Category Archives: Bay Area

Millennials Make Up Largest Share of U.S. Homebuyers

March 12, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies Generation Y represents the largest share of homebuyers across the country, a recent survey says. And just as virtually all millennial buyers initiated their research online, nine … Read More

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March is a Busy Month for Buyers and Sellers. Are You Ready?

March 6, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Consumer Advice Are you ready for the springtime real estate rush? March is one of the busiest months of the year for Northern California homebuyers and sellers, as winter recedes and … Read More

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Why Do Households Move? Location, Location, Location.

February 27, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies When it’s time to pull up stakes and move, the location of the new home is as important as the property itself. And maybe even more important. … Read More

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It’s Never Too Early to Think About Spring Landscaping

February 20, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips Sometimes all it takes is something simple like a warm spell in winter to change our outlook on the world and get us thinking about the future. Such is … Read More

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U.S. Consumer Income Confidence Hits 5-Year High

February 12, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Economic & Employment News Americans are currently more optimistic about their personal financial situations than at any time in the past five years, and that positive outlook should help fuel housing … Read More

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The Coffeehouse Effect: Follow Starbucks for Neighborhoods With Rising Home Values

February 6, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Real Estate Trends Looking for the next up-and-coming neighborhood in the Bay Area? Look for a new Starbucks coffee shop. Seriously. A new book by two top executives at the real … Read More

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A Grab Bag of Real Estate Stories for Super Bowl Sunday

January 30, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Real Estate News Never mind that neither the San Francisco 49ers nor the Oakland Raiders made it to the Super Bowl this year. If you’re thinking of house hunting on Sunday … Read More

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New Survey Reveals a Gap Between the Homes We Live in and the Homes We Want

January 16, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies No home is perfect. Whether a house is brand-new or a vintage model, every home could use a new coat of paint, or a few alterations, or … Read More

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A Parade of Internet-Connected Home Devices at 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

January 9, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips The Internet continues to make inroads into your home. After it conquered your computer and then your smartphone, the Internet became an indispensable component in television sets and home-entertainment … Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Homebuyers Require Largest Salaries in U.S.

January 5, 2015 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: HOW MUCH DO YOU NEED TO EARN TO AFFORD A BAY … Read More

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