Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bay Area Real Estate Market Continues to Get More Competitive

However, they’re not buying any faster than buyers last year. 48.9% and 43.1% of homes for sale in San Jose and San Francisco (respectively) are going in two weeks or less as of October 2013; and while these numbers may … Continue reading

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New housing units in SF are filling up fast

Seeing as San Francisco’s housing and cost-of-living issues are getting a lot of press attention these days (New York Times: “Backlash by the Bay: Tech Riches Alter a City”), here are a few recent bulletins from the front: Venn on … Continue reading

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Can’t Talk San Francisco House Prices Without Talking Zoning

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Pending home sales fall again

While the Realtors’ survey, which draws its data from regional multiple listing services, showed a big drop in the usually investor-heavy West, another report saw investors returning to the market in October after stepping back earlier in the year. After … Continue reading

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Lawyer pumps up S.F. landlords at boot camp

In the Fort Mason Center one recent night, real estate attorney Daniel Bornstein stood in front of a crowd of nearly 400 people. “Can there be protected tenants in a property built after 1979?” he asked, pointing to the audience. … Continue reading

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