Category Archives: Real Estate Trends

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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Housing Needs Will Change as U.S. Population Ages

August 21, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Real Estate Trends Much has been written recently about the housing needs of millennials. But what about the housing needs of their grandparents? Aging baby boomers present new challenges to urban … Read More

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Homes are officially being sold at the highest prices, ever

Existing-home sales also reach highest pace in 8 years Ben Lane July 22, 2015 11:19AM     Thanks to rising demand and shrinking supply, the median existing-home price for all housing types reached an all-time high in June. According to … Read More

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE AMERICAN HOME [INFOGRAPHIC]

The year is 1994. The bodyguard for ice skater Tonya Harding attacks ice skater Nancy Kerrigan. The deadly Northridge earthquake hits Southern California. Former President Richard Nixon dies. L.A. cops “chase” O.J. Simpson’s Ford Bronco. That same year, Americans were … 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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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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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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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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