Bay Area Claims 4 of the 5 Hottest U.S. Real Estate Markets in April
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April 26, 2016 • Posted in Home Price Conditions
Homeowners who sold their properties in March realized the largest gains since before the Great Recession, with Bay Area sellers netting three to four times the national average.
April 25, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
One-third of prospective homebuyers are worried that their credit scores could impact their ability to buy a home. And here in the Bay Area, most millennials are feeling shut out of the housing market due to affordability concerns. Check out these headlines and more in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
April 22, 2016 • Posted in Homeowner Tips
Lush, green, open spaces, whether a backyard or expansive parkland, are good for your health. They make us happier, healthier people and improve the local environment. An added bonus: A well-developed backyard boosts the value of your home.
April 21, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
Although California created far fewer new jobs in March than it did in February, the state's unemployment rate is back in line with the national average for the first time in nearly a decade.
April 20, 2016 • Posted in Pacific Union Quarterly Reports
Whether you're planning to buy or sell a home in the Bay Area or the Lake Tahoe region this spring, it's crucial to arm yourself with the latest market data. Pacific Union's comprehensive first-quarter 2016 report provides all of the most important statistics, plus expert commentary from our executives and chief economist.
April 19, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Home sales volume declined on an annual basis in most Bay Area counties in March, largely due to a familiar culprit that has been thwarting would-be homebuyers for several years: severe inventory shortages.
April 18, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Rental costs in Oakland continue to soar, and the city may soon become the nation's No. 3 most expensive market for tenants. Also, Gen Xers are still feeling the burn from the economic and housing-market collapse. Check out these and other headlines in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
April 15, 2016 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
Of course, the average American home today is markedly different than the average home in the 1950s and '60s, but you may be surprised to learn just how different they are -- in ways you might not have expected.
April 14, 2016 • Posted in Consumer Advice
Here's some good news for Bay Area homeowners who are planning a home-remodeling project this spring: Most of those jobs should recoup 100 percent of their costs, and some will turn a handsome profit.
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