Bay Area Housing Market

Real Estate Expert Says China Cash Is Driving Soaring San Francisco House PricesMore and more, home buyers are bringing a once-rare tactic to the negotiation -- all-cash offers. In San Francisco, a lot of those buyers are coming from China.
Mayor Quan Announces Oakland’s Plan To Help Homeowners Facing ForeclosureThe city of Oakland announced on Tuesday that it wants to help the estimated 3,500 homeowners who currently face foreclosure by buying up properties and selling them back to the homeowners at current rates.