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Bay Area Home Prices Rise; Sales Up Sharply

Bay Area home prices rose in May to their highest level in nearly two years,...
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‘Facebook Effect’ Coming, But Not Here Yet

For all the negative news since Facebook’s bungled IPO, it is still a huge deal...
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Big Jump in April Home Sales, Prices

Bay Area home sales jumped in April, and home prices, too -- putting to rest...
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Trend Watch: More Renters Are Ready to Become Buyers

Deep inside a home renter lurks a potential home buyer. And as the housing industry...
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May Real Estate Market Update

It’s a sellers’ market across the Bay Area, with buyers in April snapping up properties...
Debating whether to buy a vacation home? Think of beaches and sandcastles.
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Vacation Homes Give Housing Markets a Lift

Weekend getaways and summer vacations are good at reviving your spirits. Turns out they’re good...
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Pacific Union Quarterly Real Estate Report

We have been pleasantly surprised by the pace of our real estate markets in most...
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The Bay Area Rental Bubble – And Why Buying...

The economic events of the past few years have spurred more than a few Bay...
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Will the Mortgage Deal Revive Housing?

This month’s $26 billion mortgage settlement was aimed, in part, at stabilizing the housing market,...