Slow Recovery Prompts Businesses to Rethink Their Future in Downtown San FranciscoFor small businesses in downtown San Francisco which rely on a high volume of office workers, the post-pandemic economic forecast is as cloudy as a Sunset District summer.
Vallejo Emerging As One of the Hottest Real Estate Markets in Nation During PandemicAn unexpected Bay Area city has become one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, despite the economic challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.
Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Hit California New Home Buyers HardLumber prices have hit historic levels, making homes in California even more expensive. Builders say it’s causing a ripple effect that will price more people out of the market.
Hopeful Home Buyers Waive Contingencies to Compete in Red-Hot Housing MarketOne way that buyers in this hot real estate market are making their offers stand out is by waiving contingencies. Realtors worry this will lead to lawsuits.
California Realtors Advise Clients to Ignore 'Love Letters' From Would-Be BuyersRealtors are discouraging home sellers from reading overly-personal appeals from prospective buyers, known in the industry as "love letters."
Berkeley Home Sells for $1 Million Over Asking After Getting 29 OffersBidding wars over homes in the East Bay are not unusual during the pandemic, but selling a house for $1 million over asking was a first for Grubb Co. listing agent Jill Carrigan.
Why Are There No Houses To Buy?Though housing prices have soared in many parts of the country, and inventory is way down, real estate sales may still be stronger in 2021.
Movers Relocate Historic San Jose Apartment BuildingSan Jose's Pallesen apartment building, constructed in 1910, was moved Sunday to save it from the wrecking ball.
Project Home: Deceptive Energy-Saving Remodel Plans Hit Homeowners With Financing GotchasA state-approved program to help low-income homeowners make energy improvements to their property has had catastrophic and unintended consequences.
Project Home: 'Perfect Storm' Sparks Bidding Wars As Bay Area Housing Market Heats Up 1 Year Into PandemicIn the Bay Area's housing market, bidding wars are back with a vengeance. Despite a global pandemic, 2020 is expected to outpace 2019 when it comes to the number of homes sold.
COVID: East Bay Town Of Mountain House Sees Pandemic Real Estate BoomAnyone wondering where some of the residents who fled from the Bay Area during the COVID-19 pandemic should just look east to the town of Mountain House.
Office Property In San Francisco's Mission Bay Set To Sell For Record $1.08BA 750,000-square foot San Francisco office complex in the Mission Bay neighborhood is set to sell for a record $1.08 billion, according to the realty company that put the property on the market.
Study: Reports Of Mass Exodus From California in 2020 Are FalseA nonpartisan think tank’s new study found that a reported “mass exodus” from California in 2020 did not happen.
Historic San Francisco Victorian Home's Sunday Jaunt Amazes OnlookersAfter 139 years at 807 Franklin St. in San Francisco, a two-story Victorian house has a new address.
COVID Rentals: San Francisco 1-Bedroom Rents Begin 2021 Down 24% From Last YearThe median rent of a 1-bedroom apartment in San Francisco is down nearly 25% from a year ago, a sign of how much the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Bay Area rental market.