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  • These metros saw the most homebuilding activity in 2017

    Top metros building up, not out
    Homebuilding saw a pickup near the end of 2017 and is even expected to fuel the housing market in 2018 as it rises to a post-recession high. But which metros came out on top as having the most homebuilding activity in 2017? Trulia conducted a new study to find out.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: LinkedIn invests $10m in Silicon Valley affordable housing

    The rent is too damn high!
    Every week, it seems like there’s another example of people (or companies) going to extremes to secure housing in the Bay Area. Earlier this year, Facebook and Google both announced plans to help build new, affordable housing in Silicon Valley. And now, LinkedIn is joining in too. All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Los Angeles now tops San Francisco as least affordable housing market

    San Francisco falls to No. 2 after 19 consecutive quarters
    For the first time in five years, San Francisco fell from its spot as No. 1 least affordable housing market in the U.S. It’s replacement, another Californian city, holds a median home price significantly lower than San Francisco’s $1.18 million, however its median incomes are unable to keep up with its growing prices.
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  • San Francisco’s largest landlord signs on with Airbnb

    Short-term rental site also inks deal with Pillow to aid with multi-family rentals
    Residents who rent an apartment from San Francisco’s biggest landlord may soon be able to rent out their apartment through Airbnb, thanks to an agreement between Airbnb, Veritas Investments, and Pillow, a San Francisco-based startup that helps apartment owners turn units into short-term rentals. Here are the details.
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  • Could Dallas be the next San Francisco?

    Ranks first for startup culture
    When you hear the words tech market, startup culture and unaffordable home prices, you probably think of San Francisco, home of companies such as Google, Facebook and Lyft. But now, another city might be moving into startup territory, and everything that comes with it — including rising home prices.
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  • San Francisco sues Equifax over massive data breach

    Becomes first city to sue credit reporting agency
    Two weeks after Massachusetts became the first state to take action against Equifax, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced that the city is suing Equifax too, making San Francisco the first city to pursue legal action against the credit reporting agency.
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  • SoFi faces another lawsuit from former employee over sexual harassment allegations

    At least one of three lawsuits against SoFi
    Adding to a growing list of lawsuits against San Francisco-based startup SoFi, a former loan reviewer filed a complaint on Thursday in California state court, claiming she was repeatedly sexually harassed while working there. This latest lawsuit is the at least one of three against the startup, as it is also dealing with claims that it fired a former employee for reporting sexual harassment allegations to his superiors.
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  • Bay Area residents consider great exodus in response to rising home prices

    Median home price hits $804,000
    A recent report from the California Association of Realtors showed the state’s infamous housing situation isn’t getting any better, with the number of people that can afford the Golden State’s averaged-priced home dropping even lower. Now, these growing home prices sparked more than half of its residents to express their desire to leave the Bay Area.
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  • As summer wraps up, here are the hottest neighborhoods to close out the season

    Can you guess the cities the neighborhoods are in?
    With the year more than half way over, online real estate brokerage Redfin decided to reassess the hottest neighborhoods for 2017 and see what markets have stepped up their game to make the list now. Given the rapid changes in the market, here’s a new list to showcase the hottest neighborhoods for the second half of the year. The cities the neighborhoods are located in should come as no surprise.
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