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U S Home Prices To Keep Rising For Rest Of 2018 Forecast Says

U.S. Home Prices to Keep Rising for Rest of 2018, Forecast Says

The National Association of Realtors projects that U.S. home prices will increase by 4 percent in 2018. Between 2011 and 2017, home prices grew by more than...
Bay Area California Homebuyers Lead The Nation For Down Payment Size

Bay Area, California Homebuyers Lead the Nation for Down-Payment Size

Four of the five U.S. housing markets where buyers make the largest down payments are in California. Buyers in the San Jose and San Francisco metropolitan...
San Francisco Is The Top U S Housing Market For Millennials

San Francisco Is the Top U.S. Housing Market for Millennials

A new analysis ranks San Francisco as the No. 1 U.S. destination for millennials, with other technology hubs also popular. Gen Xers are buying homes away...
Outsourcing Home Maintenance Tasks How Much Should You Expect To Pay Each Year

Outsourcing Home-Maintenance Tasks: How Much Should You Expect to Pay Each Year?

A recent survey found that the average homeowner pays $2,000 per year to outsource maintenance services such as housecleaning and landscaping. Sixty-three...
U S Housing Inventory Crunch To Ease In 2018 Forecast Says

U.S. Housing Inventory Crunch to Ease in 2018, Forecast Says

More housing supply is expected to hit the market by next fall, though the inventory of starter homes will be slower to improve. The U.S. median home...
Home Prices Return To Prerecession Levels In Two Thirds Of U S Metro Areas

Home Prices Return to Prerecession Levels in Two-Thirds of U.S. Metro Areas

Thirty-one of the 50 largest U.S. housing markets saw prices climb back to prerecession levels last year. Between 2006 and 2016, the median sales price...
Silicon Valley Posts Nations Largest Annual Home Price Gain

Silicon Valley Posts Nation’s Largest Annual Home Price Gain

Home prices rose in 92 percent of U.S. metro areas in the third quarter, averaging 5.3 percent on an annual basis. San Jose and San Francisco were among...
U S Home Prices Rise For The 65th Straight Month

U.S. Home Prices Rise for the 65th Straight Month

The median sales price for an existing U.S. property was $258,300 in July, an annual gain of 6.2 percent. Inventory declined for the 26th consecutive...
Bay Area Suburbs Rank As Hottest U S Housing Market For Fifth Straight Month

Bay Area Suburbs Rank as Hottest U.S. Housing Market for Fifth Straight Month

Nationwide, homes sold in an average of 60 days in June. The Vallejo and San Francisco metro areas rank as the two hottest U.S. real estate markets,...
Bay Area Suburb Remains Hottest U S Housing Market As Spring Arrives

Bay Area Suburb Remains Hottest U.S. Housing Market as Spring Arrives

In the midst of the busiest spring real estate season on record, Bay Area and California markets are still the most sought-after in...
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