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Home builders boost prices amid rising rates

Mortgage rates jumped over a full percentage point from May through June of this year, robbing home buyers of much-needed purchasing power. While they have now settled back a bit, they are far from the record lows of the past … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze: Home Sales Barely Budge in Spring

“Only new home construction can genuinely help relieve the inventory shortage, and housing starts need to rise at least 50 percent from current levels,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors in a release. “Most local … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze: Home Sales to Barely Budge in Spring

“Only new home construction can genuinely help relieve the inventory shortage, and housing starts need to rise at least 50 percent from current levels,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors in a release. “Most local … Continue reading

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Real Estate "Flash Sales" Prove Market Is Hot

advertisement If you’re looking for a home in the Bay Area, you will probably need two things on your side: luck, and a lot of cash. Those who aren’t willing to compete with up to dozens of other offers on … Continue reading

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Bay Area new-home construction rebounds

Construction of new homes around the Bay Area is on an upswing this year, showing signs of a return to normal following its surge during the housing boom and its dismal retrenchment during the downturn. The increased activity mirrors what’s … Continue reading

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