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Bay Area housing recovery spreads from Silicon Valley to East Bay

Click photo to enlarge The Bay Area’s overheated housing market is restoring thousands of homes to their pre-crash peak values in a ZIP-code-by-ZIP-code recovery that is rapidly spreading from Silicon Valley to the East Bay. Thirty-four of 185 ZIP codes … Continue reading

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Housing recovery spreading in Bay Area

Neighborhoods around the Bay Area, from Silicon Valley to the East Bay, are seeing home values near their pre-crash levels, according to the real estate site Zillow.com. The Mercury News reports that 34 of 185 ZIP codes in the region … Continue reading

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Concord investor will plead guilty to foreclosure fraud, authorities say

SAN FRANCISCO — A Concord man has agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy to rig bidding at public real estate auctions in the Bay Area, authorities said. Norman Montalvo, a real estate investor, was charged with four felonies Thursday … Continue reading

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Bay Area housing values jump in second quarter

Bay Area home values increased at a sizzling pace in the second quarter, the online real estate site Zillow reported Tuesday, reinforcing hopes that at least some parts of the region are in the early stages of a housing market … Continue reading

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Local Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Foreclosure Auctions

Two Bay Area real estate investors have agreed to plead guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids and to commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Contra Costa Alameda Counties, the Department of … Continue reading

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