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Burlingame’s 10 Most Affordable Homes

By Cheryl Bower | January 31, 2023

Burlingame, CA, which is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, offers an attractive variety of affordable home choices that range from condominium living to cozy suburban single-family houses. One house provides a working and living space if you dream of working out of your home. Prices for these homes start at $918,000 and run…

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Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market

By Cheryl Bower | January 31, 2023

As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling.

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Burlingame Top Ten Most Expensive Luxury Homes

By Cheryl Bower | January 30, 2023

These gorgeous and spacious Burlingame properties are nestled in southern San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Area. Styles include Old Spanish, Tudor and ultra modern. You will find that many of these properties are surrounded with lush greenery. Additionally, some are within a comfortable walk to restaurants and award-winning schools. Prices for these…

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Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options.

By Cheryl Bower | January 30, 2023

There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, you need to consider where you’ll go next.

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Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Cheryl Bower | January 27, 2023
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Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring

By Cheryl Bower | January 26, 2023

Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you’re ready to…

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Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines

By Cheryl Bower | January 25, 2023

If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty confusing right now. They may even make you think twice about buying a home for fear that prices could crash. The reality is, the data shows a foreclosure…

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The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

By Cheryl Bower | January 24, 2023

If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist at CoreLogic, shares:

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Want To Sell Your House? Price It Right.

By Cheryl Bower | January 23, 2023

Last year, the housing market slowed down in response to higher mortgage rates, and that had an impact on home prices. If you’re thinking of selling your house soon, that means you’ll want to adjust your expectations accordingly. As realtor.com explains:

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What’s Really Happening with Home Prices? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Cheryl Bower | January 20, 2023
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