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Archive for May 31, 2013

More Good News for California Home Construction and Jobs

lisasheppard | May 31, 2013
A new jobs report brings more good news for the California economy, which will likely translate into continued improvement in our real estate markets. April saw a large increase in construction jobs, which are now up by almost 45,000 – rep...

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Real Estate Roundup: Rising Home Prices, Shrinking Inventory

lisasheppard | May 21, 2013
U.S. home prices are expected to rise at an annual rate of 3.9 percent through 2017; the national inventory of homes inched up 4 percent month over month in April as the buying season picked up, but fell 13.5 percent from a year earlier; and...

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Pacific Union Moves Up in National Rankings

lisasheppard | May 17, 2013
Spring has brought new velocity for Bay Area real estate, with home prices moving upward, buyers champing at the bit, and new housing inventory coming onto the market. It’s also brought new accolades for Pacific Union, which for the third yea...

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Confidence in Rising Home Prices Tops 50%

lisasheppard | May 15, 2013
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 percent were optimistic prices would rise. To ...

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