Weekly News Briefs Roundup

For the week of Sept. 15-19

Editor’s note: The following is a collection of news briefs that were published by Inman News from Monday, Sept. 15, to Friday, Sept. 19.

Friday, Sept. 19, 2008

S.F. Bay Area’s weak spot: home prices
Real estate brief

Although August home sales in the San Francisco Bay Area were only slightly lower than a year ago, the region’s median home price plunged to lows not seen since January 2004, real estate information service DataQuick reported Thursday.