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Hearth & Home
Words of Solace for Weary Souls Who Seek
Shelter From the Economic Storm

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"Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be--Except When It Comes to Real Estate."
Shakespeare (updated)

G ong gone are the leisurely Saturday mornings marking the classifieds with a felt tip and sipping that second cup of coffee. The savvy house-hunters networked all week, checked online listings last night, and are already queuing up, rental résumé in hand, checkbook in pocket. Make no mistake, there's nothing fun or leisurely about searching for shelter in Silicon Valley. So put down the classifieds and take a deep breath. Finding shelter takes all the time, perseverance and creativity it took to find your last job. The following tips will give you a running start.

Got Rent?:
How to Find a Rental
Renter's Resources

For Buyers:
Finding a Way Home
Urban Pioneers
Real Estate Boards

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From the March 5-11, 1998 issue of Metro.

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