Monthly Archives: June 2018

Homebuyers, Beware: Hackers Targeting Real Estate Transactions

A sophisticated scam targeting homebuyers robbed a San Jose couple of their life savings, and real estate experts say everyone shopping for a place to live is at risk. NBC Bay Area spoke with multiple homebuyers who fell victim to … Continue reading

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The Bay Area’s tech boom and the `dark side of prosperity’: Q&A with Richard Walker

Richard A. Walker, a retired UC Berkeley geography professor and author ofbr /“Pictures of a Gone City.” (Photo courtesy of Zia Walker-Chinoy)  The geographer Richard Walker is out with an unflinching examination of the San Francisco Bay Area, the epicenter … Continue reading

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Vallejo Real Estate Heats Up As Last Affordable Town In Bay Area

VALLEJO (KPIX 5) — The quest for an affordable Bay Area home has transformed Vallejo into one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S. KPIX 5 visited an East Vallejo home on Wednesday that had been on the … Continue reading

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$97 million Palo Alto home is most expensive for sale in Bay Area – KGO

Want to live like a tech billionaire? We have the perfect home for you. REPORT: $117,000 a year considered ‘low income’ in some Bay Area counties Business Insider says a home in Palo Alto is the most expensive home now … Continue reading

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Families earning $117000 now qualify as "low income" in California’s Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO – A report out this week from the Department of Housing and Urban Development finds the median price for a single-family home in the Bay Area is now $935,000. A family earning $117,000 now qualifies as “low income” … Continue reading

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