Tag Archives: Real Estate Downturn

Bay Area rental pendulum swings to condos

Some condominium complexes opened at the worst possible time – in the depths of the real estate downturn when home buyers were few and far between. They coped by becoming for-rent apartment buildings instead. But now, as the housing recovery … Continue reading

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Brace yourself: Your property tax bill is on its way

Foreclosures were a common sight in many towns, such as San Pablo (pictured), just two years ago. Now with fewer foreclosures and home values surging, many people who got a temporary property-tax reduction will see a bump up this year. … Continue reading

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Brace yourself: Your property tax bill is on its way

Foreclosures were a common sight in many towns, such as San Pablo (pictured), just two years ago. Now with fewer foreclosures and home values surging, many people who got a temporary property-tax reduction will see a bump up this year. … Continue reading

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Bay Area median home price hits $510000

(05-15) 17:20 PDT San Francisco — Eager Bay Area buyers propelled the region’s median home price above a half-million dollars in April – its highest point in almost five years – reflecting a market continuing to rebound, according to a … Continue reading

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Bay Area home prices projected to surge

Almost every corner of the Bay Area is poised for robust home-price appreciation this year in a surge that will outpace projected national growth, according to a forecast from real-estate information site Zillow.com. Looking at 245 Bay Area ZIP codes, … Continue reading

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