Category Archives: California Real Estate trends

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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Homebuyers Willing to Pay Extra for Solar Power, Study Says

January 23, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Home Seller Advice Thinking about adding solar panels to your home? Not only will you score substantial savings on your home energy bills, you’ll also make your property much more attractive to … 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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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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Mortgage Rates and Home Prices to Rise in 2015, Forecast Says

December 11, 2014 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Forecasts Both mortgage rates and home prices are projected to rise in the coming year, while continued economic growth should enable more millennials to enter the real estate market, a … Read More

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Housing Recovery Slowdown Ahead? Not in ‘Highest-Performing’ Bay Area.

December 4, 2014 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Conditions A new report warns of a possible slowdown ahead in the U.S. housing recovery, but the Bay Area apparently has little to fear: Market conditions that suggest future trouble are nowhere to … Read More

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2015 Forecast: Economy Will Keep Improving

November 21, 2014 by Pacific Union • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies Look for real estate markets to strengthen along with the U.S. economy in 2015, according to the just-released U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook by Freddie Mac. “The good … Read More

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