You’ve been told time and time again that buying a home is a better financial option than renting. But that’s not true everywhere.
A large portion of property owners in Contra Costa County remain underwater, making payments on mortgages higher than the value of the home, even though overall home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area are climbing upward once again.
Despite low mortgage rates and attractive prices for starter homes in many pockets of the Bay Area, plenty of first-time home buyers are finding the door closed to them, nonetheless.
Real estate website Zillow, has launched a new app for Android that helps people figure out the value of homes and is now aiming to help renters as well.
The real estate research website Zillow.com has released its annual top list of best cities to go trick-or-treating, with both San Francisco and San Jose landing at the top.
Zillow.com, the popular real estate website known for its instant home appraisals, has changed its way of calculating those values.