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January Housing Inventory Declines 24 Percent

The Mortgage Corner The surest sign that property values will increase this year is the large decline in homes for sale. This is in part due to increasing sales, with existing-home sales up some 6 percent, year-over-year. But there is … Continue reading

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Southland Home Sales Up, Foreclosures Down

The Mortgage Corner Southern California home sales rose sharply in October as move-up buyers joined investors, according to San Diego-based DataQuick, shifting the mix of homes selling upward as foreclosure resales hit a five-year low. Southern California’s real estate market … Continue reading

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