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.
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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly a decade in April. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest job numbers and trends.
Happy National Home Improvement Month: Increasing home equity and confidence in the U.S. housing market helped lift remodeling spend significantly over the past year, with another boost expected in the coming year.
April 24, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Home sales continue to surge across the country this spring, with smaller properties appreciating significantly faster than their larger counterparts. Check out the latest housing-market headlines of note in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
March 3, 2017 • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies
Half of all U.S. homeowners would do something differently if they could repeat the purchase process, with saving a larger down payment at the top of the list. Find out what other aspects of the homebuying process invoke a bit of buyer's remorse.
March 1, 2017 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
U.S. home-remodeling spend has surpassed its previous peak, as owners in metro areas like San Francisco, where both home values and incomes are high, spare no expense on upgrades.
January 12, 2017 • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies
It turns out that remodeling your kitchen can actually lead to a healthier lifestyle. Get a glimpse into the major kitchen-remodeling trends of 2017.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a look at today's U.S. jobs report and what the numbers mean for wage growth and interest rates looking ahead.
December 1, 2016 • Posted in Market Forecasts
The Western U.S. is projected to lead the country for home price gains next year, with Bay Area appreciation expected to run at more than double the national rate.
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