California continued to create jobs in May, with the unemployment rate remaining at an all-time row. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her perspective on the latest employment trends in California, the Bay Area, and Los Angeles.
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A thriving economy and rising home equity have helped pushed mortgage delinquencies to the lowest point since before the Great Recession, with San Francisco claiming the best late-payment rate of any large U.S. city.
Strong year-over-year home price appreciation continued in the Bay Area in May, pushing the median sales price to $1 million. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers an in-depth analysis of the latest Bay Area real estate market conditions.
California's unemployment rate fell to a new record low of 4.2 percent in April, with employers adding 39,300 jobs during the month. California has now gained nearly 3 million jobs since the economic expansion began in February 2010, according to Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp.
Golden State home prices could eclipse their previous peaks within the next few months, while the nine-county Bay Area continued to record double-digit percent appreciation in April, pushing prices just above $1 million.
California and Bay Area housing affordability inched up quarter over quarter, but the state is home to all 10 of the least-affordable major real estate markets in America.
The Bay Area's median home sales price neared $1 million in April, with the region once again posting double-digit percent annual appreciation. Get Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp's in-depth perspective on the latest market data.
While California shed jobs from February to March, the state's unemployment rate remains at the lowest level in more than 40 years. Get Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp's take on the latest employment numbers.
Bay Area home prices have been growing substantially on an annual basis since last summer, with March appreciation the highest yet during the current run.
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