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Jed Kolko

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Jed Kolko's Blog: Why Do People Leave California? Jed Kolko's Blog: Why Do People Leave California?

Neither jobs nor rich people are fleeing California—but the middle class and the poor are. The exodus slowed down during the recession, but now that home prices are rising again, more people will leave the state. Read more

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A Recovering Housing Market Buoys Forecasters' Projections A Recovering Housing Market Buoys Forecasters' Projections

A recovering housing market buoys forecasters' projections, but lot and labor shortages could short circuit growth. Read more

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Owning Vs. Renting a Home Owning Vs. Renting a Home

Down payments and employment uncertainty are still curtailing home purchases. Read more

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Jed Kolko's Blog: Asking Home Prices Up 5.1% in 2012, Huge Turnaround After Falling 4.3% in 2011

Phoenix, Las Vegas, and San Jose post largest year-over-year price gains in December. Las Vegas and Seattle are 2012’s biggest turnaround markets. Read more

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Housing in 2013: What’s In, What’s Out

What a difference a year makes. 2012 was the year the housing recovery came to life – with the market now stronger than anyone dared hope for a year ago. Here’s what 2013 has in store. Read more

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