Meet the team trying to score a new Raiders…

Learn more about the East Bay team trying to develop a new Raiders stadium in Oakland. (Photo: San Francisco Business Times/Spencer A. Brown)


Meet the team trying to score a new Raiders…

More than a dozen consultants stepped up to assemble a still-secret proposal for a new Oakland Raiders stadium as part of the massive Coliseum City development plan.


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Real Estate Roundup: East Bay Community Named…

Piedmont (surprise!) is ranked the third-most affluent city in the U.S.; tight Bay Area inventory dampens pending home sales; and more news in Pacific Union’s Real Estate Roundup. (Photo: Flickr/Sharon Hahn Darlin, http://bit.ly/1FKwSxG)


Real Estate Roundup: East Bay Community Named…

Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that California’s wealthiest homeowners hail from a small Alameda


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SocketSite™ | An End To ‘Confidential’ Sales In…

San Francisco will ban the practice of hiding property sale prices from the public. (Image: Socketsite.com)


SocketSite™ | An End To ‘Confidential’ Sales In…

In an attempt to hide the sale price for a property in San Francisco, sellers or their agents have been able to request that the computed transfer tax to be paid for a property, from which the sale price could be calculated, be recorded separately from the deed and hidden away from the public, despite […]


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More homeowners are paying their mortgages on time

Perhaps we’ve learned our lesson? More homeowners are paying their mortgages on time, according to the most recent numbers. (Photo: Housingwire.com)


More homeowners are paying their mortgages on time

Not only are consumer credit default rates below pre-crisis levels and trending down, but the first mortgage default rate dropped to a historical low. And according to David Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, The economy looks good.


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First-time buyers boost existing-home sales…

Fueled partly by first-time buyers, existing-home sales in the U.S. surged more than 5 percent in May. (Photo: HousingWire.com)


First-time buyers boost existing-home sales…

Welcome news for Realtors and the housing and mortgage finance industry: existing-home sales gained 5.1% in May and 9.2% annually. The biggest gains came in the Northeast. Want to know more?


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