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Bay Area Housing Market Update

Housing Market Starts Off Year on the Upswing As the housing market approaches the end of the first quarter, there have been some encouraging signs for home sellers and homeowners who may be weighing whether to sell. The year kicked

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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

The Cost of a Down Payment Saving for a down payment can often be challenging for first-time homebuyers, particularly in high-cost areas like Northern California, and it is likely an issue that most consumers carefully weigh before the housing hunt

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2017 The Year of Smart Home Technology

Coldwell Banker Survey Finds Voice Control Next Big Thing in Smart Home Technology Coldwell Banker Real Estate is continuing its efforts to be the smart home leader in real estate. This month, Coldwell Banker Real Estate teamed up with Vivint

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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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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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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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