The real estate tracking firm DataQuick reported Thursday that San Francisco Bay area home sales dipped in February compared to the previous month and the year-earlier period.
California should receive at least $20.6 billion from a settlement with the nation’s major mortgage lenders, the largest share of any state and about $2 billion more than expected when the agreement to assist homeowners was announced last year, according to a report released Thursday.
Northern California has posted its strongest home sales for January in six years but researchers say the market’s still far from normal.
Gov. Jerry Brown said at a housing summit in Oakland today that California has a “very vibrant” housing market but it needs to re-examine some laws and regulations that may be hampering the market.
The number of California homes selling for more than a million dollars rose to the highest level in more than five years, according to industry publication DataQuick.
Lee said it’s been a successful year for job creation, commercial construction and attracting tech companies to the city.
U.S. banks have taken another step to clear away the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis by agreeing to pay $8.5 billion to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on millions of homeowners.
When it comes to farm worker rights, Cesar Chavez was a fierce fighter. But for the last three decades, North Bay farm workers have had their own faithful friend, Father John Brenkle.
San Francisco’s building code got downsized Tuesday with the Board of Supervisor’s approval of a pilot program that will build efficiency units, or apartments with reduced square footage requirements.
A research firm reports that home prices in the San Francisco Bay area registered a sixth straight annual increase last month.