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Bay Area Real Estate

Marinwood Signage

Proposed Low-Income Housing In Marin County Meets NIMBY Opposition

On 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.

07/27/2014

Development in Newark where more than 160 houses and townhomes will be built. (CBS)

New Homes Coming To Newark, Developers Paying Millions In Fees Instead Of Building Affordable Units

Empty 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.

06/23/2014

O'Donnell Family

Eager Buyers Bid Big, Snag San Francisco Home That Wasn’t For Sale

After 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.

05/09/2014

This home in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood sold at $2.1 million, $600,000 above the asking price. (CBS)

‘Overbid Madness’ Strikes San Francisco Real Estate Market, Home Sold $600K Above Asking

Realtors 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.

05/03/2014

San Francisco Real Estate

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.

04/22/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Home Sharing Site Airbnb Said To Influence San Francisco Evictions

Some 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.

01/20/2014

Gas Station

Toxic Eyesores Look Like Gold To San Francisco Developers

Abandoned gas stations are being cleaned up to satisfy San Francisco’s frenzied demand for housing. Ken Bastida reports for KPIX 5.

01/12/2014

San Francisco Real Estate

Bay Area, California Home Sales Drop In November

Home sales in the Bay Area and California slid last month amid tight supplies, while prices held steady, a research firm said Tuesday.

12/17/2013

A sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Home Prices Cool As Inventory Creeps Higher

A research firm says San Francisco Bay area home prices cooled last month as inventories grew and investor interest declined.

10/17/2013

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Growing Concern Amid Surging Silicon Valley Real Estate Values

While Santa Clara is leading the state when it comes to surging real estate values—largely due to the booming local tech economy, there’s growing concern the new housing projects may be built on a bubble.

10/15/2013

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