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Blog Archives: October 2017

S.F. Mayor Wants to Speed Up Approvals for Housing Construction

October 13, 2017
By Erika Aguilar September 29, 2017 San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday called on city departments to cut by nearly half the time it takes to issue building permits to developers constructing housing projects. Lee said speeding up the production of housing would help add more stock to the market and help ease rising housing prices. He said people who work in the city are commuting too far because of the housing crisis. “We’ll lose the talent if we don’t build more housing,” Lee said. “And part of that is to build it faster ...

2017 Fleet Week Agenda

October 06, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The Blue Angels will be soaring over the city soon for the 37th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week! Fleet Week begins on October 1 when the United States Navy Blue Angels arrive in the San Francisco Bay. The event is expected to draw more than one million people to see the Naval Ships and Air Teams perform over the Bay. This year, the Blue Angels Air Show is Friday, October 6, Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8 from 12:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m. Get tickets to the event here Fleet Week: Best places to watch the Blue ...

Market Watch | Low Inventory Still Impacting Northern California

October 03, 2017
September 11, Sparse housing inventory continues to affect the Northern California market. The California Association of Realtors’ latest report indicates that the San Francisco Bay Area endured a large drop in pending sales due to the lack of available housing. In fact, it dipped 11.5 percent since last July. The report also indicates that San Francisco and San Mateo counties were both down double-digits, 11.0 percent and 21.4 percent, respectively. For homeowners on the fence about selling, the lack of inventory makes it a great time ...