Monthly Archives: May 2016

Bay Area real estate: Everywhere you go, million-dollar homes

Pick a house, any house. In San Francisco and Silicon Valley, there’s about a 50 percent chance that it’s worth $1 million or more. The odds are less in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, yet the share of million-dollar homes there … Continue reading

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Uber and a Bay Area landlord will pay new tenants $100 a month to go car-free

Uber is teaming up with the owners of a massive real estate development in San Francisco to offer new tenants a monthly $100 transportation stipend if they agree to go car-free. The money can be used for public transit, taxis, … Continue reading

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FBI accused of planting hidden microphones around Bay Area to nab real estate investors

Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly planted hidden microphones in and around the San Francisco Bay Area as part of an effort to catch several real estate investors suspected of bid rigging at local foreclosure auctions, according San … Continue reading

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Record high prices for Bay Area homes in April

Record highs, once again. The median price paid for Bay Area homes — single family, condominiums and townhouses — hit a new peak for the nine-county region in April: $686,000, surpassing the prior peak of $665,000 set in June and … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay area housing bubble not bursting, but moderating

Real estate markets are moving toward a “new normal” in the San Francisco Bay area. This is according to the local “feet on the street” stories I hear from top Bay Area Realtors. Interested in the San Francisco market? Check … Continue reading

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