Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin offers his thoughts on Zillow's recently announced iBuyer offering.
Tag Archive: Zillow
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers a thorough wrap-up of the recent Housing Renaissance conference, where industry economists and analysts discussed factors that will shape the real estate landscape, including millennials, affordability conditions, and the mortgage market.
June 2, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
News of California's economic prosperity keeps rolling in: The state created more than one-third of U.S. jobs in April, and now a recent report ranks the Bay Area's two largest cities as the best places in the nation to find employment in 2016.
Zillow's recent acquisition of transaction-management software vendor dotloop could put consumers' and real estate professionals' personal and sensitive information in jeopardy. Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin explains his thoughts on the deal and its potential implications.
July 6, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that most Bay Area residents are willing to pay nearly 25 percent extra to live in the best neighborhoods. Also, the five least affordable real estate markets for millennial buyers are all located in California, with the Bay Area well represented.
June 15, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report from Freddie Mac that mortgage rates reached new highs for 2015. The U.S real estate market, meanwhile, is on track for its best year since 2006.
March 24, 2015 • Posted in Market Conditions
Bay Area homeowners face one the largest home purchase burdens in the country, with the average household spending roughly eight to nine years’ worth of income to pay for the property, says a new report. And for single buyers, who typically lack an additional income stream, the weight is much greater.
March 2, 2015 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
Recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes a report that distressed sales increased in most Bay Area counties from December to January. Also, you might not believe the price tag on one San Francisco luxury condominium set to hit the market.
February 6, 2015 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
A new book by two top executives at Zillow says that the opening of a Starbucks store is a accurate predictor of rising home prices in the area.
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