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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update by County

Bay Area’s Soaring Home Prices Finally Leveling Off   After two straight years of soaring home prices, Bay Area homebuyers may finally be getting a little relief. While prices are still rising in most areas, the rate of increase has

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Bay Area Home Sales Hit Pre-Recession Peak

If there was any doubt that the Bay Area housing market has rebounded from the economic downturn, July’s figures lay those to rest. The region racked up the most home sales in July for any month in almost seven years,

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For Sale By Owner: The Drawbacks of Going it Alone on a Home Sale

   With housing on the upturn, multiple offers and rising sales prices are being reported in our market. Some potential home sellers might think that selling their home simply requires placing a “for sale” sign in their front yard. Many

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Hot Bay Area Housing Market – Also a Hot Media Story Again

As the Bay Area’s housing market continues to heat up once again, it’s catching the attention of the local news media in a big way. In a front-page story in Thursday’s Chronicle entitled Bay Area Home Sales, Prices Surging, reporter

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Promising Signs for More Improvement in Housing Market in 2013

The housing market, both in the Bay Area and across the country, certainly showed impressive gains in 2012 with sales and median sale prices up in most markets and distressed sales and foreclosures down. In fact, the biggest challenge many

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What is going on in our housing market? Here is a quick snapshot….

Existing home sales rose 5.9% in November to an annual rate of 5.04 million units, coming in higher than the consensus expected 4.90 million. Sales are up 1 4.5% versus a year ago. Sales in November were up in all

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October 2012 Real Estate Date Report

October 2012 Real Estate Data Released – 11/14/2012 | Source – realtor.com , operated by Move, Inc The total US for-sale inventory of single family homes, condos, townhomes and co-ops remained at historic lows, with 1.76 million units for sale

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