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Why San Carlos is the “City of Good Living” - Bay Area Living
San Carlos is synonymous with the good life – it continues to attract new residents simply because the quality of life is unparalleled.Its motto, "The city of good living," still rings true today for the following reasons:Excel... Continue Reading »
Belmont’s community values shape its economic development - Bay Area Living
The peninsula community of Belmont is located roughly halfway between San Jose and San Francisco, making it ideal for those who want to live within commuting distance of these major employment hubs.But this scenic community has more tha... Continue Reading »
Community Focus: Foster City in Top 10 Safest Cities in California - Bay Area Living
Located about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, Foster City is among the safest cities in the Golden State, based on FBI crime statistics. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your loved ones are safe.SafeWise gave it the 6th spot ... Continue Reading »
Community Focus:  San Mateo properties now assessed at a historic $206 billion - Bay Area Living
San Mateo real estate has reached a major milestone. The Property Assessment Roll has increased by 7.9% or $15 billion year-over-year, hitting an all-time high of $206 billion in mid-2017.  The Property Assessment Roll reflects the val... Continue Reading »
The best of the Bay Area’s seasonal festivals - Bay Area Living
Save the dates! The Bay Area brings you some of the most colorful and exciting festivals in Northern California. Here are some of them.San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival More than 200,000 festival goers flock to Japantown each yea... Continue Reading »
Should you downsize or not? - Bay Area Living
Empty nesters are often confronted with the difficult decision of downsizing. But it's not just older couples who are faced with this predicament – even young homeowners wonder just how much space they really need.Here are some things... Continue Reading »
Community Focus: Why businesses are investing in Burlingame - Bay Area Living
Burlingame, a six-square mile coastal city located 16 miles south of San Francisco, is set to become the Bay Area's next big thing in office and R&D real estate. In February 2017, Burlingame Point officially broke ground, paving the way... Continue Reading »
Community Focus: Millbrae is a small town with big conveniences - Bay Area Living
Located 15 miles south of San Francisco, Millbrae is a charming 3.2-square mile coastal city that delivers the conveniences of living in a big city.  Millbrae's modern architecture, early traditional 1900 era homes, award winning public sc... Continue Reading »
Community Focus: Positioning San Bruno for the future - Bay Area Living
San Bruno lies approximately 12 miles south of San Francisco. Known as the "City with a Heart," it is an ideal city for homeowners looking to raise a family. Diverse and peaceful communities, access to good schools, and proximity to high-pa... Continue Reading »
Community Focus: South San Francisco is booming - Bay Area Living
South San Francisco is a peninsula city located 10 miles south of Downtown San Francisco. It is part of San Mateo County.It's a desirable place to live and work in the Bay Area. Already a hotspot that attracts investors and large enter... Continue Reading »
Why it’s cheaper to buy than to rent in San Francisco - Bay Area Living
The verdict is in: it's financially smarter to buy a home than to rent one out – even in the Bay Area.Why?Numbers don't lieIn October 2017, Trulia reported that it is 37.4% more cost-effective than renting across the US. ... Continue Reading »
Buying Your home in the Bay Area now - Bay Area Living
The best time to buy a home in the Bay Area is right now. Here's why:Home and mortgage prices are expected to keep risingWith a shrinking inventory and an unwavering demand, San Francisco remains atop the lists of the country's m... Continue Reading »
Solano County’s trails and parks - Bay Area Living
Those looking forward to unforgettable outdoor adventures can explore many of Solano County’s scenic trails and parks. Here are some of the best spots to check out:Rockville Trails PreserveHikers looking to experience Solano Count... Continue Reading »
Things to do in Downtown San Mateo - Bay Area Living
Known as an award-winning tourist destination, Downtown San Mateo treats visitors to a scenic, walkable urban neighborhood lined with historic buildings, trendy restaurants and cafés, and colorful street art.There are plenty of interes... Continue Reading »
The rise of co-working spaces in the North Bay - Bay Area Living
For the past several years, co-working spaces have served as the ideal solution for various small businesses and work-from-home entrepreneurs in the North Bay. Shared workspaces have become increasingly popular due to their versatility – ... Continue Reading »