Bay Area

November 27, 2012 - 5:06 PM
Everyone knows the financial leap it takes to purchase any property, including the homes for sale in Oakland. Credit checks and brokerage fees must be paid, remodeling projects can become expensive and a down payment will likely be between 10 and 20 percent of the final asking price. Businesses in Oakland, Read More

Down payment assistance for Oakland homebuyers

Everyone knows the financial leap it takes to purchase any property, including the homes for sale in Oakland.

November 27, 2012 - 5:04 PM
Life in the Bay Area carries with it a certain style, an affluence borne of the accepting and volatile nature of the three cities - San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland - that make up Northern California's popular region. The homes for sale in the Bay Area are often quite luxurious, and many wealthy Read More

Luxury homes in the Bay Area

Life in the Bay Area carries with it a certain style, an affluence borne of the accepting and volatile nature of the three cities that make up Northern California's popular region.

November 27, 2012 - 5:00 PM
There is an incredible number of reasons to buy one of the homes for sale in San Francisco. The Bay Area is home to a vibrant culture, fantastic weather and hundreds of trendy restaurants and nightclubs. However, brushing aside the aesthetic appeal of the city, why exactly should you consider a move to Read More

Why now is the time to buy a home in San Francisco

There is an incredible number of reasons to buy one of the homes for sale in San Francisco.

November 27, 2012 - 4:52 PM
The number of foreclosure auction cancellations in the California and the Bay Area - and specifically in Santa Clara - has increased substantially in recent months, according to the Contra Costa Times. This could portend a strong rebound for the market for homes for sale in Santa Clara, as both homeowners Read More

Santa Clara and Bay Area homes see big increase in foreclosure cancellations

The number of foreclosure auction cancellations in the California and the Bay Area - and specifically in Santa Clara - has increased substantially in recent months, according to the Contra Costa Times.

November 27, 2012 - 4:30 PM
The variety of educational facilities available to San Jose residents affords workers new professional opportunities. As a worker seeks advancement in his or her chosen field, further training and education may be required. Higher education establishments can provide San Jose workers with the lessons or Read More

Educational opportunities reside in San Jose

The variety of educational facilities available to San Jose residents affords workers new professional opportunities.

November 27, 2012 - 9:51 AM
Although the internet has made it easy for consumers to get their holiday shopping done from the comfort of their own homes, many communities still have thriving retail sectors that offer shoppers convenience, value and a feeling of local togetherness. Cities with thriving shopping districts often provide Read More

Find your holiday gifts in Berkeley's thriving local shopping scene

Although the internet has made it easy for consumers to get their holiday shopping done from the comfort of their own homes, many communities still have thriving retail sectors that offer shoppers convenience, value and a feeling of local togetherness.

November 26, 2012 - 4:44 PM
The housing market in San Jose is quickly being recognized as one of the stronger ones by industry experts. Regional housing figures are painting a pretty picture of increasing home sales, decreased vacancy rates and improved property values. As the local economy continues to improve, more potential Read More
November 26, 2012 - 4:43 PM
The national housing market is posting significant gains, according to the latest reports. These positive figures are not only seen on the national scale, but also in individual metros across the country. The Wall Street Journal reports that national home values have increased by 1.1 percent in October 2012 Read More

Housing market posts promising numbers in San Jose

The national housing market is posting significant gains, according to the latest reports.

November 26, 2012 - 3:08 PM
The Bay Area is renowned for its work with residents to provide quality, affordable housing, and the homes for sale in Oakland are normally the epitome of this positive reputation. Oakland is a community that cares about the well-being of its citizens, and recently, new housing projects are sparking great Read More

New housing projects flood the Oakland market

The Bay Area is renowned for its work with residents to provide quality, affordable housing.

November 26, 2012 - 3:06 PM
In the United States, Northern California is seen as the capital of sustainable energy. The homes for sale in Oakland and the greater Bay Area are expected to feature the latest in environmentally-conscious technology, and can feature everything from green roofing models to solar and hydraulic power sources Read More

Sustainable practices in Oakland

In the United States, Northern California is seen as the capital of sustainable energy.

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