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.
Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
December 20, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Home shoppers across major California regions -- including the Bay Area -- were quite active in November, boosting annual sales volumes by double-digit percentage points.
August 18, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Although inventory shortages remain an obstacle for Bay Area home shoppers, the crunch eased somewhat this summer, while yearly price appreciation slowed.
June 22, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Home sales volume dropped on an annual basis in most Bay Area counties last month, with two familiar culprits at least partially to blame. Prices, meanwhile, rose uniformly across the region from one year earlier.
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.
March 22, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Inventory improved throughout most of the Bay Area from January to February, although the supply remains tight, helping to drive more homebuyers to inland markets both locally and statewide.
February 18, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Golden State home sales enjoyed their best January in three years, starting 2016 on a positive note. And while inventory conditions in the Bay Area remain the lowest in the state, supply did improve from the previous month.
January 27, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Pending home sales were on the rise both statewide and here in the Bay Area in December, a sign that points to a moderate increase in activity in 2016.
January 19, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Golden State and Bay Area home sales rebounded as 2015 came to a close, say the latest numbers from the California Association of Realtors. That, combined with fewer new listings, exacerbated already tight inventory conditions statewide and locally.
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