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March madness: Home prices surge to a record, sales slow with higher rates

One of every three homes sold in California topped $1 million in the first month of spring Homebuyers played beat-the-higher mortgage rates and created some March madness, lifting home prices to a record of almost $850,000 – and sending a clear message that the hot housing market is far from cooling down. An adjusted annualized […]

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New year, different market in January with rates rising

More homes are available and they are taking a bit longer to enter escrow, but there are still plenty of home shoppers — and competition.

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Pay raises and smaller price increases make California slightly more affordable in Q4

Affordability depends on where you live — and how much money you earn. San Jose is more affordable than Los Angeles and Orange County.

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Hold or sold, homeowners in California enjoy record equity, profits

Fast-rising home values are helping owners cash in, whether they are selling their home or just want to tap some equity.

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Higher mortgage rates cool down red-hot housing market in December

Critical shortage of homes listed for sale poses the biggest challenge for wanna-be buyers.