Category Archives: Real Estate Trends

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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Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Home Prices Relax in Q3

November 10, 2014 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: BAY AREA HOME PRICES DROP QUARTER OVER QUARTER Bay Area homes … Read More

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First-Time Homebuyer Activity Reaches Three-Decade Low

November 6, 2014 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homebuyer Trends A combination of factors is keeping many younger Americans out of the real estate market, pushing the level of first-time homebuyer activity to its lowest level in more than … Read More

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Zombie Foreclosures Not a Problem in California — Other States Terrorized!

October 31, 2014 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Conditions Good news, California! When the zombie apocalypse comes, it will almost certainly bypass the Golden State. We’re talking, of course, about the attack of zombie foreclosures of the real … Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: Big Annual Inventory Declines in Bay Area

October 27, 2014 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: BAY AREA ANNUAL HOME INVENTORY DECREASES AMONG LARGEST IN U.S. A … Read More

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Pacific Union and John Burns Real Estate Consulting Team Up to Deliver Exclusive 2017 Outlook

October 21, 2014 by Pacific Union • Posted in Pacific Union Insights We are asked almost daily to predict the future of real estate and to answer the question “When is the best time to invest in the market?” While … Read More

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