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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) has released its housing market forecast for 2017, calling for existing home sales in the Golden State to edge up 1.4 percent next year but home price increases to slow statewide. The trade organization

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Bay Area Home Sales Market Update

Cost of Renting Soaring Faster than Cost of Buying a Home If you think home prices are climbing rapidly, it’s nothing compared to what rents are doing all across the country – but especially in the Bay Area and throughout

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The Nation’s Housing Market Back to Pre-Recession Levels

The Nation’s Housing Market Back to Pre-Recession Levels   The Bay Area’s housing market has been extremely hot for some time now, but it has taken other parts of the country a while longer to get back on track from

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Bay Area Home Prices Near Record High as Sales Soar – Update on Current Market by County

  Bay Area home prices are nearing their pre-recession all-time highs as sales all around the Bay soar, according to a recent report by CoreLogic, the La Jolla-based real estate information firm. The median price of all new and existing

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When it Comes to Selling, Money Doesn’t Always Talk Loudest – Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

A new survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate finds that despite a preponderance of multiple bids and offers above asking price, today’s home sellers are twice as likely to choose an offer based on emotion rather than money alone, compared

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10 Simple Conservation Tips to Help Homeowners Save Water – and Money – this Year

It’s no secret that California is going through one of its worst droughts in years. Last month, Governor Jerry Brown ordered mandatory water use reductions for the first time in state history. There are a number of simple steps that

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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

Several Factors Keeping Bay Area Inventory at Multi-Year Lows Bay Area home sales last month were once again slowed by a severe shortage of properties for sale. A total of 4,376 new and existing houses and condos sold in the

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