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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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Changes to jumbo loans kick market while it’s down

Barring last-minute action by Congress, many Bay Area home shoppers will soon find it harder to buy more expensive homes because of changes in eligibility requirements for a popular type of mortgage. Starting Oct. 1, interest rates on loans between … Continue reading

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Credit Crunch Has Home Builders Sleepless in Seattle

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article The only thing more cold and gloomy than my pre-dawn live shot here in Seattle this morning was the February housing report from the Department of Commerce. Housing starts plunged 22.5 … Continue reading

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Bay Area home sales down from December but up from last year

Bay Area home sales have dropped since December, but sales are still higher in early 2011 than they were during the same period in 2010, a real estate information service said. It’s normal for sales to be slow this time … Continue reading

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