Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bay Area new-home construction rebounds

Construction of new homes around the Bay Area is on an upswing this year, showing signs of a return to normal following its surge during the housing boom and its dismal retrenchment during the downturn. The increased activity mirrors what’s … Continue reading

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Coverity Ranked #86 on San Francisco Business Times Fast 100 List

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ – Coverity, the development testing leader, today announced it has been ranked #86 on the San Francisco Business Times Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area, with 67.9 percent revenue growth from … Continue reading

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Home Prices Rise, but Analysts See Pressure Ahead

While sales of existing homes are still on a bumpy road to recovery, home prices are seeing steady gains.  Nationally, prices rose 2.6 percent in August, according to a repeat sales index from Lender Processing Services. Prices are up an … Continue reading

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Business, Professional & Real Estate: History detectives track down family roots

Digging into your family’s past can be a fascinating journey, but be prepared: It takes time, patience and resourcefulness to execute a successful search.  “It’s easy to get derailed onto the wrong family,” says Jeremy Frankel, president of the San … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Barely Budge in September

In a sign of a still struggling housing market, signed contracts to buy existing homes were essentially flat in September from August, edging up just 0.3 percent according to a monthly index from the National Association of Realtors. The index … Continue reading

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