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By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon                                                                    A new study says home owners won’t see their utility bills drop until they’ve conducted four or more energy upgrades. Here are projects that will give you the greatest bang for your energy buck. I’ve long s...
By: Gwen Moran A home inventory of your belongings for insurance purposes is a relatively inexpensive way to make any future claims go smoother. Take pictures of your belongings Photos of your belongings go a long way toward demonstrating ownership and value. Digital photos are preferred, since ...
  By: G. M. Filisko A solid game plan can help you narrow your homebuying search to find the best home for you. 1. Know thyself Understand the type of home that suits your personality. Do you prefer a new or existing home? A ranch or a multistory home? If you’re leaning toward a fixer-upper, are ...
Doug Reynolds, a Sacramento Realtor, provides an analysis of the local market statistics from December 2011. This month discussing how inventory is still on the low side at the time, and sales were strong for December. He also discusses a strategy for buyers to get their offers accepted in this ...
By Chris Isidore CNNMoney NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Consumer confidence shot higher for the second month in a row in December, according to a survey from The Conference Board. The research firm's overall confidence index, released Tuesday, jumped 9.3 points to 64.5. The increase follows a 14.3-point...
By Rusty Weston, Yahoo! Real Estate Despite historic problems plaguing the U.S. housing market such as tumbling values, record foreclosures and tight credit for buyers, a new Yahoo! Real Estate survey of current and aspiring homeowners indicates that owning a home is still a major part of the Ame...
  By Neil Irwin, Washington Post The deeply depressed housing sector finally seems to have found its bottom — and may even be starting to bounce back. A wide range of housing indicators — construction, home sales, prices — have stabilized in the past few months, although they remain at historica...
By Drew FitzGerald Mortgage rates are expected to remain very low at least through mid-2012, while housing activity improves slightly, according to Freddie Mac’s economic and housing outlook released Wednesday. The outlook also projects fewer single-family home-loan originations but more multifa...
  Remember, this article is national news.  Sacramento Has more local stats that support a more stable market than the country as a whole.   By Nick Timiraos, WSJ Prices of homes that aren’t selling out of foreclosure have been holding steady. CoreLogic reported that home prices in October decli...
By Dean Calbreath California may finally have turned the corner into recovery, with the job market slated for slow but steady growth over the next two years, according to a report released today by UCLA's Anderson Forecast. "Have we turned the corner in the Golden State? Perhaps we have," wrote ...

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