San Jose residents protest plans to house teachers in schools

California’s San Jose Unified School District recently outlined plans to accomdate teachers, who cannot easily afford homes in the area, within district-owned properties that will be converted into housing units.

Cities Expect More Budget Cuts as Home Values Continue to Fall

The writing has been on the wall for years, but the moment when cities will have to make serious cuts to deal with falling housing prices may come in 2012. Part of the real estate market collapse that rarely gets attention is the effect it has on property taxes. Cities use those taxes to pay

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Deciding the “Where” of Buying a Home

Buying a home involves many crucial decisions, not the least of which is the “where” of your new home’s characteristics. Choosing the area and neighborhood you buy a home in may be the most critical decision any home buyer can make. RealtyBizNews suggests some variables to consider when considering where your next home will be.

The 10 Best Cities to Buy a Home

CNN Money just compiled the list of top small cities to relocate to. If living as close to Utopia as possible is in your plans or dreams, then these 10 towns may be right up your alley. Sometimes location is everything, and for the home buyer looking for the perfect place to raise a family, this list is a good place to start.

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