Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bay Area Housing Report

Bay Area Home Sales Gradually Easing, Luxury Market Remains Strong A number of new housing reports out over the past week show that the Bay Area housing market is gradually coming back down to Earth with sales easing slightly from

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Benefits Of House-Hunting During The Holiday Season

When you’re writing out the holiday shopping list, maybe it’s time to put your name on it and a home as the gift. If you’ve been considering buying a home, here are a few reasons why shopping for one during

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Improve Your Curb Appeal for Less

The first sight prospective buyers see when pulling up to an open house is the yard and exterior of the home and this first impression can have a big impact on whether a property sells. Many buyers will connect what

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Take Notice of These Potential Issues When Shopping for a House

The last thing a buyer wants to happen after signing a mortgage is to find the their new dream home has foundation issues or another costly repair that derails their move-in plans. These issues can be largely avoided if buyers are prepared

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Bay Area Housing Market Update

Economists Calling For Continued Improvement in Housing Market in 2014 By most measures, 2013 was a banner year for the Bay Area housing market. Sales continued to rebound, especially in the upper end of the market. The median sale price

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Home prices post strongest annual gain in nearly 8 years

Home prices in most metropolitan areas grew significantly in the third quarter, with the national median price rising at its fastest annual clip in nearly eight years, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). During the same period, existing homes sold

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Tips for Buying an Older House

Many consumers seek out older homes, such as Victorians and English colonials, for their beauty, space and rich history. When it comes to buying a home that was built decades ago, it’s important to examine the house more closely than

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