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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Luxury Sales Bounce Back

For years, Jennifer Metz and her husband John yearned for a bigger home in San Francisco. Three months ago, the couple started looking, figuring that in this shaky economy, their $3 million budget should provide them a pick of attractive homes and accommodating sellers. They were wrong. Hours after seeing a 5,000-square-foot fixer-upper in Presidio Read More

Housing Won’t Be Derailed by End of U.S. Tax Credit, Agents Say

The expiration of a government tax credit yesterday may slow, rather than derail, a budding rebound in U.S. home sales being fueled by the drop property values, according to real-estate executives. “The meat and potatoes about the housing recovery and the reason to get out and buy a house now is affordability,” Jeffrey Detwiler, president Read More