Bay Area Real Estate

A sign is posted in front of a home that is going to be listed for sale on April 16, 2019 in San Francisco.
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Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2020 - 7:37 am
If you own property in the Bay Area you know that your property tax payment is due next week. The question for many right now is whether that payment will still have to be paid, and as of right now the answer is that the payment will likely be required.
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Matt Bigler
April 01, 2020 - 8:15 am
A well-known Bay Area lawyer, who also happens to be a significant commercial landlord, is back in the headlines announcing that he's waiving two months of rent for all of his commercial tenants. Joe Cochett is hoping that it will start a movement among other landlords.
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A neighbor peers out of his door as Alameda County Sheriff deputies Ken Cammack (C) and Ken Kong (R) enter an apartment to evict tenants who have defaulted on rent payments June 4, 2009.
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All News KCBS Radio
March 27, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom has temporarily banned evictions for tenants affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
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A closed sign is posted in front of a parking lot at China Camp State Park on March 25, 2020 in San Rafael.
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Tim Ryan
March 27, 2020 - 10:26 am
As Bay Area police officers prepare for another weekend of enforcement of the state’s ‘shelter-in-place’ order , one Bay Area district attorney says he’s not afraid to prosecute those who continue to defy the order.
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Two homeless mothers have been living in this home in West Oakland, although the investment group that owns the property is trying to evict them.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
February 19, 2020 - 11:44 am
Activists of Moms 4 Housing were honored by the Oakland City Council for Black History Month. But they say there's more to be done to solve the ongoing homeless crisis.
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Moms 4 Housing Inspire New Ordinance
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Carrie Hodousek
January 30, 2020 - 1:41 pm
The homeless moms who took over a vacant West Oakland home in November have inspired city officials to propose new legislation that would create home-purchasing opportunities for tenants.
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, men hold up signs at a rally outside of City Hall in Oakland, Calif., in support of more housing. California lawmakers have failed to pass the most ambitious proposal yet to combat a growing housing crisis in the nation's most populous state, voting down legislation Wednesday, Jan. 29, that would have overridden local zoning laws to let developers to build small apartment buildings in neighborhoods reserved for single-family homes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
AP News
January 29, 2020 - 6:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have failed to pass the most ambitious proposal yet to combat a growing housing crisis in the nation's most populous state, voting down legislation Wednesday that would have overridden local zoning laws to let developers to build small apartment...
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Historic Fire House 6 was built in the 1950s.
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Matt Bigler
January 22, 2020 - 3:14 pm
A historical fire station in Fremont is being sold for just $1 in the hopes that it will be saved from demolition.
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Apartment for Rent Sign
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Matt Bigler
January 22, 2020 - 10:14 am
Oakland's City Council has voted unanimously to ban landlords from performing criminal background checks on would-be renters.
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