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Real Estate

Recent home sales, listings and foreclosures.
Open Houses in Walnut Creek This Weekend

Open Houses in Walnut Creek This Weekend

Shopping for a new home? Wanna see some beautiful properties?
How Dare They?! Survey Ranks Walnut Creek No. 5 Snobbiest City in Country

How Dare They?! Survey Ranks Walnut Creek No. 5 Snobbiest City in Country

We view these inferior results with utter disdain! (Wait, does that sound snooty?)
Where Would You Move: Hilltop Home or Oceanfront?

Where Would You Move: Hilltop Home or Oceanfront?

If you said on the beach, you're in the minority.
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.
The Least Expensive Homes For Sale In Central Contra Costa

The Least Expensive Homes For Sale In Central Contra Costa

Check out these homes, two of which are under $500,000
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.
The Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Central Contra Costa

The Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Central Contra Costa

Check out these homes that are on the upper end in price in each of the communities they're located
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 Contra Costa County, home sales decreased 23.1 percent from December 2012 to December 2013, but the median price rose to $405,000, a 21.4 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.
New Year, New Homes On The Market In Central Contra Costa County

New Year, New Homes On The Market In Central Contra Costa County

Check out these houses that have been for sale for a week or less
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.
Homes That Have Just Been Put On the Market For Sale In Central Contra Costa County

Homes That Have Just Been Put On the Market For Sale In Central Contra Costa County

Check out these houses that have just been listed for the holiday season
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.
Brrrr! Homes With Fireplaces That Are For Sale In Central Contra Costa County

Brrrr! Homes With Fireplaces That Are For Sale In Central Contra Costa County

Check out these homes for sale that have one or more fireplaces
The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

The Fundamentals of Vacation House Swapping

A run through of the basics for vacation home swapping.
New Homes For Sale In Walnut Creek This Week

New Homes For Sale In Walnut Creek This Week

The latest listings of Walnut Creek homes for sale from our partners at Zillow
The Largest Homes For Sale in Central Contra Costa County

The Largest Homes For Sale in Central Contra Costa County

Check out these homes with large square footage and plenty of room for a big Thanksgiving dinner party
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.