Monthly Archives: February 2019

Suspect Hunters Point shipyard contractor did similar work at Treasure Island

Corporate managers accused of directing an extensive fraud in the cleanup of San Francisco’s toxic shipyard led similar projects at nearby Treasure Island — work that apparently has never been rechecked since fraud at the shipyard was discovered, even as … Continue reading

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Real estate forecasters see cooling housing market in 2019

San JoseHigher home prices. Weaker demand. Fewer sales. More traffic. Economists for the California Association of Realtors on Thursday offered a somber forecast for the state housing market in 2019, expecting rising interest rates and a lack of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Just how long does it take to buy a home in the Bay Area?

The old real estate adage “location, location, location” could be replaced in California by “compromise, compromise, compromise.” Bay Area home buyers are saving longer, paying more, getting less and commuting farther than they wanted because of the region’s crippling housing shortage, according … Continue reading

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Quest to leave Bay Area’s high prices and traffic grows

San JoseHigh home prices, expanding rush hours and maybe the futile search for a cheap cup of coffee and affordable avocado toast adds up to one thing — the Bay Area is getting more popular to leave. CLICK HERE if … Continue reading

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Bay Area home prices dip below record as summer slowdown takes hold

The median Bay Area home price fell from June to July but was still up double digits over last year, according to a CoreLogic report issued Friday. The median price paid for a new or existing Bay Area home or … Continue reading

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