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Local Home Prices among Highest in Bay Area

Written by Jim Welte and Jacob Bourne: San Mateo County saw a $135,000 jump in median home price in just one year, according to numbers released Thursday by DataQuick. As of June, the median local home value was $705,000, up … Continue reading

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Housing Foreclosures Start to ‘Flare-Up’ Again

In California, foreclosures slowed dramatically last year due to a new law designed to protect homeowners, the California Homeowner Bill of Rights, and due to the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement with mortgage servicers over so-called “robo-signing” foreclosure paperwork fraud. … Continue reading

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US Homeowners Rise Above Water on Mortgages

The negative equity numbers also don’t say anything about whether or not the loans coming out from underwater are delinquent. While the overall delinquency rate dropped dramatically in the fourth quarter of 2012 to 7.09 percent of all loans, according … Continue reading

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Many US Cities Becoming Sellers’

EMERYVILLE, CAZipRealty, Inc.(http://www.ziprealty.com),the leading online technology-enabled residential real estatebrokerage company, has released a list of the Top 10 Best Cities for Home Sellers as part of its List Price to Close Price Ratio Report, which is based on MLS data … Continue reading

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Bay Area housing market gets costlier in January

Housing got even costlier in the San Francisco Bay Area last month. For a 10th consecutive month, the median home price in the nine-county region rose year over year to hit $415,000, real estate firm DataQuick reported. That was a … Continue reading

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