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California Home Prices Up 26 Percent In May, Reach 5-Year High

California home prices surged to their highest level in more than five years last month as demand outpaced a thin supply of properties, a research firm reported Thursday.


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Monthly Bay Area Home Prices Soar At Fastest Rate On Record

A research firm says the Bay Area’s median home price surged 17 percent in just one month, to pass the half-million dollar mark for the first time in five years.


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Bay Area, California Home Prices Rise To Near 4-Year High

Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area approached four-year highs last month as buyers snapped up more expensive properties, according to a San Diego-based research firm.


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Bay Area Home Prices Dip

The San Francisco Bay Area’s median home price dipped more than 1 percent last month to $375,000 from $380,000 in December 2009, as low-priced foreclosures and other distressed properties continued to dominate the market.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011