As in January, Bay Area home sales declined year over year in February, although recent open-house activity in one local county suggests another busy spring. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp has an expert, in-depth analysis of the latest real estate statistics in a new Straight Talk column.
Tag Archive: Marin County
March 9, 2017 • Posted in Pacific Union Monthly Real Estate Updates
Annual home price movement was a mixed bag across the Bay Area in February, although prices in the East Bay, the Mid-Peninsula, and Lake Tahoe climbed to one-year highs. Get a handle on current market conditions with Pacific Union's latest monthly real estate update.
February 22, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
California home sales got a boost in the inaugural month of 2017, while the number of transactions trended lower here in the Bay Area -- particularly in the more expensive counties.
February 14, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
Income gains helped keep California's housing affordability in check in the fourth quarter and even resulted in some modest improvements in the Bay Area, though only one-quarter of the region's residents can afford to purchase a home.
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.
February 9, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
It's not just the Bay Area and California that are experiencing major housing affordability challenges: it's the entire country, and the rising mortgage rates that ensued in the wake of the U.S. presidential election are exacerbating the problem.
February 8, 2017 • Posted in Pacific Union Monthly Real Estate Updates
The median sales price for homes in Pacific Union's Napa County, Silicon Valley, and Sonoma Valley regions climbed to one-year highs in the first month of 2017, while low inventory remains a challenge for the region. See how activity played out across the Bay Area last month in Pacific Union's January 2017 Real Estate Update, which is full of the latest market data.
February 7, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
Last year turned out to be an opportune one for U.S. home sellers, who realized the biggest profits in almost a decade. And here in the Bay Area, sellers in the San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Rosa metro areas enjoyed the largest returns in the country.
January 23, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Here's a bit of timely news for potential Bay Area homebuyers who are sitting on the fence: Rising mortgage rates could cost you up to an extra $450 per month when they reach 5 percent. Get these and other headlines of note in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
January 17, 2017 • Posted in Pacific Union Quarterly Reports
Check out Pacific Union's comprehensive fourth-quarter report, which offers the latest regional and community-level real estate statistics for all of our Northern California regions, along with expert commentary from Chief Economist Selma Hepp.
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