Generation Z are so serious about homeownership that they are twice as likely to start saving money earlier than previous generations. Also: Mortgage rates have again reached the highest point since 2011. Check out what's going down in the housing world in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup.
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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.
Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco all saw building-permit activity increase last year when compared with their historic averages, with the latter leading the U.S. for growth.
August 17, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a study that finds schools matter quite a bit to California home shoppers. Also in education-related news, Stanford University has been named to No. 1 U.S. college for entrepreneurs.
July 9, 2015 • Posted in Market Conditions
If you're a millennial and hope to someday own a home in the Golden State, you'd better make sure that you have a college degree under your belt, a recent study found.
July 3, 2015 • Posted in Market Conditions
Teddy Roosevelt's 23-room home in Oyster Bay, N.Y., cost $16,975 to build back in the 1880s. Today, it would sell for a bit more: an estimated $3,195,000, not counting its historical significance. Here's a look at six presidential homes and how much they would be worth if they hit the market today.
June 26, 2015 • Posted in Home Price Conditions
Home prices are higher and grow faster in neighborhoods with large concentrations of gay and lesbian couples, according to a recent report.
June 22, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that homeowners in one Palo Alto ZIP code have enjoyed housing-wealth gains in excess of $100,000. Also, one company says that median home prices have reached new highs in Santa Clara and Alameda counties.
June 1, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that nearly two-thirds of luxury condominium owners in San Francisco hold advanced degrees. Also, Bay Area renters who are considering buying a home might be surprised to learn how much money they can saving by acting while interest rates are low.
May 20, 2015 • Posted in Market Conditions
Home prices grew slightly faster than rents across the country over the past year, but purchasing a property remains the less-expensive option, thanks in part to low mortgage rates. That's true even here in the Bay Area, which lays claim to the highest home prices in the nation.
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