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Foreclosure discounts shrinking away

Back in 2008 and 2009, foreclosed homes were selling for double-digit discounts, but nowadays savings are much slimmer, especially in some California cities, according to an analysis by real estate site Zillow. In Sacramento, buying a bank-owned property saves you … Continue reading

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What the new, higher Bay Area medians can buy

The median price for a home in the Bay Area rose to $429,000 in September, the highest in more than four years, according to DataQuick. Let’s take a look at the median prices in San Francisco, Alameda and San Mateo … Continue reading

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Bay Area luxury home median jumps to $2.67 million

The real estate rebound in the Bay Area has brought the median price for a luxury home up to $2.67 million. That’s up 6.6 percent from last year — the biggest jump since 2006, the San Francisco Business Times reported. … Continue reading

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What $3500 gets you in SF single-family homes

Living in a single-family home in San Francisco is getting pricier and pricer — even for current tenants. As both rental and real estate prices climb, landlords are sending unwelcome news to tenants in the form of rent increases. Houses, … Continue reading

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