Appreciation Slows–And We Can Appreciate That

More Good News for U.S. and California Home Shoppers, as Appreciation Slows   The median price for an existing U.S. single-family home was $257,600 as of the fourth quarter, up by 4.0 percent year over year. U.S. home price growth outpaced annual appreciation in the...

BUYERS: Avoid Huge Down Payments

One item that is always an issue with buyers, especially first timers, is the frequent requirement for hefty down payments.  Fear not–there may be ways to avoid this.  Interested?  Read on! First-time homebuyers in the San Jose and San Francisco metropolitan...