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OAKLAND, CA—The average cost of a home in California is $440,000, two-and-a-half times the average national home price. This is not a recent phenomenon: the legislative analyst’s office states that housing prices first began escalating between 1970 and 1980,  but has continued the alarming trend with no signs of abating any time soon.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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