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Jan. 18, 2022

Use a French Drain for Pooling Water Problems

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Jan. 8, 2022

Eight Things to Consider for When Choosing a Lot to Build On

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Jan. 7, 2022

Consumer Sentiment December 2021

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Jan. 5, 2022

Tesla’s Solar Panel Troubles Offer Lessons for Building Owner

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Jan. 4, 2022

Latest Lumber Price Hike Adds More Than $18,600 to New-Home Prices

After a period of moderation, lumber prices have nearly tripled in the past four months.

Following a few months of moderating prices last spring and summer, lumber prices are soaring once again, disrupting the housing market and harming housing affordability.

Over the past four months, lumber prices have nearly tripled ...

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Dec. 24, 2021

These are the Bay Area ZIP codes with the fastest and slowest home value growth in 2021

Early in the pandemic, many Bay Area residents traded big city living for more spacious digs in suburbs and outer lying areas.

Even as rental prices continue to slowly rebound in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, the housing market outside of the metro areas is still red hot.

According ...

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Dec. 21, 2021

South Lake Tahoe is Zillow’s most popular 2021 place in the entire U.S.

One of the Bay Area’s favorite vacation destinations was just named Zillow’s most popular place of 2021.

Not only was South Lake Tahoe the most popular place overall, but it also earned the No. 1 spot in the real estate marketplace’s lists of ...

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July 8, 2021

Overpricing and other home selling mistakes that can cost you

 

Nerd Wallet.  Last Updated: July 10, 2021 at 7:05 p.m. ET First Published: July 7, 2021 at 5:01 a.m. ET By Holden Lewis

Why sellers should get a home inspection and learn to live with staging

It’s a seller’s market in real estate, which ...

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July 7, 2021

Why FHA, VA Buyers Are Struggling to Compete

July 7, 2021

House hunters using conventional financing are edging out buyers using government-backed loans, a new study finds.

Eighty-nine percent of sellers would be likely to accept an offer from a buyer with conventional financing, but only 30% would be willing to accept one using a Federal Housing Administration ...

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July 7, 2021

As San Francisco Stores Deal With Rise in Thefts, Retailers Limit Store Hours

 

Wed, July 7, 2021, 1:53 PM·2 min read

Amid a grueling year for retail workers, many in San Francisco have yet another challenge to deal with: rising theft.

On Monday, Neiman Marcus’s Union Square store was hit with a robbery just before closing, with ...

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