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1) "Distressed" properties—defined as those noted "in foreclosure," "bank owned," "short sale," or "trapped in a tower by an evil wizard"—are on the rise in Northern California. All available Knights-in-Shining-Armor should send inquiries through the MLS. [SqFt Blog]
2) In a desperate move, the real estate industry switches over to schoolyard rules. "Can't Sell Your Home, How About You Swap It." [SFRE Blog]
3) Er, can't swap your home? How about you burn it? Fire investigators know all your tricks, so you better figure out something else to do with that money pit. [SL]