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10 Ways to Find Out About a Neighborhood

“So what’s the neighborhood really like?” is the ubiquitous refrain among home buyers shopping in areas they’re unfamiliar with. And though your real estate agent can fill lots of the big-picture details, it pays to do your research before committing

9.3% jump in new mortgages

9.3% jump in new mortgages

A sharp drop in interest rates prompted more homeowners to refinance their mortgages last week, especially those with large loans, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.

Total mortgage application volume increased 9.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the

Rent hikes to slow

Rent hikes to slow

There may be a ray of hope for San Diego County renters.

San Diego rent hikes are expected to slow this year compared to most large cities, Zillow predicted in a study released today.

Zillow said rent in America’s Finest