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A sale pending sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Home Sellers, Buyers Stalled By Washington Shutdown

Sellers across California have been holding the door open, hoping to cash in on double digit increases in home prices, and a surplus of buyers motivated by low interest rates. But, the stalemate in Washington is stalling home sales in the Bay Area.

10/10/2013

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Earnings Jump 25 Percent

Wells Fargo, the country’s biggest mortgage lender, said it earned a record $4.9 billion in the fourth quarter, up 25 percent from the same period a year before.

01/11/2013