Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.92 pct.

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30-year mortgage rate declined to 3.92 percent from 3.97 percent last week – the lowest level since June 2013…

Court strikes SF law requiring steep payouts to those evicted by Ellis Act

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A federal judge struck down a SF ordinance that steeply increased payments landlords were required to pay tenants in eviction…

SF Supes initially approve legalizing short term rentals

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted in favor of an ordinance today that will create…

Slower growth for US home prices in August

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U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability…

Bay Area absentee housing owners

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Increasing number of house buyers in Bay Area choose to own a piece of real estate but do not live in it…

California homes sold to all-cash Chinese buyers

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California Homes sold to Chinese all-cash buyers…

SF homeowners defer legalizing in-law units

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Housing advocates explain how property owners can make an illegal in-law unit legal…

SF launches new loan program for affordable housing

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SF Mayor Ed Lee announced Monday a new loan program designed to protect longtime low-income tenants in the city…

San Francisco sells record million-dollar homes

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A research firm says a record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter…

SF legislation to regulate tenant buyouts

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David Campos estimates that there are 6-7 buyouts for every eviction in the city…

SF new affordable apartments welcome tenants

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A new tenant at BRIDGE Housing shares her story of applying affordable housing…

SF Candlestick Heights affordable housing deadline

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San Francisco Candlestick Heights offer 19 four-bedroom affordable units for low income residents….

Bay Area home sales slightly up in June

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Bay Area home sales were slightly up in June but remained below long-term levels…

So. S.F. renter refusing to pay and move out

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South San Francisco renter refuses to pay to the landlord or move out…

SF SOMA launches new affordable housing

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Mosso, a new housing development is near completion in SF South of Market area…

New affordable housing proposed in SF Chinatown

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A parking lot at the foot of Telegraph Hill could become the site of more than 100 affordable housing units…

SF city leaders file anti-speculation tax measure

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The anti-speculation tax ballot measure would impose a gradual real estate transfer tax on any short-term flip of property…

SF’s housing battle measure

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San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim proposes a November ballot measure designed to ensure that 30% of all new units are below market rate…

Millennials squeezed out of housing market

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According to new numbers from the US Census Bureau, only 36-percent of Americans under the age of 35 own a home…

SF Mayor presents $17B 2-year proposed budget

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee presented his budget for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 to the Board of Supervisors…

Alameda Co: Hazmat disposal fees goes up in July

Residents of Alameda County will soon be paying more to dispose of hazardous waste…

Bill to halt mass San Francisco evictions revived

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California state Senate has passed a bill that would allow the city of San Francisco to limit the mass eviction of tenants…

Ukraine unrest boosts London’s housing market

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A penthouse in London, apparently sold to a Russian buyer for 225 million U.S. dollars…

New housing units in SF Visitacion Valley

The long vacated Schlage Lock factory by Bayshore Boulevard in SF Visitacion Valley will become a neighborhood for nearly 1,700 low-and middle-income apartments…

SF landlords sued for renting property as ‘illegal’ hotels

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed lawsuits
against landlords who allegedly illegally converted residential
apartments into short-term rental units used for tourist lodging offered
through online housing services.

Possession vs ownership conflicts in Chinese families

Possession vs ownership often creates conflicts in Chinese families

SF Mayor Ed Lee calls for 30k new housing units in State of the City address

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today gave his annual State of the City address and laid out a plan to create 30,000 new and rehabilitated homes in the city by 2020…

Bay Area home prices, rents spike

Bay Area rents and home prices go up sharply compare to the same time last year. Santa Clara county home prices went up 16.3%…

Lowering your hazardous lead risk

A workshop on how San Francisco residents can lower their exposure to lead was offered by the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH)…

SF is finding homes for 50 veterans

舊金山發起百日活動”SF Homes for Heroes”,旨在為舊金山無家可歸的退伍軍人找到居所。當局呼籲市內有空置房屋的屋主…