Despite the U.S. team's disappointing World Cup loss this week, a new Redfin study finds many San Franciscans likely still have a horse in the race.
It's no wonder Bay Area real estate is such a hot commodity these days: An exhaustive survey found that residents in our region are happier and more contented with their lives than residents of any other large U.S. metropolitan area.
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that a pair of golden retrievers are busy selling homes in New York (or at least narrating listing videos!). Also, bidding wars decreased nationwide in December but were up in San Jose and San Francisco.
Strong Bay Area job growth continued to fuel California employment gains in December. Demand from newly employed (and newly wealthy!) workers should keep Pacific Union's Bay Area and Tahoe/Truckee real estate markets sizzling.
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that San Francisco metro area home values reached a whopping $987.2 billion this year. Also, one Illinois real estate professional uses drones to take aerial shots of his listings.
Winter is waiting in the wings, and all those home-maintenance and winterizing projects you set aside during the summer months still need to be completed before the rain and cold of December in Northern California kicks in.
It's no secret that the entire Bay Area real estate market is hot right now, but certain pockets are scorching. We dig into Bay Area cities and districts where housing inventory is literally flying off the shelf.
School-district boundaries are an important consideration for most homebuyers -- so important, in fact, that a majority of buyers say they would be willing to pay from 1 to 20 percent over their budget to purchase a house in a desired school district.
Want to get exercise, save gas money, and help the environment all at once? Buying a home in a walkable neighborhood offers all of these perks. Find out which regions of the Bay Area are best for pedestrians.
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