Daren Blomquist

Bay Area Ranks High Among US Housing-Recovery Leaders

Two Bay Area regions rank among the top five leading the U.S. housing recovery, outperforming most of the nation in decreased foreclosure activity, growing median price, fewer underwater homes, and rising employment.

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Real Estate Roundup: Inventory Up, Foreclosures Down, Agents Happy

Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that the number of available homes for sale in San Francisco was up 14 percent in March from February, but it’s still far down from a year earlier. Also, U.S. foreclosure filings are down dramatically from a year ago, and a ranking of the happiest jobs in America put real estate agents at the top of the list.

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