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Apartments reap rewards of rising rates

“I am scared, in part due to the fact that my father and mother had a lot of problems with their mortgage and due to the job market,” said Charles Desanpedro Jr., a renter in Northern New Jersey. (Read More: … Continue reading

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Mortgage interest rates on upswing: Here’s the pocketbook impact

What a difference two months (and 1.11%) makes: Higher rates mean this Brisbane condo would now pencil out to $254 more a month (Kiesha Stephens/Redfin) Mortgage interest rates are on a tear. Last week they registered their sharpest one-week spike … Continue reading

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McGuire Movers Shares New Moving Advice as Tech Industry Lifts the Real … – Virtual

The thriving tech industry in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley has improved the real estate market, spurring home sales and, consequently, home moves. San Francisco moving company McGuire Movers provides new tips to help buyers and sellers … Continue reading

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Home Price Bottom or Bubble?

Home prices rose, just barely, in the second quarter of this year annually for the first time since 2007, according to online real estate firm Zillow. That prompted the popular site to call a “bottom” to home prices nationally. The … Continue reading

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Property tax assessments gradually bouncing back

After several years of downturns, property tax assessments are back up in most Bay Area counties this year, a sign that the beleaguered real estate market is finding stability, even while Silicon Valley firms are in full expansion mode. Still, … Continue reading

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