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Bay Area Real Estate Market

  Housing Affordability in California Steadies but Remains Low There is no doubt that prices in California continue to be among the highest in the nation, buoyed by steady demand and a healthy economy. A recent report delivered a dose

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Bay Area Real Estate Market Update

The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) has released its housing market forecast for 2017, calling for existing home sales in the Golden State to edge up 1.4 percent next year but home price increases to slow statewide. The trade organization

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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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How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. 1. Decide what you can do yourself TV remodeling shows make home improvement work look like a snap. In the

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