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Have Low Housing Inventories Hit Bottom?

Tight supplies of homes for sale have stymied would-be buyers in the Bay Area – and in many parts of California and the U.S. – for many long months. Have housing inventories finally hit bo…
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Confidence in Rising Home Prices Tops 50%

An April housing survey by Fannie Mae found that 51 percent of Americans expect home prices to climb at least 3 percent over the next year, a big jump in confidence from a year ago, when only 32 perce…
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One-Fifth of New Homes are ‘Green’

Green housing projects accounted for 20 percent of all new-home construction in 2012 and could reach 38 percent in just three years. The payback: Energy-efficient features can add 9 percent to a home'…
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Pacific Union’s April Real Estate Update

April home prices continued to post solid gains across the Bay Area and the Tahoe/Truckee region in April, with the median price for single-family homes reaching $1 million in San Francisco for the fi…
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Homes for Sale Increasing Across Bay Area

An increasing number of sellers are putting their homes on the market in Napa County this spring, and other regions in the Bay Area and Tahoe/Truckee are also seeing more homes for sale after months o…
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Pacific Union Quarterly Report: Q1 2013

After record-breaking results in 2012, real estate activity in the first quarter suggests 2013 will once again reach new highs. Pacific Union’s Quarterly Real Estate Report has the facts and num…
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The Bay Area Sellers’ Market Heats Up

It has been a bitterly cold few years for would-be sellers in the Bay Area, but spring is bringing welcome warmth for both home values and buyer activity. Many homeowners who believe they are “u…
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Bay Area Job Growth Leads U.S. in January

The San Francisco metropolitan area ranked No. 1 in the United States in January for job growth, up 4.3 percent from a year earlier, and the Oakland area wasn't far behind. The strong job growth helps…
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Bay Area Sees Boom In Smaller Home Sales

As more baby boomers look to downsize, sales of smaller homes are on the increase in the Bay Area. Juliette Goodrich reports.