Denver Tops San Francisco In Rate Of Rising Home PricesU.S. home prices rose solidly in June, another sign of health in the housing market.
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.
Anti-Eviction Protesters Take Over San Francisco City HallAnti-eviction protesters were holding a rally and sit-in at San Francisco City Hall Friday demanding to speak with Mayor Ed Lee about ending displacement in the Mission District, police and protesters said.
Craigslist Ad Offers ‘Just Opened Up’ San Francisco Sinkhole To Rent For $2,800One clever Craigslist poster is offering to rent you a massive sinkhole that opened up in the street Wednesday after days of rain. The hole, at Sixth Avenue and Lake Street, was 20 feet by 30 feet Wednesday but had grown to 30 feet by 28 feet as of Thursday morning. The pit is 10 feet deep.
Bay Area Sets Record For Million-Dollar Home SalesA record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter, a research firm said Thursday, another sign that affording a place to live is a growing challenge for anyone who isn't tied to the booming technology economy.
Survey Finds West Coast Home To Most Overvalued Housing MarketsIn his Bubble Watch blog post, Jed Kolko writes that while national prices among the top 100 markets are 3% undervalued, that’s not the case in most California markets. All three Bay Area Cities included in the survey, San Jose (6th most overvalued), Oakland (7th) and San Francisco (10th). The value determination is found by comparing current prices with historic values, income and rents.
Bay Area Home Prices Cool As Inventory Creeps HigherA research firm says San Francisco Bay area home prices cooled last month as inventories grew and investor interest declined.
San Francisco Area Home Sales, Prices Jump In MayA research firm says home sales soared in the San Francisco Bay area last month as more expensive properties drew strong interest from buyers.
March Home Sales Show Bay Area Prices Leveling OffA research firm says home prices across much of the San Francisco Bay area are leveling off as March sales hit their highest point in five years.