Tag: real estate
Total value of homes in San Francisco and four surrounding counties is nearly $1 trillion.
Protesters issue mock citation to company for using Muni bus stops without paying.
Historic black bookstore trying to raise $1 million to buy its current home and avert displacement.
A split City Council moves ahead with plan to seize underwater mortgages to force better loan terms.
This won’t come as a surprise to Bay Area residents: the region is still growing. By one estimate, the Bay Area will add two million people by 2040, a 30 percent increase over today’s population of about seven million. More people means more housing and more traffic. But regional planning agencies have another target to […]
It comes as no surprise to anyone who has tried to find an apartment in Silicon Valley. But in case you had any doubt, the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed on Tuesday that rents there are the highest in the country. The Census says that its 2011 American Community Survey found the estimated “gross median rent” […]
California is still struggling to get back on its feet after a devastating housing crisis. And Wells Fargo is partly to blame for the sluggish recovery because it is refusing to modify home loans, according to a coalition of homeowners groups. By foreclosing on homeowners who can’t make their payments, the San Francisco-based bank will […]
Marilyn Reynolds bought her West Oakland home in 2001 for $600,000. In 2010, after her husband’s work dried up and they split up, she was forced to sell it for $180,000 – to avoid foreclosure. Reynolds isn’t alone. Today, new businesses and families from the suburbs are moving in and changing the social landscape. Can […]