Housing Prices

Work crews at the site of a sinkhole at 6th and Lake streets in San Francisco's Richmond District. (CBS)

Craigslist Ad Offers ‘Just Opened Up’ San Francisco Sinkhole To Rent For $2,800

One 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.

12/04/2014

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

Bay Area Sets Record For Million-Dollar Home Sales

A 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.

07/31/2014

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Survey Finds West Coast Home To Most Overvalued Housing Markets

In 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.

06/25/2014

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

San Francisco Area Home Sales, Prices Jump In May

A research firm says home sales soared in the San Francisco Bay area last month as more expensive properties drew strong interest from buyers.

06/14/2012

San Francisco Homes For Sale

March Home Sales Show Bay Area Prices Leveling Off

A 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.

04/19/2012

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