Bornstein & Bornstein Law Offices http://bornsteinlawyers.com Serving Bay Area Since 1993! Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:53:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 San Francisco neighborhoods to buy under $1M http://bornsteinlawyers.com/san-francisco-neighborhoods-to-buy-under-1m/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/san-francisco-neighborhoods-to-buy-under-1m/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:53:06 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11257 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

When prices in the Outer-Mission appreciate 32% year-over-year, you know San Francisco real estate has had a banner year. The home above is what you can get now for the new median list price there ($749K). 2424 Alemany is a 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,470 sq. ft. home listing at $749K. But when prices surge […]

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Emeryville Property Transfer TaX Ordinance #14-011 (PDF) http://bornsteinlawyers.com/emeryville-property-transfer-tax-ordinance-14-011-pdf/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/emeryville-property-transfer-tax-ordinance-14-011-pdf/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:40:03 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11254 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

Please be advised that as of Jan. 1, 2015 the city of Emeryville now has a transfer tax of $12 for each $1,000 per the attached Property Transfer TaX Ordinance #14-011. Visit for more info: http://oar.org/pdfs/14-011%20PropertyTransferTax%20110414%20(2).pdf Source: oar.org Learn more about the Property Tax announcement for Emeryville, CA.  

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S.F. rents up 13.5% overall, but down in some surprising areas http://bornsteinlawyers.com/s-f-rents-up-13-5-overall-but-down-in-some-surprising-areas/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/s-f-rents-up-13-5-overall-but-down-in-some-surprising-areas/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:19:00 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11250 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

We all know that S.F. rents have gone up substantially, and listing service Zumper reports that the city saw a 13.5% increase in 2014. But when you break it down by neighborhood, it’s clear that some neighborhoods are driving that increase more than others. For example, the Mission was up 2,400…” read on for more […]

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Bay Area Industry Experts Set Sights on Strong 2015 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/bay-area-industry-experts-set-sights-on-strong-2015/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/bay-area-industry-experts-set-sights-on-strong-2015/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:39:05 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11247 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

The end of the year is usually a time of retrospection and a time to evaluate the road ahead. For the real estate industry in the Bay Area 2014 was a pretty good year. In some instances a phenomenal year; all indications point to either new records or at least approaching records set in the […]

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SF New Condominium Prices up 15% Over 2013 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/sf-new-condominium-prices-up-15-over-2013/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/sf-new-condominium-prices-up-15-over-2013/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:26:05 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11244 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

San Francisco new condominium prices fell 1 percent in November 2014 from the previous month, according to the Condominium Pricing Index released today by The Mark Company, a leading urban residential marketing and sales firm. The Mark Company Condominium Pricing Index for November was $1,163 per square foot, which is 15 percent higher than the […]

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What’s Libby’s New Plan as Mayor of Oakland http://bornsteinlawyers.com/whats-libbys-new-plan-as-mayor-of-oakland/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/whats-libbys-new-plan-as-mayor-of-oakland/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:43:06 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11241 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

A Plan to Make Oakland Safe Again “It’s time to reject that crime is an urban tax we must pay for living in Oakland. Oaklanders need to know police will be there when we need them, and that we and our neighbors will get prompt responses to 911 calls. We must expand community policing so […]

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Alameda’s market rate increases outpace Bay Area average! http://bornsteinlawyers.com/alamedas-market-rate-increases-outpace-bay-area-average/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/alamedas-market-rate-increases-outpace-bay-area-average/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:51:07 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11238 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

The average market rate of Alameda’s rental housing has risen more than 18 percent over the past 12 months, data obtained by The Alamedan show – faster than market rents in Alameda County and the Bay Area as a whole. Asking rents in Alameda have risen 18.4 percent over the past 12 months, compared with […]

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Brooklyn vs. Oakland: 2 Sister Cities struggle with Affordability http://bornsteinlawyers.com/brooklyn-vs-oakland-2-sister-cities-struggle-with-affordability/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/brooklyn-vs-oakland-2-sister-cities-struggle-with-affordability/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:12:05 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11235 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

Though we sometimes forget in our seven by seven microcosm, San Francisco is not the only city with prohibitively expensive housing. In fact, according to Bloomberg, 20% of all U.S. housing markets are “now less affordable than their historic average as price gains outpace income growth from New York to San Francisco.” The most unaffordable though is […]

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Real Estate Lawyer On San Francisco’s Housing Crisis http://bornsteinlawyers.com/real-estate-lawyer-on-san-franciscos-housing-crisis/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/real-estate-lawyer-on-san-franciscos-housing-crisis/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:02:05 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11232 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

The dizzying cost of rent and the spike in no-fault evictions is the talk of the town in San Francisco. Real-estate lawyer Daniel Bornstein specializes in helping landlords evict tenants. AJ+ asks him why there’s a housing crisis and who’s to blame. Download the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/ Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm… Source: www.youtube.com Watch Daniel […]

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Census reveals big increase in wealthy S.F residents http://bornsteinlawyers.com/census-reveals-big-increase-in-wealthy-s-f-residents/ http://bornsteinlawyers.com/census-reveals-big-increase-in-wealthy-s-f-residents/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:26:27 +0000 http://bornsteinlawyers.com/?p=11229 ©The Law Offices of Bornstein & Bornstein 2014 - www.bornsteinlawyers.com

If you live in the Bay Area, chances are you’ve heard about the income gap ad nauseam. Thanks to some maps from the United States Census Bureau, now you can really visualize the region’s transformation over the last decade or so — and yes, it’s dramatic. The most noticeable changes are in San Francisco itself, […]

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