Concord Real Estate News (December 7, 2017)
Here are some of the latest Concord real estate news headlines. During this past month, house prices shot up again. If you’re a renter, check out some of the cheapest apartment rentals in Concord. Speaking of rent, Concord’s new ordinance get’s its first test as a dispute has arisen over a rent hike. Also, check out what it would take to bring a University to Concord, and finally, discover the local happenings this holiday season.
The cheapest apartment rentals in Concord, explored
If you’re apartment hunting, you know how hard it can be to find a good deal. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Concord look like these days and what might you get for the price?
We took a look at local listings for studios and 1-bedroom apartments in Concord via rental site Zumper to find out what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find around the Town.
Take a look at some of the cheapest listings available right now: Read More…
What will it take to bring a university to Concord?
CONCORD — The city plans to develop a long-term strategy to attract a four-year university to the former Concord Naval Weapons Station.
Contra Costa is the only county in the state with a population of at least 1 million that does not have a Cal State or a UC campus. Consequently, many high school graduates leave home or commute to another county to pursue a bachelor’s degree, creating what assistant city manager Kathleen Trepa called a “brain drain.” Read More…
In dispute over $275 rent hike, Concord ordinance gets first test
CONCORD — The panel that hears disputes over proposed rent increases will hold its first public hearing Wednesday, Dec. 6…
In July, Walnut Creek-based Key Property Management notified a tenant of 1491 Bassett Drive, a 10-unit apartment complex, that it was raising the rent for his two-bedroom apartment by $275 per month, bringing it to $1,600 — a 21 percent increase.
Under the residential rent review program Concord adopted in May, tenants of all buildings with three or more units who receive a rent increase of more than 10 percent in a 12-month period may seek mediation. Read More…
Bay Area housing: Sales dwindled in October and prices shot up — yet again
Reflecting the chronically tight supply of available homes, Bay Area housing sales fell in October from a year earlier as prices marched up across the nine counties by nearly 11 percent. The region’s median sale price of a single-family home was $800,000 and surpassed $1 million in four of its counties. Read More…
Local Happenings: Concord, Clayton, Pleasant Hill, Martinez Dec. 8 and beyond
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