Bay Area

November 16, 2012 - 9:37 AM
Colleges and universities are important parts of the communities in which they reside. Well-regarded institutions of higher learning help local economies by attracting new residents to live and shop in the area. Furthermore, a large body of creative and engaged students helps the city bolster its Read More
November 15, 2012 - 5:01 PM
The homes for sale in San Francisco have long been a part of the rising tide of housing confidence in the greater Bay Area. As 2012 comes to a close, the statistics associated with these properties are still trending upward. San Francisco is among the most lauded cities in the entire United States, but as Read More

Home prices and property sales going up in San Francisco

The homes for sale in San Francisco have long been a part of the rising tide of housing confidence in the greater Bay Area.

November 15, 2012 - 4:21 PM
As 2012 comes to a close, many housing experts are looking toward the upcoming year to gauge how the real estate market will do. Real estate professionals are trying to forecast whether the gains made in 2012 will continue or if the current steady growth will stall over the next twelve months. Real estate Read More

Housing market expected to continue improvements through 2014

As 2012 comes to a close, many housing experts are looking toward the upcoming year to gauge how the real estate market will do.

November 14, 2012 - 4:52 PM
The relationship between cities in the Bay Area is like any multi-faceted American family. San Francisco is the straight-A, popular student who is also the star quarterback in high school, while San Jose to the south is the quirky sibling that loves technology and computer science. Oakland, however, is the Read More

The joy of living in Oakland

The relationship between cities in the Bay Area is like any multi-faceted American family.

November 14, 2012 - 9:49 AM
The recovery from the housing crisis of the late 2000s has come in several stages. First, some of the distressed properties and foreclosed homes were sold to individuals and investors, which helped the market rid itself of some of the most problematic units. Next, less expensive homes - many of which had Read More

"Move-up" buyers return to Berkeley

The recovery from the housing crisis of the late 2000s has come in several stages.

November 13, 2012 - 4:48 PM
It is no secret that the San Francisco housing market is one of the most celebrated regions in the United States. Real estate experts continually laud the Bay Area for its excellent property statistics, and homebuyers are snatching up the homes for sale in San Francisco at an astounding rate. A lucrative Read More

Plenty of good news for the San Francisco housing market

It is no secret that the San Francisco housing market is one of the most celebrated regions in the United States.

November 13, 2012 - 12:16 PM
The local food and entertainment culture of a city can impact a potential homebuyer's decision to purchase a property there. While the local food culture may seem insignificant to some in comparison to many details about a community, a buyer with an interest in food knows that identifying the quality and Read More

Restaurant industry offers great fun in San Jose

The local food and entertainment culture of a city can impact a potential homebuyer's decision to purchase a property there.

November 12, 2012 - 4:16 PM
Despite the volatile nature of regional housing markets, there are a few guaranteed actions that occur when a homeowner successfully navigates a home closing process. Credit checks, down payments and monthly mortgages are all understood as required aspects, but recently, the buyers of the homes for sale in Read More

Interesting buying trends in the San Francisco real estate market

Despite the volatile nature of regional housing markets, there are a few guaranteed actions that occur when a homeowner successfully navigates a home closing process.

November 12, 2012 - 9:58 AM
With the progressive University of California, Berkeley and a forward-thinking citizenry, it shouldn't be surprising to learn that Berkeley, California, is one of the leading cities in terms of environmental initiatives. Many of the public buildings - including those on UC Berkeley's campus - feature Read More

Berkeley's many green initiatives

With the progressive University of California, Berkeley and a forward-thinking citizenry, it shouldn't be surprising to learn that Berkeley, California, is one of the leading cities in terms of environmental initiatives.

November 9, 2012 - 4:51 PM
There was a time when many Americans once considered homeownership to be a rite of passage and assumed that it would happen for them sometime in their adulthood. However, the housing bust of the mid-2000s caused many people to begin doubting their ability to afford owning their own home. Nearly a decade Read More

Housing market in San Jose improves

There was a time when many Americans once considered homeownership to be a rite of passage and assumed that it would happen for them sometime in their adulthood.

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