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Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman (center) and other Yelp executives applaud after ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange, March 2, 2012. (CBS)

Yelp CEO Reviews His Own Site On 10th Anniversary, Weighs In On Rising San Francisco Rents

CEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn’t seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp’s evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while working at PayPal.

08/07/2014

Web site image of San Francisco-based Craigslist.

San Francisco Man Arrested For Alleged Craigslist Rental Scam With Recently Sold Hercules Home

A 21-year-old San Francisco man has been arrested for allegedly setting up a Craigslist rental scam for a Hercules home that was sold earlier this week, police said Wednesday.

08/06/2014

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

Bay Area Sets Record For Million-Dollar Home Sales

A record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter, a research firm said Thursday, another sign that affording a place to live is a growing challenge for anyone who isn’t tied to the booming technology economy.

07/31/2014

A 266-square foot home in San Francisco's Crocker Amazon with a $379,000 asking price. (CBS)

Sizzling Hot, Or Overcooked? Big Asking Price For Tiny Fixer Upper In San Francisco

San Francisco’s real estate market is sizzling hot, but a tiny home is leaving some neighbors feeling like the market has been overcooked.

07/28/2014

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

San Francisco Bayview-Hunters Point Real Estate Prices Soaring; $100,000 Over Asking Price Is Common

One of the most economically disadvantaged neighborhoods of San Francisco is seeing home prices soar as it joins the current real estate boom.

07/28/2014

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Zillow To Purchase Trulia For $3.5 Billion

Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia, which has its headquarters in San Francisco, in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.

07/28/2014

Marinwood Signage

Proposed Low-Income Housing In Marin County Meets NIMBY Opposition

On Monday, Marin County will hold the first of three public hearings on low-income housing. Many homeowners are concerned about what could happen to their property values.

07/27/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Levi’s Stadium Bringing Real Estate, Development Boom To Santa Clara

As if things weren’t changing fast enough in Silicon Valley’s real estate market, the new Levi’s Stadium is shifting things into overdrive. The 49ers have yet to take the field in their new home, but the gold rush is already on in the neighborhoods surrounding the new park.

07/24/2014

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Mixed Results: U.S. Housing Market Resembled the 2014 World Cup in June

The latest residential data shows key indicators in housing are mixed. The market is said to be recovering, but not yet recovered.

07/02/2014

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Survey Finds West Coast Home To Most Overvalued Housing Markets

In his Bubble Watch blog post, Jed Kolko writes that while national prices among the top 100 markets are 3% undervalued, that’s not the case in most California markets. All three Bay Area Cities included in the survey, San Jose (6th most overvalued), Oakland (7th) and San Francisco (10th). The value determination is found by comparing current prices with historic values, income and rents.

06/25/2014

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