What's Happening in Real Estate

A digest of important recent news and developments in real estate.

Here’s why the yield curve inversion could lead to the lowest mortgage rates ever
Mortgage rates have been dropping fiercely, so many rate shoppers assume they can’t go any lower. They would be wrong.
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Bay Area real estate a bargain? In some places, maybe
Analysis says some cities, counties home prices under-valued.
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Silicon Valley’s hottest neighborhood for foreign buyers: Old Palo Alto
The Bay Area housing market is red hot, but one neighborhood in Silicon Valley is even hotter for one particular group of buyers: Old Palo Alto.
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Water infrastructure project underway in Los Altos
California Water Service crews are at work in Los Altos’ Rancho neighborhood and the surrounding areas, installing a new water pipeline.
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Here are the 20 biggest projects rising in San Jose
San Jose's real estate development pipeline has been filling up for years, with dozens of proposals from developers for large mixed-use, residential, retail and office projects in the works.
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5 must do's if you want to buy a home but have student debt
Before you apply for a mortgage, you can take a few steps to increase your odds of becoming a homeowner.
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Mortgage-refinancing fever sweeps U.S
Rates for 30-year mortgages are at their lowest since late 2016, sending many previously hesitant homeowners to their brokers.
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Hundreds of new apartment units, teacher housing coming to Mountain View
A 716-unit Mountain View apartment complex that will provide teachers with affordable housing has received the final go-ahead.
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Dominic Nicoli