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Feds crack down on foreclosure auction scams

SAN FRANCISCO — At the height of the financial crisis, bargain hunters would gather each week on county courthouse steps to bid on foreclosed properties throughout Northern and Central California. The inventory lists were long, especially in hard-hit areas such … Continue reading

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Investors help prop up Bay Area housing market

Real estate investors have become a potent force in a moribund housing market, accounting for more than a fifth of transactions in the Bay Area over the past 12 months, according to real estate data. Despite record low interest rates, … Continue reading

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