• Housing market seemingly cooling off - 08/26/2014 02:43 PM PDT
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    Q&A: Real estate exec Mark A. McLaughlin, on booming home prices

    08/29/2014 12:09 PM PDT
    After founding a successful brokerage in Marin County, Mark A. McLaughlin took a plunge in 2009 when the real estate market was at low ebb and purchased the Bay Area s Pacific Union brokerage based in San Francisco. 
    08/27/2014 05:12 PM PDT - MARTINEZ -- In the wake of Sunday morning's earthquake and the damage it did in downtown Napa, the Martinez mayor is calling on owners of unreinforced masonry buildings in his city to make their properties earthquake-safe, or to at least get their plans to City Hall -- immediately.  
     
    08/26/2014 03:01 AM PDT - NEWARKMILPITAS127 Caladenia Lane -- D R Horton to S. & O. Dosanjh, $1,025,000, 08-01-14121 Caladenia Lane -- D R Horton to R.  
     
    08/27/2014 03:51 PM PDT - People trying to help those in need by collecting food, water, blankets and other supplies.  
     
    08/27/2014 10:02 AM PDT - Q After months of looking for an apartment close to my place of employment, I found a great place. I signed a month-to-month rental agreement and paid my first month's rent as well as what I thought was a security deposit.  
     
    08/27/2014 10:03 AM PDT - Values have gone up more than 20 percent here in one year  
     
    Kristopher Skinner
    08/21/2014 09:16 AM PDT - With the help of their son, contractor Aron Quiter, architect John Quiter and his wife Elaine have turned a small 1930s cabin in the Berkeley hills, built by painter Ray Boynton, into a unique, green, energy-efficient showplace with fantastic views of the bay, San Francisco and the Golden Gate beyond.  
     
    08/27/2014 10:01 AM PDT - Home sales are compiled by CalREsource, an Oakland real estate information company. Sale prices are computed from the county transfer tax information shown on the deeds that record at close of escrow and are published four to eight weeks after such recording.  
     
    08/26/2014 02:43 PM PDT - U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June -- a cooldown that could continue for several more months.  
     
    08/25/2014 04:43 PM PDT - Fewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the economic recovery.  
     
    Lynne Herlihy
    A lifestyle is for sale down a pastoral country road that is just a little more peaceful, a touch slower and very charming.