Did you buy a home in 1998 in these cities?

~ a little jealous that Riverside is not the list as I bought my 1st home here in 1998, but our value has tripled and we have a long term rental that will last well into our retirement 😉 ~ If You Bought a Home in 1998 in One of These 10 Cities, You Might … Continue reading Did you buy a home in 1998 in these cities?

All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices

~check this out. Slide #5-#17?! ~ All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices People are leaving San Francisco in droves as the cost of living reaches new highs. A recent report from real estate site Redfin reveals that San Francisco lost more residents than any other city in … Continue reading All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices

Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco

Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco In search of reasonable rent, the middle-class backbone of San Francisco — maitre d’s, teachers, bookstore managers, lounge musicians, copywriters and merchandise planners — are engaging in an unusual experiment in communal living: They are moving into dorms. Shared bathrooms at the end of the hall and … Continue reading Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco

San Francisco Wins the Homebuilding Race

~good for them!~ San Francisco Wins the Homebuilding Race San Francisco has been known to have an acute shortage of housing inventory. But the Golden Gate City surprised its critics by nearly doubling its historic average number of permits for new homes in its efforts to combat its affordability crisis, according to a study by … Continue reading San Francisco Wins the Homebuilding Race

Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities

~ living in one of these cities and are a seller? you are looking pretty good. as a buyer well not so much ~ Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities Home prices jumped to all-time highs in almost two-thirds of U.S. cities in the fourth quarter as buyers battled … Continue reading Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities

10 Cities Where the Cost of Living Will Soar in 2018

~what do you think?~ 10 Cities Where the Cost of Living Will Soar in 2018 If you're looking to relocate to save money in 2018, it's important to know which cities will be the most affordable — and which will experience a significant rise in the cost of living. GOBankingRates analyzed Zillow's year-over-year median home … Continue reading 10 Cities Where the Cost of Living Will Soar in 2018

How a Silicon Valley exec wants to fix California’s housing crisis

How a Silicon Valley exec wants to fix California's housing crisis  For nearly five years, Sam Altman, a self-made multimillionaire and president of top Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator, had to live with his three siblings as roommates thanks to San Francisco's astronomical housing prices. "All of my siblings were living in my house … Continue reading How a Silicon Valley exec wants to fix California’s housing crisis

Where US homebuyers are headed next

Where US homebuyers are headed next Which are the busiest U.S. housing markets? According to a new report, the most active metropolitan areas include Chicago, where an inventory logjam appears to be loosening. Also, Colorado Springs, Washington, D.C., and Reno, Nevada, near Tesla’s massive battery factory, which is attracting workers and driving housing demand. The least active metros are … Continue reading Where US homebuyers are headed next

What the State You Grew Up In Says About You

~ which of these do you agree with? Because I might agree with California's ~ What the State You Grew Up In Says About You Whether you put fry sauce on everything or would never dream of putting beans in your chili, every state has its own quirks and regional proclivities. Here's how to tell … Continue reading What the State You Grew Up In Says About You

The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis

The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis  © Jim Wilson/The New York Times State Senator Scott Wiener, who sponsored a bill restricting communities’ ability to quash housing projects. “We’re at a breaking point in California,” he said. SACRAMENTO — A full-fledged housing crisis has gripped California, where the lack of … Continue reading The Cost of a Hot Economy in California: A Severe Housing Crisis