San Francisco’s most affordable listing: A $100K parking spot

Anyone hunting for a home in San Francisco would have been excited to learn about the latest $100,000 listing in a city that typically has some of the most expensive properties in the nation. That is, until they realize the listing is for a parking space, rather than somewhere you may want to live. The

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The LGBT community is being priced out of ‘gayborhood’ markets

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community claim they’re increasingly being priced out of so-called “gayborhoods” that they helped to establish. USA Today reported that in areas such as the Castro district in San Francisco, which has long been popular with the LBGT community, home values have risen to nearly $1.8 million on

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Google pledges $1 billion to ease San Francisco’s affordable housing problem

Google this week announced a grand plan to try and help ease San Francisco’s housing problem, saying it’s setting aside $1 billion to build 20,000 homes in the region in the next ten years. Google’s plans come as it and other technology firms face criticism for contributing to the soaring costs of housing in the

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Redfin says we’ll see less bidding wars this year

Bidding wars are unlikely to be as commonplace this year as they face less competition due to growing inventories in many markets, according to a new Redfin analysis. In April, just 15% of offers faced competing bids, Redfin said. That’s down 60% from a year ago, it added. The reduced competition is even being felt

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5 Challenges To Living In The San Francisco Bay Area

Although many professionals view the San Francisco Bay Area as a beautiful place to live, the city has one of the most challenging living environments. While millennials are moving into the city, they have a tough time in San Francisco. As a professional moving to San Francisco, you need to be aware of these challenges.

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How the Internet has changed the Real Estate Industry

A few decades ago, people never heard of what online marketing is. No one can really explain the possibility that most business transactions can happen without doing them face to face. Fast forward to today, the internet has become the most influential technology that changes the way people think, behave, and see the world. The

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Facebook could relocate away from Silicon Valley due to high housing costs

A senior Facebook executive has hinted at the possibility of the social media giant relocating its headquarters away from Silicon Valley due to the expensive cost of housing in the area.

San Francisco home prices jump $100k in just 3 months

Homeowners in San Francisco might well be rubbing their hands with glee with the news that property prices in the city have skyrocketed upwards once again.

Granny flats on the rise as cities battle against inventory shortage

So-called “granny flats”, which generally means specialized housing units for older in-laws, are seeing their popularity surge in a number of housing-starved areas across the country, according to media reports.

San Francisco to spend $44M on affordable housing for teachers

San Francisco is working to provide more affordable housing to the city’s teachers, after a report warned that many are struggling to be able to pay their mortgages and rents

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