Fall Real Estate 2006

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2005

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Trouble's coming . . . or not
When should one have earthquake or flood insurance?

Bubble? What bubble?
Real estate economist says don't fear a housing market bust

Get it in writing
Avoid construction nightmares by establishing expectations up front

Downsizing down payments
There's more than one way to come up with the big bucks

East Palo Alto plays catch-up
Home prices edging out middle-class

An Eichler enclave with both history and tradition

Handyman from hell
If I knew then, what I know now

Lessons from recent homebuyers
What does it take to buy a house these days?

Double-edged blades
A lush lawn requires lots of care

Bubble bursting or business as usual?
Experts comment on the state of the local real estate market

Must tenants pay after moving?
Job transfer led to breaking of lease

Nailing the problem
Avenidas provides low-cost home repairs for seniors

New homes cropping up
Teardowns abound in Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Top of the line
So, what do you get for $10 million in Woodside these days?