Monthly Archives: March 2019

What will happen to SF home prices if Slack, Airbnb, Uber and Lyft go public?

If tech firms including Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and Slack go public this year, what will the effect be on Bay Area real estate? We can look to the Facebook Effect for insight. The Facebook Effect Facebook’s public offering had such … Continue reading

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January home sales drop, price adjustments indicate rebalancing of California market

Economic and market uncertainties sent January home sales down to their lowest level since April 2008, according to the latest California Association of Realtors sales and price report. Sales in January dropped double-digits on a year-over-year basis in the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Buyers Should Revisit Los Angeles And San Francisco Housing Markets For New Opportunities

San Francisco housing markets offer new buyer opportunitiesGetty Buyers should revisit the housing markets in Los Angeles and San Francisco for new buying opportunities according to Selma Hepp, chief economist at the San Francisco office of Compass, the national luxury … Continue reading

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Hillsborough sues owner of California’s famous Flintstone House

In an early favorite for most unlikely real estate news event of the year, the town of Hillsborough has filed suit against publisher Florence Fang, owner of the famous “Flintstone House” at 45 Berryessa Avenue, over her modern Stone Age … Continue reading

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Who got charged in the college admissions cheating scandal

Federal prosecutors charged 50 people Tuesday in a sweeping college admissions cheating and bribery scheme. The defendants include Hollywood actresses, Bay Area parents, CEOs, a Stanford coach, a Napa Valley winemaker, a Miami real estate developer and others. The primary … Continue reading

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