Category Archives: Tips for homeowners

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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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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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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Failing to Refinance at Low Rates Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars

October 3, 2014 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips File this story under “Woulda, coulda, shoulda.” In December 2010, 20 percent of U.S. homeowners could have refinanced their mortgages and saved an average of $45,000 each over the life of … Read More

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Taking a Vacation? Some Tips from Pacific Union to Make Sure Your House is Secured

FBI statistics show that home burglaries jump 10 to 18 percent during the summer months, when families are more likely to be away on vacation. Perhaps you’ve read lists of home-security tips before, but they bear repeating — in part because today’s modern lifestyle … Read More

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