Despite a slowdown in venture-capital funding and tech-company IPOs, the Bay Area's economy remains in a position of strength. Pacific Union's Vice President of Business Intelligence and Chief Economist Selma Hepp explains why in her latest Straight Talk column.
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Pacific Union Vice President of Business Intelligence and Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers an in-depth examination of the market dynamics affecting housing supply and demand.
March 2, 2016 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
The Bay Area's high-tech renaissance has created massive amounts of wealth for young tech entrepreneurs, making our region a hotbed of billionaires younger than 40.
February 23, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Taxes are higher for millennials in San Francisco than they are anywhere else in the U.S., while Danville has kicked Airbnb out of town. Check out these and other headlines of interest in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
February 1, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
A very small number of San Francisco and San Jose homeowners are underwater, while businesses and homeowners in the latter city hope to cash in on Super Bowl 50. Get a look at the latest headlines in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
December 15, 2015 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
Nearly one-third of America's 50 best companies to work for are located right here in the Bay Area, and their happy, highly paid employees will likely continue to drive housing demand for the foreseeable future.
October 26, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes data showing that home sales were up significantly in three inland Bay Area counties. Also, Airbnb's recent snarky ad campaign in San Francisco didn't go over well with locals.
August 31, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that the median home price in the San Jose metro area climbed to a new high in July. Also, some Bay Area homeowners are looking to pull in big bucks by renting their homes during next year's Super Bowl.
April 22, 2015 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
The Bay Area's high-flying economy showed little sign of cooling as the first quarter of 2015 wound down, with both jobs and wages projected to grow across the region. Local IPO activity, on the other hand, has gotten off to a relatively slow start after a busy 2014.
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