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

Home Prices Rise 10.5 Percent In Biggest Gain Since 2006

A survey shows U.S. home prices rose 10.5 percent in March compared with a year ago, the biggest gain since March 2006.

05/07/2013

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Number Of California Homes Nearing Foreclosure Hits 7-Year Low

The number of California homes entering the foreclosure process has plunged to a more-than-seven-year low as the state housing market continues to improve.

04/23/2013

A view of the layout of a micro-apartment at 38 Harriet St. in San Francisco. (Panoramic Interests)

KCBS Cover Story: A Look Inside San Francisco’s Micro-Apartments

Crews are putting the finishing touches on some San Francisco micro-apartments, spaces under 300 square feet, meant to be a more affordable option for those looking to live in the city.

04/10/2013

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

Bay Area February Home Sales Dip As Supply Remains Tight

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.

03/14/2013

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California To Receive More Than $20 Billion From Mortgage Settlement

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.

02/21/2013

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

SF Bay Area Homes Post Strong January Sales

Northern California has posted its strongest home sales for January in six years but researchers say the market’s still far from normal.

02/14/2013

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

Gov. Brown Says California Has ‘Vibrant’ Housing Market

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.

02/12/2013

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

California Million Dollar Home Sales Rebound To 2007 Levels

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.

01/31/2013

Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor

SF Mayor Ed Lee Touts Jobs, Economy In State Of The City Address

Lee said it’s been a successful year for job creation, commercial construction and attracting tech companies to the city.

01/28/2013

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Banks Agree To Pay $8.5B For Foreclosure Abuse

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.

01/07/2013

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