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Real Estate

Recent home sales, listings and foreclosures.
Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Are you doing the right thing with your real estate investments?
5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

Simple ways to improve the look of your rental unit.
5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

What real estate experts expect to see in 2014.
Bay Area Home Sales Slowdown Not Experienced in San Mateo County

Bay Area Home Sales Slowdown Not Experienced in San Mateo County

San Mateo County was the sole Bay Area county that saw an increase in home sales, by 18 percent. In addition, the median price rose to $750,000 in one year, a 25 percent increase.
Living Large in Smaller Homes

Living Large in Smaller Homes

The answer to affordable housing lies in less space and more peace of mind.
5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

A look at the drawbacks to owning a home.
5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

If you are headed out to open houses this weekend, you may want to download a few apps first.
Analysis: Less Household Income Needed For Mortgages in Contra Costa, Solano Counties

Analysis: Less Household Income Needed For Mortgages in Contra Costa, Solano Counties

As a percentage of their household income, residents of Solano and Contra Costa Counties pay much less for housing than other Bay Area neighbors.
Bay Area Home Sales Slow, Prices Continue to Rise

Bay Area Home Sales Slow, Prices Continue to Rise

In San Mateo County, sales volume was down 7.8 percent from November 2012 while the median price rose in that time from $618,000 to $700,500, a 13.3 percent increase.
A Crash Course in Becoming an Airbnb Host

A Crash Course in Becoming an Airbnb Host

How to make a little extra cash by renting out your living space through Airbnb.
The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

A run through of the basics for vacation home swapping.
Is Eminent Domain a Solution for Foreclosure Woes?

Is Eminent Domain a Solution for Foreclosure Woes?

As cities across the country consider the power of eminent domain to help their residents in danger of foreclosure, America debates whether or not it is fair.
How to Find Out if Someone Died in Your House

How to Find Out if Someone Died in Your House

A website tells you whether someone has died in a house.
Where Are the Homes Just Under $200,000?

Where Are the Homes Just Under $200,000?

The map below shows the number of owner-occupied homes valued between $150,000 and $199,999 in your neighborhood, as reported by the US Census Bureau.
Burlingame Foreclosures Tiny Compared to State

Burlingame Foreclosures Tiny Compared to State

Bank-owned homes and home auctions are rare in Burlingame.
Got a Housing Question for President Obama? He's Available on Wednesday

Got a Housing Question for President Obama? He's Available on Wednesday

President Obama will participate in a virtual roundtable about housing issues with consumers that will be live-streamed at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
San Mateo County Landlords Overcharge Tenants as Condo Values Skyrocket

San Mateo County Landlords Overcharge Tenants as Condo Values Skyrocket

Renters are overpaying by an average of $630 for a one-bedroom unit in San Mateo County.
Peninsula Real Estate: Fast Sales for Big Money

Peninsula Real Estate: Fast Sales for Big Money

Prices are going up, up, up in Burlingame and Hillsborough, though some homes are sitting on the market longer.
San Mateo County Median Home Prices Climb

San Mateo County Median Home Prices Climb

The median price spiked nearly 26 percent in May, though the number of homes sold declined.