Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of the blood-testing startup Theranos, has laid low while she awaits trial on federal fraud charges. She and her new husband, a hotel heir named Billy Evans, were reportedly renting a $US5,000-a-month apartment in San Francisco on Lombard Street, near a popular tourist attraction. Holmes […]
A quaint home in San Francisco that was originally 800 square feet is one of the remaining “earthquake shacks” built as temporary housing units after the 1906 earthquake and fire. The now 2,155 square-foot home sold for $US2.3 million in April 2019, a smidge less than its asking price of […]
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Tucked into the bottom corner of a 110-year-old Victorian house in San Francisco is a 385-square foot apartment that has one bathroom and no bedroom. It’s selling for almost $US500,000. It’s nestled in San Francisco’s tony Presidio Heights neighbourhood, where the median home price is almost $US5 million according to […]
The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most expensive housing markets in America. Case in point: A fire-ravaged home in San Jose, California, has sold well over asking for $US938,000. The home will need to be demolished. It’s no secret that buying a home for under $US1 million […]
There’s finally some good news for the wealthy residents of the leaning, sinking Millennium Tower: A fix may be in the works. Millennium Tower is a luxury residential high-rise that has sunk 17 inches and tilted 14 inches since it was completed in 2008. Though an inspection by the city […]
A tentative settlement was just reached over the notorious sinking and tilting of the Millennium Tower residential building in San Francisco, California. Residents claimed they suffered losses to their properties’ value as a result of bad press and the building’s poor construction. The $US100 million plan involves securing the corrupted […]
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A Bay Area couple paid $US90,000 for one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco. In November, city leaders voted to reverse the sale. Now the couple is suing the city to win their street back. They launched a GoFundMe page to finance the legal action. In 2017, a […]
Millennium Tower, a luxury residential building in San Francisco, has sunk 17 inches and tilted 14 inches since it was completed in 2008. Residents say they’re selling multimillion-dollar condos at a loss. A two-bedroom, three-bath unit at Millennium Tower sold in December 2017 for 30% less than what it sold […]
Over the past several years, the Tenderloin – a San Francisco neighbourhood known as an enclave for the city’s chronically homeless – has been infiltrated by tech companies. The rent is cheaper than anywhere else downtown, and the city provides tax breaks to companies planting roots in specific low-income areas. […]
In San Francisco, an influx of tech workers has driven up the cost of housing and pushed natives to the far reaches of the city. And in the remote waterfront neighbourhood of Hunters Point, an entirely new community is rising on the site of a former nuclear testing facility. Five […]
Three out of the five most expensive zip codes in America are located in the tony suburbs of Silicon Valley, where tech moguls pay all cash and bid well above asking price for mansions. Still, a historic property located down the road from Facebook and Google has some serious sticker […]
Residents of a private street in San Francisco were outraged after one couple scooped up their cul-de-sac in an online auction and tried to sell it back to them for nearly $US1 million. City leaders are now moving to rescind the sale. SAN FRANCISCO – Tina Lam is an engineer […]
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Millennials continue to move to cities in droves, as jobs and services tailored to their needs move in right beside them. The generation that prefers Uber to their own cars and Airbnb to hotels is also willing to trade the American dream of owning a home for the thrills of city […]
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