Homebuyers were active across the country in the opening months of 2017, further depleting inventory and pushing prices higher. Major Bay Area housing markets were among those to see annual price appreciation, and they remain the nation's most expensive.
Tag Archive: National Association of Home Builders
Happy National Home Improvement Month: Increasing home equity and confidence in the U.S. housing market helped lift remodeling spend significantly over the past year, with another boost expected in the coming year.
April 24, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Home sales continue to surge across the country this spring, with smaller properties appreciating significantly faster than their larger counterparts. Check out the latest housing-market headlines of note in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
January 26, 2017 • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies
New home sizes dropped for the first time in seven years in 2016, which isn't likely to trouble the majority of buyers, who are willing to sacrifice square footage for the right features.
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 11, 2017 • Posted in Market Forecasts
Single-family home production, housing starts, and permits are all expected to rise this year, providing at least some relief to a market starved for inventory, although rising mortgage rates will likely exact a toll on affordability.
November 10, 2016 • Posted in Market Conditions
More than seven years after the U.S. began climbing its way out of the Great Recession, the housing market and the economy are almost back to normal. In Silicon Valley, conditions have surpassed their baseline and stand among the best in the country.
October 6, 2016 • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies
Owners who are planning on remodeling their homes in advance of putting them on the market would do well to take a look at what kitchen features and finishes builders are using in new homes, as many prospective buyers will want similar amenities.
September 12, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent headlines of note include news that the residential vacancy rate in the San Jose metro area is still razor-thin and that U.S. lot inventory has sunk to a record low. Get the lowdown on the housing market in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
August 15, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
The San Jose metro area is the nation's first million-dollar housing market according to one organization's data, while another study says that Bay Area homeowners are still the nation's most equity-rich. Check out these and other recent headlines of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
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