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  • Sellers: How to get the most for your house

     Sellers: How to get the most for your house
    Receiving five offers in 48 hours for my parents' former home bowled me over, especially considering the real estate market we all just barely lived through. And these weren't just offers; they were great offers for the four-bedroom ranch house I grew...
  • Home-buying frenzy: Strong demand collides with scarce inventory

    Home-buying frenzy: Strong demand collides with scarce inventory
    The Open House on a leafy street near South Miami featured a snack wagon with cupcakes and chilled beverages, but the real draw was the newly listed house for sale for $435,000. Over a two-hour stretch on a Sunday afternoon, 44 groups of couples and...
  • Short-term shutdown will have little effect in Illinois, officials say

    Short-term shutdown will have little effect in Illinois, officials say
    Most Chicagoans won't notice a short-term federal government shutdown, but the effects could start to be felt by some if the stalemate lingers a few weeks, officials from Springfield to City Hall to college campuses indicated Monday. That's because most...
  • Despite shutdown, most federal financial regulators remain on job

    Despite shutdown, most federal financial regulators remain on job
    WASHINGTON -- Although the federal government began a partial shutdown Tuesday, most financial regulators remained on the job because their agencies are funded outside the congressional appropriations process. But the effects of the shutdown still...
  • Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown

    Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The effect of the partial government shutdown began hitting businesses Tuesday, with the potential for bigger problems if federal agencies remained closed more than a few days. A budget stalemate left many agencies with no money,...
  • Can't buy or sell a home due to government shutdown? Talk to The Times

    Is the government shutdown preventing you from buying or selling a home? The closure of many government agencies is threatening deals because people can't get loans or crucial documents. Are you one of them? Are you having trouble getting a loan...
  • Homeless in suburbia

    Homeless in suburbia
    In the 1950s, Americans regarded the suburbs as gateways to middle-class prosperity. Highways, the GI Bill and the Federal Housing Administration all helped fuel the growth of a new residential frontier for the Greatest Generation, and millions of...
  • Government shutdown puts a wrench in housing market

    Jay Joerger was set to close a long-planned sale of his Palm Springs condominium this week until he was blindsided by an unexpected problem: the shutdown of the federal government. The condo sits on land owned by an Indian tribe, so the sale must be...
  • Bay Area home market cools, prices and sales fall

    Bay Area home market cools, prices and sales fall
    Home prices and sales fell last month in the Bay Area as the tech-rich region mirrored a cooling trend elsewhere within the state. The median home price in the nine-county region fell 1.9% from August to $530,000, while sales dropped 17.1% -- a...
  • Declining affordability, government shutdown are slowing home sales

    Declining affordability, government shutdown are slowing home sales
    Sales of previously owned homes fell in September, as declining affordability hampered demand, a trade group said. Existing sales of single-family houses, town homes, condominiums and co-ops dropped 1.9% from August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate...
  • California pending home sales fell in September while inventory rose

    California pending home sales fell in September while inventory rose
    Buyers signed fewer contracts for California homes last month as the housing market entered a typically slower period and declining affordability sapped demand.  The California Assn. of Realtors said that its pending sales index fell 1.8% in September...