Housing

SAN RAFAEL, CA - MAY 17:  Real estate agents arrive at a brokers tour showing a house for sale with a list price of $1.3 million May 17, 2007 in San Rafael, California. The San Francisco Bay Area has seen the median price for existing single family homes surge 6.6% to $720,000 while the national median home price dropped 0.9% to $215,300 in March. Marin County led the Bay Area surge with the median home price reaching a record high of $1,010,000, the first county in the state of California to surpass the million dollar mark.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

What Does A Career In Real Estate Involve?

The housing market is crazy here in the Bay Area, so a career in real estate may be a good fit. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger on the new hot job. (3/25/15)

03/25/2015

A couple looks over the railing on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area County

A new study says residents in Marin County are some of the oldest in the Bay Area. In fact, almost one in five is 65 and older.

03/21/2015

Dark smoke and flames could be seen after a fire broke out  in the 1500 block of McAllister Street near Alamo Square.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Offers Financial Aid To Alamo Square Fire Victims

Victims of a fire in San Francisco’s Alamo Square this past January are getting help through a new effort that partners a community association with Big 5 Sporting Goods.

03/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Oakland Residents Say Landlord Is Playing Dirty With 110% Rent Increase

Some residents in Oakland say their landlord is playing dirty.

03/17/2015

SF Rent Increase Letter Illustration

SF Renter Says Landlord Is Raising Her Rent 400 Percent With $12,500 Security Deposit

A San Francisco renter posted online a letter she received from her landlord which raises her rent by 400 percent, and adds a 12,500 damages deposit to her lease in an effort to force her to leave.

03/15/2015

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

Listing Prove Some European Castles More Affordable Than A San Francisco Condo

And these castles aren’t exactly fixer-uppers either — these are liveable, go-ahead-and-fill-the-moat, literally-fit-for-a-king residences that you can actually move into.

03/13/2015

(CNN)

Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A Month

One mother in San Mateo says rent’s so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.

03/05/2015

(Mitch Diamond/Getty Images)

Economist Says More Bay Area Market-Rate Housing Needed, Not A Moratorium

Several Bay Area cities are considering a freeze on residential construction except for affordable housing. But at a Bay Area Council forum on the idea, a leading economist said that’s exactly the wrong response to the housing crisis.

02/27/2015

(Google Maps)

Unlimited Uber Rides Offered If You Buy This 1-Bedroom Condo In San Francisco

Moving around the city in a car is a painful experience for many residents who deal with traffic headaches and limited parking, that is, unless you plan to live at 2701 Van Ness Ave #604.

02/26/2015

Houselet. (CBS)

Bay Area Man’s Envisions Small Living Spaces To Relieve Housing Crisis

A solution to the Bay Area’s housing crisis could be inside a man’s garage. His vision requires only 64 square feet of living space.

02/19/2015

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