Author Archives for Selma Hepp

About Selma Hepp

Selma Hepp is Pacific Union's Vice President of Business Intelligence. Her previous positions include Chief Economist at Trulia, senior economist for the California Association of Realtors and economist, and manager of public policy and homeownership at the National Association of Realtors. She holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning and Design from the University of Maryland.

California’s Unemployment Rate Reaches All-Time Low

The Golden State's job market ended 2017 on a strong note, with the unemployment rate dropping to the lowest level on record. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a look at the latest employment numbers and trends in the Bay Area and Los Angeles.


Wine Country Home Sales Show Strength in November

How did Wine Country real estate markets behave in the aftermath of October's devastating wildfires? Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp digs into the latest market statistics for Napa, Sonoma, and Marin counties.

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Bay Area Home Prices Soar in November

The median sales price in the Bay Area was up by double-digit percentage points year over year in November. Get a deep dive into the latest market conditions in a new analysis by Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp.

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