Bay Area Housing Floating Up Around Waterfront

  While the Bay Area struggles to meet its housing needs, many cities are tapping into one of the region’s best amenities to add more housing: its massive bayfront. Cities have partnered with developers to redevelop underused waterfront into thriving mixed-use communities that could add thousands of much-needed housing units. Many of the projects also …

U.S. Home Prices Again Reach New Peak in the Second Quarter

The median sales price for a U.S. single-family home was $269,000 in the second quarter, an all-time high. The San Jose metropolitan area was America’s fastest-appreciating housing market, with the $1.41 million median sales price up by 18.7 percent from the second quarter of 2017. Though millennials should be helping to drive sales activity, less …