Monthly Archives: June 2014

‘Star Wars’ creator George Lucas selects Chicago over San Franciso for museum

The force was not with San Francisco when it lost a bid to build a museum to house filmmaker George Lucas’ huge collection of art and Hollywood memorabilia. The winning city is Chicago. Many believe San Francisco blew a rare … Continue reading

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Bay Area home prices rise 18 percent — how much higher can they go?

Homes like this one in Berkeley, are on average selling for higher prices than they did during the last real estate boom. Blanca Torres Reporter- San Francisco Business Times Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+  |  LinkedIn As housing prices inch … Continue reading

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May Home Survey Finds Another Big Jump In Bay Area Prices, Rents

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – New data on the Bay Area housing market indicates a sharp increase in home values paired with higher rents across the region. According to home price tracking firm Zillow, Bay Area home values rose more … Continue reading

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The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

Share: (Mark Andrew Boyer/KQED) Before anything else, let’s glory in our superiority. On average, people in the Bay Area are making a lot of money (too bad so much goes to keeping a roof over our heads). The federal Bureau … Continue reading

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Oakland real estate prices surge for a second year, still below 2007 peak

As San Francisco home prices climb into the stratosphere, reaching a median price of over $1 million as of May 2014, Oakland real estate continues to climb out of the deep hole it fell into during the recession. Oakland sales … Continue reading

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