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Housing boom sends Bay Area home prices soaring

A housing boom is sending home prices soaring nationwide, with real estate experts saying the San Francisco Bay Area — specifically the East Bay — is leading the way. In its monthly report on housing prices, the SP/Case-Shiller Home Price … Continue reading

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Mortgage Lending Loosens…But Far From Loose

Rates have been trending lower of late due to trouble overseas and the weak U.S. employment picture. That uncertainty continues to send investors to the safety of the 10-year Treasury, pushing yields lower. Mortgage rates loosely follow those yields. But … Continue reading

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The incredible soaring Bay Area home prices

Tuesday’s SP/Case-Shiller report underscored the rapid run-up in Bay Area home prices, showing that the San Francisco metro area — Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties — saw home prices surge 17.5% in January compared to … Continue reading

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Home prices in Bay Area up 17.5% in January

Home prices in the five-county San Francisco metro area surged 17.5 percent in January versus a year ago – one of the biggest gains nationwide – according to a key gauge released on Tuesday. Overall, U.S. home prices registered their … Continue reading

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