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.
Despite low mortgage rates and attractive prices for starter homes in many pockets of the Bay Area, plenty of first-time home buyers are finding the door closed to them, nonetheless.
Trulia Inc.’s shares jumped about 30 percent in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange.
Would-be homeowners have been camping outside a new subdivision in San Ramon, some of them for weeks, in hopes of buying a home this weekend.
On Friday July 27 Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom came out in support of a controversial plan to allow local governments to seize underwater properties and restructure the debts.
HARP 2.0, a more liberal version of the original Home Affordable Refinance Program, was unveiled in 2011. The new program started picking up steam just a few months ago, according to Rick Harper of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service.
Two developers agreed on Friday to build two high-rise apartment buildings in Downtown San Jose, where the demand for rental housing and desire for an urban lifestyle has grown.