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Bay Area Housing Prices Continue to Rise

According to the Case-Schiller Home Price Index released last week, the San Francisco Metro Area had the highest year-over-year price gain in December.  The price for single family homes rose 9.3% from December 2013 to December 2014. 126 more words

Napa County Real Estate

VA Home Sales Post Year-Over-Year Increase as Prices Also Rise

Homes sales across Virginia in January took a dive from strong December results, but remained ahead of the sales pace of a year before.

A total of 5,597 properties went to closing the first month of the year, up 4.1 percent from the 5,377 transactions in January 2014, according to figures reported by the Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR). 306 more words

Growth in U.S. Home Prices Downshifted in 2014 - Case-Shiller

What is the Case-Shiller housing index, anyway? “The Case-Shiller index was created in the 1980s by the economists Karl Case and Robert Shiller. It was based upon data on repeat sales of single-family homes.” — … 220 more words

Real Estate News

Rents Will Stay High for Years, Experts Say

With each annual rent hike, more renters are leaning toward homeownership.

Like a lot of people, Mark Stevenson has had it with rent prices.

His Walnut Creek, CA apartment complex raised the rent last year, and he recently learned that his 1-bedroom unit is headed up another $351, to $1,830 a month. 400 more words

Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, and the Housing Bubble

Read  full  paper  at:http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=53790#.VNMf8yzQrzE

The paper employs monthly data to test alternative hypotheses for the causes of the large increase and subsequent decline in U.S. 725 more words