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Archive for June 27, 2013

Real Estate Roundup: Interest Rates Still a Bargain

lisasheppard | June 26, 2013
  Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a reminder from Freddie Mac that interest rates are expected to remain near their 60-year historical lows — at least through the end of 2013. Also, s...

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Bay Area Home Prices Within Sight of 2007 Peak

lisasheppard | June 21, 2013
  As home prices in the Bay Area continue their remarkable upward trajectory due to an improving economy, low interest rates, demand and continued investor interest.  Observers are beginning  to talk of the once-unmentionable: finally...

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Asking Prices Way Up in Expensive U.S. Markets

lisasheppard | June 18, 2013
  Homes in the most expensive markets across the country got a lot pricier over the last year. A new report shows whopping year-over-year asking price hikes in costly U.S. markets, including Oakland and San Francisco. Click Here to rea...

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Pacific Union’s May Real Estate Update

lisasheppard | June 13, 2013
SONOMA COUNTY Home prices have been rising in Sonoma County almost without exception for more than a year. The median sales prices pulled back by $10,000 in May from a month earlier to $425,000 but remained 29 percent higher than in May 2012...

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A Perfect Long Weekend in Healdsburg

lisasheppard | June 3, 2013
Looking for the perfect getaway weekend? Healdsburg may be exactly what you're looking for.  From quaint boutiques to acclaimed eateries offering great wines and food, Healdsburg has that small town feeling with all the amenities of a big ci...

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