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The incredible soaring Bay Area home prices

Tuesday’s SP/Case-Shiller report underscored the rapid run-up in Bay Area home prices, showing that the San Francisco metro area — Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties — saw home prices surge 17.5% in January compared to … Continue reading

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Foreclosures drop in Bay Area, California

Foreclosure and default notices in the Bay Area and California have fallen to their lowest levels since before the housing downturn, according to a report released Wednesday. The report from San Diego’s DataQuick highlights how the foreclosure crisis appears to … Continue reading

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State’s jobs picture is looking up

Some things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend: “California’s economy is actually healthier than popular or pundit opinion would suggest,” says Christopher Thornberg, president of Beacon Economics. Despite the unacceptably high 11.7 percent unemployment rate – 2 million Californians … Continue reading

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