Monthly Archives: January 2018

Oakland House is Selling for Bitcoin

Think the Bay Area real estate market can’t get any more inflated, speculative, and discriminatory to anyone outside the tech bro community? Enter Bitcoin, the celebrated cryptocurrency that’s created a few overnight millionaires and untold legions of wannabes, speculators, and … Continue reading

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Bay Area rents soared 40 to 50 percent since 2012

In a study released last week with the delicate title, “The Rent Is Getting Too Damn High,” Trulia says that, well, Bay Area rents are indeed getting too high. The real estate site sifted through its own rental data between … Continue reading

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Housing in 2018: San Jose neighborhoods top the nation’s ‘hottest’ list

SAN JOSE — More bad news for people house-hunting in the Bay Area: Of the 10 hottest neighborhoods in the country this year, according to the real estate website Redfin, nine are in the San Jose metro area. The last is … Continue reading

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Solano County remains nation’s third hottest real estate market

Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond. Sign up for our new Morning Report weekday newsletter. The Vallejo-Fairfield area is still among the country’s hottest real estate markets, but hovers in third place, … Continue reading

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Bay Area housing market shows no signs of cooling

Housing in America’s most expensive region is going to get even pricier. For all the talk of the U.S. tax overhaul hitting wealthy blue-state real estate, the Bay Area is set for more home-price gains. Its technology-fueled economy and persistent … Continue reading

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