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Hundreds of residential units, along with offices and retail could soon be built on this site in Larkspur. (CBS)

Larkspur Residents Concerned Over Proposed High-Density Housing

Residents in Larkspur are concerned over a proposed high-density housing project, saying it would become a nuisance.

05/22/2014

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Bay Area Home Buyers Need Four Times Income Of Some Other U.S. Residents To Afford Average Home

A study from home mortgage tracker HSH.com indicates the average worker in the San Francisco Bay Area needs to earn $137,129 a year to buy the median-priced home in the region, more than four times the salary required in the five cheapest metropolitan areas: Cleveland ($29k), Pittsburgh ($30k), St. Louis ($31), Cincinnati ($31) and Detroit ($32k).

05/20/2014

Los Altos Home Sold

Los Altos Family Recalls Life Before Real Estate Price Explosion

Claudia Meyer grew up in Los Altos. Her parents bought their home for $18,000, a far cry from how much homes are today.

05/17/2014

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

Bay Area’s Middle Class Being Pushed Out Of SF Metro Area’s Housing Market

The middle class is being pushed out of the San Francisco metro area’s housing market.

05/13/2014

O'Donnell Family

Eager Buyers Bid Big, Snag San Francisco Home That Wasn’t For Sale

After a year of being beat out on every San Francisco property they bid on, a family switched realtors and bought a house that wasn’t for sale.

05/09/2014

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

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