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Intense demand for U.S. real estate combined with a shortage of homes on the market have caused prices to soar over the past few years, helping to fuel an increase in the number of Americans who are dishonest on their mortgage applications.
America's housing market continues to see annual price appreciation, but gains are beginning to slow, driven in part by higher mortgage rates. Potential homebuyers in California and the Bay Area, however, are not seeing as much relief, with prices growing at roughly double the national average.
Golden State homeowners once again enjoyed the largest equity gains in the country in the second quarter, and that trend appears poised to continue, as California's is projected to lead the U.S. for annual home price appreciation by the summer of 2019.
A relatively affordable ZIP code in Alameda County ranks among the country's hottest real estate markets this year. Meanwhile, mortgage rates have climbed to a seven-year high. Read more in Pacific Union's latest weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp digs into the implications that Proposition 10 -- which would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act -- would have on California housing markets.
Downtown Los Angeles has seen its millennial population explode over the past few years, while The Castro and Glen Park are the most popular destinations in San Francisco.
Homeowners in five Bay Area cities are doing the best in America when it comes to accruing equity, helping to propel a Silicon Valley community to near the top of a list of the country's leading real estate markets.
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