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.
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April 18, 2017 • Posted in Pacific Union Quarterly Reports
The median home sales price increased in all of Pacific Union's regions on an annual basis in the first quarter of 2017. Get the latest market statistics, plus commentary from Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp, in our first-quarter real estate report.
April 11, 2017 • Posted in Home Price Conditions
Home prices in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties are now more than 20 percent higher than their former peaks, but prices in other counties haven't fully rebounded yet.
April 7, 2017 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
Bay Area residents are no stranger to exorbitant housing prices and a generally high cost of living, so prospective homebuyers will be relieved to learn that the region's property-tax rates aren't nearly as large as they are in many other parts of the country.
April 3, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Healthy wage growth helped boost affordability in San Francisco in the first quarter, although buying a home here still takes up the bulk of the average income. And tight inventory conditions aren't just a problem here in the Bay Area, as the U.S. home supply drops to a record low. Check out these and other stories of note in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup.
March 28, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
Bay Area house hunters hoping to score a property this spring before interest rates move even higher should be prepared to act quickly and decisively, as homes in the region are selling faster than anywhere else in the country.
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.
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.
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