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: Sonoma 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.
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.
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.
Home sales across the Bay Area declined more than usual in the final month of 2016. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a look behind the numbers in her latest analysis.
December 28, 2016 • Posted in Market Conditions
Although Bay Area home shoppers can expect to funnel a hefty portion of their incomes into mortgage payments, about half of local counties are still more affordable than their historic norms.
December 20, 2016 • Posted in Home Sales Volume & Inventory Conditions
Home shoppers across major California regions -- including the Bay Area -- were quite active in November, boosting annual sales volumes by double-digit percentage points.
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