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Bay Area home prices, sales climb in July

With more Bay Area residents choosing to sell their homes, real estate sales in July hit their highest monthly volume in almost seven years, while the median price continued its surge, according to a real estate report released Thursday. A … Continue reading

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Rising Mortgage Rates Cause ‘Rush to ARMs’

“Mortgage rates increased by the most in a single week since 2011, and refinance application volume dropped to its lowest level in almost two years. However, applications for conventional purchase loans picked up by more than 3 percent over the … Continue reading

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Bay Area luxury homes hit highest price since 2008

San Francisco’s luxury homes are in high demand. Mark Calvey Senior Reporter- San Francisco Business Times Email  | Twitter  | LinkedIn  | Google+ Luxury home values in the Bay Area hit their highest level since the fourth quarter of 2008, with the latest … Continue reading

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Housing Recovery to Face Test as Builders Report

Lack of land, labor and credit are all standing in the way of increasing home buyer demand, and leaving many of the small and mid-sized builders frustrated as their costs soar. They simply don’t have the access to cash that … Continue reading

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Bay Area home prices up 24.6% over 2012

In the latest sign of a rebounding real estate market, eager buyers vying for a limited pool of properties pushed Bay Area median home prices 24.6 percent higher in February compared with last year, according to a real estate report … Continue reading

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