Category Archives: Real Estate

San Francisco to Remain a Top Market for International Investors in 2016

    The U.S. is by far the most favorable country for foreign real estate investors seeking a safe haven for their money, new survey results say. And just as last year, San Francisco is one of the top destinations … Continue reading

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U.S. Home Sales Projected to Reach Decade High in 2016

U.S. home sales should climb in 2016 to levels we haven’t seen since the last housing boom — with millennials leading the charge — as continued economic prosperity appears to be on the horizon. In its 2016 Housing Forecast, Realtor.com … Continue reading

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Remodeling Your Home? Start With the Kitchen and the Roof.

If you’re planning interior and exterior renovations in advance of putting your home on the market, upgrading the kitchen and the roof may be the smartest calls, according to results of a new survey.  And even if you intend to … Continue reading

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Winter Storms Are Coming. Are You Ready?

When was the last time you checked your home’s gutters and downspouts to make sure that they are clear of leaves and debris? What about storm drains on or near your property? The heavy rains projected to soon pummel the Bay Area … Continue reading

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San Francisco Reclaims Title of Nation’s Hottest Real Estate Market

The Bay Area may be in the midst of a cold-weather snap, but our local housing markets are still among the hottest in the country, with the San Francisco metro area back on top. Each month, Realtor.com ranks the country’s … Continue reading

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U.S. Home Sales to See Modest Growth in 2016, Forecast Says

A strong job market helped propel the U.S. housing market to its best year since the recession, and activity is expected to further increase in 2016, although rising mortgage rates and tight supply conditions could affect the pace of sales. … Continue reading

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Nearly Half of California’s Job Growth Happening in the Bay Area

Although unemployment rates rose across the Bay Area from September to October, our region remains California’s job-growth leader and was responsible for nearly half of the state’s gains last month. In its latest monthly jobs report, the California Employment Development … Continue reading

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Webcast Link! Pacific Union Real Estate Economic Forecast SF Bay Area

On Wednesday evening, Pacific Union and the Wall Street Journal teamed up with John Burns Real Estate Consulting firm for an insightful presentation of the Bay Area economic and housing market forecast. For those of you who missed it, a … Continue reading

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San Francisco Dethroned as Nation’s Hottest Real Estate Market

After four consecutive months as the country’s hottest real estate market, San Francisco lost the top slot in October, although it still ranks high on the list, along with two other Bay Area cities. In an ongoing monthly report, Realtor.com … Continue reading

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Bay Area Annual Home-Price Gains Double California Rate

Although home prices eased a touch across the Bay Area from August to September, they still grew at more than twice the statewide rate on a year-over-year basis. In its September home sales and price report, the California Association of … Continue reading

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