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Top Bay Area cities where you can buy a home and go car-free

This one-bedroom home in Berkeley at 1196 Cornell Ave. is on the market for $400,000. Blanca Torres Reporter- San Francisco Business Times Email  | Twitter  | Google+  | LinkedIn For all the talk in recent years about more Bay Area residents steering toward … Continue reading

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Higher mortgage rates may mean easier credit

(Read more: Mortgage delinquencies suddenly spike) It is likely no coincidence that standards are easing as rates rise and mortgage applications fall. Total mortgage applications were down 47 percent last week from a year ago. Refinances, which had been the … Continue reading

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Bay Area housing prices jump 43 percent, but don’t celebrate

The area median home price shoot up by 43 percent to $620,000 in the Bay Area during the past year, according to ZipRealty. Blanca Torres Reporter- San Francisco Business Times Email  | Twitter  | Google+  | LinkedIn The Bay Area housing market is … Continue reading

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Rising Rates Turn Investors Away From REITs

Investors have been shunning multi-family REITs lately, pointing to an improving housing market and worried that a wealth of new apartment supply is in the pipeline. Multi-family housing starts have jumped dramatically, with the number of units currently under construction … Continue reading

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Investors Pile Into Housing Even as Prices Rise

Los Angeles-based Colony Capital, which boasts approximately ten thousand single-family rental homes in its portfolio, had centered its investments largely in the Southwest and West, but is now shifting to other markets. (Read More: US Pending Home Sales Tick Upward … Continue reading

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