Category Archives: California Real Estate News

Bay Area Home Price Growth to Moderate to 2018, Forecast Says

Original Post appeared November 19, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Pacific Union Insights Home price growth should normalize throughout the Bay Area over the next three years, although demand is likely to remain high based on our region’s … Read More

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75 Percent of California’s Best Job Markets Are Located in the Bay Area

Original Post Appeared November 3, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Economic & Employment News Bay Area communities overwhelmingly lead the Golden State for healthiest job markets, a key indicator that population growth and demand for housing are likely … Read More

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As El Niño Looms, Check Out These Flood-Prevention Tips

Original Post Appeared October 23, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips After years of drought, Bay Area residents now face the threat of torrential rain this winter with the approach of El Niño storms for the first time in nearly 20 years. … Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: Baby Boomers Are Biggest Drivers of Housing Demand

October 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. OLDER AMERICANS LEAD U.S. FOR HOUSEHOLD FORMATION For all the talk … Read More

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Getting your home ready for El Niño

Firefighters remove pieces of a tree that crashed trough the roof of a home near Sebastopol in February. (JOHN BURGESS/ PD FILE) It sounds almost absurd after four years of drought, two months of smoking wildfires and a September of … Read More

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Marin luxury real estate market holding its own

An aerial view of Locksley Hall in Belvedere. The house sold for $47.5 million. Mike Jacobsen photo By Janis Mara, Marin Independent Journal Original Post: 09/05/15, 4:31 PM PDT | UPDATED: 4 DAYS AGO Marin’s luxury real estate market is … Read More

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These are the 20 hottest housing markets right this minute

The summer seller’s market is started to swing a little more in favor of buyers as of August, according to the research from realtor.com looking at the number for the first three weeks of August. A combination of market volatility … Read More

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Another Serious Price Cut For Robin Williams’ Wine Country Estate

  Listed for $35 million in 2012, reduced to $29.9 million in early 2014 and then reduced to $25.9 million after his death, the asking price for the late Robin Williams’ 650-acre wine country estate has just been reduced another $3 … Read More

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California Median Home Price Reaches Highest Level Since 2007

May 19, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Home Price Conditions The median Golden State home price hit its highest point in more than seven years in April, while sales volume rose for the third consecutive month. The Bay Area also enjoyed … Read More

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Owners: Don’t Underestimate Your Home’s Value

May 15, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips Bay Area homeowners: How much is your home worth in today’s real estate market? Probably more thank you think. A new report from Quicken Loans revealed that Bay Area homeowners tend to underestimate the value … Read More

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