U.S. Homes Are Selling Faster Than Ever This Spring
May 25, 2017
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Despite the state's thin supply of housing, wage growth helped boost affordability ever-so slightly in the first quarter, while there was little relief to be found for Bay Area home shoppers.
The Golden State's median home price climbed to a height not seen since the previous housing boom in April and is likely to keep rising, further squeezing already tight affordability conditions for the rest of the year.
Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin offers his thoughts on efficient and effective time-management skills -- sound advice that's applicable to the real estate industry and beyond.
Homebuyers were active across the country in the opening months of 2017, further depleting inventory and pushing prices higher. Major Bay Area housing markets were among those to see annual price appreciation, and they remain the nation's most expensive.
Bay Area home prices are up by more than 50 percent since the end of the recession, helping make San Jose and San Francisco the nation's two most-recovered housing markets. Get this story and others of note in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Bay Area home sales dipped from March to April, which is not consistent with typical seasonal patterns. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest numbers and trends in a new Straight Talk column.
More news that coincides with National Home Improvement Month: First-time buyers pumped quite a bit more money into renovations in 2016 than they did the previous year, and they're especially keen on installing smart technologies.
The tech industry is driving luxury real estate prices in cities such as San Francisco, although even expensive U.S. markets remain a bargain by global standards -- particularly China.
Bay Area real estate markets are having a strong spring showing, as April's median sales price for single-family homes set or tied a one-year high in Contra Costa County, the East Bay, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley. Stay up to date on the latest market statistics of note with Pacific Union's April Real Estate Update.
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