Low Affordability, Inventory Drive Bay Area Homebuyers to Bedroom Communities
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February 17, 2017 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
Eight out of 10 respondents in a recent National Association of Realtors survey said that pet-related considerations play a role when deciding on their next living situation.
February 16, 2017 • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies
The vast majority of Americans who don't own a home want to purchase one in the future, although affordability is a primary concern. The down payment, however, may not be as big of a hurdle as many first-time buyers believe.
Top-quality public school districts never fail to attract homebuyers, and California's three best are located in Santa Clara County. Find out which other Bay Area school districts are at the head of the class in 2017.
February 14, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
Income gains helped keep California's housing affordability in check in the fourth quarter and even resulted in some modest improvements in the Bay Area, though only one-quarter of the region's residents can afford to purchase a home.
February 13, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
There are more equity-rich homeowners in San Francisco and San Jose than anywhere else in the country, while the latter city is ranked as one of the best U.S. places to live in 2017. Check out these and other stories of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines January home sales volume activity and inventory across the Bay Area and finds noticeable differences between individual markets.
February 9, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
It's not just the Bay Area and California that are experiencing major housing affordability challenges: it's the entire country, and the rising mortgage rates that ensued in the wake of the U.S. presidential election are exacerbating the problem.
February 8, 2017 • Posted in Pacific Union Monthly Real Estate Updates
The median sales price for homes in Pacific Union's Napa County, Silicon Valley, and Sonoma Valley regions climbed to one-year highs in the first month of 2017, while low inventory remains a challenge for the region. See how activity played out across the Bay Area last month in Pacific Union's January 2017 Real Estate Update, which is full of the latest market data.
February 7, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
Last year turned out to be an opportune one for U.S. home sellers, who realized the biggest profits in almost a decade. And here in the Bay Area, sellers in the San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Rosa metro areas enjoyed the largest returns in the country.
February 6, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
San Francisco homebuyers should put their savings plans on steroids if they hope to amass enough for a down payment. Also, February is the best month for home shoppers to snag a bargain. Check out these and other stories of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
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