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Pete Carey covers residential real estate and occasionally reports on tech companies. He wants your tips on market trends, oddball features and things that need investigating..

$1 million for that?? You don’t get much house in the Bay Area for $1 million, says Trulia

The tech boom has pumped up Bay Area real estate prices so much that $1 million will get you a fixer-upper — if you can find one. OK, that may be an exaggeration, but not by much. In Palo Alto, $1 Read More →

Economists say California economy dipped in January

Comerica Bank's economic index reported dip in overall economic activity in California in January, due to a lull in hiring. But not to worry - the economy should improve through 2014 and Silicon Valley tech stocks are showing solid gains, Read More →

Tech hub rents, home prices higher than most – Trulia

  You knew this, but there's a new study that confirms it - the Bay Area's rents and home price have shot up over the past year faster  than in most places, including many regions with lots Read More →

Palo Alto’s drone king is branching out

Manie Kohn has been using three custom-made drones to help realtors pitch luxury properties, but now, as a "trained, certified and insured" drone pilot, he's getting ready to start a drone flight school next year. Kohn, who runs the real estate Read More →

In Silicon Valley, $1 million gets you an “average” home

Boosted by the tech rebound, the average price of a Silicon Valley home topped $1 million in July, according to the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors. "Homeowners can rejoice that their homes and condos are worth more than they were Read More →

Trulia moves into CRM with $355 million buy

Online real estate service Trulia has paid $355 million for Market Leader in an effort to move beyond listings into the customer relationship management services that Washington-based Market Leader provides. The combined company will have 46,000 "premium subscribers, more than any Read More →
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