Real Estate

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

5 Real Estate Investors Indicted For Fraud, Bid Rigging At East Bay Foreclosure Auctions

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Brent Snyder referred to the brokers as “an elite group conspiring together for their own profit.”

12/05/2014

Oakland luxury home for sale.

Luxury Homebuyers Set Their Sights On Oakland To Get More Bang For Their Buck

A million dollars doesn’t buy much in the way of luxury anymore if you are home shopping in San Francisco, the South Bay or the Peninsula. That may explain the recent surge in luxury home sales in Oakland.

12/04/2014

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11 Investors Accused Of Bid Rigging, Fraud In Northern California Foreclosure Auctions

A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted 11 real estate investors on multiple charges of bid-rigging and fraud schemes at foreclosure auctions in Northern California, U.S. Department of Justice officials said Thursday.

11/20/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Founder of Pandora Tim Westergren speaks onstage during Pandora Presents Celine Dion at The Edison Ballroom on October 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Columbia Records)

Pandora Founder’s Plan For 17-Bedroom Compound In Rural West Marin Riles Some Neighbors

The founder of internet radio giant Pandora and his plans to build what could be the largest private residence in rural West Marin County has some nearby residents banding together in opposition.

11/09/2014

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SF Proposition G, Property Tax To Discourage House-Flipping, Rejected By Voters

San Francisco Proposition G, which would impose an additional tax on the sales price of multi-unit property sold within five years of purchase, was defeated by voters on Tuesday.

11/04/2014

This uninhabitable Palo Alto home went on the market for $1.8-million. (CBS)

‘Uninhabitable’ Palo Alto Home On Market For $1.8M

A home that may be infested with rodents is on the market in Palo Alto with a staggering asking price.

10/21/2014

Artist's rendering of the Harmony at One neighborhood in Pacifica. The homes start at $4.3 million. (CBS)

$4 Million Homes Being Built In Pacifica Has Some Residents Concerned About Changing Character

It’s not unusual to hear about new million dollar homes being built in the Bay Area. But the building of 10 homes with a starting price above $4 million is causing a stir among residents worried it could change the community’s character.

10/13/2014

Anne Hathaway as Mia Thermopolis in "The Princess Diaries" (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

‘Princess Diaries’ SF Home For Sale For $2.6 Million

The house that raised Anne Hathaway’s character “Mia” is on the market…

10/09/2014

A so-called "zombie home" in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Seeks Socially Conscious Investors In Plan To Flip Neglected Homes

Richmond hopes a one-of-a-kind plan will fix struggling neighborhoods. The program teams up with nonprofits, contractors and socially-conscious investors to buy and flip neglected homes.

10/06/2014

Former Mayor Art Agnos announces ballot measure campaign to keep the San Francisco Flower Mart from being converted into tech campus. (Sovern/CBS)

San Francisco Flower Mart Vendors Will Ask Voters To Stop Developers From Turning Site Into Tech Campus

San Francisco flower vendors along with the help of a former mayor, announced a plan on Wednesday to ask voters to save the City’s historic Flower Mart from a real estate developer that wants to turn the SoMa site into a technology campus.

10/01/2014

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