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Bay Area Housing Market Turns in Strong Performance in 2016

The Bay Area housing market had its challenges in 2016, including low inventory of homes for sale, rising prices that challenged would-be buyers, and political uncertainty with the presidential election. But despite the headwinds, this turned out to be a

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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

Tips for Buying a Home While Selling One We all know that this housing market can be challenging, especially for buyers. Although the market in Northern California has gradually started moving back towards a bit more balance, it still is

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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

 Coldwell Banker Taking Smart Home Technology to Next Level With First-Ever Smart Home Staging Kit Smart home technology has been catching on in a big way in recent years. A consumer poll by Coldwell Banker found that homebuyers would

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Drool Worthy Pools (oh and it’s home is for sale)

Summertime means open pools and swimming! Here’s a look at 7 must-see pools from homes listed for sale on coldwellbanker.com Non statistically significant studies of 1 (me) indicate that summer is the most amazing time of year. Summertime means long days,

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Bid Price vs. Asking: Is There Wiggle Room?

  When it comes to the bid price on a home, your most important consideration is probably how far away your bid price can be from the asking price. You don’t want to bid too high, but you don’t want

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6 Home Buying Tips to Get You Ready for the Summer Real Estate Season

The key to home buying success is preparation. This is especially true in the summer months when the market heats up and competition gets fierce. With a little prep-work, home buying during the busiest season of the year can still

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13 Brutally Honest Reasons You Can’t Afford To Sell Your House On Your Own

Thinking about selling your house without a real estate agent? It’s a choice some people make, mainly to try to save some money. But the number of people who list their home For Sale By Owner is in decline. “Eight

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