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Silicon Valley home prices up 15.7% in July

Home owners can rejoice that their homes and condos are worth more than they were a year ago. However, with Silicon Valley home sale prices rising and inventories growing, sales fell in July and there are small signs of crimps in the area’s silicon armor, according to the local association.

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SF Bay Area posts record 33.1% home price gain; sales drop 9.4%

DATAQUICK -The median price paid for a Bay Area home rose at its fastest pace on record in June, the result of disappearing distress sales, an improving economy,


Silicon Valley ‘second bubble’ a drop in a bucket of booming home prices

Drooping inventories, heavy demand, the lure of a major tech-mecca economy – and, yes, the weather – have combined to resurrect Silicon Valley's housing market. And it's off to


South SF Bay Area inventories tight, prices booming

JAMES HARRISON - Silicon Valley's single-family inventories continue to be significantly lower than a year ago, but inventories are on the rise in 2013. Single-family home inventories were up


Silicon Valley’s housing recovery, by the numbers

News about the housing recovery is blindingly bright, here in Silicon Valley and throughout much of the nation. Bolstered by burgeoning consumer confidence, rising stock prices and interest rates


Property taxes rising with booming home values in Silicon Valley

It was inevitable. For homeowners, the cost of higher home values is higher property taxes. In Silicon Valley, where the tech economy has pushed unemployment levels down to 6.6 percent,


San Francisco Bay Area home prices set to surpass pre-crash record highs

Remember predictions that forecast San Francisco Bay Area home prices wouldn't return to pre-crash levels for five, 10, 15 years or more? Fugedabouddit. If the current rate of home price


Silicon Valley real estate listings nearly double, inventories remain low

Encouraged by rising home prices, more sellers are coming to market in Santa Clara County. Santa Clara County has seen its active inventory almost double in the first four


South SF Bay Area market remains short on supply; sales mixed, prices rising

"For sellers, stick with the comparables and don"t be overzealous in pricing your property. For buyers, get yourself pre-approved for a mortgage before you start looking and be


Gen Yers buying homes sooner than expected in Silicon Valley

Generation Y or Gen Y, also known as the Millennial Generation, is poised to be the next big demographic to enter the housing market. Gen Y elders are already


Silicon Valley nonprofit buys, rehabs homes for first-time, moderate-income home buyers

NHSSV - Allen and Erin Johnson were more than a little discouraged in their attempts to buy a home. Time after time, they would make an offer on


South SF Bay Area’s low housing supply stifles sales, inflates bubble fears

The South San Francisco Bay Area's tumbling supply of homes for sale is causing prices to skyrocket, sales to crash and some market watchers to, well, see bubble. With


Silicon Valley enjoys increased home sales, price boosts; suffers low inventories, multiple-offer competition

Demand for homes in Silicon Valley's low-inventory housing market, along with easier credit is generating extreme dot-com-boom-like bidding wars. Santa Clara County (Silicon Valley), home to 1.8 million people,


South SF Bay Area hand wringing in the New Year over low inventories, as prices boom

The median home sale price continues to grow by double-digits in the South San Francisco Bay Area, but with such a shortage of inventory and fewer new listings,


SF Bay Area leading California’s accelerating housing recovery

They don't call them the Golden State and the Golden Gate for nothing. California is often the mother lode in any national housing recovery and the San Francisco

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