In her latest Straight Talk analysis, Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp maps home price appreciation and deceleration across individual Bay Area communities this year.
Tag Archive: Berkeley
Yesterday, Pacific Union held its third annual Real Estate and Economic Forecast in partnership with John Burns Real Estate Consulting in order to project Bay Area activity through 2019. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp, one of the panelists at the event, offers key, high-level takeaways.
September 19, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Household incomes saw the largest annual gains since the 1960s last year, giving a boost to U.S. homebuyers. Also, find out which Bay Area rental markets make the grade and which ones earn failing marks. Check out these stories and more in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
September 7, 2016 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
The substantial home price appreciation recorded over the past few years has been a windfall for Bay Area owners, with five local communities boasting the lowest percentage of underwater properties in the nation.
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.
August 24, 2016 • Posted in Consumer Advice
Just last month, survey results found that homeowners in the San Francisco metro area are the happiest in the U.S., with more than eight in 10 locals calling the region the best place in the country to live. Now, another analysis underscores that point, ranking San Francisco the nation’s top big city to call home.
May 26, 2016 • Posted in East Bay
Schools, a nearby thriving commercial strip, and attractive homes all make Berkeley's Thousand Oaks a popular place to settle down, and its geology lends the neighborhood a unique, rugged appearance. But as in other sought-after East Bay enclaves, home shoppers should be prepared for plenty of competition.
May 3, 2016 • Posted in Market Conditions
Although a few California cities dropped off the list of the nation's most sought-after real estate markets from March to April, Bay Area cities remain of keen interest to homebuyers, with the San Francisco metro area again locking down the top spot.
March 14, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Workers in the San Jose and San Francisco metro areas earn the highest wages in the country, while home flippers are making handsome profits in three East Bay ZIP codes where hipsters are prevalent. Get a quick look at the week's top headlines in our Real Estate Roundup.
February 29, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Ninety percent of the country's least-affordable housing markets are located in California, with the Bay Area of course well represented. Get a look at all the week's top headlines in our Real Estate Roundup.
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