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Home builder confidence stalls in September

There is certainly plenty of pent-up demand, especially among younger, first-time home buyers, but many of them are still struggling in today’s job market, either unable to find steady work or not earning enough to afford today’s higher down payment … Continue reading

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Bay Area leads in underwater mortgage rebounds

The housing rebound has helped about 150,000 underwater Bay Area homeowners regain equity – the fastest rebound rate in the country – although about 200,000 still owe more than their homes are worth, according to a real estate report. Throughout … Continue reading

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Bay Area leads in underwater mortgage rebounds

The housing rebound has helped about 150,000 underwater Bay Area homeowners regain equity – the fastest rebound rate in the country – although about 200,000 still owe more than their homes are worth, according to a real estate report. Throughout … Continue reading

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Housing recovery rides rate roller coaster

“Last week mortgage rates retreated from a 23-month high as the Fed sought to reassure markets that the wind-down of the stimulus program would be gradual, and contingent upon strong improvement in economic fundamentals,” said Erin Lantz, director of Zillow … Continue reading

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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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