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Low Inventory Still Impacting Northern California – Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

Sparse housing inventory continues to affect the Northern California market. The California Association of Realtors’ latest report indicates that the San Francisco Bay Area endured a large drop in pending sales due to the lack of available housing. In fact,

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Preparing Your Home for Sale is Easy as 1, 2, 3

Home selling season is in full swing and thoughts of putting your home on the market may have breezed through your mind. Industry experts say this is the ideal time to list your home. Those considering listing their homes should

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What’s Going on in Today’s Real Estate Market?

International Buyers Continue to Snap Up U.S. Real Estate   The National Association of REALTORS is out with its latest international homebuyer study and it confirms that the appetite for U.S. real estate continues to flourish. The number of sales

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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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Bay Area Home Prices Hit Record High as Inventory Shortage Continues

    Bay Area single-family home prices hit a record high last month, reaching $750,000 for the nine-county region, according to CoreLogic, the Irvine-based real estate information services firm. That marked a 7.1 percent increase from a year ago and

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Warriors vs. Cavs: A Stark Contrast in Basketball and Housing Markets

  The NBA finals between our Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers is a showcase for starkly different basketball styles – the run and gun, three-point-happy Warriors and the bigger, slower-paced Cavs who like to play under the hoop.

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What’s Going On With the Mortgage Market?

Mortgage Market Commentary In spite of a better-than-expected Retail Sales report, mortgage rates managed to inch slightly downward again last week. The 1.3 percent increase in Retail Sales was a bit of a relief for some analysts. There had been

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