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Housing Affordability Index Continues to Rise

Bay Area Homes More Affordable Home prices are back to 2002/2003 levels. C.A.R. First-time Buyer Housing Affordability Index stood at 69 percent in the first quarter of 2009 compared with 46 percent (revised) in the first quarter of 2008 The median price of an entry-level home in California was $213,040 in the first quarter of […]

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Mixed Message Banking


Are Banks Talking Out of Both Sides of their Mouths? California Foreclosures Continue to Increase Sales & Hassles Foreclosures in the housing market continued to grow – 54 percent of the Bay Area homes that sold In January. Foreclosures have helped drive the surge in inland housing sales. New home builders are finding it very […]

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Investors Target East Bay Foreclosures

Foreclosures Are Bringing Out the Investors Alameda County Foreclosure Sales  =  44.4% of home soldContra Costa County Foreclosure Sales  =  63.0% of homes sold It’s a great time to consider investing in California real estate. Home Prices are Down Interest Rates are Down Inventory is Up Positive Cash Flow Opportunities Investment Scenarios Investment Properties for […]

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Local realtors give foodbank a helping hand

It's the season of giving and the Harper-Mees Team has been helping out the Contra Costa Foodbank in any way it can. The troubling times our economy is experiencing has hit hard on the Foodbank and it needs any support it can gather up from residents around the county. The Alameda Foodbank is also suffering […]

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Contra Costa and Alameda County Real Estate

Here is a snapshot of local Real Estate inventory in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. The table represents aggregated values based on MLS data for the specified date. Home values in East Contra Costa County are being affected by high foreclosure rates. This is affecting median and average list prices for the entire county. The […]

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