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Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey

We are always hesitant to make too much of a single month’s or a few months’ data: Short-term fluctuations in ...
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30+ Years of Bay Area Real Estate Cycles

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller high-price-tier Home Price Index for the 5- county San Francisco Metro Area, illustrated above by the ...
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Mixed Signals in San Francisco Real Estate Market

Autumn markets in counties around the Bay Area have seen significant shifts, with wide variance in the magnitude of these ...
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San Francisco Early Autumn Market Report

Due mostly to seasonal issues, median sales prices typically drop in Q3 from Q2 peaks, and did so this year ...
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The Multi-Unit Residential Property Markets of San Francisco, Alameda & Marin Counties

The big political issue facing the market is CA Prop 10, which, if passed in November, repeals the limits on ...
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CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm ...
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San Francisco September Newsletter

September is typically the single month with the highest number of new listings coming on market in San Francisco, a ...
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San Francisco Real Estate Market Report

We are pleased to announce that Paragon Real Estate has joined forces with Compass in order to deliver a new ...
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Seasonality: How Market Dynamics Change by Season

Seasonality typically affects inventory levels, buyer demand and median home prices, often in very significant ways – as is illustrated ...
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SF Multi-Unit Residential Income Market

The Multi-Unit Residential Property Markets of San Francisco, Alameda & Marin Counties This report generally separates out the 2-4 unit ...
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What Costs How Much Where in San Francisco

Median sales price is that price at which half the sales occurred for less and half for more. Average dollar ...
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2018 YTD: A Wild Ride for San Francisco Real Estate

By any measure, the heat of the San Francisco market in the first half of 2018 has been among the ...
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Bay Area Market Survey: From Billionaires in Mansions to Flippers & Fixer-Uppers

The county and city appreciation percentages in the chart above were calculated by averaging changes in both median sales prices ...
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Affordability & the Cost of Housing in the SF Bay Area

The California Association of Realtors recently released its Housing Affordability Index (HAI) for the 1st quarter of 2018, which measures ...
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San Francisco Luxury House, Luxury Condo, Co-op and TIC Markets

As seen in the chart below, so far in 2018, SF luxury home sales have been very strong, higher than ...
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SF Residential Newsletter: Hottest SF Neighborhood Markets

Before discussing neighborhood values, appreciation rates and market cycles, here are 3 overview charts on the entire city market. Citywide ...
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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Updates

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and ...
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Yet Another Dramatic Jump in San Francisco Median House Price to over $1,600,000

Consumer confidence is still soaring, and buyers continue to push aside concerns about recent financial market volatility, federal tax law ...
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Bay Area Real Estate Market Cycles

Out of recession comes recovery; recovery builds into market over-exuberance; over-exuberance leads to negative adjustment; negative adjustment sparks recession. Begin ...
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Economic Context Factors Underlying Housing Markets

The real estate markets in the SF Bay Area are parts in an overall economic reality that includes a number ...
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Media Reports Suggest Major Bay Area Decline

The sources of the data behind the below (and many more) articles: an online survey by a PR company; an ...
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A Selection of Charts about Debt

Most of the charts below come from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. We have not had time to ...
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Long-Term Trends in San Francisco Real Estate

The great advantage of reviewing annual data is how often the market trend lines clarify into a straightforward dynamic, instead ...
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No Let Up in SF Real Estate Market – a Paragon Report

So far in 2018, the market seems to have brushed aside any concerns about increasing home prices, rising interest rates, ...
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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and ...
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San Francisco Luxury Home Market Report

After cooling somewhat in late 2015 and 2016, the San Francisco luxury home market bounced back in 2017 to hit ...
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SF Spring Events Calendar

There are plenty of fun things to enjoy in the city this Spring. Take a peek at these events in ...
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Housing Affordability in the San Francisco Bay Area

The California Association of Realtors recently released its Housing Affordability Index (HAI) for the 4th quarter of 2017, which measures ...
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A Survey of San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets

Our newly updated median home price maps for the entire Bay Area by city, for San Francisco by neighborhood, and ...
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Positive & Negative Factors in Bay Area Real Estate Markets

I am often asked how one development or another might affect SF and Bay Area real estate markets – tax ...
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San Francisco Real Estate Market – New Year Report

The median SF house sales price in 2017 was $1,420,000 (up from $1,325,000 in 2016), and for condos, it was ...
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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and ...
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