Category Archives: California Real Estate News

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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San Francisco One of World’s Hottest Luxury Real Estate Markets in 2014

May 6, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Conditions After astounding growth in 2013, luxury property sales returned to more normal levels in San Francisco last year, although the region still ranks as one of the top-performing high-end real estate markets in the … Read More

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Artificial Grass Growing as a Drought-Era Option in Bay Area

  As Californians come to grips with the severity of the current drought, it may be time to explore options that even a year ago would have been unthinkable. Maybe even … artificial grass? With Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for … Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: San Francisco Ranked One of Nation’s Greenest Cities

  Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious. SAN FRANCISCO NAMED FOURTH-GREENEST U.S. CITY  San Francisco is one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the United States, thanks to factors such … Read More

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Real Estate Prognosis: ‘Smooth Sailing’ for the Next Three Years

  The real estate industry is poised for solid growth for the next three years and quite possibly beyond, with home prices rising 4 to 5 percent each year and a solid expansion of new-home construction, according to a recent survey … Read More

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AAA survey: Gas prices continue to climb in Marin, state

Rob Rich of Bolinas replaces the nozzle after filling his truck with $83.34 worth of gas at the Chevron station at 458 Miller Ave. in Mill Valley. Frankie Frost — Marin Independent Journal By Mark Prado, Marin Independent Journal Posted: … Read More

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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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