Housing

Belvedere Island (Wikipedia Commons)

Historic Belvedere Mansion Sells For $47.5M, Breaking Real Estate Records

A mansion on the exclusive Marin County island town of Belvedere is going down in history as the highest reported single-family home sold in the area.

08/27/2015

Classroom before test (Getty Images)

Oakland Unified Considers Building Affordable Housing For Teachers

Looking to solve their shortage of teachers, the Oakland Unified School district is looking at a plan to build its own affordable housing to attract candidates.

08/26/2015

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Palo Alto’s New School Superintendent Facing Sticker Shock Over Home Prices

Palo Alto’s new school superintendent is facing sticker shock in his search for a home in one of the Bay Area’s priciest real estate markets.

08/26/2015

The downtown Denver skyline.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Denver Tops San Francisco In Rate Of Rising Home Prices

U.S. home prices rose solidly in June, another sign of health in the housing market.

08/25/2015

DeLeon Realty Sign

Realtors Worry Downturn In Chinese Economy Could Cool Red-Hot Bay Area Real Estate Market

Some of the most bullish local realtors have been flinching as markets on both sides of the Pacific have plunged.

08/23/2015

SAN RAFAEL, CA - MAY 17:  Real estate agents arrive at a brokers tour (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prices Of Bay Area Homes Rise For 40th Month In A Row, Hitting $661K Average

The 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.

08/19/2015

435 Duboce Ave. apartment building before construction was finished. (Google Maps)

Will $6,500 For A 1-Bedroom Apartment In San Francisco Become The New Normal?

The latest San Francisco housing market shocker comes courtesy of 435 Duboce Avenue, where a 1-bedroom apartment will cost you $6,500 a month.

08/12/2015

Lake Merritt in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Is Nation’s Hottest Rental Market; Up 20 Percent To $1,980 Month For 1 BR

Move over San Francisco, the hottest renter’s market in the U.S. is across the Bay in Oakland.

08/11/2015

A luxury condo in San Francisco's Mission District. (CBS)

Housing Moratorium In San Francisco’s Mission District Qualifies For November Ballot

A proposal to enact interim zoning controls, and thereby freeze the development of market-rate housing for 18 months in San Francisco’s Mission District, has qualified for the Nov. 3 ballot.

07/15/2015

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Study: SF Losing Rent-Controlled Apartments As Fast As Its Adding Affordable Units

San Francisco is basically running in place when it comes to affordable housing. The City is losing rent-controlled units and gaining affordable apartments at the same pace.

07/13/2015

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