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2 New Studies Show Shrinking Supply of Affordable Bay Area Homes

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two studies released Friday show the number of homes for sale in the San Francisco Bay Area for half a million dollars or less is falling, according to the studies by CoreLogic and [Read entire story]

Hot Property:

Months after finishing a zero net energy home on Skyline Boulevard in the Oakland Hills, the O’Hara brothers are at it again with their most ambitious project to date. Scott O’Hara and Keith [Read entire story]

Price Point: $875,000 in Mill Valley

Light-filled contemporary with cathedral ceilings and expansive views. The home sits near hiking trails, Golden Gate National Park and Tennessee Valley Cove. Decks stand off the living room, kitchen and master bedroom. A [Read entire story]

Price Point: $849,000 in Kensington

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Sound Off: What is the danger and benefit to waiving contingencies?

A: In today’s competitive San Francisco real estate market, buyers are looking for ways to write the winning offer. We always recommend that buyers have, what used to be, standard financing and inspection [Read entire story]

Just Approved: Loan officer helps client buy before she sells 

Mortgage adviser: Jared Silveria. Loan type: Conforming high balance. Purchase price: $620,000. Down payment: 20 [Read entire story]

‘Sublime design’ of dramatic view home awaits in Presidio Heights

A 21st century palace awaits behind a 19th century facade in Presidio Heights. 314 Walnut St., a fully renovated five-bedroom stretching across four levels, arrives on the market with an $8.5 million price tag. [Read entire story]

Just Shy of $1,000,000 OVER Asking…and Nine Other Overbid Head Spinners

It’s kind of like an “own-goal” in Soccer (Internationally referred to as Football)…sometimes you just gotta put your head down and accept the disbelief… San Francisco’s Top 10 [Read entire story]

Just Shy of $1,000,000 OVER Asking…and Nine Other Overbid Head Spinners

It’s kind of like an “own-goal” in Soccer (Internationally referred to as Football)…sometimes you just gotta put your head down and accept the disbelief… San Francisco’s Top 10 [Read entire story]

Buyer and Seller Beware: Tips for Protecting Your Data (sponsored)

The Equifax data breach, which exposed nearly 150 million citizens' personal information, drove home the point that cybercrime is affecting everyone, and industries like real estate are just as vulnerable because of the [Read entire story]

Affordability issues pushing those from liberal areas to move to Republican strongholds

As prices in more and more urban centers are being pushed up, the typically more progressive residents who live there are increasingly willing to move to more conservative, less expensive areas, according to a new Redfin [Read entire story]

Herb Caen’s childhood home on the market for $714,000

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home has high coved ceilings, vintage in-laid hardwood floors and a separate studio with its own bathroom and private entrance. [Read entire story]

FOR SALE | 740 Clayton | Haight-Ashbury / Cole Valley | $2,495,000

First time on the market since 1970, and currently used as a Church,is a true circa 1906 Victorian gem just waiting to be restored to its original glory, or developed to the max (zoned RH-3), situated on a massive [Read entire story]

FOR SALE | 740 Clayton | Haight-Ashbury / Cole Valley | $2,495,000

First time on the market since 1970, and currently used as a Church,is a true circa 1906 Victorian gem just waiting to be restored to its original glory, or developed to the max (zoned RH-3), situated on a massive [Read entire story]

Dramatic new construction boasts refined material palette

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 143 [Read entire story]

Report: Seattle’s home values rising twice as fast as SF

In news that will surprise no one, Seattle is a piping-hot real estate market. In news that may come as a shock, we're currently beating out San Francisco to do it. [Read entire story]

Diamond Heights Eichler with backyard bocce court asks $2.25 million

Back in the 1950s, famed mid-century developer Joseph Eichler was awarded a tract of land to develop on four adjacent streets in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights. During the early ’60s, Eichler built 100 homes [Read entire story]

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report October 2017

Single Family Homes: September’s median sales price continued its predictable seasonal backing off from its Spring peak in May of $1,475,000, off by 8.5% to $1,350,000. Prices are still up 10.9% above September, [Read entire story]

Millbrae’s oldest surviving home is a Victorian time capsule asking $1.58 million

Want to know how people on the Peninsula lived back in 1865? You must see 1 Lewis Avenue, Millbrae’s oldest surviving home. The historic residence, built for Millbrae Dairy operator and eventual state legislator [Read entire story]

What you can rent in San Francisco’s Mission District for $3,000

Not so long ago, the Mission District was one of the city’s less expensive neighborhoods for rentals. Those days are long gone. With the changing demographics, income, and industry of San Francisco, the Mission is [Read entire story]