It's been a few years since the housing bust of the mid-2000s, and with that comes time for recovery. The real estate market has been steadily posting gains in 2012 in metros across the nation. Small cities to the north and large cities to the south are seeing home values increase, property sales improve Read More
Every major metro area in the United States has some form of public transportation, whether it is a subway system like the T service in Boston or the trolley cars that dot the streets of San Francisco. The homes for sale in Oakland have access to buses, ferries and trains that take residents across the San Read More
San Francisco is known by many names in the modern world. The City by the Bay, Frisco and The Golden Gate City are just a few of the monikers it has gathered over the years.
However, the homes for sale in San Francisco are located in a region regarded by a slightly less flashy name. The U.S. Federal Reserve Read More
The city of San Francisco recently unveiled GreenFinanceSF, part of the larger Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program to promote clean energy and general greening of homes and buildings in the city, according to Just Means. The municipal initiative offers state and federal funding to investors who Read More
The city of San Francisco recently unveiled GreenFinanceSF, part of the larger Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program to promote clean energy and general greening of homes and buildings in the city, according to Just Means.
The homes for sale in the Bay Area are located in close proximity to a number of different international airports. There are three major air hubs in the greater region - San Francisco International Airport (KFSO), Oakland International Airport (KOAK) and the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. Read More
Skiing and snowboarding are rather unique hobbies that are a great way to expend energy and enjoy the outdoors, but they require a relatively cold climate and snow. Unfortunately, the homes for sale in the Bay Area typically experience mild temperatures and very clear weather, and some people believe a move Read More
Over the last few months, many American cities have made significant strides in returning to pre-recession levels in terms of their job and house markets. Although circumstances have been improving across the country, some areas have been improving faster than others. Metros in California, for example, can Read More
In many ways, Oakland has lived in the shadow of the city just across the bay. For decades, San Francisco has been one of the most desirable places in the country to live, and rents and home prices have reflected this reputation. Oakland has sometimes struggled to keep up, as home prices and employment Read More
Potential homebuyers considering purchasing real estate in Santa Clara may want to wait and see what happens to the mortgage interest tax break. After waiting for the recession to dissipate, many buyers are further putting off the decision to buy until Congress and the Obama Administration determine if the Read More
Since its birth, Silicon Valley has been a unique engine for the surrounding economy. Unlike other regions of the United States that are typically anchored by long-standing, established companies, Silicon Valley is primarily home to a rotating cast of small, fast-growing businesses. During the economic Read More