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1) If you've got a nice rental set up, but you're thinking of buying, it's time to face the cold hard truth: your first home is most likely going to pale in comparison. "Champagne taste and a beer budget?" It might not be your time to buy, frustrated renter. Especially in this town. [Luba's SF RE Blog]
2) Featured home listings: the all-stars of real estate websites. But does the boldfaced type and the top-of-the-charts listings actually mean anything? Probably not. [Sellsius]
3) Finding a place to live in San Francisco can be expensive – but what about finding a place to park? It depends. Much like the variety of available homes—condo, TIC, single family residence—there are many types of parking spaces— and they're not cheap. Welcome to the exciting world of automotive real estate. [The Front Steps]
4) This so-called "buyer's market" might be a bit of a misnomer. So it might be time to up that offer, cheapskate. [East Bay Area Plus]