More Americans to buy homes with 3 percent down

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Some Americans will soon be able to buy a home with a down payment as low as 3 percent…

Most expensive house for sale in US

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America’s most expensive home for sale for $195 million dollars…

900 square-foot Palo Alto home sold for $3 million

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According to Dataquick, a 900 square feet home in Palo Alto was sold for $3 million…

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

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

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…

US Home sales holding back in fall

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US Home sales holding back in fall…

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

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

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…

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

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

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

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

San Francisco Bay Area home prices climb in May

A research firm says San Francisco Bay area home prices rose to a new 6 1/2 year high last month…

Millennials squeezed out of housing market

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

US new-home sales rose 6.4 percent in April

Sales of U.S. new homes recovered in April after slumping in the previous two months…

SF affordable senior housing accepts applications

SF affordable senior housing accepts applications…

Housing debt still entraps 10 million Americans

Nearly 10 million Americans remain financially trapped by homes that are worth less than their mortgage debts…

94027 Atherton the most expensive zip code

Home prices are up all over the Bay Area and the Atherton zip code–94027– is now the most pricey in the entire nation…

Oakland City Council votes for rent control

The Oakland City Council has preliminary passed a proposal that would put a limit on rent increase on landlords…

Benicia man shoots and kills himself during eviction

A 59-year-old Benicia man shot himself Thursday morning during an eviction process and later died at a hospital…

Millennial effect changing rental market

Millennial effect changing rental market…

San Francisco Bay home sales fall in February

A research firm says low inventories sent San Francisco Bay area home sales to the lowest level for any February in six years…

As Bay Area housing prices soar, do you buy or rent?

The Bay Area home and rental prices are soaring and have little relief in sight. People ho are looking for a house should buy it or rent it…

Report: US home sales volume and median home prices continue to increase

RealtyTrac today releases its August 2013 U.S. Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows the home sales volume and median home prices continue to increase…

Chinese buyers snap up new houses in London

Chinese buyers were responsible for 27 percent of new build house purchases in central London last year…

San Francisco loans will help police buy homes

San Francisco’s first responders will be eligible to receive up to $100,000 in assistance for a down payment on a home…