Airbnb Spends Millions In SF Prop F Battle Both Sides Say Is For Soul Of The CityAirbnb has donated $8 million and counting to defeat Proposition F which would limit short-term rentals to 75 days.
Google Executive Buys Palo Alto Home For Record $30 MillionA landmark Palo Alto home has been purchased for a whopping $30 million by a Google executive.
Realtors Worry Downturn In Chinese Economy Could Cool Red-Hot Bay Area Real Estate MarketSome of the most bullish local realtors have been flinching as markets on both sides of the Pacific have plunged.
$4 Million Homes Being Built In Pacifica Has Some Residents Concerned About Changing CharacterIt’s not unusual to hear about new million dollar homes being built in the Bay Area. But the building of 10 homes with a starting price above $4 million is causing a stir among residents worried it could change the community’s character.
Rent Rise Forcing Artists To Flee San FranciscoArtist Rick Kitagawa and studio owner Solange Gabrielli worry that San Francisco will lose its reputation as a haven for entertainers, artists and colorful characters priced out of the city by soaring housing costs.
Proposed Low-Income Housing In Marin County Meets NIMBY OppositionOn Monday, Marin County will hold the first of three public hearings on low-income housing. Many homeowners are concerned about what could happen to their property values.
New Homes Coming To Newark, Developers Paying Millions In Fees Instead Of Building Affordable UnitsEmpty lots will soon turn into Newark’s first new housing in years. But most people will be priced out, and city leaders may prefer it that way.
Eager Buyers Bid Big, Snag San Francisco Home That Wasn't For SaleAfter a year of being beat out on every San Francisco property they bid on, a family switched realtors and bought a house that wasn't for sale.
'Overbid Madness' Strikes San Francisco Real Estate Market, Home Sold $600K Above AskingRealtors are using the words "overbid madness" to describe what's happening in San Francisco's housing market. One case in point is a home that was sold hundreds of thousands above the asking price.
Home Prices Hit Pre-Recession Levels In Many Bay Area Cities Real estate website Zillow released a report Monday night that shows home prices in dozens of Bay Area cities have hit pre-recession levels. Experts said prices are likely to keep going up for the foreseeable future.
Home Sharing Site Airbnb Said To Influence San Francisco EvictionsSome long-time renters in San Francisco say they're being illegally evicted by landlords trying to empty apartments for the sole purpose of renting out units for a higher price on Airbnb.
Toxic Eyesores Look Like Gold To San Francisco DevelopersAbandoned gas stations are being cleaned up to satisfy San Francisco's frenzied demand for housing. Ken Bastida reports for KPIX 5.