San Jose and San Francisco once again had the most equity-rich homeowners in the U.S. in the third quarter. In other news, lenders think more first-time homebuyers will enter the market next year with the help of low-down-payment mortgages. Get these and other hot housing headlines in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Tag Archive: home equity
Strong price appreciation has increased the amount of equity that homeowners can borrow against, with California accounting for a significant share of the nation's equity
Golden State homeowners pulled in the nation's second-largest equity gain in the first quarter, as the San Francisco metro area again posted the highest number of properties with positive equity.
March 14, 2017 • Posted in Market Conditions
Although California price appreciation slowed in 2016, homeowners still gained about twice as many equity dollars as the national average. San Francisco remains the country's leader in that respect, with virtually all homeowners in positive-equity territory at the end of last year.
February 13, 2017 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
There are more equity-rich homeowners in San Francisco and San Jose than anywhere else in the country, while the latter city is ranked as one of the best U.S. places to live in 2017. Check out these and other stories of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
December 13, 2016 • Posted in Market Conditions
More U.S. homeowners moved into positive-equity territory in the third quarter, with the San Francisco area again leading the nation in that respect.
November 21, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Investors seeking a Bay Area rental property may find that early winter is the ideal time to get a bargain. Also, mortgage rates are soaring as the dust settles from the U.S. presidential election. Get these stories and more in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
October 27, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
Both in spite of and because of its pricey housing market, San Francisco ranks as the best city in America for accumulating wealth.
February 29, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Ninety percent of the country's least-affordable housing markets are located in California, with the Bay Area of course well represented. Get a look at all the week's top headlines in our Real Estate Roundup.
February 1, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
A very small number of San Francisco and San Jose homeowners are underwater, while businesses and homeowners in the latter city hope to cash in on Super Bowl 50. Get a look at the latest headlines in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
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