Both the number of Americans who believe that the time is right to sell a home and those who think that the economy is headed in the right direction are at all-time highs as the third quarter ends, though qualifying for a mortgage worries a substantial portion of the population.
Tag Archive: interest rates
Bay Area communities dropped off a list of the nation's hottest real estate markets in June, but a separate analysis says the region is on track for a boom market. Check out the latest local housing headlines in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her expert perspective on November's U.S. employment report.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly a decade in April. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest job numbers and trends.
March 16, 2017 • Posted in Home Price Conditions
A limited number of homes for sale helped push prices higher both statewide and locally last month, though the tight supply conditions could put a damper on the traditionally busy spring season.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines January home sales volume activity and inventory across the Bay Area and finds noticeable differences between individual markets.
In her latest analysis, Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp breaks down the Federal Reserve's decision to increase interest rates.
December 12, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Luxury home sales have been rising for the past year, with one Lake Tahoe area county seeing the largest such gains in the country. Also, mortgage rates rose once again in advance of the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting. Get a high-level view of what's going on with the housing market in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a look at today's U.S. jobs report and what the numbers mean for wage growth and interest rates looking ahead.
December 1, 2016 • Posted in Market Forecasts
The Western U.S. is projected to lead the country for home price gains next year, with Bay Area appreciation expected to run at more than double the national rate.
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