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Eager Buyers Bid Big, Snag San Francisco Home That Wasn’t For Sale

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Housing in San Francisco is among the costliest in the country. It’s not just rents going through the roof. The San Francisco real estate market has exploded in neighborhoods that are [Read entire story]

Eager Buyers Bid Big, Snag San Francisco Home That Wasn’t For Sale

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Housing in San Francisco is among the costliest in the country. It’s not just rents going through the roof. The San Francisco real estate market has exploded in neighborhoods that are [Read entire story]

Three-bedroom in Redwood City gated community open Sunday

Built in 1980, this tri-level in a gated community features a remodeled kitchen, a two-story wall of windows and a separate family room. The master suite includes a balcony and a sunken tub in the bathroom. Listing [Read entire story]

Oakland home with NanaWall doors open Sunday

Remodeled in 2004, this home includes NanaWall doors off its kitchen that lead to the landscaped gardens. The Rockridge home includes a two-car garage and full studio, as well as a master suite with jetted tub, tile [Read entire story]

Four-bedroom Mediterranean in Berkeley open Sunday

This Mediterranean in north Berkeley offers views of the Golden Gate Bridge and a living room with French doors opening to a terrace overlooking the bay. Its wine cellar holds about 550 bottles. It has access to San [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Boomerang-shaped contemporary in Berkeley hills

The rounded aesthetic continues in the chef's kitchen, where curved cabinetry with built-in storage plays off the granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The space flows to a football-shaped dining room with [Read entire story]

Hot Property: Boomerang-shaped contemporary in Berkeley hills

The rounded aesthetic continues in the chef's kitchen, where curved cabinetry with built-in storage plays off the granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The space flows to a football-shaped dining room with [Read entire story]

NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES SOLD

Alameda CountyAlameda1413 9th St., 04/04/14 $625,000, 3 bdrms, 883 sf, built 1895, last sold: 11/29/2012, $350,000 2536 Clement Ave., 04/02/14 $601,500, 2 bdrms, 700 sf, built 1920, last sold: 07/21/2000, [Read entire story]

NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES SOLD

Alameda CountyAlameda1413 9th St., 04/04/14 $625,000, 3 bdrms, 883 sf, built 1895, last sold: 11/29/2012, $350,000 2536 Clement Ave., 04/02/14 $601,500, 2 bdrms, 700 sf, built 1920, last sold: 07/21/2000, [Read entire story]

How do I get rid of tenant’s son who is conducting illegal activity?

When I realized he was living there, I reminded my tenant that her rental agreement required every adult living in the property to be a party to my rental agreement. If the son fails to leave pursuant to the 60-day [Read entire story]

How do I get rid of tenant’s son who is conducting illegal activity?

When I realized he was living there, I reminded my tenant that her rental agreement required every adult living in the property to be a party to my rental agreement. If the son fails to leave pursuant to the 60-day [Read entire story]

Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.21 percent

Data released Tuesday showed that U.S. home prices rose at a slightly slower pace in the 12 months that ended in March, a sign that weak sales have begun to restrain the housing market's sharp price gains. A harsh [Read entire story]

Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.21 percent

Data released Tuesday showed that U.S. home prices rose at a slightly slower pace in the 12 months that ended in March, a sign that weak sales have begun to restrain the housing market's sharp price gains. A harsh [Read entire story]

ARM rates

IndexThis WeekLast WeekYear Ago6-month CD0.400.400.446-month T-bill0.0450.0500.0801-month Libor0.150.150.206-month Libor0.330.330.441-year TCMS0.110.100.125-year TCMS1.741.630.70IndexThis WeekLast MonthYear AgoWSJ Prime [Read entire story]

ARM rates

IndexThis WeekLast WeekYear Ago6-month CD0.400.400.446-month T-bill0.0450.0500.0801-month Libor0.150.150.206-month Libor0.330.330.441-year TCMS0.110.100.125-year TCMS1.741.630.70IndexThis WeekLast MonthYear AgoWSJ Prime [Read entire story]

Price Point: $2.895 million

The lower-level family room includes a wet bar and beverage center, and patio doors off the space lead out to a large garden with fruit trees. The deck is wired for electricity, gas and water, making it an ideal place [Read entire story]

Mixed-used SOMA building includes dual lofts, full-service recording studio

Not only did he spend a significant portion of his fortune turning the space into one of the premier recording studios in the country, known as Soundworks, he crowned it with separate, tri-level luxury lofts. [...] [Read entire story]

Price Point: $3.15 million

The condominium boasts customized bathrooms and large closets, as well as hardwood floors, and some of its period details like chandeliers and a fireplace mantle came from the Stanford Court Hotel. The unit provides [Read entire story]

El Cerrito Mediterranean has bay views, luxurious backyard

Offering four-plus bedrooms, views of San Francisco Bay and a semi-open floor plan, this Mediterranean home in the Arlington Estate community features French doors, hardwood floors and large, divided light windows on all [Read entire story]

Now more than ever, cash is king in real estate

One in three buyers of U.S. homes is paying cash, a record high number, according to data made available to McClatchy. The trend is being driven by retiring baby boomers and rich investors, who unlike most first-time [Read entire story]