Officials at Oakland University (OU) recently enacted a new policy banning smoking from any area on campus or near school buildings, according to The Oakland Press. The passing of this new policy follows on the heels of the Oakland City Council, which first adopted a broad smoking ban five years ago. Read More
An old neighborhood in North Oakland is currently undergoing an unofficial name change with local real estate agents, existing residents and incoming relocators. According to ABC, the Golden Gate District of North Oakland is now largely referred to as North Oakland Berkeley Emeryville, or NOBE. With the name Read More
Northern California and the Pacific Northwest are continually heralded as champions of sustainable and green energy, and the Bay Area is one of the technological and cultural hubs in the region. Many homes for sale in San Francisco are constructed with green features in mind, and existing properties are Read More
Officials, residents and business owners in San Jose, California, are working together to promote sustainable, green practices throughout the city. Families purchasing homes for sale in San Jose could find themselves engaging in multiple sustainability initiatives that have been passed and supported by the Read More
Technology giant Apple plans to shift some of its manufacturing processes away from China and back domestically to the United States, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. Part of its efforts to do so include the construction of a new campus in Cupertino, California. The number of jobs that will be directly Read More
With an abundance of affordable houses for sale in Oakland, the city is fast becoming one of the hottest property markets for young families and other first-time homebuyers to move to. Not only is this a positive sign for the rebounding real estate market in Oakland, but could portend a great sign of Read More
Getting a new business off the ground is incredibly challenging, especially for people who are investing significant resources into their companies. Thankfully, property buyers who are exploring some of the homes for sale in Berkeley and are hoping to launch original companies can receive support from a Read More
Lower-than-average mortgage interest rates and a wide variety of housing options are just a few of the reasons many younger people are exploring real estate market opportunities. In fact, many homes for sale in Berkeley feature excellent amenities that make them attractive to people in their 20s and 30s. Read More
Jack London Square, a prominent part of downtown Oakland, is currently undergoing a substantial revival that is enhancing the city's reputation and could portend positive developments for the real estate market in the city. With an improved downtown area, coupled with an abundance of available houses for Read More
Jack London Square, a prominent part of downtown Oakland, is currently undergoing a substantial revival that is enhancing the city's reputation and could portend positive developments for the real estate market in the city.
Recent data from a study of real estate markets around the country revealed that the Bay Area is home to six of the nation's ten most expensive home markets, according to the Central Valley Business Times. Additionally, the region is also where the single most expensive real estate market is located, in Read More
Recent data from a study of real estate markets around the country revealed that the Bay Area is home to six of the nation's ten most expensive home markets, according to the Central Valley Business Times.