Category Archives: Bay Area

The National Housing Conundrum: Is There a Supply or Demand Shortage?

Original Post March 24, 2016 by Selma Hepp • Posted in Pacific Union Insights Executive Summary The biggest obstacle to a more balanced market between buyers and sellers is a lack of homes for sale. Many areas across the country … Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Counties Have State’s Most All-Cash Buyers

Original Post March 21, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious. ONE-QUARTER OF CALIFORNIA HOMEBUYERS PAYING ALL CASH Despite high … Read More

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Pacific Union’s February 2016 Real Estate Update

Original Post March 8, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Pacific Union Monthly Real Estate Updates For the most part, the months’ supply of inventory (MSI) was up from January to February across Pacific Union’s Bay Area markets, with … Read More

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The Bay Area Is Home to One-Third of the World’s Young Billionaires

Original Post March 2, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Real Estate Trends Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg,who is currently worth $47 billion. The Bay Area’s high-tech renaissance has created massive amounts of wealth for young entrepreneurs, making our region a … Read More

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Bay Area Population Growth Leads California

Original Post February 25, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Real Estate Trends Longtime Bay Area residents who believe that things have gotten a bit more crowded around here over the past few years are definitely on to something. Vigorous … Read More

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The Marin man behind Super Bowl 50, the biggest in NFL history

Original Post By Paul Liberatore, Marin Independent Journal A view of a mock field in Super Bowl City at Justin Herman in San Francisco. Events have kicked off leading to next Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa … Read More

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Get Outside: Marin’s 10 Best Day Hikes

Original Post By Outdoor Project on January 25, 2016 4:30 PM  Take a stroll through the Marin Headlands and beyond. (Photo via VisitMarin)   Marin County is home to a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities including hiking and biking trails, beaches, and … Read More

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Pacific Union Quarterly Report: Q4 2015

Original Post Appeared January 20, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Pacific Union Quarterly Reports Demand for Bay Area real estate showed no signs of easing as 2015 came to an end, with the months’ supply of inventory (MSI) … Read More

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Bay Area Real Estate Ends 2015 on a Hot Note

Bay Area Real Estate Ends 2015 on a Hot Note Original Post Published December 30, 2015 by Pacific Union Like in previous months, more than half of the nation’s most in-demand real estate markets are located in California as December … Read More

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Supervisors consider rent control, other tenant protections as housing crisis reaches boil

Claudia Ramirez of San Rafael addresses the Marin Board of Supervisors as others wait to speak during a forum about affordable housing at the Civic Center in San Rafael on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. (County of Marin photo) By Richard … Read More

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