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Sausalito home is ‘practical yet private’

The managing director of public finance for Stone & Youngberg lived in San Francisco for decades before moving to Marin County in 2006. For the past seven years, Sollers has lived in the three-level, resort-style home [Read entire story]

San Jose Mercury News building sold

The sale of the San Jose Mercury News' campus to Super Micro Computer has been completed, the newspaper's parent company, Digital First Media, said Thursday. [Read entire story]

Home prices continue to skyrocket, though S.F.’s gains slow down

U.S. home prices rose in August from a year earlier at the pace since February 2006. But the price gains slowed in many cities from July, including San Francisco, a sign that the spike in prices over the past year may [Read entire story]

Chinese investor activity in San Francisco real estate reaching fever pitch

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Home-sale contracts sink as mortgage rates, prices rise

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in September to the lowest level in nine months, reflecting higher mortgage rates and home prices that have made purchases more costly. [Read entire story]

…And You Thought Getting Beat Up In Multiple Offers Was Bad

…And You Thought Getting Beat Up In Multiple Offers Was Bad

File this one under nothing to do with real estate, everything to do with insanity, stupidity, fun, danger, pain, and suffering all rolled into one. …and you thought getting beat up in multiple offers was bad. [Read entire story]

More Overbids For Your Monday

It’s another Monday, and the madness continues. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 3691 17th St 3693 2-4 Units 16 $1,499,000 $2,200,000 46.76% 127 Central Ave 129 2-4 [Read entire story]

S.F. offers nation’s least affordable home buying for middle class

With rising rents and home prices, public transportation prone to go “on strike,” and rising energy costs, the middle class is taking a hit in American cities. But nowhere does that hit hurt more than in San [Read entire story]

Warmington Residential – Celadon in San Jose

Warmington Residential - Celadon Home is Specially Priced at $599,990 for Year-End Closing.During the closeout phase at Celadon in San Jose, Warmington Residential continues to offer special pricing and incentives. [Read entire story]

Corona Heights home boasts period details

Set on a cul-de-sac, the facade of this three-bedroom house features clinker bricks and a carved oak front door. Period light fixtures, original moldings, coved ceilings and practical built-ins play off the speakers, [Read entire story]

Just want to rent it for an hour or two – Jerry Garcia’s house for sale

Calling all Deadheads looking for a chateau — Jerry Garcia’s 1.1-acre Stinson Beach compound is up for sale for just under $4 million. Situated at the base of the Willow Camp trail with 180-degree views of [Read entire story]

Bank of America loses civil fraud suit over bad mortgages

Bank of America has lost a major civil fraud case brought by the Justice Department, a major victory for the federal government as it continues to pursue cases stemming from the financial crisis. [Read entire story]

Who sold what, published Oct. 26, 2013

Residential transactions in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties, published Oct. 26, 2013. [Read entire story]

AT&T will sell its regional headquarters in San Ramon

AT&T said Tuesday it intends to sell its mammoth regional office complex in San Ramon's Bishop Ranch business park because the company's need for space in the building has dwindled. [Read entire story]

California, Bay Area foreclosures, defaults drop

Foreclosures and default notices, which deluged California and the Bay Area just a few years ago, have now slowed to a trickle as the economy and the housing market stabilize. Rising home prices, increased job creation [Read entire story]

California pending home sales fell in September while inventory rose

Buyers signed fewer contracts for California homes last month as the housing market entered a typically slower period and declining affordability sapped demand. [Read entire story]

Fairfax home looks out at Ross Valley from decks

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a local home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Craftsman period details mingle with modern finishes in this five-bedroom, four-bathroom [Read entire story]

The nation’s best and the worst for trick-or-treating

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Maximum Overbid Monday!

Well now that we have the government shutdown (temporarily) behind us, let’s get back to the market at hand. It would appear there is a bit of a calm washing over our waters, but open house activity is still [Read entire story]

Inner Mission condo open Sunday

This condominium boasts a flexible floor plan and includes two-car parking. High ceilings and wood floors complement the condominium, which features a bright kitchen and shared, landscaped yard. Listing agent: Eva [Read entire story]