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Real Estate Roundup: More Than Half of Bay Area Homeowners Are Now Equity-Rich

20th November 2017

San Jose and San Francisco once again had the most equity-rich homeowners in the U.S. in the third quarter. In other news, lenders think more first-time homebuyers will enter the market next year with the help of low-down-payment mortgages. Get these and other hot housing headlines in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.


Pacific Union’s Mark McLaughlin Named One of the Bay Area’s Most-Admired CEOs

17th November 2017

Pacific Union is honored to announce that CEO Mark A. McLaughlin has been named one of the most-admired company leaders in the Bay Area.


Key Takeaways From Pacific Union’s Real Estate and Economic Forecast to 2020

17th November 2017

Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers a wrap-up of key points discussed at our exclusive Bay Area Real Estate and Economic Forecast to 2020, which was held on Nov. 15 in San Francisco.


Home Prices Return to Prerecession Levels in Two-Thirds of U.S. Metro Areas

15th November 2017

Although current housing market conditions may be reminiscent of the period leading up to the Great Recession, an excellent job market and stricter lending standards should prevent another bubble from forming.


Are We in the Midst of a Housing Bubble? Freddie Mac Offers Some Reassuring Words.

14th November 2017

Freddie Mac crunched the numbers and concluded "there currently is no house price bubble in the U.S." And yes, that includes the Bay Area.


Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Tech Hubs Are Among the Nation’s Best for Income Growth

13th November 2017

Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco workers saw some of the largest income gains last year. And San Francisco no longer ranks as the country's least-affordable housing market. Peruse the latest housing market headlines in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup.


Pacific Union and Empire Realty Associates Are Now the No. 1 Luxury Brokerage in Contra Costa County

10th November 2017

Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the brokerage's growth in Contra Costa County following its acquisition of Danville-based Empire Realty Associates.


Pacific Union’s October 2017 Real Estate Update

09th November 2017

The median sales price rose year over year in October in all Bay Area regions in which Pacific Union operates, the result of continued buyer demand amid tight supply conditions. Stay current with the latest local real estate market conditions in Pacific Union's October Real Estate Update.


First-Time and Bay Area Homebuyers Have Much to Lose From Proposed Tax Changes

08th November 2017

The proposed tax reforms are a serious concern for the Bay Area homebuyers and the future of the housing market. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her expert perspective on the potential impacts of the changes.


Silicon Valley Posts Nation’s Largest Annual Home Price Gain

07th November 2017

Strong homebuyer demand and insufficient inventory once again drove appreciation in more than 90 percent of U.S. markets in the third quarter, with prices in the San Jose metro area growing at more than three times the national rate.


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