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Steve Jobs' Childhood Home a Draw for Tourists

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs succumbed to his long battle with pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, leaving behind an enduring legacy. Fans, celebrities and politicians have flooded the internet and airwaves with responses to his passing. Jobs' childhood home in Los Altos has long been an attraction, Patch... Continue Reading »

Russian Billionaire Yuri Milner Breaks Record with $100M Manse

Yuri Milner, the venture capitalist who helped put Facebook on the map, has invested $100 million in his own start-up of sorts – a 25,500 square-foot mansion in Los Altos, Calif. The purchase marks the highest known price paid for a single-family home in the U.S., according to the Wall Street Journal. You may have... Continue Reading »

California Home Prices Up 30% Since Bottom

California, here we come! One of the earliest-hit areas in the housing crisis, the Golden State is showing definite signs of real estate rebirth. Since February 2009, the median price of existing, single-family homes in the state has grown nearly 30 percent, according to the California Association of Realtors, after... Continue Reading »

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