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Where Agents May Encounter More Divorcing Clients
In some parts of the country, real estate professionals may find themselves handling more contentious transactions with emotional clients.              
Flood Insurance Extension Likely, But Reforms Elusive
While Congress is expected to extend the National Flood Insurance Program before it expires Sept. 30, issues regarding its troubled finances and outdated flood maps still dangle.              
Survey: Buyers Give Fireplaces the Cold Shoulder
A record low percentage of newly constructed single-family homes last year were built with a fireplace, according to the National Association of Home Builders.              
   
Richmond sued over housing plan
Opponents of a housing development in Point Richmond have sued the city, arguing that the project does not comply with environmental review requirements              
San Jose: Fuji Towers in dire need of repair, tenants say
Residents are calling on local and federal housing officials to rehabilitate the 40-year-old complex on N. 5th Street.              
Home sale listings from San Jose and Peninsula areas, Aug. 27
Residential transactions in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties, published Aug. 20, 2016.              
   
   
Are you ready to buy a home?
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Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing
Home Deport reported sales growth that missed Wall Street's forecasts. The company specifically cited a 'slow start' to spring as a problem. Bad weather did hurt sales. But rising mortgage rates might be a bigger problem going forward.              
It's tough to be a homebuyer in Seattle
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