Category Archives: Homebuyers

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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Do You Understand Your Mortgage’s Fine Print?

Barış Muratoğlu/iStock When shopping for a mortgage, it’s critical to have a general understanding of how points affect your mortgage rate and payments, and ultimately connect to your bottom line. Here are some guides to help you identify your net … 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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Learning the Lingo: Mortgages Explained, From ARMs to Points

You’ve found a home you love … only how are you going to pay for it? If you are like most Americans, you’ll need to get a home loan—also known as a mortgage. Paying for a home is a bit more complicated than … 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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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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Fed again delays interest rate hike

FOMC: The economy is just not ready yet Original Post by Ben Lane | October 28, 2015 2:16PM The Federal Reserve said today that it is not going to raise the federal funds rate this month, citing the fact that the country’s economy … 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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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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