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How Changes to FICO Scoring Could Impact Buyers
The way FICO scores are calculated is changing this summer, and the move could make it tougher for some Americans to get approved for a mortgage.              
Mortgage Rates Hover Near All-Time Lows
Home sales and construction have surged in response to lower borrowing costs.              
Report: Brokerage Offered Bribe to Staff for 5-Star Reviews
Purplebricks Canada has apologized after an internal company memo was publicized this week, offering employees paid days off in return for glowing reviews.              
   
Richmond sued over housing plan
Opponents of a housing development in Point Richmond have sued the city, arguing that the project does not comply with environmental review requirements              
San Jose: Fuji Towers in dire need of repair, tenants say
Residents are calling on local and federal housing officials to rehabilitate the 40-year-old complex on N. 5th Street.              
Home sale listings from San Jose and Peninsula areas, Aug. 27
Residential transactions in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties, published Aug. 20, 2016.              
   
   
Are you ready to buy a home?
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Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing
Home Deport reported sales growth that missed Wall Street's forecasts. The company specifically cited a 'slow start' to spring as a problem. Bad weather did hurt sales. But rising mortgage rates might be a bigger problem going forward.              
It's tough to be a homebuyer in Seattle
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