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Bay Area residents hope to cash in by renting out their homes during Super Bowl 50

SANTA CLARA, Calif. We're still months away from kickoff for Super Bowl 50 here, but the vacancy signs are already popping up like mushrooms all over the Bay Area. They are not, however, popping up at hotels, many of which are already sold out. Joining what has become an annual tradition that gathers more steam each winter, scores of residents of the Bay Area hosting the big game are jumping into the hospitality business, using sites like Airbnb and VRBO.com to rent out their homes, apartments, cottages and spare bedrooms to the football faithful coming to town. Judging by the prices they're asking, many expect a real gold rush. "Superbowl 50th 2016 Event House in Santa...

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