Although California’s April jobs report was somewhat of a disappointment, the number of unemployed residents has declined to the lowest rate since the dot-com era. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest state, Bay Area, and Southern California job numbers.
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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.
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.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly a decade in April. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest job numbers and trends.
Read a quick recap of the May 2 "Golden Bridge From China" event, which featured a panel of experts -- including Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin -- who discussed current trends shaping Chinese investment in U.S. real estate.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her take on the potential impacts of the Trump administration's proposed tax changes and how they might affect homeowners and homebuyers.
Despite having reached full employment, California continues to add jobs at a steady rate. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines March job numbers in California and the Bay Area.
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.
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.
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