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.
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.
March 6, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Rising mortgage rates caused home loan origination activity to dip in the fourth quarter, while they had the opposite effect on refinancing activity. And no surprise here: Three Bay Area counties rank among the nation's top 10 wine destinations in 2017. Check out these and other stories of interest in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
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.
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.
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.
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