Bay Area home prices are up by more than 50 percent since the end of the recession, helping make San Jose and San Francisco the nation's two most-recovered housing markets. Get this story and others of note in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
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For the second straight year, Bay Area-based tech heavyweights dominate the list of the nation's highest-paying companies -- good news for anyone who's landed a job at one of them considering the region's extremely high housing costs.
January 9, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
The majority of Americans who have adopted smart home technologies want to control those systems with their voice, a new survey finds. Also, mortgage rates dropped for the first time in two months, and Bay Area rents are also falling. Get these stories and more in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup.
December 19, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
If Bill Gates and Warren Buffett pooled their fortunes, almost every home in San Francisco could be theirs. And while first-time buyers face several challenges, 2017 may be kinder to them. Get the latest news of note in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup.
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.
August 1, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Home sellers in two Bay Area cities are pulling in the largest gains in the nation, while Facebook is offering up another plan to help ease Silicon Valley's critical housing crunch. Check out these stories and other headlines of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
July 22, 2016 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
If you're planning to hit the open-house circuit in the next few months, here are a few etiquette tips to keep you looking classy while you're looking for a new home.
California's temperate climates help keep overall energy costs low. Also, London's pain may be San Francisco's gain in the high-end real estate market. Check out these and other recent headlines of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
June 27, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Find out how U.S. presidential elections typically affect the Golden State's housing market, as well as which Bay Area companies are the best at attracting and retaining employees. These and more recent headlines of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
June 16, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
A couple of weeks back, we delivered news that San Francisco and San Jose were named the best American cities in which to land a job this year. Now another report from the same company calls the Bay Area -- particularly Silicon Valley -- the best region in the country to land a fat paycheck, a near necessity given the region's big-ticket housing costs.
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