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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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Could the Housing Market Finally be Moving Back to a Healthier Balance?

  The air is starting to cool just a bit, leaves have begun to change color ever so gradually, and there’s a distinct feeling that the seasons are changing. Could the housing market be changing as well as we enter

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How To Set a Budget (and Stick to it) For Your Outdoor Patio Remodel

Creating and sticking to a home improvement project’s budget is about as easy and comfortable as pulling teeth. But when it comes to a task as exciting as an outdoor space remodel, it’s necessary to think and talk about the

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5 Walk-Through Surprises and How to Avoid Them

A house may look one way when it is decorated and furnished, but once vacated, bumps and bruises may show that could cause a wrench in the closing. Here are five common issues that arise during a walk-through and how

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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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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

Bay Area Dominates National “Hottest Market” List by Realtor.com   If we needed further proof of just how hot the Bay Area housing market is, Realtor.com just released a study that shows four of six of the “hottest markets” in

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Bay Area Market Update – Housing Market Gaining Momentum Across the Country

Housing Market Gaining Momentum Across the Country   A number of key housing market reports have come out over the past week, and they’re giving more evidence to the belief that the nation’s housing market is at long last gaining

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