Bay Area home sales dipped from March to April, which is not consistent with typical seasonal patterns. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest numbers and trends in a new Straight Talk column.
Tag Archive: inventory
April 20, 2017 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
After a particularly rainy January and February, Bay Area home sales jumped in March as the region dried out a bit, although low inventory and the consequent affordability conditions are likely to stifle activity as the year progresses.
Sales volume in the Bay Area saw a bigger-than-usual spike from February to March, promising a strong spring season. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest trends across the region and in individual counties.
March 23, 2017 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Pending home sales dropped statewide and in the Bay Area in February due to an all-too-familiar culprit: extremely tight inventory.
February 21, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
Appreciation sped up in the final three months of 2016, pushing prices to new all-time highs in just over 50 percent of U.S. housing markets. Here in the Bay Area, annual home price growth outpaced the national rate, and the region's two largest cities remain the nation's most expensive.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines January home sales volume activity and inventory across the Bay Area and finds noticeable differences between individual markets.
January 20, 2017 • Posted in Home Price Conditions
The Bay Area enjoyed uniform year-over-year home price appreciation in the final month of 2016, though persistent tight inventory conditions and affordability will likely remain challenges for the region and the state in 2017.
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.
July 10, 2014 • Posted in Silicon Valley
What’s up in Silicon Valley? Home prices for one, though inventory in the booming region remains severely constrained.
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