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San Mateo County Among 3 'Least Affordable' in State, Data Shows

San Mateo County Among 3 'Least Affordable' in State, Data Shows

Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties had the "honor" of being the least affordable in the state.
Bay Area Home Prices Continue to Climb

Bay Area Home Prices Continue to Climb

7,915 homes sold in June.
Where Would You Move: A Hilltop Home or Oceanfront Property?

Where Would You Move: A Hilltop Home or Oceanfront Property?

If you said on the water, you're in the minority. And some lucky few get both.
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?
Figures Show Housing, Energy, Food Prices All Rising in Bay Area

Figures Show Housing, Energy, Food Prices All Rising in Bay Area

The Consumer Price Index rose 1.2 percent for the two months ending with February.
San Mateo County Housing Market Has Lowest 'Distressed Sales' in State

San Mateo County Housing Market Has Lowest 'Distressed Sales' in State

“The dramatic drop in the share of distressed sales throughout the state reflects a market that is fully transitioning from the housing downturn,” said C.A.R. President Kevin Brown.
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.
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.
Pacifica Mobile Home Park Owners Want to Raise Rents

Pacifica Mobile Home Park Owners Want to Raise Rents

The steep increase would double the rent for owners and be used to pay for $1.5 million in improvements.
Open Houses In Pacifica This Week

Open Houses In Pacifica This Week

Looking for a new house in Pacifica? Here's a list of open houses in the area.
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.