Real Estate Roundup: Silicon Valley Is the Nation's Fastest-Growing Job Market

Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes news that big job gains in the San Jose metro region over the past year have pushed the median home price to $900,000. Also, homeowners taking advantage of low mortgage rates in order to refinance likely caused sizable increases in Bay Area loan-origination activity in the first quarter. Get all the week’s top news at