Bay Area Real Estate, in a lot of ways, is gauged as a whole but any local Realtor and they will tell you it consist of micro markets. For example, Mountain View is benefiting from the overall upswing in the market as well as an additional push from the tech sector. Currently, Google, has been helping push the housing numbers up, both sales and rentals, because of the lack of inventory. This article illustrates just how expensive it has become.
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