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Real Estate News

Here are the latest real estate related news articles.

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Lower Mortgage Rates May Sprout Early Spring Buying Season
For the third consecutive week, mortgage rates continued to inch lower.              
Bank Vows to Close a Mortgage in 3 Weeks or Give Borrower $1K
Chase Home Lending has launched a closing guarantee program that is aimed at speeding up the time it takes to get to the settlement table.              
Tubs and Laundry Rooms Gain Prominence as Builders Update Floor Plans
Builders are focusing on bathrooms and laundry areas as curved stairways and his-and-her closets lose their appeal.              
   
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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A River Runs By It
You can fish from just outside the living room of this home on 214 acres near Park City, Utah.              
A Manhattan Townhouse Sells for $32 Million
A Kauai property featured in "Jurassic Park" lists for $25 million; an East Hampton house cuts its price 25% to $30 million.              
Stockholm Living History
Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.