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Home prices push past rising rates, says report

(Read more: Home values rise, but millions still drown in debt) Mortgage rates are about a full percentage point higher today than they were at the beginning of March. The average rate on the 30-year fixed hit 4.80 percent by … 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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Mortgage rate spike finally hits housing market

While buyers may be pausing, however, their optimism is not. Americans are increasingly hopeful about housing’s return. Sixty-two percent believe mortgage rates will go up over the next year, according to a new Fannie Mae survey, but 74 percent also … Continue reading

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California property values poised to soar

click to enlarge Justin Sullivan/Getty Images file photo Real estate in San Francisco and around the Bay Area is poised for an upswing, much like the trend before the recession hit. In the half-decade before California was clobbered by its … Continue reading

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