Why West Coast home prices are surging

Housing markets out west are on fire. Prices are rising, supply is tight and competition among buyers is fierce. That's all good news for homeowners. Not so much for buyers. Home prices have risen faster…

Is Manhattans rental market finally cooling off?

Renting in Manhattan is notoriously expensive. But lately it's becoming just a little bit more affordable ... a little. Prices have been on a general decline this year as more apartments become available, and landlords…

A Sausalito House Transformed

ON LOCATION When an architect set out to remodel her home in the Bay Area, she envisioned a small project. It took her former intern to persuade her to dream bigger. Many architects dream of…