Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bay Property Group’s Explosive Growth Requires Oakland Office Relocation

OAKLAND, Calif., May 28, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Bay Property Group, the Bay Area’s premier commercial real estate brokerage and residential leasing company, announced today that it has leased a 6400-square-foot building at 482 W. MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland. The … Continue reading

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Home Prices See Largest Annual Gain in Six Years

Despite the strong gains, home prices are still down approximately 28-29 percent from their peaks in the summer of 2006 and are now back at levels not seen since late 2003. While prices continue to improve, there are still headwinds, … Continue reading

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Edifice Builders Creates One-Stop Shop for India Real Estate

Bangalore-based Edifice Builders specializes in full-service real estate development and property management in India, Edifice managing director Nikhil Thard told India-West here in an interview May 6. On a visit to the San Francisco Bay Area to attend a major … Continue reading

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More Homeowners Become Accidental Landlords

Arati Patel built a house in Greenville, SC in 2007, but when she was forced to move to Washington, DC for a new job, she knew she couldn’t sell it for enough, so she put it up for rent. In … Continue reading

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Why Fannie Mae Shot Up 400% in Three Months

Since both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were put in government conservatorship during the housing and mortgage market crashes, they are required to pay all profits to the U.S. Treasury department in the form of dividends. Shareholders get nothing. (Read … Continue reading

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