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  • Is San Francisco the world's most expensive rental market?

    Yeah, actually, it is. Are you surprised?
    We all know housing is crazy expensive in California, but is San Francisco the most expensive place to rent in the world? According to apartment search site Zumper, it is. Read on to see just how expensive the West Coast market is compared with the rest of the world.
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  • Berkadia welcomes Mark Feldman to its San Francisco office

    Mark Feldman will expand the office's investment sales capabilities
    Berkadia recently announced Mark Feldman has become the first investment sales resource for its San Francisco-based office. Berkadia SVP and Head of Investment Sales Keith Misner said Feldman is a natural fit to lead San Francisco, as the company seeks to penetrate the market.
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  • San Francisco goes after “scofflaw” landlords who ran “illicit hotel chain” on Airbnb

    City fines property owners $2.25 million, prohibits them from renting until 2025
    The city of San Francisco, which has some of the strongest laws protecting against the spread of short-term rentals in multifamily buildings, is levying serious sanctions against a pair of landlords who knowingly and willingly ignored the city’s laws by running an “illicit hotel chain” of short-term rentals on Airbnb.
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  • Could taxing tech companies fight homelessness?

    Propositions could bring affordability to California's housing market
    Thriving tech hubs often come at a cost and the price might be too high. This November, San Francisco Bay Area voters will decide if large corporations can be taxed to offset issues tech companies have escalated, according to an article from NPR.
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  • Here is San Francisco's most expensive rental. It has to be seen to be believed

    Ambassador to Austria Trevor Traina is going to rent his home for $55,000 a month
    Trevor Traina, tech entrepreneur and U.S. ambassador to Austria, is listing his San Francisco home for rent. According to an article in The Wall Street Journal by Katherine Clarke, when it lists, the home will be the most expensive rental in all of San Francisco’s backbreakingly expensive rental market. This one takes the cake in more ways than one.
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  • This may be the hottest neighborhood in the U.S.

    San Francisco’s Bernal Heights has seen home prices appreciate 111% in 6 years
    Just south of San Francisco’s Mission District, perched atop a steep hillside, sits Bernal Heights. Traditionally home to artists and progressive-types, this little neighborhood once enjoyed relative obscurity, even managing to fly under the gentrification radar following the dotcom boom. But it appears all that’s about to change.
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  • Would you spend $1M on a rock?

    A boulder in San Francisco just sold for an astonishing price
    What’s the most expensive rock you’ve ever bought? Perhaps the one on your significant other’s ring finger? If you think that was expensive, take a look at this boulder about to sell for nearly $1 million in San Francisco.
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  • Rent: San Franciscans' burden to bear

    Rent burden has become drastically more prevalent in San Francisco's population over the last 28 years
    Over the last 28 years, San Francisco’s population has become drastically more susceptible to rent burden. A study by the San Francisco Planning Commission revealed that people making 80% to 120% of the area median income ($82,900 as of April) have become susceptible to rent burden. Nearly three decades ago, this would have been nearly unheard of.
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