Chinese Investors Snap Up Nearly $100 Billion In U.S. HomesChinese nationals have reportedly surpassed Canadians as the largest foreign buyers of U.S. residential real estate, snapping up nearly $100 billion worth of homes in the last few years.
Berkeley Median Home Prices Reach $1 Million MarkThe latest Bay Area community to hit the $1 million mark for home prices isn’t located in Silicon Valley or Marin County, it’s Berkeley.
1 Year After Devastating Wildfire, Town Of Weed Shows Rebuilding Is PossibleResidents in the devastated town of Middletown may be wondering how they can ever rebuild, but a year after the town of Weed lost about a third of its housing to a wildfire, residents there are showing that it’s possible to rebuild a community.
8 Firefighters Lose Their Homes In Valley FireAt least eight firefighters lost their homes to the Valley Fire burning in Lake and Napa counties.
Prices Of Bay Area Homes Rise For 40th Month In A Row, Hitting $661K AverageThe prices of homes sold in the Bay Area over the last two months are nearing historic highs, while the number of sales are near normal levels, according to data released Wednesday by the research firm CoreLogic.
End To Grassy Lawns Ordered By California Officials Due To DroughtCalifornia officials are ordering an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.
Drought, Hot Weather Causing Rodent Infestations In East Bay HomesBusiness is booming for pest eradication companies as the drought and the hot weather hitting the Bay Area has forced rats to come out of the woodwork in search of water.
Hikers Brought To Safety As Growing Antioch Area Wildfire BurnsTwo hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.
CPUC Wants All New Homes To Produce All Their Own Energy Within 5 YearsCalifornia is setting an ambitious goal for home builders that would make all new houses produce as much energy as they use within the next five years.
Most Americans Spending At Least Half Their Pay On HousingThe surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007.
'Ghost' Foreign Investors Buying Palo Alto Homes, But Keeping Them EmptyNeighbors in Palo Alto say houses are getting bought up by foreign investors who never move in, leaving neighborhoods full of empty homes.
3 Houses Burned In San Francisco Excelsior District FireThree houses are burning in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood Tuesday evening, a fire spokeswoman said.