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.
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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.
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.
Real Estate Roundup: California Claims One-Third of the 20 Fastest-Growing U.S. Luxury Housing Markets
San Mateo and San Francisco counties have the most-expensive luxury home prices in America, while Alameda County's Fremont has once again earned accolades for its family-friendliness. Get the skinny on what's going down in the world of California housing markets in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup.
Homes in the San Jose and San Francisco metropolitan areas flew off the market this summer, while buyers in those two cities are placing the largest down payments in America. Stay up to date with the latest in California real estate news in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Survey results released earlier this summer showed that nearly 80 percent of recent homebuyers sacrificed some amenities to purchase a property in their desired school district, and now another poll echoes the importance of education in the real estate decision-making process.
The U.S. housing market does not appear to be headed for another crash, though a lack of affordability remains problematic, both nationwide and in California.
Another report highlights Silicon Valley's extreme wealth, while more surprisingly, a new study says that San Francisco families have the most disposable income in the U.S. Get the rundown on the latest housing headlines in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
Home prices increased in nine of 10 U.S. metropolitan areas in the most recently completed quarter, with the Bay Area laying claim to the nation's only two major $1 million-plus housing markets.
Seventy-five percent of Americans will not buy their dream home if it does not suit their pets' needs, while a prominent industry expert calls the possibility of a housing market crash near zero. Check out the latest stories of interest in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.
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