August was another solid month for job additions in California, with employers adding 44,800 positions and the unemployment rate remaining at a record low. Get Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp's take on the latest numbers.
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The number of active listings in the Golden State rose by more than 15 percent year over year in August, though prices continued to increase in every major region of the state, with the nine-county Bay Area posting the largest gain.
Despite getting another inventory boost in August, the Bay Area's median sales price rose by more than 10 percent year over year. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers a detailed analysis of the latest market conditions.
An Alameda County city ranks as one of the top places in America for raising a family, while home flippers in two Oakland ZIP codes netted substantial profits in the second quarter. Keep up to date with the latest housing headlines of interest in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup.
Though first-time homebuyers face multiple challenges in today's housing market -- including rising interest rates, strong appreciation, and critically low inventory levels -- that group was busier than it has been in 13 years in the first half of this year.
Homes in one San Mateo County city flew off the market in less than two weeks in the second quarter. Find out where Bay Area homebuyers need to act the fastest to successfully seal a deal.
The nine-county Bay Area continued to record substantial year-over-year price gains in July, further shutting out more buyers and causing sales activity to spike in some of the region's relatively more affordable markets.
California employers added almost 50,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate remained at an all-time low. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest job numbers for the state, the Bay Area, and Los Angeles County.
The number of homes for sale in the Bay Area improved slightly year over year in July, though prices continued to show strong gains. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp breaks down the latest market data in a new, in-depth analysis.
The number of Golden State residents who could afford to purchase a home declined in the most recently completed quarter, with more than 80 percent of counties less affordable than they were one year ago.
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