Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her perspective on what the presidential election's unexpected outcome might mean for the economy and housing market.
Economic Straight Talk
San Francisco real estate market activity was noticeably cooler this summer than last, with fewer properties selling above asking price and sellers receiving smaller premiums. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp explains what it all means and what to expect looking ahead.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp dives into slowing sales trends in certain segments of the Silicon Valley housing market and offers a look at what to expect moving forward.
Sonoma County enjoyed the largest rate of annual home price appreciation in the Bay Area in August, but the region needs more inventory in order to remain relatively affordable. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers an in-depth analysis of the local real estate market.
Tech-based economies like the Bay Area are among the fastest-growing in the U.S. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her take on the current state and future of the California economy, now the world's sixth largest.
San Francisco condominium sales and prices have slowed so far in 2016 after several years of frenzied activity. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp looks at the numbers behind the trend and explains how they will impact buyers in the city.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp weighs in on the just-released August U.S. employment numbers.
Although some segments of the Bay Area's housing markets are slowing, properties in Alameda County are still commanding substantial premiums. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a deeper look at the East Bay numbers, as well as related market data from around the Bay Area.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers a thorough wrap-up of the recent Housing Renaissance conference, where industry economists and analysts discussed factors that will shape the real estate landscape, including millennials, affordability conditions, and the mortgage market.
It has become evident during the current recovery that U.S. regional housing markets are highly different, and what happens in one market may have no bearing on others. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp explains why and examines Bay Area market conditions for the first half of this year.
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