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The Bay Area Housing Market


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Real estate signs in front of homes for sale March 23, 2010 in San Francisco.
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Real estate signs in front of homes for sale March 23, 2010 in San Francisco.

More Bay Area homeowners owe more than their homes are worth than did last year, according to a new report from the real estate website Zillow. Analysts say the increase shows continued weakness in the housing sector. We discuss the report, and what it means for homeowners and the overall economy.

Host: Sydnie Kohara

Guests:

  • Amy Bohutinsky, chief marketing officer for Zillow
  • Atif Mian, associate professor of finance and real estate at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business
  • Carolyn Said, staff writer covering mortgages and the real estate market for The San Francisco Chronicle
  • Paul Winders, real estate broker with Around Town Realty in Vallejo
  • Rick Turley, president of Coldwell Banker of the San Francisco Bay Area

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