A Rundown on the New California Housing Bills

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In California, Governor Newsom went from a recall election to signing three of the biggest housing bills in years. It’s action spurred by the housing affordability crisis that has long been the norm in the Golden State. Here’s a rundown on the new laws and my take on them.  The New Laws Beginning January 1, Senate Bill 9 gives most homeowners the option to build two homes or a duplex on plots zoned for single homes. In some cases, those

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2014 San Francisco Real Estate is on the Rise…Literally!

In 2014, the San Francisco skyline will adapt to the high demands for housing. As the country’s top-ranked market construction pipeline, San Francisco has approved the addition of 43, 850 new residential units, many following the trend of micro-housing. For an expanded view, roughly only 35,000 units have been constructed in the city by the bay over the past 14 years. Supporting a thriving bay area economy, positioned by an increase in equity capital and a hot job market, San

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