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Local Updates

HOME REMODELING: HOW MUCH CAN YOU SAVE BY DOING IT YOURSELF?

November 28, 2018

 

  • Eight in 10 U.S. homeowners think that hiring an improvement professional is too expensive, but 68 percent say that the cost is preferable to doing the work themselves.
  • Homeowners who renovate a kitchen, a bedroom, or a recreation room themselves can save more than $20,000.
  • Do it yourself with caution: Almost half of all homeowners have undertaken an improvement project that ended poorly.

Nearly half of homebuyers run into unexpected repairs within the first year of ownership, and ...


What's Happening 11.30-12.2

November 28, 2018

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SURVEY: MOST AMERICANS THINK THAT THE HOUSING MARKET IS COOLING

November 21, 2018

  • Seventy-five percent of respondents to a recent survey think that the nation’s housing market is beginning to slow.
  • More than 20 percent of Californians believe that the housing market is cooling, the most of any state.
  • Less than 40 percent of millennials who do not already own a home think that now is a good time to buy one.

Three-quarters of Americans believe that their local real estate markets are beginning to slow, with Californians the most likely to point to a shifting balance ...


What's Happening 11.23-11.25

November 21, 2018


Silicon Valley Claims the Nation’s Top 5 Neighborhoods for Equity-Rich Homeowners

November 14, 2018

  • There were 14.5 million equity-rich U.S. homeowners in the third quarter, a new record high.
  • As in previous quarters, the San Jose and San Francisco metropolitan areas had the most equity-rich homeowners.
  • Nearly 90 percent of owners in three Sunnyvale ZIP codes are classified as equity-rich, the most in the country.

Interior of a home in Palo Alto, California

The number of U.S. homeowners who are considered equity-rich reached a new high in the third quarter, with Bay Area cities once again leading the pack for that ...


What's Happening 11.16-11.18

November 14, 2018

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Bay Area Home Prices Are Growing at More Than Twice the National Rate

November 07, 2018

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  • The median sales price for a U.S. existing single-family home was $266,900 in the most recently completed quarter, a year-over-year increase of 4.8 percent.
  • The San Jose metropolitan area remains the nation’s most expensive real estate market, with the $1,300,000 median sales price up by 11.6 percent from the third quarter of 2017.
  • San Francisco’s $989,000 median sales price increased by 9.9 percent on an ...

What's Happening 11.9-11.11

November 07, 2018

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BAY AREA HOUSING MARKETS GOT SPOOKED IN SEPTEMBER

November 01, 2018

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Executive Summary:

  • Bay Area home sales declined by 20 percent year over year in September, with all counties posting drops, led by Sonoma and Contra Costa. In 2018, the region’s housing market activity is trending 4 percent lower year to date.
  • Santa Clara County posted sales declines across all price ranges.
  • Bay Area inventory increased by 14 percent year over year in September — ...

What's Happening 11.2-11.4

October 31, 2018

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CALIFORNIA HOUSING INVENTORY NEAR A 3-YEAR HIGH IN SEPTEMBER

October 25, 2018

October 23, 2018 by • Posted in ,

  • California had a 4.2-month supply of inventory in September, the highest level recorded in 31 months.
  • Statewide, home sales declined by 12.4 percent from September 2017 while dropping by 16.4 percent in the nine-county Bay Area.
  • The Bay Area’s median sales price was $930,000 in September, an annual gain of 9.8 percent after 14 straight months of double-digit-percent annual appreciation.

Couple standing in front of home for-sale signAlthough the Golden ...


What's Happening 10.26-10.28

October 25, 2018

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San Francisco Q3 Report

October 22, 2018


What's Happening 10.19-10.21

October 18, 2018

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What's Happening 10.12-10.14

October 11, 2018

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