Monthly Archives: January 2019

Sound Off: What’s your prediction for Bay Area real estate in 2019?

A: What an exciting time to be in San Francisco real estate: adjusting interest rates, chaotic political environment, volatile stock market, short term rental restrictions. Can anything else be added to the formula? Yes — low unemployment, limited construction, city-based … Continue reading

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After lull, Bay Area rents are rising again, but not like before

After two years of low to negative growth, Bay Area rents picked up steam in 2018, especially in the second half of the year, according to a quarterly survey of large apartment complexes by RealPage, a real estate analytics firm. … Continue reading

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SF wants to use new map of flood-prone areas to inform property buyers

In the coming months, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission hopes to get the Board of Supervisors to introduce and pass an ordinance that would require property owners to notify prospective buyers when the building for sale lies in a … Continue reading

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Bay Area political events: Digital democracy, felony disenfranchisement

Upcoming political events in the Bay Area. WEDNESDAY Elections and democracy in digital age: A panel discussion and question-and-answer session with members of the Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age. Free. 5 p.m., Koret-Taube Conference … Continue reading

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Bay Area political events: SF Politics 101, new citizen voting

Upcoming political events in the Bay Area. TUESDAY S.F. Politics 101: United Democratic Club presents San Francisco Politics 101, an introductory course on politics with a panel of experts and activists. Free. 6:30 p.m., Richmond/Sen. Milton Marks Branch Library, 351 … Continue reading

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