San Francisco Company Offers Rent Guarantee to Small LandlordsSay you're a landlord and you could guarantee that, if your tenant doesn’t pay rent, you don’t lose money? Zumper, an online rental platform, is launching a first-of-its-kind rent guarantee program aimed at doing just that.
Landlords Receive Millions In COVID-19 Relief While Quarantined Students Forced To Pay For Vacant ApartmentsAs the coronavirus pandemic closes college campuses across the country, students -- and their parents -- are still stuck paying rent for vacant apartments even as many of those property owners receive pandemic assistance.
Pandemic Cools San Francisco's Red Hot Rental MarketRent prices are dropping in pricey San Francisco while the suburbs remain steady. The City is still the priciest place for rentals, but that may not be the case for long.
Marin County Supes Extend Eviction Moratorium Through September 30The Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extended a county eviction moratorium for the fourth time for residents economically suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Residents, Developers Spar Over West Side San Francisco Housing ProjectsThe Sunset and Richmond districts on the west side of San Francisco have become the new frontier for housing developers.
Project Home: Luxury Home Sales Rebound In New Pandemic Work-From-Home CultureLuxury home sales have hit a record high, all thanks to the work-from-home culture. Realtors say the wine country has gone from a second home market to a primary home market overnight.
Drastic Drops: Median San Francisco 1-Bedroom Rent Down Nearly 12% Amid COVID-19 PandemicRents for one bedroom apartments in San Francisco in June were down nearly 12 percent from this time last year.
Project Home: Soaring Home Prices, Systemic Discrimination Drive Resegregation In Bay Area CommunitiesResearchers at UC Berkeley are mapping the increased resegregation of the housing market as large Bay Area cities become wealthier and whiter.
Coronavirus Update: High-Priced Real Estate Listings Returning To San Francisco Bay Area MarketA thaw is beginning to take place in the deep chill cast over the San Francisco Bay Area real estate market by the outbreak of the coronavirus, according to a survey released by the real estate website Zillow.
Coronavirus Outbreak Having Chilling Effect On San Francisco Bay Area's Real Estate MarketAdd the San Francisco Bay Area's once red-hot real estate market to restaurants, cafes, music venues and local businesses that have been dramatically impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
California Homeowners Wonder How To Pay Mortgage As Renters Withhold Payments Amid Coronavirus ShelteringMore than one million Californians have already filed for unemployment amid the coronavirus shelter-in-place order. That massive loss of income has many wondering how to pay bills that are due next week.
Landlords Face Ethics Of Public Safety Vs. Personal Privacy When Tenants Test Positive For CoronavirusDo tenants have the right to know if someone in their building tested positive? Can landlords demand an infected person to tell them?
Old, Dilapidated Shack High Atop San Francisco's Potrero Hill Sells For $1.975 MillionAn old, dilapidated shack that sits high atop San Francisco's Potrero Hill just sold for $1.975 million.
Berkeley Mayor Pushes Policy To Put Renters FirstBerkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin proposed a new housing policy Thursday aimed at giving renters first dibs when a property goes up for sale
South Bay Measure E Property Tax Could Raise Millions For Low-Income Housing; Opponents SkepticalAhead of the March 3 California primary, proponents of a new tax on mega real estate deals in Santa Clara County are stepping up efforts to raise awareness about the proposal - Measure E - that elected officials say will raise funds for affordable housing. But opponents say there is a catch.