walkways, driveways, and more easily. The DMOS Alpha Expedition Shovel is the best shovel with a serrated blade that cuts into high piles of snow and easy disassembly.If you're looking to move a ton of snow with minimal effort, read our guide to the best snow blowers.When a big snowstorm hits, the thought of going out t...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Outdoors, Snow, Trends, Features, Car, Buying Guide, Steven John, Shovel, Jada Wong, Best Guides, Guide Update, Outdoors (Reviews, Home (Reviews, Toro Power Shovel Electric Snow ThrowerBest


How to Keep Your Battery Charged, Especially During Cold Weather

It’s not always necessary to jump start your battery, especially if you take preventive measures to keep your battery charged when you’re not frequently using your car or during cold weather months. Needless to say, there’s some confusion out there about what the different methods are. In particular, confusion reigns supreme about the difference between trickle charging your battery and float charging it. Even though these two methods result in the same thing – slow charging your car battery to...
Tags: Auto, Cars, Car, Float, Autos, Battery, Charge, Car battery, Trickle, Maintenance Tips, Repair Services, Charging Car Battery


Tesla is willing to license Autopilot and has already had “preliminary discussions” about it with other automakers

Tesla is open to licensing its software, including its Autopilot highly-automated driving technology, and the neural network training it has built to improve its autonomous driving technology. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed those considerations on the company’s Q4 earnings call on Wednesday, adding that the company has in fact already “had some preliminary discussions about licensing Autopilot to other OEMs.” The company began rolling out its beta version of the so-called ‘full self-driving’ or FS...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Ceo, Car, Automotive, Automation, Transport, Driver, Neural Networks, Self-driving Car, Musk, Tesla Autopilot, Neural Network


DocuSign partners with the California Association of Realtors

The partnership means that CAR documents related to offers, listing agreements, disclosures and more will now be available in DocuSign's cloud-based platform DocuSign Rooms for Real Estate.
Tags: Technology, California, Car, Radio, Docusign, Industry News, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, News Brief, Pandemic, California Association Of Realtors, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic, E-signature, DocuSign Rooms for Real Estate


Why It’s Important to Rotate Your Tires

A lot of people flake out when it comes to having their tires rotated on a regular basis, but did you know that failing to do so can cost you hundreds of dollars a year in tire replacement? It’s important to rotate your tires to ensure you are getting the maximum life out of our purchase. But how often should you rotate your tires and why do your tires wear out prematurely if you don’t get them rotated regularly? What is tire rotation, anyway? When you have your tires rotated, you move your f...
Tags: Maintenance, Car, Autos, Truck, Tires, Tire, Rotation, Rotate, Maintenance Tips, Repair Services


Could your brokerage require you to get vaccinated? It’s complicated

A National Association of Realtors source told Inman that the trade organization is waiting on guidance from government agencies before issuing any mandates.
Tags: Regulations, Car, Radio, Vaccination, Vaccine, Independent Contractors, Requirements, NAR, Inman, National Association of Realtors, Select, June Barlow


How to Get the Most Bang For Your Buck When Buying a Car

How to Get the Most Bang For Your Buck When Buying a Car is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Need a new car? Car shopping can provide the perfect mix of excitement and stress. On one end, you’re getting a new car. On the other, you probably know it’s going to cost you a pretty penny.  With the average cost of a new car being $37,000 and $15,000 to $20,000 for a used car , there is plenty of opportunities to save money on this la...
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Pandemic Changes California Homebuying Behavior, Fuels Market Competition, C.A.R. Survey Finds

Los Angeles, CA – Dec. 7, 2020 (PRNewswire) A renewed interest in homeownership during the COVID-19 pandemic has changed homebuyers’ housing choices, widened the imbalance between housing supply and demand in California and created a more competitive housing market than ever before, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®‘ (C.A.R.) 2020 Annual Housing Market Survey. Multimedia: More people are buying second or vacation homes: Low interest rates drive first-time buy...
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Volvo may be selling electric-only cars by 2030, its CEO said

Hakan Samuelsson is the CEO of the car company Volvo ADAM IHSE/Getty Images Volvo may have switched to solely producing electric vehicles by 2030, said CEO Hakan Samuelsson at the FT Future of the Car Summit on Thursday. The internal combustion engine is "a technology of the past", Samuelsson said.  Volvo forecasts that one in five of its sales will be electric vehicles this year, and half of all sales to be electric vehicles by 2025. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Swe...
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Amid uncertain election, real estate industry heads back to work

After a long presidential election night on Tuesday, real estate agents on Wednesday took a wait-and-see approach as millions of ballots remained uncounted.
Tags: Real Estate, Regulations, Car, Radio, Agent, Election, Donald Trump, Industry News, Trump, NAR, Select, Election Results, Prop 19


Why Teaching Your Teenagers About How Much a Car Costs to Drive is Important

Why Teaching Your Teenagers About How Much a Car Costs to Drive is Important is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!When it comes to having teenagers, driving is a right of passage for most of us. However, most teenagers only think about the driving aspect. They don’t realize just how much driving a car can cost. In fact, they usually only think about how much money it will take to fill the car up with gas and that’s it. But, you and I kn...
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