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Renters: You're paying more for less space

If you feel like the walls are closing in on you, you might be right.

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Airbnb sues its hometown of San Francisco

Airbnb is taking its hometown to federal court.

The company has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco, objecting to short-term rental rule changes approved by its Board of Supervisors.

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Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to developers.

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Thousands Packing Up During Isla Vista Move Out

With the end of the school year students who are Isla Vista residents are picking up their belongings and leaving their apartments for the summer.

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Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of Hadley votes against an amendment to the town's bylaws that would have allowed her to stay.

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Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will renovate their homes in 2016, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

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Serial killer's home open to rent during RNC

An Ohio home available for rent during the Republican National Convention touts an unusual association: It's the childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

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San Francisco man lives in wooden box

A San Francisco man is combating that city's exorbitant rental costs by living in a small wooden crate.

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Average 30-year mortgage rate dips

Average 30-year U.S. mortgage rates have fallen after three weeks of increases.

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New home sales up 2 percent in February

New home sales rose 2 percent in February with new homebuyers in the West accounting for the growth.


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Bank error says $18M mortgage was paid off

Banking documents said an $18 million mortgage in New York was paid off in 2011, but it turned out to be an error.


Vons Takes Over Haggen Store In Santa Barbara

The building that was once a home to Alberston's then Haggen in the Mesa Center in Santa Barbara will soon become Vons.

Real Estate Headlines

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Keith Olbermann is thrilled he sold his Trump apartment

Keith Olbermann is FREEEEEEEEE! from living under the Trump name.

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Johnny Depp doubles price of French estate to $55M

Johnny Depp's massive estate in the South of France is back on the market at more…

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UK housing market freezing up (and lower prices are coming)

The U.K. housing market is freezing up.

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U.K. home prices could drop. But don't get too excited...

First-time home buyers may be excited that U.K. home prices could soon fall in the…

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More U.K. real estate funds stop investors withdrawing cash

The U.K. market for commercial property has just been hit with another massive…


Investors bail out of U.K. real estate on Brexit

U.K. real estate is beginning to shake from the Brexit earthquake.

Investors are…

Latest Recalls

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More E. coli cases prompt flour recall expansion

General Mills on Monday announced another expansion of its flour recall.

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Bar-S Foods recalls hot dogs, corn dogs

Bar-S Foods Company is recalling more than 350,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dogs…

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Takata settles case of woman who died 2 years after crash

Takata settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of an elderly woman who died two…

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5.4 million bottles of Liquid Plumr recalled

The Clorox Company is recalling 5.4 million bottles of Liquid Plumr, the Consumer…

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General Mills expands flour recall over E. coli outbreak

General Mills announced Friday that it is expanding its voluntary flour recall.

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Stop driving these Hondas right now, says regulator

Federal safety regulators warned owners of more than 300,000 Hondas and Acuras that…

Money Headlines

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Female students expect 14% less

It seems the gender pay gap starts before students even get into the workforce.

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Nintendo delays release of Pokemon Go Plus

Nintendo's bad week just got worse.

The Japanese video game developer said Wednesday…

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The world's 'riskiest bank' is in trouble

What is going on with Deutsche Bank?

Germany's biggest lender was dubbed the world's…

Lifestyle Headlines

gender pay gap UK

Female students expect 14% less

It seems the gender pay gap starts before students even get into the workforce.

Pokemon GO

Nintendo delays release of Pokemon Go Plus

Nintendo's bad week just got worse.

The Japanese video game developer said Wednesday…

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Beaten-down Apple stock has best day in 2 years

Apple doesn't have to do much to wow Wall Street these days.

The iPhone maker…

Local Headlines

Arroyo Grande Roads Closed Following Car Crash

Road closures on Los Berros Road at Valley and El Campo.


Atascadero Fire Guts Mobile Home

Vegetation fire along Highway 101 spreads quickly into Lost Oak Park

Bicycle Master Plan Approved By City Council

Vote Puts Master Bike Plan Into High Gear

Bicycle riders have something to celebrate.

What's Right

Hundreds of Santa Barbara County Kids Play Olympic Style Games

Over 300 kids from United Way of Santa Barbara County will be play in their own…

California Wine Festival Brings Northern And Southern California Vintners Together in Santa Barbara

Northern, Central and Southern California winemakers found themselves at the center…

Local After School Program Recognized for Helping to Keep Kids Healthy

Seven Santa Barbara Schools were recognized with Distinguished After School Health (…

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