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Over a 30-year period, is it generally cheaper to rent or to buy a house in expensive places like San Francisco or New York City?

October 9, 2014 by Leave a comment

Yes, housing prices can be astronomical in cities such as San Francisco. But monthly rents are also extremely high in these cities, especially in their more desirable neighborhoods. Here’s some good perspective: A recent study by Trulia of the country’s largest 100 metropolitan areas found that buying a home in these urban areas is 38... View Article

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Hayward, California Mortgage Rates and Real Estate Overview

July 30, 2014 by Leave a comment

The downtown district of Hayward, Calif., once called the “Golden Strip,” recently got a face lift thanks to a business deal between the city and local store owners. Hence, the city’s new sidewalks, streetlights, business facades and landscaping. This renovation is symbolic of a larger downtown renaissance in which the city has seen the opening of new galleries,... View Article

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