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Bay Area retail development surges

The Bay Area is enjoying its strongest surge of retail expansion in years, fresh evidence that the wounds inflicted by the Great Recession are healing. Developers are building retail projects at a brisk clip, demand for retail space has surged … Continue reading

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Families flee SF for East Bay with cheaper homes

“Family flight” out of San Francisco is nothing new. But now, real estate prices in the city have risen so steeply – much more so than in the East Bay – that there’s an extra incentive for longtime San Francisco … Continue reading

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Families flee SF for East Bay with cheaper homes

“Family flight” out of San Francisco is nothing new. But now, real estate prices in the city have risen so steeply – much more so than in the East Bay – that there’s an extra incentive for longtime San Francisco … Continue reading

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The Other Housing Recovery: Agents’ Pay

About half of all licensed agents are members of this industry group, which is meeting in Washington, DC this week for a semi-annual conference. “To put that in perspective,the median realtor income had fallen by 35 percent during the housing … Continue reading

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Inventory Shortage Means Fewer Home Sales, Higher Prices in Bay Area

A chronic shortage of homes on the market added up to fewer homes sold and sharply higher home prices across the entire nine-county San Francisco Bay Area in the first quarter of 2013, according to an analysis of MLS data … Continue reading

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