Real Estate

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

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Concord Real Estate Exec Pleads Guilty In $200M Mortgage Fraud Scheme During Housing Crisis

An executive of a Concord real estate company pleaded guilty to a $200 million mortgage fraud scheme that took place during the height of the housing crisis, according to an unsealed plea agreement.

08/24/2015

Proposed apartment development near 16th and Mission Street in San Francisco, dubbed the "Monster in the Mission" by activists.

Affordable Housing Activists Declare Victory Against ‘Monster In The Mission’ Development

It’s a fight being played out all over the Bay Area: Longtime tenants being danger of kicked out, to make room for new developments. Some activists have declared victory against a project being dubbed the “Monster in the Mission,” but the developers say, not so fast.

08/24/2015

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

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 mobile home park in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose May Put Mobile Home Park Closures On Hold

As San Jose’s real estate market stays hot, more mobile home park owners are being pressured to sell to developers. Mayor Sam Liccardo is proposing a six-month moratorium on such conversions.

08/11/2015

Mission District Fire

Building Damaged By Mission District Fire Could Sell For $20 Million

A 108-year-old building in San Francisco’s Mission District badly damaged by a fire that took the life of one man could sell for $20 million.

08/05/2015

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