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San Francisco Returns to Top of Hottest U.S. Housing Markets Rankings

San Francisco, which lost its title as the hottest U.S. real estate market to a Bay Area suburb back in the spring, returned to the head of the class in September, coinciding with a miniature Indian summer heat wave in … Continue reading

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California Adds More Jobs in August Than in Any Other Month This Year

Unemployment rates improved in every Bay Area county last month, with California’s economy adding substantially more jobs than it did in July. In its most recent monthly jobs report, the California Employment Development Department says that the state’s unemployment rate … Continue reading

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Proud to Be a Californian: State Among the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Economies

Executive Summary: The Federal Open Market Committee did not raise interest rates yesterday but not for the lack of confidence in the economy. The FOMC wants further confirmation that everyone is benefiting from the employment growth. A separate report says … Continue reading

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A Look at Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Property Portfolio

With the unexpected news that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt— legal documents cite irreconcilable differences but celebrity gossip juggernaut TMZ reports she became “fed up” with his pot smoking, concerned with his “anger problem,” and unhappy with … Continue reading

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Real Estate Roundup: U.S. Annual Income Growth Climbs to 50-Year High

HOUSEHOLD INCOME GROWTH SEES SIGNIFICANT ANNUAL GAIN The average American worker got a much-needed monetary boost last year, though incomes have not yet returned to their prerecession highs. Citing data from the U.S. Census Bureau, The Wall Street Journal reports … Continue reading

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William Randolph Hearst Mansion in Beverly Hills Seeks $195 Million

President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis vacationed at the home as part of their honeymoon. Known as the Beverly Compound, the property includes a mansion previously owned by William Randolph Hearst and actress Marion Davies. PHOTO: LEONARD ROSS … Continue reading

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What Trends Are Ahead for the U.S. and Bay Area Housing Markets?

Executive Summary: Millennials are increasingly active buyers and now represent about 50 percent of first-time buyers in the U.S. California’s affordability constraints hold back the first-time buyer share at 30 percent. Minorities will also emerge as a hypergrowing demographic of … Continue reading

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Marin’s Redwood High Among Top Public High Schools in U.S.: Newsweek

BREAKING: The list of “America’s Best High Schools,” released Thursday by Newsweek, ranks the 500 best high schools in the country for 2016. LARKSPUR, CA — Marin County’s Redwood High School was among 51 public high schools in California to … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Housing Market Slowing – But “Affordable” Segment Still Going Strong

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY • Home sales slowed across the Bay Area from last year, but not uniformly. • Slower sales are most evident for homes priced less than $1 million as a result of rising average sale prices over multiple years … Continue reading

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‘Full House’ home in San Francisco sells for $4 million

The “Full House” home in San Francisco is about to be filled up. The Lower Pacific Heights house at 1709 Broderick St. in San Francisco, which served as the exterior for the hit ABC DIS, +0.04%   family show “Full … Continue reading

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