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Bay Area Housing Prices Take Big Jump

advertisement U.S. home prices jumped 10.9 percent in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006. A growing number of buyers are bidding on a tight supply of homes, driving prices higher and helping the housing market … Continue reading

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Home prices in Bay Area up 17.5% in January

Home prices in the five-county San Francisco metro area surged 17.5 percent in January versus a year ago – one of the biggest gains nationwide – according to a key gauge released on Tuesday. Overall, U.S. home prices registered their … Continue reading

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Bay Area luxury home sales boom in 2012

Led by an eye-popping $117.5 million paid for a Woodside mansion – the most expensive U.S. home ever – luxury properties in the Bay Area and California saw sales surge in 2012, according to real estate reports. Mansions that had … Continue reading

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Home prices increased at a six-year high late in 2012, SF had second highest …

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices accelerated in November compared with a year ago, pushed higher by rising sales and a tighter supply of available homes. The Standard Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.5 percent in November compared with the … Continue reading

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Why Home Refinancing Boom Is Different This Time

U.S. home owners are refinancing their mortgages at the fastest clip since 2005, but the difference now is they are putting cash in, not taking it out. At the going rate, 25 percent of all first-lien U.S. mortgages will be … Continue reading

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