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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 Drop to 6-Year Low, Yet Prices Up Sharply

Bay Area Home Sales Drop to 6-Year Low, Yet Prices Up Sharply

In Santa Clara County, home sales decreased 13.4 percent from December 2012 to December 2013, but the median price rose to $625,000, a 14.8% 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 Santa Clara County, sales volume was down 11.1 percent from November 2012 while the median price rose in that time from $550,000 to $667,500, a 21.4 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.
Cupertino Makes Top 20 List of Most Home Sales Over $1 Million

Cupertino Makes Top 20 List of Most Home Sales Over $1 Million

The national ranking was based on completed home sales.
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.
Home Adjacent to Elementary School Sells for $2.42 Million

Home Adjacent to Elementary School Sells for $2.42 Million

Did this home sale push-up the value of your home?
Most Expensive Property for Sale in Cupertino: 7 Springs Ranch

Most Expensive Property for Sale in Cupertino: 7 Springs Ranch

This stunning property includes 40 acres and backs up to Regional Open Space. Asking price: $18,000,000.
New Homes for Sale in Cupertino

New Homes for Sale in Cupertino

Patch.com partner Zillow.com provides updates on new homes for sale in Cupertino.
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.