Check out this short animation on January Bay Area real estate market conditions.
Bay Area home sales and inventory dropped year over year in January, while prices rose by double-digit percentage points. Get an in-depth analysis of the latest market conditions from Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp.
Check out this short animation on millennials and the California housing market.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines millennial population and homeownership trends in California and the Bay Area.
Watch this short animation on the highlights of California's December jobs report.
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.
Watch this short animation on the potential impacts of Bitcoin on the real estate market.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp breaks down cryptocurrency technology and how it currently fits into the real estate market.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her predictions on where the U.S. housing market is headed in the coming year.
Republicans in Congress today offered their final version of tax changes, which are only slightly more favorable to homeowners and homebuyers than the initial version. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her perspective on the development.
Pacific Union Sonoma Valley Regional Executive and Vice President of Relocation Services Jill Silvas offers her firsthand perspective on the aftermath of the Wine Country wildfires.
Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin offers his thoughts on Zillow Group's latest move to access brokerage data.
Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin offers his thoughts on efficient and effective time-management skills -- sound advice that's applicable to the real estate industry and beyond.
Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin weighs in on Palo Alto-based DeLeon Realty's recent decision to waive buy-side commissions in home sales where its agents work both sides of the transaction.
November 19, 2015 • Posted in Pacific Union Insights
Home price growth should normalize throughout the Bay Area over the next three years, though demand is likely to remain high based on our region's economic strength. Get high-level takeaways from Pacific Union's economic and real estate forecast for 2018, which was presented in partnership with John Burns Real Estate Consulting.
July 24, 2015 • Posted in Pacific Union Insights
In early October, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will implement new mortgage regulations that both homebuyers and sellers need to understand. Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin explains.
November 13, 2014 • Posted in Pacific Union Insights
Last week, Pacific Union teamed with noted consulting firm John Burns Real Estate Consulting to deliver a report and presentation that offer a lens into the future of the Bay Area’s real estate market and economy. Get the major takeaways or watch the full recorded presentation for a deeper dive.
October 21, 2014 • Posted in Pacific Union Insights
Pacific Union is proud to announce that we've partnered with the esteemed John Burns Real Estate Consulting firm to create the first-of-its-kind San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Outlook 2017. We will introduce the report at an invite-only event in San Francisco on Nov. 5 and stream the event live in both English and Mandarin.
July 28, 2014 • Posted in Pacific Union Insights
Today's $3.5 billion acquisition of rival Trulia drives home the point that Zillow is here to stay. But despite Zillow's powerful position in the marketplace, brokerages must provide the vision to propel our industry forward. Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin weighs in on the debate.
Zillow recently unveiled its Coming Soon feature, a forward-thinking initiative that lets real estate professionals advertise exclusive property listings up to 30 days before they are loaded into the MLS. Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin offers his thoughts on what this means for the industry.
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