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Real Estate

Winchester Ranch Mobile Home Community in San Jose. (CBS)

Hayward City Leaders Push To Protect Mobile Home Parks From Development

As property values skyrocket in the Bay Area, mobile home parks are being left in the dust, and landlords in an East Bay city might have to pay the price for pushing those low-rent tenants out.

05/08/2014

David & James Benham (credit: HGTV)

Benham Brothers Disappointed In HGTV Ouster Over Anti-Gay Remarks

HGTV cancels show over the two brother’s anti-gay remarks…

05/08/2014

This home in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood sold at $2.1 million, $600,000 above the asking price. (CBS)

‘Overbid Madness’ Strikes San Francisco Real Estate Market, Home Sold $600K Above Asking

Realtors are using the words “overbid madness” to describe what’s happening in San Francisco’s housing market. One case in point is a home that was sold hundreds of thousands above the asking price.

05/03/2014

KPIX 5's Juliette Goodrich grew up at this home in Pleasanton. Her parents bought this home in 1973 for $56,000. It is currently worth about $850,000. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Juliette Goodrich’s Childhood Home An Example Of Hot Real Estate Market

With the Bay Area real estate market red hot, it’s hard to believe that houses were once sold for five figures. KPIX 5 reporter Juliette Goodrich went back to the East Bay home she grew up in to explore how the market has changed.

05/02/2014

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Houses Selling Like Hotcakes Here And There

Spring 2014 housing indicators tell us that procrastination is not the way forward for buyers.

04/30/2014

Elba Borgen. (CBS)

San Francisco Real Estate Investor Tops ‘Dirty Thirty’ List Over Ellis Act Evictions

Elba Borgen is a woman whose name strikes fear in the heart of many San Francisco tenants. She tops the so-called “Dirty Thirty” list of real estate investors who have used the Ellis Act to evict long-time San Francisco tenants from their homes.

04/24/2014

San Francisco Real Estate

Home Prices Hit Pre-Recession Levels In Many Bay Area Cities

Real estate website Zillow released a report Monday night that shows home prices in dozens of Bay Area cities have hit pre-recession levels. Experts said prices are likely to keep going up for the foreseeable future.

04/22/2014

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Real Estate Developer, Lawyer, 2 Former Bankers Indicted On Loan Fraud Charges Involving Sonoma Valley Bank

A North Bay real estate developer, a lawyer and two former bank executives have been indicted in federal court in San Francisco and arrested on charges of loan fraud in a case involving the now-failed Sonoma Valley Bank.

04/10/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Landlords Threaten To Sue City Over Increased Ellis Act Fees

A group of San Francisco landlords said they are preparing to file a lawsuit against the city after the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to increase the amount of tenant relocation fees for Ellis Act evictions.

04/09/2014

Patterson Ranch in Fremont, where 500 single family homes are slated to be built. (CBS)

Prime Fremont Real Estate To Become 500 New Homes In Massive Deal

After 20 years of debate over what to do with some prized real estate in Fremont, a decision has finally been made. KB Home is slated to build 500 new single family houses at the historic Patterson Ranch.

04/07/2014

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